Posts Categorized: Creative

China social innovation

Calvin Chin: The Motivation for Social Innovation in China and “Making Epic Shit”

At Mailman Group’s T13 conference in Shanghai yesterday, one of the city’s top entrepreneurial voices, Calvin Chin, took to the stage to...

  • April 13, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Junk Mail No More With Maskr

At present my personal mail sits close to 5,000 unread emails, the majority of which are junk mail that I have given up trying to clear. Pri...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 10:23 pm
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Mmixr Makes It Easy to Create, Manage, and Share Rich Media Presentations

Whether you’re a student, an individual, or a business owner, at some point you’ll probably need to create presentations that aim to imp...

  • April 4, 2013
  • at 5:19 pm
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Google Street View car in Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone

Google Street View Ventures into Post-Quake, Off-Limits Fukushima Prefecture

A little more than two years after the colossal Japan earthquake and tsunami disaster of March 2011, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has let its Street...

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 4:15 am
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Chinese social sites go dark for Earth Hour 2013

6 Chinese Social Sites Will Turn Off the Lights Tomorrow for ‘Earth Hour’

Tomorrow, as 8:30pm rolls around the globe, lots of landmark buildings will turn off their lights to observe Earth Hour and remind the world...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 8:35 pm
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Bambook Smart Watch running Firefox OS

Forget the iWatch, China’s Shanda is Launching its Own Smart Watch Running Firefox OS

China’s Shanda has made e-readers for years, and launched an Android-based smartphone last year. Its next hardware venture will be much sm...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 4:20 pm
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China’s Baidu Has a Fun Animated Doodle for Pi Day (GIF)

Today, being 3.14 on the calendar, is Pi Day which commemorates the mathematical constant π (pi). It’s the ratio of a circle’s ...

  • March 14, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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jakarta infographic

Indonesia is Social: 2.4% of World’s Twitter Posts Come From Jakarta [INFOGRAPHIC], an Indonesian company that monitors social marketing online, has come out with this interesting new infographic about Indones...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Trash-Filled Streets and Potholed Roads? Who Ya Gonna Call? SocialCops!

When faced with a problem or annoyance, it’s sometimes nice (if annoying for others) to vent about it online. For Indian urbanites, th...

  • March 8, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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BrightPod app

Get Your Social Marketing Project Management on Track with BrightPod

A Mumbai-based startup is taking on the world’s top project management web apps – things like Basecamp and Trello – with its m...

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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RichMediaAds Is Looking to Streamline Banner Ads

Most folks these days making banners find them to be either very expensive or tedious. Only big digital creative agencies can afford to make...

  • April 4, 2013
  • at 5:56 pm
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Startup 101: How to do a Tech Startup, and Who’s Out There to Help You

Most of the TechinAsia team is already in Singapore for Startup Asia Singapore 2013 for some in-depth discussion of the world of tech and st...

  • April 3, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Chinese museum artifacts on Google Art Project

Ancient China is Now Online with Google Art Project

Google Art Project took off in 2011 with the aim to make the world’s great cultural artifacts viewable online. But mainland China has ...

  • March 25, 2013
  • at 3:54 pm
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YouTube Space video

Watch Tokyo’s YouTube Space Get Taken Over by a Huge Rube Goldberg Machine (VIDEO)

Remember the ‘YouTube Space’ studio that opened up in Tokyo last month, the first of its kind in Asia? Well, it’s already ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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American Copycat: MessageMe is Just a Clone of Popular Asian Chat Apps

American mobile chat app MessageMe has been generating a lot of buzz since its launch just a couple of weeks ago, and with good reason. Tech...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Tudou Gary Wang moves into animation

Tudou Founder Gets Animated About His Next Startup Project

Tudou founder and former CEO Gary Wang cashed out of China’s biggest ever internet business deal last summer and then announced his re...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 10:59 am
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middle finger salute

Happy Ending’s Shock Advertising Teaches you to Think Different

Yesterday, Minh wrote about Happy Ending, an e-commerce flower shop in Vietnam that has captured a lot of attention on Facebook and Twitter....

  • March 8, 2013
  • at 9:08 pm
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Silverline app for seniors

With Your Second-Hand iPhone and These New Healthcare Apps, Singaporean Seniors Have a Lifeline

“Why build new hardware when the world is full of amazing iPhones and Android devices?” With that idea, one civic-minded startup...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 4:05 pm
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