Posts Categorized: Web



With Railway Ministry Ticket App Still Missing, Train Ticket Apps Flourish in China

As part of what I’m increasingly convinced is actually a performance art piece about incompetent bureucracy, China’s Railway Min...

  • December 1, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Qihoo’s Search Engine Taps Autonavi For New Maps

Another day, another new feature added to Qihoo’s (NYSE:QIHU) fledgling search engine service. But, as with previous elements added to...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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GMO Venture Partners

Japan’s GMO Venture Partners launches USD12M fund for Southeast Asia; makes first investment in region

The newest fund, GMO VP III, focuses on advertising, ecommerce, payment processing, and smartphone services in Southeast Asia.

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 9:44 am
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6 questions to ask before building a platform for creativity

Any startup building a creativity platform should: Understand the motivations of the creators, create enabling technology that caters to tho...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 8:45 am
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Zalora Indonesia Reaches 150,000 Daily Visits Thanks to TV Ad Spot

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce company Zalora Indonesia has laid out its plans for the upcoming Christmas holiday season. Zalora Ind...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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A Million Malaysians Now Connecting on LinkedIn

LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) is announcing today that it has surpassed the one million user milestone in Malaysia. The company launched its Bahasa M...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 7:48 pm
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CyberAgent Ventures invests in Indonesian online baby product seller Bilna

The founding team behind Bilna, Ferry Tenka, Jason Lamuda and Eka Himawan, are also the founders of group buying site Disdus, which were bou...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 5:26 pm
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Qihoo’s Search Engine Adds Music to its Repertoire

Ever since anti-virus maker Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU) first caused waves with the launch of its own search engine this summer, the company has been ...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 4:49 pm
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Twitter Ad Products Coming to Southeast Asia Market with New Komli Deal

Today Mumbai-based digital advertising platform Komli Media has announced that the company has signed an exclusive partnership with Twitter....

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 1:26 pm
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New Opera Mini Report Reveals Asia’s Most Social Nations

Opera has revealed a report today regarding the browsing habits of its 194 million Opera Mini users in October. The data is particularly int...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 11:39 pm
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Newly Graduated from JKTFI, Ticbox Offers Affordable Online Surveys in Indonesia

Ticbox.co is a startup that helps companies conduct credible and fast online surveys at affordable prices in Indonesia. It is one of the thr...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 3:54 pm
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Swiss software licensing platform Lotaris anticipates boom in Asia; grows presence in the region

Lotaris sees Asia as a big growth market, and as such, has shifted its project management, quality assurance, and strategic elements into th...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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MIIT Shares China’s October Numbers: Internet Gets More Mobile, Land Line Phones Dying

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has just released statistics on the state and growth of China’s t...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 4:42 am
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Clothing E-Tailer Vancl Cutting 25% of Workforce Ahead of 2013 US IPO?

Chinese clothing e-tailer Vancl is reportedly cutting as much as 25 percent of its workforce ahead of an anticipated US IPO in the first or ...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 8:10 pm
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Eloku Graduates from JKTFI, Provides Top-End Hardware Solution for Logistics Companies

Indonesia’s Eloku is a cloud-based solution to keep track of delivery services. The startup is run by hardware specialist Didi Setiadi...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 6:30 pm
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Digital Loyalty App Pouch Graduates From JKTFI, Aims for Philippines Expansion

Pouch is a marketing and loyalty program app which allows customers to collect digital stamps on their smartphones from merchant partners. I...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 5:15 pm
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China's Great Firewall

With Some Geeky Tweaking, China’s Web Users Can Easily Leap the Great Firewall

While it’s worth remembering that most Chinese web users don’t bother to circumvent the Great Firewall internet restrictions (as...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Viki Video App Comes Pre-Installed on Smartfren Android Devices

International video site Viki announced a partnership with Indonesian telco, handset manufacturer, and internet provider Smartfren a couple ...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 11:25 am
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