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How a Vietnamese education startup uses Google Glass to teach English

Topica is pioneering a new method of using Google Glass to teach students English online. Finally, a practical use of Google Glass.

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Bitcoin startup to go public in Australia via reverse merger with dying oil and gas firm

Perth-based Bitcoin mining and trading startup digitalBTC is going public on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). This was done through...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 4:18 pm
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Lets Fold origami game for Android

Love origami? This mobile game takes the ancient Japanese art into the 21st century

Origami, the ancient Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes, is getting a makeover for the 21st-century. A new puzzle game for...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 3:20 pm
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China food delivery

Online food ordering service Meican gets $10 million funding to grow in China

Online food ordering site Meican has secured US$10 million in series B funding to help it grow and expand into more cities across China. Nok...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 1:28 pm
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Indian big data startup DataRPM secures $5.1 million funding from US investors

Indian big data startup DataRPM has secured US$5.1 million in Series A funding led by US-based InterWest Partners and CIT (Center for I...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 12:06 pm
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A comprehensive look at Vietnam’s startup ecosystem in 2014: 6 investors, 10 incubators, and lots more

With all the hype around Flappy Bird and the Vietnam startup ecosystem. Let's take a much closer look at what are all the investors, incubat...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 10:10 am
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Asia online shopping spending 2014 and 2015

These numbers from Asia’s half-trillion dollar ecommerce market will blow your mind (INFOGRAPHIC)

Take the world’s most populous continent and combine it with one of the best things about the internet and you have a recipe for huge ...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 4:24 pm
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JTC LaunchPad BLock 71

Like lego blocks, Singapore government to double size of the Block 71 startup experiment

Block 71, a government experiment to bring the startup community under one roof, will double its capacity by the end of the year from its cu...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 2:25 pm
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 Nostra bangkok traffic report

Norstra Map crowdsources to create more accurate traffic reports

Bangkok’s traffic is notoriously bad. The whole world knows it. Even with the Skytrain and subway, some people in the city still prefer to...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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China outbound visa service ByeCity secures $20 million from Alibaba, CBC Capital

ByeCity, a travel service for Chinese nationals needing a visa for outbound trips, announced today that it secured US$20 million in a seri...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 4:50 pm
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Do you like to drive fast and furious? This Taiwan startup gives hardcore drivers the data they crave

There’s a subset of people out there that aren’t just “car enthusiasts,” they’re “driving enthusiasts.&#...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 4:05 pm
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In Indonesia, national exam will be held online for the first time in 2015

The tests will be conducted in school computer labs and submitted via the Internet to a server. A trial will be held by 2015 in selected sch...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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home fix experience centre

Singapore’s most unlikely makerspace: a sprawling facility hidden in an old industrial estate

Home-Fix started out as a traditional mom-and-pop hardware store, but in the past couple of decades it has transformed into a sizable retail...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 12:34 pm
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What you need to know about China’s 700 million smartphones and tablets

By the end of 2013, China had 700 million active smart devices, according to the latest report from Umeng, the country’s largest app ...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Hong Kong startup makes stylish ebikes for global market

Startup makes electric bikes that are the perfect blend of hi-tech and hipster

Electric bikes are a great way to take the pain out of cycling for those who want to avoiding jumping into a gas-guzzling car. But they̵...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 9:38 pm
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BITCOIN-PHILIPPINES

Philippines central bank says Bitcoins are not regulated, warns users to be cautious

With growing demand for Bitcoin in Asia, governments are taking a stance on Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies. Now, the Philippines’ cen...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 2:54 pm
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Virtual credit cards boom in China as Tencent issues one for WeChat users

Within 24 hours of Alibaba announcing it would hand out one million “virtual credit cards”, rival web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) reveal...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Quikr India

Quikr gets $90 million funding as it battles to be India’s top classifieds site

Indian online classifieds site Quikr has secured $90 million in funding. It’s the fifth major funding round – and the seventh in...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 12:55 pm
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