Posts Categorized: Business


NYSE LITB

China’s First Tech IPO of 2013 Has Just Hit the New York Stock Exchange

Here’s a new tech ticker for you: $LITB. That’s the stock market moniker for Chinese B2B e-commerce site LightInTheBox (NYSE:LITB), whic...

  • June 6, 2013
  • at 10:02 pm
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Beijing taxi finder apps

Beijing Government Makes a Taxi Finding App With One Ludicrous Flaw

Taxi finding apps are a hot topic right now in the Chinese startup ecosystem – both for their success, and for their being under incre...

  • June 6, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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In 2012, Vietnam Lost Almost $400 Million Due to Viruses?

In 2012, Vietnam Lost Almost $400 Million Due to Viruses?

According to ICTNews, BKAV, Vietnam’s leading anti-virus software company, has reported that Vietnamese people lost almost $400 millio...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 4:01 pm
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Luxola vs Zalora: Is it Ethical To Buy Google Keyword Ads on Competitors’ Names?

Anyone in the internet industry in Asia must have heard of e-commerce sites Luxola and Zalora. Now these two companies are fighting head on ...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 2:58 pm
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PPTV acquisition rumors include Alibaba

Alibaba Among 3 Suitors Vying to Make China’s Next Big Video Site Acquisition?

After last year’s billion dollar merger between Youku and Tudou, and last month’s acquisition of PPS by Baidu, the time’s now ripe for...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 11:12 am
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GEPI Sets Up Angel Investor Network in Indonesia with Female Entrepreneurs in Mind

Women entrepreneurs in Indonesia might want to pay attention to this news announced by Global Entrepreneurship Program Indonesia (GEPI) toda...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Dell and Intel, Big Data Innovation Center in Singapore

Dell and Intel Start Number Crunching, Open Big Data Innovation Center in Singapore

Singapore has long been an Asian hub for data centers, but now the next big data-driven industry – aptly called ‘big data’ –...

  • June 3, 2013
  • at 4:40 pm
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Snapdeal acquires Shopo

Indian E-Store Shopo is Acquired in a Snappy Snapdeal Deal

This afternoon, Indian e-store Snapdeal acquired the Fab-like handicrafts site Shopo for an undisclosed sum.

  • May 31, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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China online gaming market 2013

China’s Top 6 Online Gaming Companies Pulled in Over $2 Billion in Q1

Now that everyone has posted their first quarter financials for this year we can see how much China’s web giants are making out of gam...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Smart vs Globe in Philippines

Globe vs Smart: Philippine Telcos Continue Stiff Competition

The competition in the telco space in the Philippines is rather tough. With only two huge leaders in this arena, both grapple to be the top ...

  • June 6, 2013
  • at 5:33 pm
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China ecommerce sales

China’s Top Electronics Retailer Opens a Virtual Storefront on Tmall

China’s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer of home electronics and gadgets has made a new move to embrace e-commerce today. Gome (HKG:0493)...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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startups SEA

Eye on Southeast Asia: 6 Tips for Growing and Managing a Multi-Country Startup Operation

In the last few years, the startup scene in Southeast Asia has received a lot of attention with a few successful startups expanding regional...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Facebook Singapore Office Gallery

A Peek Inside Facebook Office Singapore [GALLERY]

Facebook Singapore’s office officially opened its doors almost three years ago in late 2010, and currently occupies two levels of a co...

  • June 5, 2013
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Druva InSync Backs Up, Secures, and Shares Data for Big Name Companies

Indian data backup company Druva gained quite a few big-name clients in its first five years: NASA, Louis Vitton, McAfee, GE, Pfizer, Niko...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 9:02 pm
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Friendster to Promote KakaoTalk in Malaysia, Sets up Kakao Malaysia Subsidiary

In a big move into Malaysia, Friendster has agreed with Korean startup Kakao to help promote its chat and social messaging apps KakaoTalk an...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 3:58 pm
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Pops Worldwide Licenses Up to 90% of the Vietnamese Music on Youtube

Pops Worldwide Licenses Up to 90% of the Vietnamese Music on Youtube

Since September 2008, Pops Worldwide has been slowly accumulating the licenses and distribution rights for much of Vietnam’s music. Th...

  • May 31, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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Singapore startup dilemmas

The Dilemma of Building a Startup for the Singapore Market

Entrepreneurs based in Singapore fall into either one of two categories: either they believe that Singapore is the best market to get starte...

  • May 31, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Asia’s Baby Boomer Generation Takes the Lead

Asia’s Baby Boomer Generation Takes the Lead

As the baby boomer generation of Asia (those born in the 70’s and 80’s) takes over from their parents, they will be the wealthiest, long...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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