Posts Categorized: Web

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Amidst boom in Aussie outsourcing and freelancing, Elance-oDesk launches in Australia

Australia is the second largest client market in total value globally, and is the top online hiring country per capita.

  • May 3, 2014
  • at 1:53 pm
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Singapore voyeurism site STOMP faces backlash, citizens want it shut down

A petition calling for the shutdown of STOMP, a “citizen journalism” website run by Singapore’s largest newspaper The Straits Times, h...

  • April 25, 2014
  • at 11:25 am
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Chinese police raid offices of notorious video piracy app (UPDATE)

Police in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen performed a raid this morning on the offices of one of China’s most notorious video piracy...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 8:23 pm
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Drive new traffic to old content with this Indian startup’s automated timeline maker

Getting new traffic to old content is a conundrum for most online publishers. “We talked with a few publishers about their archives, h...

  • April 18, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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Chrome with Chinese characteristics: the world’s hottest mobile browser arrives on desktop

“Wow, that looks a lot like Chrome,” was the first thought that went through my head when I first opened up UCWeb's new PC browser for W...

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Broken sea cables cause web speed woes in Philippines – and the misery isn’t going to end soon

Even more people than usual in the Philippines are bemoaning their woeful internet speeds right now. Philippine telco company PLDT, which is...

  • March 31, 2014
  • at 12:57 pm
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5 ways to sneak through China’s Great Firewall

At this point, pretty much everyone knows China has a one of the most advanced internet censorship systems in the world. Referred to as the ...

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 5:58 pm
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Tencent boosts ecommerce business yet again with $180 million stake in property portal

Chinese web giant Tencent has paid US$180 million to take a 15 percent stake in a major real estate portal and ecommerce site in the country...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 10:20 pm
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When it comes to planning a trip, Holidayen wants to be the complete package

A lot of startups are aiming to digitize the travel industry. It started with the simple booking of travel tickets online and has slowly bra...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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This Indonesian app makes old-school store catalogs accessible again with filters and search

A couple of days back we published a list of some great Android apps made in Indonesia. Since that day we’ve been getting loads of feedbac...

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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5 web-based money transfer services for Filipinos around the world

Here are five of the best online remittance services that could be used by Filipinos abroad.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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How’s Southeast Asia performing in the internet speed race? (INFOGRAPHIC)

According to a new infographic released by ASEAN DNA, Southeast Asia’s average internet speed is currently 12.4 Mbps.

  • April 21, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Philippine telco PLDT brings LTE into households

This new 4G service for the home connects devices through a router’s wireless, promising speeds of three to 10Mbps.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Spotify launches officially in the Philippines, teams up with local telco for promo

The music streaming service has secured a partnership with Globe, a local telco, to provide its subscribers access to Spotify through Globe...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 5:59 pm
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Ditch that designer bag and crowdfund local fashion brands instead

Couture designer bags are overrated. They often don’t look good, and they’re ridiculously expensive. In many cases, your money i...

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 10:11 pm
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Meiaoju - New startup joins China's overseas property gold rush, nabs series A funding just weeks after launch

New startup joins China’s overseas property gold rush, nabs series A funding just weeks after launch

Earlier this month, a new site launched in China that helps eager buyers find overseas property. That site, Meiaoju, has already secured RMB...

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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New crowdsourced jobs site helps Japanese mothers get some income without joining the rat race

Japan is the worst developed country for working mothers as horrendous working hours combine with a culture that expects stay-at-home moms t...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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Philippines Cybercrime Law - who does it really protect?

Philippines Cybercrime Law: who does it really protect?

It’s been over a month since the Philippines Supreme Court signed the Cybercrime Prevention Act into law. For many people who feel that th...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 2:23 pm
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