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Give a personalized virtual gift box to your friends with this app from the Philippines

A lot of things have gone digital these days, even shopping and banking can be done through the internet and mobile apps. Seeing this trend,...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Travel site Yikuaiqu gets funding to be China’s tour guide

Chinese travel services website Yikuaiqu today announced a series A funding round worth “millions of dollars” led by Shenzhen High-te...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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In a bid to steal the spotlight from WeChat, Alibaba unveils its first three mobile games

Today Alibaba unveiled the first three titles for its new mobile gaming branch, which the company formally announced earlier this month. The...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 3:23 pm
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PricePanda gets $3 million funding for further expansion in Southeast Asia

Rocket Internet’s price comparison platform PricePanda announced today it secured $3 million funding from Tengelmann Group and other e...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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Baidu's heat map shows massive Chinese New Year migration

Baidu uses data to track world’s largest human movement as Chinese New Year begins

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has launched a heat map of where Chinese travelers are heading to, coming from, and which routes are most popular dur...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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5 startups from KDDI Mugen Labo’s 5th Demo Day

KDDI Mugen Labo had its fifth demo day in Shibuya, Tokyo last Friday which saw five startup teams successfully graduated from its accelerato...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 11:08 am
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27 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

  • January 26, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Staff picks: 8 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

Missed Asia’s tech news this past week? Here’s our regular roundup. Josh’s pick: Tesla has announced the price of the Model S ...

  • January 25, 2014
  • at 2:47 pm
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Alibaba invests $15 million in US-based luxury e-commerce site

New York-based 1stdibs, an online American retailer for fancy interior design, decoration and fashion, just raked in $15 million in series ...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Vietnam’s Foody now has 40,000 foodie reviews and 1 million monthly uniques

Foody just updated us with their numbers on growth in Vietnam. It's looking promising for the young startup, and it's on its way to becoming...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Record Q4 for LG pushes it to 47.6 million smartphones shipped in 2013

Record Q4 for LG pushes it to 47.6 million smartphones shipped in 2013

South Korean gadget-maker LG (066570:KS) has released its Q4 2013 earnings report today, which shows some strong numbers. LG fought back aga...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Wongnai, Thailand’s answer to Yelp, now has 1 million registered users

Founded in 2010, Wongnai, the restaurant review site often called Thailand’s Yelp, has now grown to one million registered users, the star...

  • January 27, 2014
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WeChat’s 5.2 update adds LinkedIn profiles, location sharing, and voice-to-text capability

WeChat has rolled out its 5.2 update for both the domestic Chinese version as well as its international counterpart. The new update adds dep...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Baidu launches search engine in Thailand, Brazil, and Egypt (Update: all taken offline)

Baidu, China’s top search engine, has quietly launched its search site over the weekend in Thailand, Brazil, and Egypt. The sites are loca...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 11:50 am
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Interview: the man who led Nokia’s charge into Asia

Headquartered in Singapore and with over 37 million registered users in all its networks spread across 164 countries, YuuZoo markets itself ...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 10:32 am
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China tech news this week

14 must-read tech stories from China this week

Missed out on China’s top headlines last week? Here’s our round-up of the best tech stories coming from the nation. 1. Screensh...

  • January 26, 2014
  • at 3:01 pm
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Samsung bloatware problem

Korean government wants to cull crapware, says all apps must be delete-able

Once a smartphone reaches the hands of a new buyer, it might be loaded with dozens of extra apps – some from the hardware maker, some ...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Thai Honda drivers will soon be able to talk to their cars with Siri integration

This week, we reported on Apple focusing more on the Asia market – China and Japan, specifically – by hiring more Siri writers for those...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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