Posts Categorized: Asia


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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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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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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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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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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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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

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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asian startups weekly list

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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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

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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