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Japan’s Bravesoft Enlists Phroni to Enhance News Reading Experience

Readers may recall Japanese startup Phroni from our Startup Asia conference in Singapore last February. The service, from Studio Ousia, faci...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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What a company secretary in Singapore is useful for — besides eating startup money

Comparing the four major stakeholders that make up a private limited company — the shareholders, directors, auditors and company secr...

  • August 10, 2012
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China’s Huawei Mixes Messages for Home and Abroad

Stephan is a Beijing-based graduate of Oberlin College doing translation and communications consulting work for non-profits and technology s...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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MakeLeaps + Noroshi

Tokyo-based Invoicing Service MakeLeaps Gets a Boost, Picks Up Competitor Noroshi

Webnet IT Corporation, the operators of the multilingual invoicing system Makeleaps, is announcing today that it has acquired Noroshi, a com...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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China’s ‘Kidney for iPad’ Trial Opens, 5 Facing Prison Terms

Remember that dismal story of the young Chinese man who sold his kidney to buy an iPad last year? Justice is now close to being served, with...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 12:38 pm
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Indonesia’s NoLimit Rolls Out New Features For Improved Social Media Management

The first time I heard of NoLimit was when I saw their pitch in Startup Arena event in our last Startup Asia Jakarta 2012 Event. NoLimit off...

  • August 10, 2012
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China Mobile Changes Shape, Separate Internet Company Coming Later This Year

In the era of former CEO Wang Jianzhou, China Mobile was organized according to Wang’s “One China Mobile” policy. The mass...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 1:30 am
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Zopim Refreshes Its Online Customer Chat Service, Adds iPhone App Too

Singapore’s Zopim.com makes a customer service live chat web app, and its staffers have been extra busy this Singaporean National Day ...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 11:55 pm
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Startup Eventifier Archives Your Events

A huge event is tough to cover. Sure, we have live blogging, infographics, photos, and tweets. But there isn’t a good way to keep even...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 9:18 pm
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StreetFood Tycoon: Philippine-Made iOS Game Hits 2.7M Downloads

Peanut Dela Cruz is part of TrafficDito.com, a Manila-based startup. She also blogs at peanutubo.com and can be found on Twitter as @Skushno...

  • August 10, 2012
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Calling Indonesian App Devs! Telkomsel To Hold App Competition in September

Indonesian telco giant Telkom (NYSE:TLK) will hold a competition for mobile app developers this September in a bid to encourage local devs t...

  • August 10, 2012
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Tell us why your startup is Asia’s best and you could get an exclusive invite to START in Dublin

In the past two years, Dublin Web Summit has established a firm presence in the European tech scene. In 2011, there were over 1,500 attend...

  • August 10, 2012
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6 finalists of Ideas.inc Business Challenge are all winners in their own right

Nothing beats a winning idea, right? Wrong. Nothing beats a winning idea with the right dose of passion and grit — and these 6 grand final...

  • August 10, 2012
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Lobangclub changes name to Save22, because Lobang is Indonesian slang for a woman’s…

Lobangclub, a Singapore and Philippines-based startup has changed its name to Save22. If you recall, Lobangclub is a ShopSaavy-like mobile a...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm
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Renren and Facebook Both Post Net Losses: Does This Spell Trouble for Social Media?

Facebook’s post-IPO doldrums have been the talk of the town in international tech circles, and the company’s posting a net loss ...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 5:46 am
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Indonesian Telkom-3 Satellite Disappears, Found Days Later Way Off-Target

Telkom-3, a telecommunications satellite of Indonesian telecom giant Telkomsel was launched four days ago alongside a Russian satellite call...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 12:10 am
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Sina Exec: ‘We’re Frightened By Shift to Mobile Internet’

Sina’s Weibo microblogging service is a huge hit that, along with Tencent Weibo, has changed the way China’s internet works. But...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Fearing Megaupload’s Fate, One Chinese File Storage Site Changes Track

Perhaps fearing reaching the same fate as Megaupload, whose founder is now facing deportation and a trial in the US over alleged piracy, the...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 9:02 pm
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