Posts Categorized: Asia


My Dentist Pal is Revolutionizing the Dentist Industry in The Philippines

My Dentist Pal is Revolutionizing the Dentist Industry in The Philippines

Going to the dentist probably does not rate very high on most people’s favorite daily activities; it most definitely does not on mine. The...

  • April 30, 2013
  • at 3:56 pm
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Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taipei-based incubator, Taiwan Mobile Innovation (TMI), has launched its hardware acceleration program earlier this month. It hopes to attra...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Zalora Launches iOS App in Southeast Asia Today, Already Top App in 5 Countries

For shopaholics and fans of Zalora, here’s a piece of news that will probably further strain your pockets. Zalora today officially launche...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 1:20 pm
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Vietnamese Prostitutes Are Using Facebook For Sex-Commerce

Despite Facebook’s stringent photo policy, some things always just slip through the cracks. And this time, it’s prostitution. Th...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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22 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Here’s another lengthy round-up of startups this week from all across the region. Remember, for startup tips and story suggestions, feel f...

  • April 21, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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8 Top News Stories this Week in Tech in Asia

It’s currently the Hung King holidays here in Vietnam so people are taking a few days days off. But all around the rest of the region the ...

  • April 20, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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WeFuel: Food Delivery for Happy and Productive Employees

In order to fund and sustain itself, Singapore-based non-profit organization One Cent Movement has launched a food delivery project called W...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 6:15 pm
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Xend: From TVs to Pencils, an Easier Way to Send Packages in the Philippines

Xend is unique. At the very least, that’s what its founder, Bjorn Pardo, would have you believe. As he says: We are very unique. Depending...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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No Amazon Appstore for Indonesia and China – Here’s the Full List for Asia

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced yesterday the expansion of its Android Appstore to “nearly 200 countries” but didn’t specify the full l...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 10:37 am
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14 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Let’s sum up this week’s action with a round-up of startups from all across the region. Remember, for startup tips and story suggestions...

  • April 28, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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AngelHack Comes to Asia, Sees Potential in Singapore and South Korea, Offers Readers Free Tickets

The AngelHack competition prides itself as the biggest hackathon in the world and will kick off this weekend in Los Angeles. And for friends...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Galleon: Exotic and Exclusive Twist to Philippine Online Buying

Galleon: Exotic and Exclusive Twist to Philippine Online Buying

Between the 16th and 18th century, at the height of the age of sailing, there were few vessels as formidable, as revered, and as valued as t...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Startup From University of Sydney Incubate Program Raises $1.13M Before Launch

The entrepreneurship scene seems to be heating up down under, especially at the top universities in the country. Last week, we wrote about u...

  • April 23, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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10 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week (April 21)

This week’s been pretty eventful for China, especially as far as money goes. It’s been lots of funding and lots of recorded revenue. Tha...

  • April 21, 2013
  • at 4:08 pm
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Collaborative Photo-Sharing App Shutterpair Collects All Your Photos in One Place

Shutterpair is an instant and easy way for users to share photos taken on their mobile photos and digital cameras via shared albums.

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 10:26 pm
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Piktochart Co-Founder: Female Entrepreneurs Less Stuck in the Mud When the Going Gets Tough

We released our Startup Asia Singapore 2013 infographic, and it’s looking pretty thanks to the folks at Piktochart. Our friendship with Pi...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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Lapor: Taking a Deeper Look into Indonesia’s Newest Anti-Corruption Weapon

Lapor, the newest technology product made for Indonesian citizens to report wrongdoings in public services, including those dodgy extra admi...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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ZAPtag Promises Discounts and Rewards for Philippine Shoppers, No Smartphone Needed

I’ll be honest, I once looked down or ignored store discounts or reward systems. They all seemed too contrived, so tedious, so totally not...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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