Posts Categorized: Asia



Every number a Vietnamese tech founder should know (INFOGRAPHIC)

This infographic will help any Vietnamese tech founder with their numbers and markets when they go look at customers and their investors.

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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21 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • February 16, 2014
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 7 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

The biggest news this week has to be Rakuten’s acquisition of Viber, but overall it’s been an eventful week for the technology s...

  • February 15, 2014
  • at 1:16 pm
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Viber was the enigma of the mobile messaging wars. Why did Rakuten buy it for $900 million?

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce firm, will purchase Viber, the Cyprus-based mobile messaging star...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 3:34 pm
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Code Club wants to teach kids coding in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s school IT lessons turn students into secretaries, but Code Club wants to teach them coding instead

“Currently, ICT lessons in primary and secondary schools teach MS Office programs as default. Essentially they’re teaching child...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 4:05 pm
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Codemi brings online learning to Indonesia

Online learning has grown exponentially over the past few years, with western organizations like Codeacademy and Lynda.com ranking among som...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 9:11 pm
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The lowdown on Lang Van’s massive $400 million lawsuit to obliterate Vietnam’s VNG

The biggest lawsuit against a Vietnamese tech company ever is now going down in Boston, Massachusetts. The American record company Lang Van ...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 6:15 pm
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Report: led by China, Asian countries are the world’s biggest online spenders

Consumers in Asia Pacific will spend more money online than North America for the first time ever this year, according to a new report from...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 2:44 pm
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Even North Korea has ditched Windows for Apple

Years after Ellen Feiss hit the airwaves and charmed slack-eyed college students into purchasing MacBooks, North Korean programmers have fin...

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 5:49 pm
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Startups in Asia: change has come, and it’s never going to be the same

Tech entrepreneurship in Asia has undergone a sea change in the past half decade. While Silicon Valley has remained a barometer for the rest...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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China tech news this week

10 must-read tech stories in China this week

China’s tech companies are becoming more visible overseas, with regional and global expansions, IPOs on NASDAQ, and greater media atte...

  • February 16, 2014
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Who got their money’s worth for online advertising in Vietnam? [INFOGRAPHIC]

In Q3 2013, Vietnamese companies spend over $13 million on online advertising. It's a humble number but it gives us a peek into what the lan...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Expand to Asia’s biggest tech markets with Market Expansion Tracks

We at Tech in Asia receive many emails requesting introductions to possible partners across Asia and it is tough to answer them all one by o...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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asian startups weekly list

21 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • February 9, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Visa uses discounts to persuade more Indonesian e-shoppers to use credit cards

As e-commerce gains traction in Indonesia, more companies are beginning to see the potential for growth. Yesterday, Visa along with payment ...

  • February 7, 2014
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10 reasons why Vietnam-made game Flappy Bird is so ridiculously addictive

Here's the ten reasons why Flappy Bird is such a viral game. Can these reasons be copied?

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Report: 4 of 5 countries most hooked on VPNs are in Asia

A virtual private network (VPN) is a way for users to securely access a private network and share data remotely through public networks. In ...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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asian startups weekly list

21 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • February 2, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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