Posts Categorized: Creative

New web game in China lets you taser corrupt government officials

Tase him, bro! New game in China lets you zap corrupt government officials

A new web game has appeared in China that lets you taser corrupt government officials. Given how touchy Chinese state-run media can be about...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 12:12 pm
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Viddsee Southeast Asian short films

Arty film site Viddsee adds channels to showcase hot directors and film festivals

Viddsee launched earlier this year and seems to be flourishing as an online hub for arty Asian films. Today Viddsee – a Singaporean st...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 4:51 pm
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Barcamp Phnom Penh conference sees over 3,000 Cambodians talk tech

Barcamp Phnom Penh was just organized in Cambodia last weekend and it pulled in over 3,000 people. That's just one clear indicator of how Ca...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 2:52 pm
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Google creates photo tours of India

No, it’s not Street View: Google creates photo tours of India’s top tourist attractions

Having been thwarted by a ban in 2011, Google is taking a very different approach to rolling out Street View in India. Google has created dy...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 11:21 am
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3D printing growth in Asia

Report: 3D printer shipments to grow 49% in 2013, huge potential for India and China

3D printing has been around for a while but in the last few years it has gained momentum and some level of understanding among the general p...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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making Asian languages keyboard apps

The pain and the passion behind building Asian language keyboard apps

This past weekend, I briefly mentioned the Perfect Tibetan Keyboard app, which allows Tibetan text input across a variety of platforms. Also...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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online extortion in China

China’s Web Giants Group Together to Quash Online Extortion

China’s web giants are usually at each others’ throats. But six of them are now working together to try to quash online extortio...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 9:48 pm
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teaching Kinect sign language

Chinese Researchers Team Up With Microsoft to Teach Kinect How to Understand Sign Language (VIDEO)

The folks at Microsoft Research Asia have collaborated with researchers from the Institute of Computing Technology at the Chinese Academy of...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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E-Wheelchair Creators Raise $1 Million, Roll Closer to Shipping in 2014

While everyone’s talking about Tesla and Terra, there are plenty of other startups working on electric vehicles. One such group of innovat...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:49 am
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New documentary shows how the Bangladesh startup scene is growing (VIDEO)

If you want to get noticed, you need the presentation skills to get the world looking. That’s what a bunch of Bangladeshi entrepreneur...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 1:21 pm
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4 awesome Indian startups hope to change the world, win Google Impact Challenge funding

4 awesome Indian startups hope to change the world, win Google Impact Challenge funding

How can technology positively impact India and the world? That’s the question Google asked Indian non-profit organizations earlier thi...

  • November 4, 2013
  • at 11:46 am
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Wishberg for making wishes

Wishberg helps you make bucket lists, granted its wish for seed funding

Mumbai-based startup Wishberg is a place for people to make bucket lists of must-see, must-do things. After signing up via Facebook, users c...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 8:15 pm
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Nokia HERE wants to add human touch to online maps, asks people of India for help

Nokia HERE wants to add human touch to online maps, asks people of India for help

Today Nokia HERE rolled out its community mapping pilot program in India, the first major country to get it. The project combines industrial...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Alibaba’s Jack Ma joins Silicon Valley luminaries as sponsor of major science prize

As we saw at Jack Ma’s final speech as Alibaba CEO, the e-commerce magnate has a passion for science. Today, the Alibaba founder is th...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Top 10 Innovative New Apps Made in Taiwan

What is the first thing that pops into your mind when people mention Taiwan? Hot chicks, mouth-watering night market food, fascinating cultu...

  • August 6, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Japan Fotofig makes 3D printed fugures of people

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids With This 3D Printing Service

3D printing is not yet an everyday mundanity, so there are many ways in which it’s still a great novelty. Japanese startup Fotofig has rec...

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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iPhonesia is The Biggest iPhone Photography Community in Indonesia

Even with so many good mobile phones hitting the Indonesian market and showing off their high quality cameras, the iPhone still has its own ...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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91Waijiao funding

91Waijiao Connects Chinese With Foreign English Teachers, Gets $4 Million Funding

Education site 91Waijiao is a learning platform that connects Chinese of all ages with foreign English teachers. It’s a neat idea to disru...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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