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Social wealth management startup 8 Securities builds trust in Japan, sets eyes on China (#StartupAsia Arena)

8 Securities took the stage at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 to pitch in the Startup Arena competition.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 3:48 pm
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Lazada and Xiaomi: 5,000 Redmi 1S sold out in 7 minutes in Indonesia (UPDATED)

Xiaomi has finished its first flash sales in Indonesia.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 1:26 pm
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Taizo Son: “We are at the start of a new paradigm shift in technology, to the Internet of Things” (#StartupAsia)

Son believes that the Internet of Things is the next big revolution following the smartphone.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 1:14 pm
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Bucket of ice sets the internet on fire – a study on virality

The Ice Bucket Challenge is brilliant. It’s got all the elements right as a viral design; it’s so good it is worth studying.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 12:10 pm
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Baidu’s smart chopsticks

Baidu’s smart chopsticks sample your meal for food safety scares

The smart chopsticks, called Kuaisou, can test food for safety issues. It’s limited to sampling the oil to detect dangerously substandard ...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 11:48 am
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Indonesian startup challenges Slack with new team collaboration app

It’s quite common nowadays to see companies made up largely of remote workers (Tech in Asia does it!). When that happens, you better have ...

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 6:03 pm
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Here's Baidu Eye, the Google Glass rival from China's top search engine

Here’s Baidu Eye, the Google Glass rival from China’s top search engine

Chinese search engine titan Baidu has just teased a working prototype of its upcoming Google Glass rival that’s called Baidu Eye.

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 3:18 pm
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China's media and tech giants show no restraint in publishing hacked Hollywood nude selfies

China’s media and tech giants show no restraint in posting hacked Hollywood nude selfies

A quick trawl through the biggest news portals on the Chinese web show the leaked photos posted in full by supposedly reputable sites.

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 1:18 pm
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Highlights from day 1 morning sessions at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014

Here’s a recap of the first half of the first day of Tech in Asia’s inaugural event in Japan.

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 12:18 pm
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Highlights from day 2 morning session at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014

Our recap of the best bits from the morning of our second day at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 1:42 pm
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Gree is not saying sayonara to games, explains diverse investments

Gree not saying sayonara to games, looks for the ‘next big trend’ with diverse investments (#StartupAsia)

It might seem random to most, but naturally Tanaka has his reasons.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 1:25 pm
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ORA challenges Google Glass with a different take on wearables

Here's another take on a head-mounted computer, targeted at businesses.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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This is where the Saito brothers invest their money in Japan (#StartupAsia)

While they agreed with much of each others’ advice during a fireside chat on stage at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014, their preferred sectors rar...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 11:49 am
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10 ways Japanese entrepreneurs are different from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs (#StartupAsia)

Panelists at Startup Asia Tokyo from Beenos, Movida Japan, Y Combinator, and 500Startups dig into ten key ways that Japan’s startup ecosys...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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Highlights from day 1 afternoon sessions at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014

Here’s a recap of the second half of the first day of Tech in Asia’s inaugural event in Japan.

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 5:54 pm
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Startup Arena alumni Studio Ousia lands $1M in new funding

The company behind Phroni, Linkify, and Linkplaza will use the new funds for deeper research into "entity linking."

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 1:51 pm
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Who will take the mcommerce tide in India at its flood?

India's ecommerce players are busy figuring out the ways to score in a diverse mobile-first market. Who is best placed to ride this rising t...

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 12:57 pm
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8villages now works with telcos to offer free tips to farmers in Indonesia

It’s not every day you find a startup that offers free information to farmers in Indonesia.

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 11:17 am
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