This Japanese entrepreneur left his wife and kids for 18 months in order to create a new education service

The company promises to educate students about their learning style and then give them access to notes of users who have already entered uni...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Xiaomi MiPad is a pretty package for just $240 - REVIEW

Xiaomi MiPad is a pretty package for just $240 (REVIEW)

The MiPad is Xiaomi's first ever tablet. Here's our review of this new Android-based MiPad before it hits markets outside of China.

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 2:57 pm
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Fleksy starts beta signups for Chinese keyboard on Android, iOS 8 version coming later

Fleksy starts beta signups for Chinese keyboard on Android, iOS 8 version coming later

Fleksy, the gesture-based keyboard for smartphones, is now ready for Chinese.

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 10:58 am
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Here are the four Asian companies that will join 500 Startups’ 10th batch

500 Startups, the San Francisco-based accelerator founded by serial entrepreneur and startup evangelist Dave McClure, just unveiled the ros...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
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Tesla expands sales across China, now shipping to customers in 38 cities

Today Tesla revealed that it’s opening up sales across China by taking orders from people in a grand total of 38 cities.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 7:18 pm
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More Indonesians will soon collect paychecks in pajamas. Tapping the nation’s stay-at-home workforce

Even in the most tech-savvy countries with fast and readily-available internet connections like Singapore and the US, the stay-at-home labor...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 6:34 pm
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Instead of Yo-ing, you can now Bark at your friends

Yo is passe. Bark instead. This app was created at a hackathon judged by the creator of Yo.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 6:10 pm
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Tapjoy acquires 5Rocks, a Korean startup, to boost mobile analytics know-how

5Rocks, a mobile game analytics startup that launched in April this year, has been acquired by US-based Tapjoy.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 4:34 pm
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Lessons learned from CyberAgent’s trials in Asia (#StartupAsia preview)

Hayagushi will be giving a keynote speech at Tech in Asia's upcoming Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 on September 3-4.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 3:35 pm
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In a dodgy monsoon season, it’s raining funds on Indian weather forecaster Skymet

Skymet, an Indian startup which gauges weather to measure agriculture risks, raises US$ 4.5 million in series B funding from a syndicate of ...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 3:41 pm
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US travel giant Priceline invests $500 million into China’s Ctrip for up to 10% stake

The investment comes in the form of a convertible bond, and Priceline will be allowed to buy up to 10 percent of Ctrip over the next year on...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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Corporate data is exploding. That’s good news for data protection startup Druva, which just raised US$25M

Business data is growing and getting harder to manage. This is an opportunity for Druva, which raised $25M from Sequoia Capital, Nexus Ventu...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Having sat over 10 million diners in Singapore and Hong Kong, Chope expands to mainland China

Having sat over 10 million diners in Singapore and Hong Kong, Chope expands to mainland China

As a start, Chope’s online reservation technology will be rolled out to the thousands of restaurants listed on City Weekend.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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Games in Asia meetup Jakarta: Getting your first million downloads

We will be coming to you in Jakarta on August 13th with a topic that all indie gaming studios will be very interested about: “Getting your...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 7:15 pm
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DeNA operating profit tumbles 59%, hope found in alternative businesses

The gaming giant will dedicate most of resources to games but is hedging its bets with a variety of news businesses such as manga and DNA te...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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Startup Arena heads back to Jakarta, along with $10,000 cash prize

Jakarta’s biggest startup pitching session is back. Seize the chance and sign up to compete in Startup Arena now.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 4:45 pm
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Crowdfunding in Japan: Flashy glasses, a stealth tablet, and a ruler for guessing when your pet will die

Feeling generous? Here are six more quirky projects, currently crowdfunding in Japan.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 4:27 pm
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Line announces $100M fund just for mobile games, acquires 10% stake in Gumi

The $100M fund will first be used to acquire a 10 percent stake in Gumi which will begin producing games for the Line platform by the end of...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 3:17 pm
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