Posts Categorized: Web

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RedMart well on its way to capturing Singapore market, growing 20% every month

RedMart co-founders concede that they still have some way to go to conquer the $5.9 billion online groceries industry in Singapore.

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 3:21 pm
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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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VNG talks about chat app battle with Viber in Vietnam, adds 1M Zalo users per month

VNG's CEO claims that his company's Zalo is the number one mobile messaging app in Vietnam right now.

  • May 7, 2014
  • at 12:00 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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