Posts Categorized: Web



Indosat and Mandiri Partner to Offer Indonesia’s Most Affordable iPhone 5 Packages

Apple’s third carrier partner in Indonesia for the iPhone 5, Indosat, is going to begin accepting pre-orders tomorrow. The operator is wor...

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Indonesian Corporations Recently Spent $557 Million on IT Hardware

Market research company GFK Indonesia reported today that the country’s corporations have spent around $557 million on IT hardware during ...

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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China tech news

5 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

Huawei and ZTE have been in the news quite a bit recently, and this week they make appearances again, but one of them definitely wishes that...

  • December 9, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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iPhone 5 Now Available for Pre-Order in Indonesia, Delivers Next Friday

Apple’s latest handset, the iPhone 5 is set to be available on December 14th in Indonesia. Two operator partners – Telkomsel and Ind...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 10:45 pm
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Singapore indie cafe The Pigeonhole starts fundraising campaign on Indiegogo to stay alive

Forced to vacate due to rising rentals, The Pigeonhole, an indie cafe in Singapore's hip Duxton Road area, has taken to crowdfunding platfor...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 7:29 pm
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Yahoo To Shut Down Its Blogging Platform in Vietnam

Starting January 17th next year, bloggers on the Vietnamese version of the Yahoo Blog platform will not be able to login to their Yahoo blog...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 4:50 pm
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China’s Boldest Groupon Clone to Launch Open Group Buying Platform: a World First?

Innovation isn’t something you would normally expect fron Tuanbao, China’s most blatant Groupon clone. After all, Tuanbao CEO Re...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Growing with its Baby Boomer Users, Kaixin Launches a Baby Photo Diary App

Kaixin, one of China’s earliest Facebook-style social networks, might be struggling to stay relevant, but at least it’s growing ...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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In Asia, beauty box companies are the next Clone Rush

Many beauty box companies in Asia have risen to prominence. The question is whether they can sustain their momentum.

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 7:26 pm
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Online infographic creation tool Piktochart earned USD200k in revenue since March

Since bursting onto the tech scene in July last year, Piktochart has quickly ticked off a list of accomplishments.

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 4:43 pm
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techinasia news of the week

Tech in Asia: Our Picks for News of the Week [Dec. 9]

This was a pretty intense week, as you’re about to find out from our weekly picks. So before we get into that, let’s mellow out a little...

  • December 9, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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SMS Your Stolen Motorbike to Get It Back

Setech Viet, a small unknown one-and-a-half year old company in Ho Chi Minh city just released a device that allows you to text your own mot...

  • December 8, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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SIMPLIFY360

Five Tips for Building a Strong Social Brand

At Simplify360, we are building a company that sustains. We are neither looking for quick revenue nor looking for a quick exit. So we build ...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Indonesian Design Service Sribu Partners with Visa to Help it Expand

Indonesian design crowdsourcing company Sribu [1] announced today that the company now accepts payments by Visa. Sribu also offers a 15 perc...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 5:45 pm
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6 Reasons Video-Sharing Apps Were the Biggest Startup Letdown of 2012

This time last year I was raving, I was gushing, all over startups making video-sharing apps. I named one such venture as one of my standout...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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China’s WineNice Raises Over $15M in Funding, Rumored to Involve Rothschild Support

Yes, this is the third bit of news for a China-based wine e-commerce site in as many days. This time it’s the turn of WineNice to coun...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 11:59 am
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Telkomsel and Google Bring Free Mobile Internet to Indonesia

Yesterday Indonesian telco Telkomsel and Google launched a free mobile internet feature called Free Zone. This new feature allows Telkomsel ...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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EatAds, the Online Marketplace for Offline Ads, Raises Funds and Adds 2 New Co-Founders

We’re seeing a great proliferation in online marketplaces in Asia this year, and here’s another one that’s blossoming. Sin...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 7:25 pm
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