Posts Categorized: Business


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LinkedIn Coming to Japan, Hiring

Joi Ito, who was just recently announced as the new director of MIT’s Media Lab, has written over on his blog that he has been advising Li...

  • May 9, 2011
  • at 11:19 am
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Softbank’s Ted Matsumoto on his CEO and the Japan Earthquake

At the Global Mobile Internet Conference last week, we had a chance to sit down with Softbank Mobile Corp’s Senior Executive Vice Presiden...

  • May 9, 2011
  • at 8:18 am
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XL Expands BlackBerry Data Service to US and Australia

To support BlackBerry’s Internet Service, Indonesian telco XL Axiata is cooperating with AT&T in the US and Telstra in Australia ...

  • May 6, 2011
  • at 10:08 pm
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IndiaMART.com Goes Ga-Ga Over Google Apps

IndiaMART.com, India’s largest online B2B marketplace announced yesterday that its 4,000+ employees across 75 locations in India will ...

  • May 6, 2011
  • at 4:38 pm
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Acer Iconia Tablet Hits Indonesia, Ready For A Fight

The tablet computer market in Indonesia has a new play, the Acer Iconia. It was announced this past Tuesday, and today the Acer Iconia A500 ...

  • May 6, 2011
  • at 2:18 pm
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Nokia Upgrades Life Tools, Targets Feature Phone Users in Indonesia

Mobile phone vendor Nokia has just launched its newest service for the Indonesian market, Health info for Nokia Life Tools. The content comp...

  • May 5, 2011
  • at 9:38 pm
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Renren’s Impressive IPO Isn’t That Impressive

Chinese social network Renren started off the first day of its initial public offering (IPO) in spectacular fashion. Its share price went up...

  • May 5, 2011
  • at 8:13 am
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Indonesia and Microsoft Sign Deal to Improve Education

Indonesia celebrated National Education Day on May 2nd, and on that day the Ministry of National Education (represented by the Minister Moha...

  • May 4, 2011
  • at 4:48 pm
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Tudou’s Stalled IPO Could Be Due To Lawsuit By CEO’s Ex-Wife

The tech world has been wondering about Chinese online video site Tudou and why its long-awaited IPO may have stalled. Rumors abounded a few...

  • May 4, 2011
  • at 12:27 am
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One of Indonesia’s Best Entrepreneurs [INTERVIEW]

Fahima, Founder of Virus Communications and CEO of Virtual Consulting, is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Indonesia. She was nam...

  • May 9, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Intel Taps Into Indonesia’s Blackberry Fever

For BlackBerry users in Indonesia, Intel has launched a local application called “Warnai Hidupmu” (Color Your Life). The application was...

  • May 7, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Surprise Apple! Smartphone Makers Samsung, HTC Show More Growth

Research firm IDC just released its smartphone shipment information for the first quarter of 2011. And while Apple’s threat to Nokia’s n...

  • May 6, 2011
  • at 9:18 pm
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Telkomsel Now Indonesia’s Biggest Holder of IPv4 Addresses

The Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) gave 4 million IP addresses to Indonesian telco Telkomsel. Telkomsel now manages 5.5 mil...

  • May 6, 2011
  • at 3:41 pm
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Nokia Enlists Help From Angry Birds in Indonesia

Leveraging the popularity of the wildly popular game Angry Birds, Nokia Indonesia is holding a competition titled “The Angry Birds Challen...

  • May 6, 2011
  • at 10:28 am
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US Senator Pressures China’s Baidu on Protecting Human Rights

Illinois Senator Dick Durbin has written an open letter to Robin Li, CEO of Chinese search giant Baidu.com, urging the company to take “im...

  • May 5, 2011
  • at 3:50 pm
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Indonesia To Chair ASEAN Open Source Initiative

The Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) held the ASEAN Workshop to Draft the Implementation Plans of Committee on Science and Tech...

  • May 4, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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First Look Inside ‘Baidu Ting’, the Chinese Search Giant’s Licensed Music Player

Here’s a first look inside the upcoming licensed music player from Baidu – to be called Baidu Ting (百度听 in Chinese; ‘...

  • May 4, 2011
  • at 12:34 pm
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EatAds Wants To Be The Online Marketplace For Outdoor Media in Asia

Singapore based start-up, EatAds.com, wants to be the online outdoor media marketplace in Asia. While digital advertising is on the rise, ou...

  • May 3, 2011
  • at 10:38 pm
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