Posts Categorized: Asia


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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China tech news this week

8 must-read tech stories in China this week

It’s been a busy week in China as everyone hammered out their last-minute business before the start of Chinese New Year. Here’s ...

  • February 2, 2014
  • at 11:12 am
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When it comes to cloud computing, privacy is the main concern for companies in Asia Pacific

Although cloud computing has become more widely acceptable with a big players like Amazon providing the service, there are still some myths ...

  • January 31, 2014
  • at 5:00 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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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
  • at 11:30 am
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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
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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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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

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

Here’s our favorite stories to kick off the year of the horse. Happy Chinese New Year! Steven’s pick: It looks like there really ha...

  • February 1, 2014
  • at 6:13 pm
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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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