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In China, there’s now a “Xiaomi of condoms” startup. And it just got $5M in funding

Startups around the world love to nickname themselves after other successful startups. Right now in the US, there’s the “Uber of...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 3:52 pm
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In Hong Kong, prominent angel investor’s dealings raise red flags

The wolf of Silicon Harbor? Or merely misunderstood? Here's the story of Jong Lee and his role as investor in a once promising and award-win...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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China’s Xunlei, once ousted for piracy, has another go at US IPO

The company aims to raise US$100 million - although this could just be a placeholder figure - on New York's NASDAQ exchange with a valuatio...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 11:06 am
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Startup Asia Singapore 2014 at a glance (INFOGRAPHIC)

We had a total of 1,458 attendees at Startup Asia Singapore 2014 - an increase from the 978 who attended the Singapore edition last year.

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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37 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • May 25, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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SOTW - weekend reading

10 of our hottest tech stories for your weekend reading

Miss out on Tech in Asia’s coverage last week? Check out our recap of our best stories below. 1. Indonesia’s TokoBagus rebrands to ...

  • May 24, 2014
  • at 2:27 pm
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Indosat partners with Softbank to launch $50M fund in Indonesia

Indosat announced that it has joined forces with SoftBank to launch SB ISAT, a $50 million fund targeting Indonesian growth-stage startups.

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 9:18 pm
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4 alternative Android app stores in Indonesia

Many players are looking to launch their own Android app stores in order to feed download-hungry users in Indonesia.

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Facebook cuts off Anonymous Philippines’ page following attacks against Chinese websites

Hacker collective Anonymous Philippines’ has lost access to their own Facebook page.

  • May 23, 2014
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Myanmar - straight to the future of tech

What I learned setting up a startup incubator in Myanmar – and what you need to know about the country itself

Here's what experienced tech entrepreneur Phil Morle learnt about Myanmar while setting up the new Ideabox startup incubator.

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 1:45 pm
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Sony finds Chinese partner to make PlayStation consoles in China

This move comes after Microsoft’s announcement of the Xbox One hitting China this September. However, Sony has yet to reveal any launch da...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 11:49 am
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14 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

It was a big week in Asia as we saw 14 startups get funded. Singapore-based I3 Precision has got to be a personal favorite because it’s a ...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Luxola brings in another $3 million to current funding round, pushing expansion in Southeast Asia

Luxola brings in another $3 million to current funding round, pushing expansion in Southeast Asia

Singapore-based online beauty store Luxola today announced that it has raised over $3 million in additional funding, adding on to their over...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
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8 must-read tech stories from China this week

Miss out on your regular dose of China tech goodness? Below are our top stories from the Middle Kingdom. 1. Amazon’s first ever investmen...

  • May 25, 2014
  • at 5:22 pm
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This English conversation app says no to video and focuses entirely on text chat

While other English conversation apps have adopted video, Eigooo keeps it simple with text-only chat.

  • May 24, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Here’s our roundup of Alibaba’s investments in US-based companies

Stock market speculators are salivating over Alibaba’s eventual IPO later this summer, but it’s far from the first appearance China’s ...

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Thailand coup (and no TV) causes surge in mobile internet usage

Big surge in mobile data usage as Thailand goes into day 2 of military coup

This afternoon, Thailand’s second biggest mobile telco company, Dtac, revealed that it saw a big surge in mobile data usage as the coup en...

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 6:44 pm
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Internet providers summoned to meet coup leaders in Thailand

Internet service providers summoned to meet coup leaders in Thailand

At 10:30am local time this morning, representatives of Thailand’s internet service providers were summoned to meet with the leaders of the...

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 2:10 pm
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