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Nabilah Alsagoff and the story behind Doku, Indonesia’s epayments pioneer

After a battle with Jakarta’s evening traffic, Doku founder and COO Nabilah Alsagoff steps into the city’s upscale Luna Negra rest...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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New Xiaomi Mi 4 unveiled: here’s everything you need to know

Here are all the facts, stats, and specs - and a bunch of photos - on the Xiaomi Mi 4 that was unveiled today.

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 6:48 pm
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Xiaomi’s first batch of Mi 3 phones in India sells out in 38 minutes

Earlier this afternoon, China-based phonemaker Xiaomi announced the end of its first-ever flash sale in India. According to a Facebook post,...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 4:52 pm
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Xiaomi sold 57.36M phones in past 3 years, cheapest Redmi phone is biggest seller

Xiaomi has sold 57.36 million phones in its first three years of operation. Here’s the breakdown...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:47 pm
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Chinese developer clones Yo, but it’s just for laughs

And now here’s the Chinese version of Yo. It’s called Hehe, which is the sound of laughter in Chinese (just as it is in English).

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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China’s mobile internet users now outnumber its PC internet users

China now has 632 million internet users, according to the latest report from China's China Internet Network Information Center.

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 11:37 am
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Canva secures $3 million funding to get more people using its online design tools

Canva secures $3.6 million funding to get more people using its online design tools

Canva revealed today that it’s grown to 600,000 registered users and now has US$3.6 million in fresh funds to help it grow.

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:00 am
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Alibaba has a second attempt at making a social network

Alibaba has a second attempt at making a social network

Ecommerce titan Alibaba has a new social network. It’s a sort of Instagram that’s based around tagging brand names that appear in your p...

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 7:08 pm
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Apa kabar Indonesia! Startup Asia Jakarta is heading your way!

Indonesia’s biggest tech startup conference is now back for its third edition in the capital city of Jakarta.

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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MSeed is Thailand’s first game startup accelerator

MSeed will give teams THB100,000 (US$3,145) in exchange for a small amount of equity, and they will get coaching from game industry veterans...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 7:22 pm
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Line launches ‘hidden chat’ to do what Facebook couldn’t – kill Snapchat

“Hidden Chat” allows the user to have private chats with friends which will be automatically deleted within one minute.

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 6:02 pm
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Xiaomi unveils new Mi 4 smartphone and MiBand fitness tracker (live blog)

Xiaomi reveals it sold 57.36 million phones in its first three years of operation today as the company launches a new flagship smartphone.

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:49 pm
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StarHub’s crowdfunding site launches to the public; here are 5 of the best projects

Crowdtivate is a rewards-based crowdfunding site by StarHub where projects are selected by a team. The projects could receive further suppor...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 12:28 pm
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Seeking funding? Here are 10 investors in India you should meet

Who are the early bird investors in India making big bets on startups there? 500 Startups tops the list, followed by Blume Ventures, Accel P...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Startup holidays increase in popularity, iLAB Express Accelerator launches in Bali

Roger Hamilton’s Entrepreneurs Institute launched its 15-day iLAB Express Accelerator program in Bali on July 20. Not to be confused with ...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 11:22 am
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Pick up your pickaxes and headlamps: here’s how Bitcoin mining works

If you’re new to Bitcoin mining, here’s a guide that explains how it works and how you can get going.

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 7:40 pm
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Apple to open new store in Chongqing on July 26 ahead of new retail push in China

Apple to open new store in Chongqing on July 26 ahead of new retail push in China

Apple is set to open its 11th store in mainland China later this month. The upcoming Chongqing Apple Store will open on July 26.

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 4:10 pm
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The new frontiers of Vietnam’s premier chat app: VNG’s Zalo

VNG has made millions off of its desktop gaming platform, but now it faces the challenge of transitioning everything to mobile. How will thi...

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 3:35 pm
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