Posts Categorized: Innovation & Technology


China, Japan, and India represent strongly in latest top 500 supercomputers list

China, Japan, and India represent strongly in latest top 500 supercomputers list

Asian countries have not yet matched the development levels of the West, but when it comes to supercomputers it’s a different story. N...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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5 ways to help victims in the aftermath of super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

The Philippines has been hit by a terrible typhoon, and some areas have been left completely without any food, water, or means of communicat...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 8:51 pm
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3 hurdles Lei Jun and Hugo Barra will face as Xiaomi goes global

Chinese gadget-maker Xiaomi has generated much excitement in the international tech media for its innovative business model, and the hiring ...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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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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Pacts with inSing.com and Zalora signal Clozette’s intent to become Asia’s premier fashion network

For a social network about fashion, Clozette isn't exactly a looker. But it turns out to be more interesting than it lets on.

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 10:01 am
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Want media coverage for your app? Peterpings lets you notify 170 publishers at one go

Peterpings lets users craft an email from a template, and at a click of a button, 'ping' all 170 websites at one go.

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 12:28 pm
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Indonesia’s Tiket.com snags top prize of USD25K at international Tech-I competition

Since launching in November 2011, Tiket has gone on to grow at a 20 to 50 percent clip every month.

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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iCarsclub aims to popularize carsharing in Asia by making it more convenient, less expensive

iCarsclub, a peer-to-peer car rental marketplace, is bringing a potentially better product into an existing market.

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 11:14 am
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Flocations

Singapore’s Flocations raises USD 0.57M seed round from TNF Ventures, SingTel Innov8

Flocations offers a different take on travel discovery. Instead of search by destination, Flocations lets users search by price.

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 12:00 am
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India’s ‘hackathon for women’ tries to solve issues with technology

Most hackathons bring together software coders, techies or geeks to develop applications for specific tech platforms, software languages, or...

  • November 14, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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India's first mission to Mars blasts off this afternoon

India’s first mission to Mars blasts off this afternoon

India’s first mission to Mars blasts off in a couple of hours time. The Mars orbiter mission will explore the surface and mineralogy o...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 3:36 pm
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10 million users in Indonesian schools are now connected via Telkom’s wi-fi project

Indonesia’s educational sector is definitely getting more connected to the world thanks to the country’s largest information and communi...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Echelon 2013 looks for the next batch of Asia’s most promising startups

Echelon 2012 was a huge success, having featured some of Asia’s most well-known startups including winner Builk, South Korean App Betw...

  • January 17, 2013
  • at 7:41 am
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Global K-Startup Competition

A look at the winners of Google’s Global K-Startup Competition 2012

The winners for the Global K-Startup Competition, which aims to help Korean startups go global, were announced in December.

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 5:40 pm
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Philippines’ Orchestrack automates ad monitoring on radio

Orchestrack has developed algorithms to identify sounds given a few seconds of audio data. This is useful in ad monitoring.

  • December 31, 2012
  • at 11:03 am
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Babygram could mean less baby photos on Facebook

Babygram is a private social network centered around babies and their immediate families. It is now available on iOS.

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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TradeHero, a fantasy stock trading game with real-world implications, launches for the iPhone

We're all familiar with fantasy football, where you pick a team, watch how their real-world counterparts perform, and see your team go up or...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 4:35 pm
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Sprooki goes white-label after funding round, steps up efforts to digitize malls in Asia

Sprooki launched on 29 November a new location-based marketing app customized just for Singapore shopping mall 313@Somerset.

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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