Posts Categorized: Web


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Thailand now has free wi-fi available at 6 main airports

Last December, the group called Airports of Thailand (AOT) promised that the six airports it operates would get free wi-fi this year. The da...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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China has a new state-run search engine that nobody will ever use

China has a new search engine today, though most web users won’t notice or ever visit it. The brand-new ChinaSo is a state-run search ...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 11:41 am
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As controversial anti-Islamic film is pulled from YouTube, it’s time for it to be unblocked in Pakistan

Earlier today, a US federal appeals court ordered Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) to remove the controversial anti-Islamic film Innocence of Muslims fr...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 10:23 pm
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Venue booking site looks to expand across Asia with franchises in new countries

There are 10 more months until the end of the year, which means there are a lot of birthdays, meetings, weddings, and other types of parties...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Report: 30 million of Indonesia’s internet users are teenagers

Most of Indonesia’s 30 million teen internet users reside in urban areas like Jakarta, Yogyakarta, and Banten. About 87 percent of teens w...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 9:15 pm
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Indian government launches homemade Wikipedia in five local languages

Inspired by the popularity and usefulness of Wikipedia, the Indian government has launched a unique and comprehensive information website, ...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 2:59 pm
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Dropbox in China

Welcome back! Dropbox is now unblocked in China

Dropbox got blocked in China in 2010. It was probably due to Chinese authorities finding politically sensitive material being shared or stor...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 2:32 pm
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Anonymous threatens to leak personal data of Singapore government employees

Hacker and hacktivist collective Anonymous is planning to leak the personal information of government employees tomorrow, in protest over th...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 7:15 pm
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Akamai: South Korea still leads world in web speeds, China finally speeding up

Asia is still setting the pace when it comes to average internet connections speeds, with South Korea leading the way at an average of 22.1 ...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 12:13 pm
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IM Ready traffic disaster recovery

Philippines’ IM Ready puts traffic navigation and weather updates in one place

Some say that traffic and natural disasters are the two biggest problems faced by people in the Philippines. A number of startups are trying...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 4:09 pm
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Hulu ends global ambitions, sells off Japan video site

Hulu ends global ambitions, sells off Japan video site

US-based video streaming service Hulu launched in Japan back in 2011, bringing hot movies and TV shows from the US, Japan, and beyond to sub...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 11:22 am
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10 must-follow Twitter accounts for understanding tech and startups across Asia

Within the uber-hip technology scene, Twitter is a way of life. For its most active users, voices emanating from the little blue bird icon c...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 8:45 am
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Business Insider Chinese edition

Business Insider signs China content deal, and that shows Chinese web media is growing up

Business Insider, the US-based news site, is heading to China. BI founder Henry Blodget has announced a partnership with Chinese web titan T...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 12:19 pm
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Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s online employment marketplace Seek is looking to fully acquire its pan-Asian counterpart Jobstreet for US$523.5 million, a...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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We ran our own Microsoft Bing censorship test. This is what we found.

Last week Greatfire.org, a website that tracks web censorship in China, issued a report claiming that Microsoft Bing was deliberately censor...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Celebrate China’s Lantern Festival with an interactive tour on Google Street View

The Google Street View team recently sent its cameras into a few major tourist spots in China to get a 360-degree view of the scenery for th...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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VyprVPN slides onto iOS and Android, but can it jump China’s Great Firewall more nimbly than competitors?

Throughout my career in China, I’ve gone through a handful of different VPN services to evade the Great Firewall. Starting with a free...

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Baidu's heat map shows massive Chinese New Year migration

Baidu uses data to track world’s largest human movement as Chinese New Year begins

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has launched a heat map of where Chinese travelers are heading to, coming from, and which routes are most popular dur...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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