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This startup puts you on a club’s guestlist in a snap

A Philippine social night life app Guestlist  is proving that there’s a technology gap to be bridged when it comes to clubbing. The app ...

  • February 25, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Japanese telco rumored to be chatting up Line, seeking stake in popular messaging app

The messaging app landgrab is on. Less than a week after Facebook bought out WhatsApp, and shortly after Rakuten acquired Viber, a report in...

  • February 25, 2014
  • at 11:36 am
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KakaoTalk to allow cash gifting between users

Sirgoo Lee, the co-CEO of KakaoTalk, today announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that his company is creating a feature that w...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 10:25 pm
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iTunes Gift Cards now available in Singapore

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has made iTunes Gift Cards available in Singapore. According to reliable sources, the cards can be bought from today w...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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Jingdong Nokia X

Learning from Xiaomi, Nokia’s new Android phone will only sell online in China

Online retailer Jingdong (a.k.a. JD.com) will be the exclusive seller of the Nokia X series in China, the Finnish company’s first An...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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AIS Thai politics boycott

As Thailand’s anti-government protests get vengeful, one telco faces boycott

Thailand has been in the world’s spotlight for the past few months due to the ongoing political unrest. But apart from a boost in online s...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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21 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • February 23, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 7 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

Missed out on this week’s Asia tech news? We’ve got you covered. Here are our top picks from the past seven days. Steven’s and...

  • February 22, 2014
  • at 5:51 pm
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LinkedIn launches beta in mainland China, but many social features missing

LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) has officially launched a Chinese beta version of its professional social network under the name 领英, or Lingying. ...

  • February 25, 2014
  • at 11:47 am
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Samsung Galaxy S5 launch

Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives with refinements, but still full of bloatware

The next generation of Samsung’s flagship, big-selling smartphone is here. While the hardware design is still conservative, looking a ...

  • February 25, 2014
  • at 11:03 am
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Notes Plus and INKredible, world class iOS writing apps from Vietnam

INKredible and NotesPlus are two apps that you wouldn't know were from Vietnam unless we told you. Here's the team behind these world class ...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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1cak, Indonesia’s version of 9gag, now has 9 million monthly pageviews

Did you know that 1cak is run by just one guy?

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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IDC: 351 million new smartphones shipped in China in 2013

351 million new smartphones shipped in China in 2013: IDC

351 million new smartphones shipped to stores across China in 2013, according to data from market intelligence firm IDC. That means China ac...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 5:58 pm
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Japan Terra Motors e-bikes

How Japan’s Terra Motors wants to plug developing nations into e-bikes

Japan-based electric motorbike startup Terra Motors has been a pretty busy company over the past year, with branches opened in Vietnam, the ...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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Microsoft pushes Windows Phone in China and India in tie-ups with local phone-makers

Microsoft pushes Windows Phone in China and India in tie-ups with local phone-makers

Mobile World Congress 2014 kicked off in Barcelona yesterday. One of the first revelations at the conference was from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 8:55 am
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China tech news this week

10 must-read tech stories in China this week

Craving more China tech news? We got your back. Here are our top picks from last week. 1. New regulations force China’s e-stores to offer ...

  • February 23, 2014
  • at 3:13 pm
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Only in Indonesia: Twitter votes come at a price on popular TV show

In previous seasons of the show fans did have to pay for SMS votes, but this is the first time Twitter has been included in the voting syste...

  • February 22, 2014
  • at 8:00 am
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