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Apple opens office in Indonesia

After more than a year of whispers and anticipation, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has opened an office in Indonesia.

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 5:40 pm
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How India’s WebKul earned $1 million in revenue with no funding

In 2013, WebKul has tripled its revenue and products, and reached US$1 million revenue.

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 4:59 pm
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Whither Singapore Inc?

SPH and SingTel are giants of media and telecommunications. Their success, or lack of it, considerably impacts Singapore’s startup ecosyst...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 4:27 pm
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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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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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Video portal and smart TV maker LeTV adds its name to list of new Chinese smartphone makers

LeTV plans to reveal not just one, but as many as three new devices next quarter and put them on the market in the fourth quarter of this ye...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Korean messaging app KakaoTalk to merge with Daum, the country’s second-largest web portal (UPDATED)

In yet another major development in the global chat app wars, popular Korea-based messaging startup Kakao looks set to merge with Daum, the ...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 4:45 pm
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More than 100 sites have shut down in Thailand since start of coup

The military junta has already ordered over 100 websites to be blocked in the kingdom of Thailand since the army seized power.

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 4:15 pm
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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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