Posts Categorized: Asia



New York Times Joins Weibo, Starts Chinese News Edition Tomorrow

The New York Times, the august newspaper turned digital media company, is venturing onto thin ice brave new territory tomorrow with the laun...

  • June 27, 2012
  • at 5:01 pm
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Singapore Startup Dropmysite Acquires US-Based OrbitFiles.com

Just this April, Singapore-based Dropmysite announced that it crossed half a million users. Two months on, it has just acquired OrbitFiles,...

  • June 27, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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SingTel Innov8 Looks to Developing Nations, Funds Mobile Platform Maker G-Mobi

SingTel Innov8 is in action again, this time ploughing its venture capital into – along with Japan’s Mitsui & Co. (TYO:8031) – General...

  • June 27, 2012
  • at 9:20 am
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SiTF Announces S$1M Challenge For All Tech Startups

To mark Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF)’s 30th anniversary celebration, it has announced a S$1 million ($780,000) challeng...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 8:25 pm
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Chinese Phone-Maker Xiaomi Secures $216 Million in Series C Funding

It has just been announced by Lei Jun, founder and CEO of the disruptive startup phone-maker Xiaomi, that the company has secured a staggeri...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 4:27 pm
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360Buy’s Express Delivery Trucks Ready to Hit the Road After Government Approval

We reported recently on a significant strategic shift in China’s e-commerce industry whereby a number of leading e-tailers wanted to s...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Multiply Indonesia Lets You Form a Virtual Queue for the Newest Gadgets

Good news for gadget lovers out there as Multiply Indonesia recently announced its new feature, the Virtual Queue. This offers the potential...

  • June 25, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Can You Measure Happiness? Freehap App Aims to Do So

Wanna be happy? There’s an app for that. Well not exactly, but an app with the ambitious goal of making the world a happier place has ...

  • June 22, 2012
  • at 9:15 pm
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Indonesia Mobile Ad Market Doubles in a Year, Android Growing Fastest [INFOGRAPHIC]

Here is an interesting infographic from InMobi about the Indonesian mobile landscape, comparing the current scene up to May 2012 compared wi...

  • June 22, 2012
  • at 3:44 pm
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With An Eye on Angry Birds in China, An Animated Orange Raccoon Gets Funding

A-Li is a cutesy orange raccoon that lives in Dream City, loves grapefruit, and is best friends with Big Bear. Look how adorable he is. Don&...

  • June 27, 2012
  • at 1:32 pm
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Summon Auntie Upgrade Lets you Message Car Owners by their Plate Number

Summon Auntie, an app to help Singaporean drivers evade parking meter attendants, has officially launched the fifth version of its app. It h...

  • June 27, 2012
  • at 10:40 am
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OFFICIAL: Groupon’s China Business Merges With FTuan

Exactly as we’d heard was about to happen in recent rumors, it has just been announced officially that Groupon’s (NASDAQ:GRPN) j...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 9:35 pm
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Startup Asia Jakarta 2012 in an Infographic

We’ve received many emails asking when if we were going to post our Startup Asia Jakarta infographic. And here it is, with design credits...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 5:10 pm
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Rumor: Ctrip Acquires Travel E-Commerce Rival Feeyo

There’s a rumor in the online travel industry in China that one of its giants, Ctrip (NASDAQ:CTRP), is about to acquire its smaller Ch...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 3:05 pm
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Quafrica Guides Chinese Travelers Around Africa, In Luxury

There’s another contender in the luxury travel e-commerce sector in China in the form of Quafrica, which specializes in adventure tour...

  • June 25, 2012
  • at 4:01 pm
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Flipboard for Android ‘China Edition’ Launches, Comes to 2 Startup App Stores

Here’s another milestone for Flipboard in China, with the official launch today of Flipboard for Android ‘China Edition.’ ...

  • June 25, 2012
  • at 11:54 am
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Asia-Pacific Leading Trend That’ll See Mobile Devices Overtake PCs

Aliza Knox, managing director of commerce for Google Asia-Pacific, pointed out at CommunicAsia 2012 Singapore earlier this week that mobile ...

  • June 22, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Optus Innov8 Seed Program: Turning Australian Startups Towards Asia

Remember back in February we wrote about an absence of capital in the startup scene there, generally because Australian VCs are risk adver...

  • June 22, 2012
  • at 12:40 pm
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