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No Choice But China

Steven wrote yesterday that Asia has more than 1 billion internet users. That’s huge and that’s largely thanks to China. China has more ...

  • July 11, 2012
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Kobo Touch is Big in Japan; Rakuten’s Most Popular Product

Since Rakuten (JSD:4755) and Kobo Inc. showed off the Kobo Touch last week, the device has apparently been in high demand among Japanese con...

  • July 11, 2012
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Indonesian Government to Step Up Effort to Ban Online Gambling

Three Indonesian ministries – Social Affairs, Religious Affairs, and Communications and IT – are working together to ban all for...

  • July 11, 2012
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Infinite Sky Reaches New Heights, Adds New Features

Infinite Sky, the latest game from Indonesian game studio TouchTen, has reached more than 100,000 downloads in five weeks. At the same time ...

  • July 11, 2012
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StartupGrind Hosts Meng Wong, Co-Founder and Social Engineer at JFDI.asia

This month, StartupGrind, an event series and website designed to help educate, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs, welcomes Meng Won...

  • July 11, 2012
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Xiaomi’s Lei Jun Flips Out, Throws Phone in Economic Observer Interview [UPDATE: Not Really]

This post has been updated, please scroll down to the bottom to see an important update. Lei Jun has always been an outspoken guy, but recen...

  • July 11, 2012
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Indonesia Leads Southeast Asia in IT Spending

International Data Corporation (IDC) has recently published a new study regarding Information Technology spending around the world. Interest...

  • July 11, 2012
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The Philippine startup scene could be Asia’s best kept secret

The ecosystem is getting its act together, but many obstacles remain.

  • July 11, 2012
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Report: Asia Now Has 1 Billion Web Users, And This is What They Do Online

Asia now has more than one billion internet users – or 1.016 billion, to be precise – who amount to 46 percent of the world̵...

  • July 10, 2012
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Netease Portal Losing Upper Management, Employees Blame Lack of Perks

Netease (NASDAQ:NTES) is a full-fledged tech business these days, but at its core is its portal site that posts everything from useful links...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 6:10 pm
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Report: Tencent Invests in Android ROM Maker, Hints at QQ Smartphone

A China-based angel investor has let slip that Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has invested 50 million RMB (US$7.9 million) in Lewa Tek...

  • July 11, 2012
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Sync or Swim: Android-to-Windows App SnapPea Gets Global Launch

In some people’s eyes, Android has always had a missing link. Or a missing sync. Namely, a desktop-oriented way to manage your phone&#...

  • July 11, 2012
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SEED Conf 2012, “A Youth Perspective- Social Entrepreneurship in Singapore”

Interested in setting up your own social enterprise? Or just keen to find out what exactly social entrepreneurship is? This is chance to fin...

  • July 11, 2012
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Accounting workshop at Plug-In@Blk 71

Having Accounting issues? Help is here! NUS Enterprise is organizing an accounting workshop specially catered for start-ups. It has invited ...

  • July 11, 2012
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Nijibox Launches ‘Costume Fantasia’ on Mig33, First Japanese Social Game Developer on the Platform

We have written much about gaming platform Mig33 in the past, and its success as a gaming platform in Southeast Asia with over 56 million re...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 10:49 am
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Mobile Monday Manila: mHealth and NFC

MobileMonday (MoMo) Manila, the Philippines chapter for the MoMo community, which is an open community platform to connect mobile industry ...

  • July 11, 2012
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Australian Incubator, PushStart, Graduates First Batch of Startups

Sydney-based incubator, PushStart, has recently graduated its first batch of eight startups. I was honoured to have attended the inaugural d...

  • July 11, 2012
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Apple Says New iPad Coming to China on July 20

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just announced that its new third generation iPad will be finally coming to China on Friday, July 20. Of course, rea...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 9:17 pm
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