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Gay flirting app Moovz pulls in $1.4 million to help it chat up more new users

Gay social network Moovz pulls in $1.4 million to help it chat up more new users

Moovz, a location-based social app for gay guys, has secured a new round of funding worth $1.4 million to help it grow.

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 11:46 am
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Crowdfunded in China: smart pianos, skin moisture detectors, and smartphone-controlled drones

We had a hard time choosing from all the projects on the Kickstarter-esque Demohour that successfully hit their fundraising goals.

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 10:57 am
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Meet our 5 favorite Taiwan startups from AppWorks’ eighth batch

AppWorks, Taiwan’s four-year-old homegrown startup accelerator, held the Demo Day for its eighth graduating class of startups yesterda...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 8:16 pm
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5 reasons why Bandung is a great tech city – and why it really could be Indonesia’s Silicon Valley

Ridwan Kamil, the new Bandung mayor, wants to change the capital-first mindset and convince people that Bandung can be a better destination ...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 7:20 pm
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Terror attack in Urumqi – will Chinese censors turn off the internet, again?

The internet in Xinjiang went dark for 10 months after ethnic riots in 2009. Today's terror attack in Urumqi could see it shut down again.

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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China’s Soundcloud-esque Ximalaya nets $11.5 million in funding from Kleiner Perkins

Ximalaya, a Shanghai-based audio-streaming startup, recently closed a series A funding round of $11.5 million. According to the company̵...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Under martial law, Thailand will shut down some websites and monitor social media

Thailand's NBTC has asked for cooperation from Thai ISP operators to shut down inappropriate websites

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 1:22 pm
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Gengo cracks 200 million mark for words translated

Tokyo-based translation platform Gengo revealed earlier today that it has translated over 200 million words to date.

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 12:17 pm
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GrabTaxi’s limo service, GrabCar, enters first new country as it speeds into Manila

Only a week after GrabCar first launched in Malaysia, the service is now available in Manila

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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DEAL.com.sg launches luxury products space D’Luxe to bring opulence to the masses

DEAL.com.sg launches luxury products category D’Luxe to bring opulence to the masses

DEAL.com.sg is making a move into the online luxury space with D’Luxe, which will be a space dedicated to luxury products.

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Alibaba rival JD IPO debut

JD floats on stock market higher than expected in China’s biggest ever ecommerce IPO

Chinese estore JD (NASDAQ:JD) hit stock markets moments ago. After initially pricing its shares at $19 earlier today, the stock actually deb...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 11:11 pm
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This new Philippine tech conference does hackathons without the hacking

Ripplrz sets up the hackathon premise in reverse.

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 7:36 pm
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Secret clone made in China cleans up its act, changes name, set to relaunch with fresh UI

China’s top Secret clone cleans up its act, changes name, set to relaunch with fresh UI

Earlier this week, the pixel-perfect Secret clone vanished from the iOS App Store in mysterious circumstances. Now it’s heading back with ...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 4:51 pm
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Crowdfunding in both China and the US, these headphones sync wirelessly so people can listen together

Dubbed "Arc", the headphones can sync up with other nearby Arc users' headphones to listen each other's music in real time, without lag or l...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 3:57 pm
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8 million students in Thailand to get access to Microsoft Office 365 for Education

Thailand’s OBEC and Microsoft announced an agreement whereby the two will provide 8 million students and 400,000 teachers with access to M...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 1:31 pm
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Ahead of Flipkart and Myntra merger, India’s Snapdeal rakes in $100 million from 5 new investors

With Indian ecommerce leader Flipkart and the country’s number one online apparel shop Myntra on the verge of announcing their merger...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 12:19 pm
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Alibaba rival JD set for US IPO today, prices shares at $19 to raise $1.78 billion

Alibaba rival JD set for US IPO today, prices shares at $19 to raise $1.78 billion

JD goes public today upon opening of Thursday’s trading. The company has just priced its shares at $19 each, which is above the initial $1...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 12:06 pm
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Weibo just released its first earnings report since IPO, racks up a $47.4 million loss

Weibo just released its first earnings report since IPO, racks up a $47.4 million loss

China's Weibo pulled in $67.5 million in revenue in Q1 2014. This is the first earnings report since its IPO.

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 10:54 am
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