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Shakr gets funding to help more small businesses create good-looking video ads

Need to make a professional-looking video ad? That's a tough task for a small business.

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 9:45 pm
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Not as big as Alibaba, but upcoming IPO for rival JD could value it at up to $24.6 billion

Not as big as Alibaba, but upcoming IPO for rival JD could value it at $24.6 billion

JD’s latest update reveals that the ecommerce company is pricing its shares in the US$16 to $18 range, which values the site at up to $24....

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Zipmatch founders: Don’t let the lack of funding stop you

Before getting its seal of approval, Zipmatch founders John Dang and Chow Paredes had to leave their corporate jobs and bootstrap the new st...

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Xiaomi breaks into global top 10 in terms of smartphone shipments, moves up to 3rd in China

Xiaomi breaks into global top 10 for smartphone shipments, kicks out HTC

Boosted by buyers in China, half of the worldwide top 10 phone brands are now Chinese. Huawei is third, Lenovo fourth, Xiaomi debuts in sixt...

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 12:39 pm
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SMS Bitcoin wallets to Singapore and beyond

The state of Bitcoin in Southeast Asia

A look in how Bitcoin is doing in each market, save for Singapore.

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 9:01 am
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Philippine startup MetroPlate pivots to university food deliveries, partners with its US counterpart

MetroPlate is now pivoting to Philippine universities as a subsidiary of US-based late-night food delivery service InstaNomz.

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Here are 5 indoor air quality monitors for homes in China

this new wave of devices designed for home use is quickly driving prices downward, and it won't be long before they become a staple of ever...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Here are 5 websites to help you find your dream car in Indonesia

In this thriving market, there are a lot of marketplace options that you can find on the web. Below, Tech in Asia has listed five o...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Notivo keeps track of future events, notifies you when they arrive

Notivo keeps track of future events, notifies you when they arrive

What it does is to help you to track any future event that you log into the mobile app, and you will receive a notification when they happen...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Sky Garden is VNG’s attempt to dominate mobile gaming in Vietnam

VNG is stepping up its mobile game by releasing Sky Garden, it's web game turned mobile. This plays out in a larger strategy from the compan...

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Shooting the messenger: China’s state broadcaster rails against WeChat public accounts for rumors and false ads

"A hotbed of rumors and false advertising." That's how China's state-run CCTV described WeChat's public accounts in a recent episode of its ...

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 4:35 pm
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BlackBerry’s “Jakarta” handset arrives in Indonesia for $191

BlackBerry finally launched its affordable BlackBerry 10 smartphone, the BlackBerry Z3 (a.k.a. BlackBerry Jakarta) today in Indonesia.

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 2:23 pm
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Facebook’s business grows in China despite block, now preps to open an office in Beijing

In as little as a year, Facebook could have boots on the ground for the first time in China, even though the site they represent will remain...

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 12:27 pm
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China has 100 million brain-damaged online gamers: study

The report defines these people as players who have lost self control and developed an irrational dependence on games.

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 5:38 pm
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14 finalists march onwards to battle for the grand prize at Startup Asia Singapore Hackathon 2014

The 14 finalists now have time to regroup and refine their apps to get the highest possible score for their execution.

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 4:46 pm
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Digital payments industry heats up in Singapore, major companies jump on board

Singapore’s OCBC Bank now lets you transfer money via Facebook, email, SMS

OCBC Bank's Pay Anyone is a nice feature to have for its mobile app, but it's at best a marginal improvement over the existing method of doi...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 3:10 pm
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A conversation with founder and CEO of CXA Group, Rosaline Koo (VIDEO)

Some of you loyal readers might recall that we started a female entrepreneurship series a couple of years back and attempted to bring some v...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Korean file-sharing app Send Anywhere nabs $1M in funding from Rakuten

ESTmob, the Seoul-based team behind file-sharing app Send Anywhere (which we reviewed about a week ago) revealed today it has completed a US...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 11:34 am
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