Posts Categorized: Web


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Nabilah Alsagoff and the story behind Doku, Indonesia’s epayments pioneer

After a battle with Jakarta’s evening traffic, Doku founder and COO Nabilah Alsagoff steps into the city’s upscale Luna Negra rest...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Silicon Valley coder wants to defend Indonesia’s democracy with election vote counter and neat data visualizations

This website wants to act as API to the presidential election counting needs in Indonesia.

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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As Indonesia’s democracy is on the verge of crisis, hackers and fakers attack crowdsourced vote counts

Indonesia’s General Elections Commission has done something unprecedented: releasing the ballot documents out in the public.

  • July 18, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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How Tiket became Indonesia’s booking champion and now plans for overseas expansion

Natali Ardianto used to be bad with people. But you would never guess it from the way he carries himself today. The loquacious, well-groomed...

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 11:14 am
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Facebook interactions more than double tweets during Indonesian presidential elections

These days, everyone is curious to know the impact that the world’s social networking behemoths have on political campaigns. Earlier this ...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 8:41 pm
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Baidu’s new interactive map predicts the spread of influenza, hepatitis, and STIs all across China

Baidu Trends, China’s nearest equivalent to Google Trends, has launched an interactive nationwide map that predicts the spread of dise...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 12:16 pm
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Sharks, pirates hinder Indonesian file hosting giant Indowebster’s desire to scale up

“55 percent of the files on Indowebster are illegal content,” explains chief operating officer Abang Suluh Husodo. “But the users love...

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 7:06 pm
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CekAja helps Indonesians compare and apply for financial products, delivers the service to their front doors

(Update: We revised a couple of facts: CekAja’s beta launch timeline and number of transactions processed) Indonesia could become a huge m...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Brands and individuals in Indonesia race to snatch up new ‘.id’ domain names

A much shorter domain for Indonesia, .id, can now be acquired by Indonesian citizens or brands that are owned by local citizens. This top-le...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 10:45 pm
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China’s mobile internet users now outnumber its PC internet users

China now has 632 million internet users, according to the latest report from China's China Internet Network Information Center.

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 11:37 am
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5 things you need to know about Indonesia’s election tech fighters

Kawal Pemilu looks to be the most professional crowdsourced team counting votes in Indonesia’s troubled 2014 general election.

  • July 18, 2014
  • at 9:39 pm
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China set to regulate smart TVs and foreign TV shows

China’s boom in smart TVs and foreign TV shows is about to be hit with a serious clampdown

China’s online video sites have boomed in recent years, with surprisingly little in the way of regulation compared to the nation’...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 7:38 pm
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Indonesian voters are crowdsourcing ballot counts to protect against election fraud

This is the first time ever Indonesia has ever really used technology to safeguard the country’s future: the voice of the people.

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Popular songs, videos that impacted Indonesian election top Google Trends

According to Google’s communication manager in Singapore Robin Moroney, Indonesia’s presidential election has created a noticeable stir ...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 3:21 pm
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From hacker to hero to data legend: Juny “Acong” Maimun tells the story behind Indowebster

If nothing else, Juny “Acong” Maimun is a survivor. The 34-year-old founder and CEO of Indowebster sits relaxed on a chic blue sofa in t...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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India now has 106 million active social media users as mobile web rises (INFOGRAPHIC)

India now has 106 million active social media users as mobile web rises (INFOGRAPHIC)

India now has 243.2 million internet users and 106 million active social media users, according to the newest numbers available for mid-way ...

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 3:52 pm
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This startup could be a lifesaver when you’re seeking credible statistics

Type a search term and Graph instantly generates - you guessed it - a graph with selectable timeframes and parameters.

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 10:44 pm
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After building a Chinese web empire, Qihoo looks to new markets in developing nations

After building a Chinese web empire, Qihoo looks to new markets in developing nations

The new battleground for China's web giants is happening in nations like Brazil and Indonesia - and it's focused on apps.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 12:10 pm
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