Posts Categorized: Creative

How Ryan Cepada Became a Philippines Viral Sensation on Bubbly

In leadership theory, they call it the ‘first follower’ effect. Just get one other person to support what you’re doing. That’s all y...

  • March 4, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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NulisBuku Responds to New Rivalry from Gramediana, Now Has 27,000 Members

Indonesian self-publishing service NulisBuku has been making steady progress since we covered the company in 2011. Co-founder (Ollie) Aulia ...

  • February 25, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Youtube Asia Pop channel launches

YouTube to Bring Music Livestreams and Hangouts to New ‘Asia Pop’ Channel

YouTube has just launched a devoted Asia Pop channel that will showcase the hottest pop music across the region – and give fans a chan...

  • February 19, 2013
  • at 9:16 pm
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Vida PM2.5 pollution photo filter

Chinese Photo App Adds PM2.5 Image Filter, As If Air Isn’t Already Polluted Enough

This week I noticed that the Chinese photo-sharing app Vida had joined in the national discussion about China’s polluted skies by adding a...

  • February 8, 2013
  • at 12:59 pm
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Sri Lanka’s InstaWaves Turns Instagram Hashtags into a Pictorial Story (Sort of)

InstaWaves is an interesting website submitted to us from Sri Lanka. It’s created by Sapumal Ahangama, who wants to track trends on In...

  • February 5, 2013
  • at 11:10 pm
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World Startup Report

‘World Startup Report’ Tour Hits Australia, Still 27 More Countries to Go

American entrepreneur Bowei Gai is in Australia right now. That’s not too remarkable in itself, but his visit to Melbourne right now i...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 7:38 pm
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Google Maps adds North Korea details

Google Maps Zoom in on North Korea

North Korea has long been a bit of a blank, unknown wasteland for Google Maps, but that changes today. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has had help fro...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 11:22 am
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Fab Cafe in Tokyo Preps Sweet 3D Printing Workshop in Time for Valentine’s Day

We’ve had a few fun 3D printing stories over the past few weeks. You may recall this 3D printing photo studio from Xi’an, China ...

  • January 24, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Xinci Chinese UrbanDictionary

4,000 Years of Chinese Culture Culminates in this Online Slang Dictionary

So now we’ve figured out that the internet won’t bring universal freedoms to China and got all that disappointment out of our systems, p...

  • January 15, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Snaptee app

Hong Kong’s SnapTee Gets Seed Funding for its Custom T-Shirts Store

T-shirts have proved to be a popular way for startups in Asia to meld design and e-commerce. A new site in this fashionable sector is Hong K...

  • February 28, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Harlem Shake made in China

4 Videos That Prove China is Hooked on the Harlem Shake [UPDATED]

Now that everyone is over a certain horse-riding dance, the next music meme all over the internet is the Harlem Shake. It’s already ta...

  • February 20, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Adding Fun to Chinese New Year, Google Puts Snake Game Doodle On Homepage

Today is Chinese New Year’s eve. So kids, including myself, are “forced” to do spring cleaning. It’s part of the entire Chinese ...

  • February 9, 2013
  • at 9:10 pm
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Viddsee Southeast Asian short films

New Startup Makes Southeast Asian Short Films More Social and Accessible

Two filmmakers have launched a new site today that aims to be a hub for Southeast Asian short films. Called Viddsee, it will showcase the be...

  • February 6, 2013
  • at 7:49 pm
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Pirate3DP funding

Singapore’s Pirate3D Gets Seed Funding for its Disruptive 3D Printers

3D printing promises a world of amazing possibilities, bringing small-scale manufacturing onto your desktop. But hardware costs are holding ...

  • February 1, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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Barcamp Yangon 2013

The World’s Largest Barcamp is in Myanmar

Myanmar has made some stunning changes in the past two years. And this is the backdrop to BarcampYangon’s explosive growth into one of Asi...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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PlugFest 2013 Competition Calls For Entries

The Google Developer Group (GDG) Singapore and the IEEE Computer Society Singapore will be holding their inaugural PlugFest International Pr...

  • January 26, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Github China unblocked

Social Coding Site Github Unblocked and Accessible Again in China

It was just two days ago that my colleague reported on how the social coding site Github had become blocked in China. But today we notice th...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 10:34 pm
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Meet mRobo, the Vietnam-Made Dancing Robot That Wowed CES [VIDEO]

When you think of Vietnam, usually robots are the last thing that springs to mind. But, thanks to a little creation called mRobot, robots ar...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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