Posts Categorized: Creative

Masak.TV Serves Up Simple and Fun Cooking Videos for Homesick People

University can be a tough time for students from all over Indonesia, living in rented rooms and missing their families. Sometimes overseas s...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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SI Camp Asia: Initiating Social Change Through Technology [Interview]

I’m a big fan of civic tech startups, or young companies with aspirations to use new technologies for public good. When a friend of mi...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Calling Amateur Film-Makers: Canon is Giving Out $30,000 for Your Drama

Canon has started an online video contest for the Southeast Asia region to celebrate the launch of the Legria HD camcorder. The Legria compe...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 9:50 pm
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Yahoo Boosts Social Activism, Launches “Internet for Good” Awards

Yahoo and Public Affairs Asia have launched the Yahoo Gold Standard Internet for Good Awards, which recognizes excellence in internet usage ...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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WebGeek DevCup: Social Hacking in the Philippines

On August 26, the WebGeek DevCup was held in Ortigas, Pasig City in the Philippines. It was a six-hour hackathon that challenged over 38 tea...

  • August 28, 2012
  • at 10:05 pm
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Indonesians Love Naruto and Football: Top 10 Searches on Google During Lebaran

Google Indonesia recently announced its report [1] two days ago on the hottest keyword searches used during the Lebaran holiday, from August...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 1:35 pm
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MyLegalWhiz is Innovating the Way Filipinos Do Legal Research

In the Philippines, where lawyers and law students abound, some would wonder why no one has thought of this startup idea before. Legal resea...

  • August 23, 2012
  • at 8:30 am
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Endangered Banyumas Dialect Gets Its Own Linux OS

The @blankonbanyumas project in Indonesia has launched its open source, Linux-based OS that’s fully localized in the Banyumas local langua...

  • August 19, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
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An Indonesian Political Candidate is the Hero of His Own Online Game

We previously covered stories about how social media has been used in politics in places like Singapore, Korea, and Indonesia. In Jakarta, o...

  • August 15, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Unli FM Calls On Local Filipino Musicians to Join the Fun

Unli FM is an up-and-coming web app gearing for its launch by calling out to Philippine musicians to sign up on their platform. A startup ba...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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How Not to Get Copied by China: 2 Important Tips for International Developers

Recently, I’ve written about two cases of very blatant IP theft in China; the copy-pasting of an indie game onto Tencent platforms and...

  • September 8, 2012
  • at 12:51 am
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Starbucks Gets Even More Social in China, Lets Fans Follow in WeChat App

Last month, the hugely popular messaging app WeChat – or “Weixin” as it’s called in China – opened up to brand...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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The Biggest Brands on Social Media in Southeast Asia [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media marketing is something that brands need to do right – especially as it’s often a shortcut to the hearts and wallets...

  • September 4, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Video Games Meet Woodblock Art: Ukiyo-e Heroes Kicking Ass on Kickstarter

Our readers may remember a few months back when we wrote about artist Jed Henry, who creates amazing digital pictures of iconic Nintendo gam...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 9:20 pm
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Chinese ‘Developer’ Steals Game Engine, Sells it For Half Price

Recently we’ve been bringing you the saga of Cloudstone, a Western-developed indie game that was totally copied by Chinese “deve...

  • August 24, 2012
  • at 10:45 am
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Filipino Fandroids: A Peek into the Philippine Android Community [Interview]

Every month, the Philippine Android Community (PhAC) group meets in a coffee shop to talk about everything Android. It is open to users, en...

  • August 22, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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Mozilla Philippines’ Summer Code Party Take Two

After a successful kick off event last June 23, Philippines Summer Code Party is coming again to Santa Rosa, Laguna on August 20, 2012. It i...

  • August 16, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Facebook World Hack Comes to Asia in September

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) will travel to 10 cities all around the world for its World Hack competition starting from August 23 to October 1. The ...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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