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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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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
  • at 4:00 pm
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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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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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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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