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Skype co-founder hops onto Singapore’s HipVan, joins as latest angel investor

Singapore-based startup, HipVan today announced that Skype co-founder Toivo Annus has become one of its investors. The amount invested is un...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 7:42 am
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Action Stack

Action Stack aims to create more qualified tech professionals through its series of workshops

There is a gap that needs to be answered in the tech education sector in the Philippines, and a new education startup, Action Stack, has eme...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Why Bitcoin should remain unregulated

Tomas is the founder of Coin of Sale, a Bitcoin POS system. He blogs at freecitystate.com. Aidil Zulkifli on e27.co tried to criticize the f...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 7:32 pm
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Impress the investors at Startup & Investor Speed Dating

Asia is filled with great startups and investors. But its diversity and massive population are both a blessing and a curse. Great startups d...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 6:01 pm
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Indonesia’s media giant KapanLagi Group announces merger plans with Fimela Group

Both companies will operate under the brand name of KapanLagi Networks.

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 5:31 pm
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BeLAUNCH 2014

BeLAUNCH gears up for May conference to bridge South Korean startups with the world

South Korean media startup and blog BeSUCCESS aims to continue bridging Korean and Asian startups with the global market at its third BeL...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Line wants to steal you away from Skype with new phone calls service

Right in the thick of chat app madness, Japan’s Line messenger has announced it will roll out a new feature to further boost its alrea...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 3:10 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

Australia tech news round-up (February 2014)

I’m currently in San Francisco and meeting up with lots of Australian founders over here. I’ve been catching up with them on the latest ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 2:42 pm
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BlackBerry Z3 is a budget BB10 phone aimed at Indonesia

BlackBerry Z3 is a budget BB10 phone aimed at Indonesia

BlackBerry’s (NASDAQ:BBRY) next new phone – the one that was codenamed Jakarta while it was in development – has finally been ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 12:41 pm
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New Food Runner

FoodPanda rival FoodRunner acquires delivery company to jump-start Philippine expansion

Food Runner, which says it’s the number one online food delivery service in Southeast Asia by revenue, announced that it has acquired ...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
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Huawei gets aggressive with Xiaomi in China, puts a tiny price on its massive new phone

Huawei gets aggressive with Xiaomi in China, puts a tiny price on its massive new phone

Huawei took the wraps off its massive MediaPad X1 earlier this week at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. It’s a 7-inch phone a...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 8:28 pm
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China’s Qunar sold 250,000 air tickets in one day for Chinese New Year

Chinese travel booking site Qunar (NASDAQ:QUNR) sold a quarter of a million plane tickets in a single day for Chinese New Year, compared t...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 6:13 pm
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GrabTaxi enters Vietnam, intensifying the battle for mobile taxi booking apps

GrabTaxi has now entered three big places outside of Malaysia: Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. What's next for the promising taxi booking ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 5:39 pm
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Now you can create your own sticker sets on Line, and earn money from them too

Popular Japanese messaging app recently announced it will introduce a new feature that lets users create and sell their own virtual stickers...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 5:01 pm
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This Chinese Siri built into WeChat just raked in a $10 million investment

Mobile voice search developer Mobvoi yesterday announced it received about $10 million in series B funding led by SIG in addition to previ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Nha Nha app launches to take on Google Maps in Vietnam

Coc Coc, arguably Google's biggest competitor in Vietnam has just released an iOS app that competes with Google Maps. And guess what? The da...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Bitcoin isn’t just speculative, it’s already bringing jobs to Singapore

David Moskowitz is the founder of Coin Republic, a Bitcoin trading platform and consultancy based in Singapore. He is also organizing a Bitc...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
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Boosted by WeChat sharing, Tencent’s video app hit 160 million views on Valentine’s Day

Boosted by WeChat sharing, Tencent’s fun video app hit 160 million views on Valentine’s Day

After seeing hundreds of millions of people start using the WeChat messaging app, Tencent (HKG:0700) decided to expand upon it last year wit...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 11:58 am
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