Posts Categorized: Web


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Perludem gives developers access to big data about Indonesia’s election

Perludem now lets programmers and developers access and use its election database in the form of an API called APIPemilu, in the hopes that ...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Indonesia’s video streaming service XL Nonton seems to be dead

After being launched to the public in May, it seems XL Nonton may not be able to celebrate its first anniversary as the site is currently in...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 6:38 pm
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UC Browser for TV 3

World’s most popular aftermarket mobile browser makes the leap to TV

China-based UCWeb today announced its latest step toward its multiple-screen dreams with its browser for smart TVs. UC Browser, known wide...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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IM Ready traffic disaster recovery

Philippines’ IM Ready puts traffic navigation and weather updates in one place

Some say that traffic and natural disasters are the two biggest problems faced by people in the Philippines. A number of startups are trying...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 4:09 pm
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Hulu ends global ambitions, sells off Japan video site

Hulu ends global ambitions, sells off Japan video site

US-based video streaming service Hulu launched in Japan back in 2011, bringing hot movies and TV shows from the US, Japan, and beyond to sub...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 11:22 am
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10 must-follow Twitter accounts for understanding tech and startups across Asia

Within the uber-hip technology scene, Twitter is a way of life. For its most active users, voices emanating from the little blue bird icon c...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 8:45 am
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Business Insider signs China content deal, and that shows Chinese web media is growing up

Business Insider, the US-based news site, is heading to China. BI founder Henry Blodget has announced a partnership with Chinese web titan T...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 12:19 pm
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Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s online employment marketplace Seek is looking to fully acquire its pan-Asian counterpart Jobstreet for US$523.5 million, a...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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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
  • at 3:30 pm
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Want to stream movies in Indonesia? Check out these 3 services

UseeTV offers the most affordable package.

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Overseas Filipinos now get to stream local channels through Smart Pinoy TV

Philippine telco PLDT, through its subsidiary PLDT Global Corp (PGC), has continued its foray into video streaming with the launch of Smart ...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Thailand now has free wi-fi available at 6 main airports

Last December, the group called Airports of Thailand (AOT) promised that the six airports it operates would get free wi-fi this year. The da...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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China has a new state-run search engine that nobody will ever use

China has a new search engine today, though most web users won’t notice or ever visit it. The brand-new ChinaSo is a state-run search ...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 11:41 am
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YouTube in Pakistan

As controversial anti-Islamic film is pulled from YouTube, it’s time for it to be unblocked in Pakistan

Earlier today, a US federal appeals court ordered Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) to remove the controversial anti-Islamic film Innocence of Muslims fr...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 10:23 pm
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Venue booking site looks to expand across Asia with franchises in new countries

There are 10 more months until the end of the year, which means there are a lot of birthdays, meetings, weddings, and other types of parties...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Report: 30 million of Indonesia’s internet users are teenagers

Most of Indonesia’s 30 million teen internet users reside in urban areas like Jakarta, Yogyakarta, and Banten. About 87 percent of teens w...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 9:15 pm
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Indian government launches homemade Wikipedia in five local languages

Inspired by the popularity and usefulness of Wikipedia, the Indian government has launched a unique and comprehensive information website, ...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 2:59 pm
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Dropbox in China

Welcome back! Dropbox is now unblocked in China

Dropbox got blocked in China in 2010. It was probably due to Chinese authorities finding politically sensitive material being shared or stor...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 2:32 pm
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