Posts Categorized: Web


DealPOS retail SaaS

DealPOS Wants Retailers to Ditch Cash Registers and Pick Up iPads

For retailers, cash registers are an expensive, space-hogging, eye-gougingly ugly experience. Indonesian startup DealPOS instead wants to pu...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 5:35 pm
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RockItDub: A Startup that Makes it Easy to Be a Musician in the Philippines

There was once a time when musicians were just that­ the guys who made the music, and nothing else. The laborious process of producing, mar...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Coffee Chat: Gunning for IPO – The PropertyGuru Story

We’ve written a lot on the PropertyGuru story, and last year it has also raised US$47 million last year. Our very own Willis Wee, take...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 10:32 am
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Rakuten Branches Out to Asia (Live Blog)

Shin Hasegawa, assistant CMO and head of Asia marketing at Rakuten (JSD:4755), is onstage now to discuss how the Japanese e-commerce giant i...

  • April 4, 2013
  • at 11:01 am
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MetroDeal’s Path To Daily Deal Dominance in the Philippines [Startup Asia Preview]

Daily deals have been one of the biggest trends to hit the internet since social media. Pioneered and popularized by Groupon, the deals mode...

  • April 3, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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The Future of Sanook: Thailand’s Largest Web Portal

Led by Tiwa York and Krittee Manoleehagul, Sanook.com attracts 18.5 million unique visitors generating over 500 million pageviews each month...

  • April 2, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Staff Picks: 7 Top News Stories Of The Week [March 30, 2013]

Just five days away from Startup Asia and the news is still hot this week! Besides the whole team preparing for our event, we caught up on s...

  • March 30, 2013
  • at 3:50 pm
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Indonesia’s Largest Telco Blocks Vimeo, Why?

(Updated on April 10th: Vimeo is no longer being blocked by Telkomsel. Hat tip: Ferdinand Zebua for this update.) (Update: The Indonesian IC...

  • March 29, 2013
  • at 3:36 pm
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Announcing Our New Voluntary Subscription Option

Along with our shiny new design, you may notice we have added a voluntary subscription option to the site. You might be wondering why weR...

  • March 29, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Tell My Friends legal MP3s

Tell My Friends Wants Music Fans to Profit From Sharing Legal MP3s

Singapore-based Tell My Friends is one of the more established young tech companies on our newest Startup Asia roster having been in beta fo...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 5:12 pm
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Discussion: The Asia Startup Wave (Live Blog)

We’ve got an amazing cast for our panel here this morning at Startup Asia. Here’s their names and titles just in case you don...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 11:28 am
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The Money Bee Web App Aims to Raise Money Savvy Kids

If I could get a dollar back for every bad money decision I’ve ever made as a youth, it’d be a lot! The team behind My Savvy Kid...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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MailBird Launches Public Beta, Wants One Million Users This Year

Developed by a team based in Bali, email app MailBird launched its public beta version yesterday. Cited by media like LifeHacker and TechCru...

  • April 3, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Anonymous hacks North Korea

Anonymous Claims It Hacked North Korea’s Intranet (But It Probably Didn’t)

The worldwide hacker collective Anonymous announced yesterday that it had hacked North Korean web servers and, among other things, the China...

  • April 3, 2013
  • at 10:19 am
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7 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

In no particular order, we’ve got some really cool China tech news this week, with tons of numbers and neat charts for you to get a glimps...

  • March 31, 2013
  • at 4:22 pm
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IFJ Launches Interactive Site for Tracking China’s Press Freedom Violations

Have you ever wanted to be able to visualize where and when Chinese authorities violate the freedom of the press? No? Well, too bad, because...

  • March 30, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Qihoo loses Tencent lawsuit

Court Rejects Qihoo 360 Lawsuit Against Tencent, Orders Qihoo to Pay Legal Costs

Qihoo 360 is a company that doesn’t have many friends in China’s tech space, and Tencent definitely falls into the company’...

  • March 29, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Tech in Asia Gets a New Design

We’ll keep working hard to make Tech in Asia a smooth reading experience for all readers.

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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