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‘Uber for logistics’ is already happening in Asia, and Uber is getting left behind.

Over the past two years, investors and entrepreneurs have demonstrated a renewed interest in logistics, both in the west and in Asia. Amazon...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 5:31 pm
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Apple, Samsung face growing competition in Philippines as consumers prefer budget-friendly tablets

Tablet shipments in the Philippines grew 110 percent year-on-year, according to a recent report for Q1 2014 by research firm IDC.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 4:04 pm
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A new co-working space for women in Singapore, inspired by Virginia Woolf

Michaela Anchan’s all-female co-working space, Woolf Works, will be the first of its kind in Singapore.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Is this Flipkart’s secret weapon to beat Amazon?

The Indian ecommerce cauldron is simmering. On one hand, there’s market consolidation — Flipkart, the largest etailer in the cou...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 12:13 pm
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26 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • June 15, 2014
  • at 7:40 pm
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10 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Two steps forward and one step back is how we would describe Asia's tech scene of late. Here are all our biggest stories from the past week.

  • June 14, 2014
  • at 4:51 pm
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India’s 47 million small businesses are mostly offline. That’s music to GoDaddy’s ears

Domain name marketplace GoDaddy filed for an initial public offering to raise US$100 million early this week. This US-based internet domain ...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 7:36 pm
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China Yongche

China’s top limo app set to expand overseas, wants to challenge Uber in the US

App-connected limo service Uber is about to meet a surprising new rival on its home turf. Chinese startup Yongche is set to launch in San Fr...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 4:25 pm
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HTC new TV ads with Downey Jr

HTC thinks it will do well in 2014. Here’s why

What competitors need to pay attention to is the stuff HTC has shrouded in mystery.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 2:38 pm
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China, smart body scales maker Picooc gets funding

China’s Picooc, maker of smart body scales, gets $21 million in funding

China-based health-tracking gadget maker Picooc, best known for its smart body scales, has raised US$21 million.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 4:50 pm
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Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures goes big with new $50M fund for Asian startups

CyberAgent Ventures announces $50 million fund for seed and early stage funding.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 2:34 pm
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China cracks down on Apple’s iMessage as national web cleanup continues

The measures include tools to monitor and prevent spam messages, which the ministry says are prevalent on the iOS default messaging app.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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8 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

You guys might have noticed last week a lot more about Indian startups on Tech in Asia, and that’s because we have a new addition to our f...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 9:48 am
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China tech news this week

12 must-read tech stories in China this week

Chinese tech companies like Alibaba, Zhaopin, Qihoo, and Yongche continue their march overseas. Read on to find out what the top tech storie...

  • June 15, 2014
  • at 7:10 pm
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Walmart to join ecommerce war in India with launch of online marketplace in July

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) will launch a business-to-business (B2B) ecommerce site in Lucknow and Hyderabad in the first week of July, Reuters repor...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 10:22 pm
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Despite money in the bank and 500 Startups funding, Vietnam

500 Startups-funded Vietnamese mobile app developer Greengar shuts down to pursue new projects

In a surprise move, one of Vietnam’s most promising mobile app startups revealed that it will close down.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 5:25 pm
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Synclogue, a cloud-based app syncing service for Windows, launches in English

Synclogue, an app that allows Windows users to sync applications across multiple computers, is launching an English version of its service t...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 4:21 pm
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Softbank to invest $20 million in startups in the Philippines

Japanese telco Softbank will invest over $20 million in startups in the Philippines with the creation of a new fund.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 12:53 pm
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