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rideshare

Trend alert: Explosion of peer-to-peer rideshare services in Singapore, parts of Asia

A slew of peer-to-peer rideshare services have launched in Singapore and parts of Asia in recent years, a sign that entrepreneurs are bulli...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 8:35 am
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China Mobile Says in an Emergency, It Can Text Everyone in Beijing in 10 Seconds

Beijing’s deadly floods this summer quickly became an avenue for criticism of the government when it claimed it would have been “...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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viss-wide

Snap, Tag, and Share Your Favorite Fashions With Viss

There are so many types of different photo sharing apps out there these days. There are photo apps for foodies, photo apps for your babies, ...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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How BatikDay.com Makes Indonesian Batik Day Even Merrier

Batik is a traditional clothing style that originated from Indonesia, and the country officially celebrates the Batik Day today! And so it&#...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Samsung Opens Galaxy Note II Pre-Orders in Indonesia

Samsung Indonesia is now ready to open its first pre-orders for the new Samsung Galaxy Note II. Erafone, as one of the biggest phone retail ...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 6:10 pm
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China’s Xiaomi Mi2 Phone: Quad-Core Power Behind Cutesy Android Customization [PICS]

It’s the second incarnation of China’s hottest homegrown smartphone, and here it is in the hands of the Chinese tech blog Leipho...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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gushcloud

Gushcloud

Gushcloud is a web and mobile social network where users share their feelings about stuff. It also connects brands with consumers.

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 3:15 pm
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The WoW Starts Now: Mists of Pandaria Launches in China Today

The newest World of Warcraft (WoW) pack, Mists of Pandaria, has launched today in mainland China, just a week after its international rollou...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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tetsudonow

Japanese Train Movement Visualized on a Single Map

Here’s a fun website that was making the rounds on Twitter yesterday. Testudonow is a site that visually maps all of the trains runnin...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 9:15 am
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Chinese World of Warcraft Players Protest CCTV Misrepresentation

China’s World of Warcraft players are not the luckiest gaming community in the world. They are generally passed off as gold farmers by...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 4:00 am
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Railway Ministry Mobile App Fails to Materialize; Kaifu Lee Recommends Ikamobile App Instead

Back before China’s Railway Ministry launched its new site and the focus moved to how it was still broken and how it apparently cost $...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Find the Beauty of Indonesian Batik in a Puzzle Game

Indonesia is celebrating Batik Day today, as you might’ve noticed from our two previous posts on the subject [1]. Batik is Indonesia’s t...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Tencent Rolls Out Incremental App Updates For its Android Store

China’s biggest web company, Tencent (HKG:0700), is giving the nation’s Android users even less of a reason to use the official ...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Celebrate Batik Day with Sandang Indonesia

If you happen to be in Jakarta today, you would likely see a lot of people wearing traditional batik. While most Indonesians are celebrating...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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Beritagar Lets You Follow Your Favorite News Topics

Personalizing news seems to be the new trend now in Indonesia’s online media landscape. After Kompas.com recently released its K-Repor...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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Row, Row, Row Your Boat for a Phone Signal

Here’s a sad fact about how bad Indonesian mobile signals can be in remote areas. It’s not unheard of for someone to climb a hill to get...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 2:17 pm
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appszito

India-based Appszito Proposes an Alternative Apps Search

I’m a big fan of sites that tell me about useful apps, particularly when they are discounted [1]. So I was curious to see Mumbai-based...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 11:12 am
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A Chinese Startup Helps Chinese Kindle Owners Read the News, But is it Legal?

Amazon’s Kindle is a huge hit overseas, but it still hasn’t even been officially released in China. Of course, there are plenty ...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 4:30 am
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