Posts Categorized: Featured



Stratechery goes solo: Ben Thompson on Asia, Apple, and the shifting tides of online media

Over the past ten years, traditional media outlets from the pre-internet era have been forced to compete with online media outlets of variou...

  • April 17, 2014
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The omen: the sad decline of “China’s Facebook” shows why you should avoid the IPO of “China’s Twitter”

Sina Weibo, often heralded as China’s answer to Twitter, will soon IPO in the US. It’s a good chance for investors around the world to g...

  • April 4, 2014
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Asia’s top female startup investors on why they love their jobs (Part III)

At Tech in Asia we talk with venture capitalists all the time, but we seldom get the opportunity to learn more about their personal backgrou...

  • March 27, 2014
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Asia’s top female startup investors on why they love their jobs (Part I)

At Tech in Asia we talk with venture capitalists all the time, but we seldom get the opportunity to learn more about their personal backgro...

  • March 25, 2014
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We ran our own Microsoft Bing censorship test. This is what we found.

Last week Greatfire.org, a website that tracks web censorship in China, issued a report claiming that Microsoft Bing was deliberately censor...

  • February 17, 2014
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Groupon sues small Singapore merchant for USD 1.6 million, case falls apart

Updated: 21 June Groupon is currently embroiled in a legal wrangle with Villas International, a small Singapore-based company that brokered ...

  • June 18, 2013
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Being a CEO eats into you, says Tan Teik Guan of recently-acquired DS3

For twelve years, Tan Teik Guan has been carrying the weight of the company and its employees on his back, first as DS3‘s CTO and the...

  • April 25, 2013
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China’s Teen Gamers Revealed, From In-Depth Demographics to Deepest Desires [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’re always keeping our eyes out for interesting and surprising data about China’s games industry, and yesterday, we found a go...

  • March 27, 2013
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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
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Reinventing four wheels - 14 apps that are changing the way we get around

Reinventing four wheels: 14 apps that are changing the way we get around

We’re all used to tapping on an app to help us find our way or book tickets for a trip, but the newest wave of transportation apps go far ...

  • April 15, 2014
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Unblockable? Unstoppable? FireChat messaging app unites China and Taiwan in free speech… and it’s not pretty

Over a week ago a messaging app for the iPhone called FireChat launched and quickly attracted attention from the international tech media. C...

  • March 31, 2014
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Asia’s top female startup investors on why they love their jobs (Part II)

At Tech in Asia we talk with venture capitalists all the time, but we seldom get the opportunity to learn more about their personal backgrou...

  • March 26, 2014
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5 tips all expats should consider before launching a startup in China

Rui Ma is close to closing her 10th early stage tech investment in Greater China since joining the global seed fund and accelerator 500 Star...

  • March 17, 2014
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5 ways China’s WeChat is more innovative than you think

Tech in Asia has been covering WeChat, China’s most popular mobile message app, before it even had an English name. Meanwhile, internation...

  • February 7, 2014
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Singapore’s Pirate3D raises USD 100k in 10 minutes, USD 1.43M in 1 month

Updated on 1 July. Ten minutes. That was how long it took for Pirate3D, a Singapore-based startup, to smash the USD 100K fundraising goal on...

  • May 30, 2013
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Singapore Press Holdings buys sgCarMart for USD 48M

SgCarMart operates a variety of businesses, including vehicle classifieds, a car auction platform, an online marketing site, as well as car ...

  • April 2, 2013
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AdzCentral’s Story and How it Connects the Dots in Ad Tech

Ad tech is quite a confusing arena for most folks. There are a number of stakeholders in the game ranging from agencies, demand-side platfor...

  • March 26, 2013
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Thailand’s Chang Allows Followers To Order Home Deliveries on WeChat

Last week, Chang, the largest beverage producer in Thailand (most famous for its beer) joined Tencent’s WeChat with an official accoun...

  • March 25, 2013
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