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3 entrepreneurs give their take on the why and how of regional expansion (VIDEO)

They each brought their respective expansion stories and experiences to the table.

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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PayrollHero and GrabTaxi founders on the challenges of building a startup in Southeast Asia (VIDEO)

Back in July, Tech in Asia invited Stephen Jagger, founder of Manila-based PayrollHero, and Anthony Tan, founder of Kuala Lumpur-based Gr...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Chelaile could be China’s best bus tracking app, but limited cities are a dealbreaker

The Chinese startup just received a US$5 million series A round of funding from undisclosed investors.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 6:45 pm
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Xiaomi's investment in startup suggests you could soon get a loan from your phone

Xiaomi’s investment in microfinance startup suggests you could soon get a loan from your phone

This microfinance startup offers business loans for small and medium-sized businesses and consumer loans for individuals.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 6:14 pm
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Why Apple Watch and Apple Pay are good news for startups

As usual, Apple's moves have a huge impact on startups. Fortunately, there are still plenty of opportunities in Asia.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 3:54 pm
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13 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

15 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

Across Asia, there are a number of relatively new phone-makers playing to their strengths in home markets, aiming to steal sales away from ...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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India has to wait till October 17 for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Apple fans in India will have to wait for a month more than their US counterparts for the snazzy iPhone 6 and its superior cousin iPhone 6 P...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 12:14 pm
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Pay your respects to the victims of MH17 tragedy in this e-memorial

Pay your respects to the victims of MH17 tragedy in this e-memorial

The team hopes that each of these people “will forever be remembered in this virtual memorial devoted to them.”

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Apple Watch looks awesome. But it’s too expensive for Asia.

Even if the technology holds up, the price is too high for Asian consumers.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 4:39 am
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eFishery, a smart aqualife feeding system, wins Jakarta’s Get in the Ring pitch competition

Eight Indonesian startups squared off today in Jakarta’s Get in the Ring (GITR) pitch competition at Pacific Place mall. The crowned winne...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 10:49 pm
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Alibaba and Tencent are beating Apple Pay to the punch in China

Two of China's internet giants are already investing money to merge their e-commerce businesses with the country's retail vendors.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 7:15 pm
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This Indonesian ecommerce site helps retailers ship away past season’s goods fast

VIP Plaza is moving really fast in Indonesia. In just six months, the team has grown to a 75-man team. And they’re still aggressively hiri...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Rocket Internet ready for IPO blast-off later this year

Rocket Internet – which runs major web services and estores such as EasyTaxi, Foodpanda, and Lazada – intends to proceed with an IPO on ...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 4:59 pm
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Indonesia’s top websites hit out at telcos for littering the internet with even more ads

A handful of Indonesian website giants are mad at Telkomsel and XL Axiata’s unethical advertising practice.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 2:57 pm
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How Indonesia’s problematic internet law will impede freedom of expression

While a democratic country, Indonesia’s internet regulations inhibit freedom of speech. To set things right, the law needs to be reformed.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore on September 19

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore on September 19

Here are the official, unlocked prices for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 10:49 am
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Apple’s big reveal recap: the Apple Watch, two iPhone 6 flavors, and Apple Pay

Everyone's waiting for the Apple Watch. But Apple Pay was pretty interesting too.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 5:07 am
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No letup in Indian craze for ‘Apple of China': Xiaomi’s Redmi 1S sells out in 4.5s

Second lot of Xiaomi's Redmi 1S sells out in 4.5 seconds flat in India, hours before the unveiling of Apple's iPhone 6.

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 8:33 pm
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