Posts Categorized: Asia


NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 8 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

Singapore is big this week on Asian tech news, with the government kickstarting a multi-agency push to make its economy more innovative. It ...

  • March 15, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
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A comprehensive look at Vietnam’s startup ecosystem in 2014: 6 investors, 10 incubators, and lots more

With all the hype around Flappy Bird and the Vietnam startup ecosystem. Let's take a much closer look at what are all the investors, incubat...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 10:10 am
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asian startups weekly list

13 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • March 9, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Vietnam’s Central Bank officially does not support Bitcoin

Bitcoin is once again illegal in another country in Asia and it's Vietnam this time. It looks like the whole continent is going to ban the c...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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SoftBank invests in Thailand’s Ini3, marking the second investment in Southeast Asia

One of Thailand’s main online game operators Ini3 Digital announced today that SoftBank Ventures Korea, a venture capital arm of SoftBank ...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 12:39 pm
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China tech news this week

8 must-read tech stories in China this week

We got tons of news from China’s social media sphere this week, among other things. Here’s out top picks from the mainland. 1. O...

  • March 2, 2014
  • at 3:43 pm
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Impress the investors at Startup & Investor Speed Dating

Asia is filled with great startups and investors. But its diversity and massive population are both a blessing and a curse. Great startups d...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 6:01 pm
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HTML5 game company founder: we don’t need to innovate, we just need to be good

It’s undeniable that the gaming industry is very big, especially in Asia. While the overall global gaming market amounts to an estimated U...

  • February 25, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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China tech news this week

10 must-read tech stories in China this week

Craving more China tech news? We got your back. Here are our top picks from last week. 1. New regulations force China’s e-stores to offer ...

  • February 23, 2014
  • at 3:13 pm
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Singapore’s most unlikely makerspace: a sprawling facility hidden in an old industrial estate

Home-Fix started out as a traditional mom-and-pop hardware store, but in the past couple of decades it has transformed into a sizable retail...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 12:34 pm
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Philippines and Malaysia took the most Instagram selfies in Asia

The act of taking a photo of yourself and posting it on social media sites, more popularly know as a “selfie”, is especially popular in ...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Weekend reading: 6 top news stories on Tech in Asia

Eight of our bloggers have selected these six tech stories as must-read articles for your weekend reading. Let’s jump in…

  • March 9, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Here’s our map of Singapore’s Bitcoin ATMs

Latest: Robocoin is here in Singapore, making it the 8th vending machine to set up in the country. Bitcoin ATMs, or vending machines, are he...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 3:08 pm
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asian startups weekly list

19 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • March 2, 2014
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

8 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

We’re heading into March with big news from social media all around Asia – Sina Weibo, LinkedIn, Line, and Facebook – alon...

  • March 1, 2014
  • at 12:11 pm
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BeLAUNCH 2014

BeLAUNCH gears up for May conference to bridge South Korean startups with the world

South Korean media startup and blog BeSUCCESS aims to continue bridging Korean and Asian startups with the global market at its third BeL...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 4:30 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 23, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

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

Missed out on this week’s Asia tech news? We’ve got you covered. Here are our top picks from the past seven days. Steven’s and...

  • February 22, 2014
  • at 5:51 pm
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