Posts Categorized: Web



iTunes Music Store Expands to India and Indonesia, Brings Movies Too

Apple’s iTunes began to accept payments for apps in the currencies of India and Indonesia in October of this year – and thatR...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 4:42 pm
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China’s Priciest Wine E-Commerce Site Launches, Aims at $50M in 1st Year Sales

China’s wealthiest wine connoisseurs now have another option when trying to source the very best wines. Over the weekend, the new e-co...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Google Japan Helps Politicians Connect With Public As Elections Approach

The folks over on RocketNews24 point out that Google Japan has an online initiative set up to help connect politicians and the public using ...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Indonesian-Made ‘Soccer Ticker’ App Wins Blackberry JamHack Asia

The final round of this year’s Blackberry JamHack Asia wrapped up on Friday. The two-day event in Bangkok brought all the winning develope...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Google Looks to Asia for the “Next Billion” Web Users

With developed nations close to the saturation point in terms of web users, Google is looking to Asia for “the next billion” net...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 6:57 pm
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China’s Taobao and Tmall Top 1 Trillion RMB ($159 Billion) in Sales So Far This Year

China’s largest e-commerce company, Alibaba, has just announced that two of its sites, Taobao and Tmall, have collectively hit RMB 1 t...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 3:27 pm
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Cinemacraft Announces New Funding, Plans Release of Videogram Apps

It was about a month ago when we first heard that Cinemacraft would be joining the 500 Startups Accelerator program. At the time it had just...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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ConnectedHealth, backed by former DBS, SIA and SingTel chairman, gets USD530k from Get2Volume and others

High healthcare costs in the United States is a major problem. ConnectedHealth is offering a solution by making wireless home health feasibl...

  • December 2, 2012
  • at 4:48 pm
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Xiaomi Buys Nearly 10% of Kingsoft Cloud Group

It’s clear that Chinese startup Xiaomi is not content to rest on its laurels making handsets. Its recently-announced set-top box may b...

  • December 1, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Japanese Programmer Community ‘Qiita’ Passes 10,000 Users

Qiita, an online programmer community for programmers in Japan, has just surpassed the 10,000 registered user milestone. Qiita was created b...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 2:40 pm
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Rumor: Xiaomi Set-Top Box Returning Soon With Less Content; Rebranding Possible

Mobile phone makers Xiaomi recently branched out into the world of entertainment, announcing a set-top box that looked ready for an interest...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 1:02 am
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The Impact of Vietnam’s Fallen Group Buying Star

Although Nhom Mua, Vietnam’s leading group-buying site, is finally back online, the news of its investigation by authorities – and t...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Lumia 920 and 820 Now Available for Pre-Order in Indonesia

The latest Windows Phone 8 handsets from Nokia, the Lumia 920 and 820, are now available for pre-order at Nokia stores in Indonesia. The 920...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Multiply to Relaunch in 2013 as 100% E-Commerce Site After Total Blog Platform Shutdown

Earlier this year Multiply made the big decision to transform and dedicate the site entirely to e-commerce. In the process, the company anno...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 5:20 pm
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What Do Tech Startups In Indonesia Need Most From Investors?

This question originally appeared on Quora, and the answer that follows was provided by Arip Tirta, the co-founder of UrbanIndo [1]. In orde...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Red Dot Ventures invests USD490k in The Stakeholder Management Company

The Stakeholder Management Company (TSC) has created an online platform that visualizes a company's stakeholders and their complex relations...

  • December 2, 2012
  • at 4:53 pm
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Tech in Asia: Our Picks for News of the Week [Dec. 1st]

With big news about Android’s Google Play store in Japan, yet more new features for Sina Weibo, and Apple’s newest gadgets final...

  • December 1, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Pengadaan.net Helps Suppliers Find Large Scale Procurement Projects in Indonesia

Procurement projects are posted whenever an institution is looking to acquire goods or services for a certain project. Procurement projects ...

  • December 1, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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