Posts Categorized: Asia



Rocket Internet’s real estate venture Lamudi expands into Pakistan and the Philippines

Following its entry into Myanmar last October, Rocket Internet’s real estate venture has now quietly moved into Pakistan and the Philipp...

  • January 30, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Southeast Asia-born Paypal competitor 2C2P secures $2 million funding

2C2P, an online payment processing company, has concluded a $2 million Series B financing round, led by $1.5 million from an undisclosed inv...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 11:09 am
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Asian tech startups list

27 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • January 26, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Staff picks: 8 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

Missed Asia’s tech news this past week? Here’s our regular roundup. Josh’s pick: Tesla has announced the price of the Model S ...

  • January 25, 2014
  • at 2:47 pm
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18 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • January 19, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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Staff picks: 4 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

We’ve got some fun news this week, especially related to interactions between Asia and the Silicon Valley. Let’s take a look.

  • January 19, 2014
  • at 11:03 am
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WeChat StoryCam Photo editing sharing

WeChat views a global audience for its new photo app, StoryCam

Yet another photo editing and sharing app, I hear you exclaim. Do we really need one? Since we love taking pictures of food, scenery, pets, ...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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WeChat hopes to conquer Southeast Asia, one game at a time

It seems like the chat app competition has become a battle after all – according to WeChat, the China-based messenger will be rolling ...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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China tech news this week

9 must-read tech stories in China this week

Huge development in China’s game market this week, Steve Wozniak drops by the Xiaomi office, and the Great Firewall loosens for once. ...

  • January 12, 2014
  • at 2:42 pm
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Beijing snubs Tesla, announces subsidies for electric cars are for Chinese firms only

Beijing is set to lay out its annual new vehicle allotments after Chinese New Year, and just as Chinese citizens head home for the holidays,...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 2:15 pm
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Interview: the man who led Nokia’s charge into Asia

Headquartered in Singapore and with over 37 million registered users in all its networks spread across 164 countries, YuuZoo markets itself ...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 10:32 am
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China tech news this week

14 must-read tech stories from China this week

Missed out on China’s top headlines last week? Here’s our round-up of the best tech stories coming from the nation. 1. Screensh...

  • January 26, 2014
  • at 3:01 pm
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Hackathons in Singapore: too many talkers, not enough hackers

Cedric Chin was president of the NUS Hackers from 2011 to 2012, and organizer of the first Hack&Roll, an annual hackathon. It was too ...

  • January 21, 2014
  • at 7:01 pm
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China tech news this week

9 must-read tech stories in China this week

China, once again, has got the biggest numbers of the week. Let's take a look at the successes of all the toughest companies in the Central ...

  • January 19, 2014
  • at 11:39 am
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How are Asia’s 1.2 billion web users spread out across the continent? (SLIDESHOW)

The talented team at We Are Social, the Singapore-based social media and strategy consulting firm, has come out with yet another massive rep...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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At last, a 1Gbps broadband plan in Singapore that doesn’t cost a fortune

Internet provider MyRepublic has introduced a new fibre broadband plan with a download speed of up to 1Gbps which costs just S$49.90 ($39.40...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 5:55 pm
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asian startups weekly list

11 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • January 12, 2014
  • at 6:36 pm
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

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

This week, Bitcoin takes a step forward in Asia, China lifts its game console ban, Xiaomi gains a new convert, and Tech in Asia launches Tec...

  • January 11, 2014
  • at 2:27 pm
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