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Apple Asks Autonavi to Guide its iOS 6 Maps for China

Apple has selected a Chinese mapping partner in the form of Autonavi (NASDAQ:AMAP) to provide the local images and routes for its revamped M...

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 11:20 am
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Payroll Hero announces advisory board that includes Eric Ries and Ryan Holmes

Payroll Hero, a Philippines-based startup that has created a payroll management app  for businesses (product feature), has unveiled its a...

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 9:31 am
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With Eyes on Asia Expansion, CoolIris Receives Investment from Docomo Capital

We received word from the folks over at CoolIris that the service has just received a strategic investment from the venture arm of Japanese ...

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 8:36 am
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Google’s Transparency Report Raises Questions About Which Nations Censor

Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) latest update for its Transparency Report includes some startling data about the rise in censorship around the ...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 11:08 pm
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Where is the Money in Location-based Services?

I was delighted to write about the news of YFind’s funding. But truth be told, few if any location-based services have turned a real p...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 6:08 pm
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GeekCamp SG 2012

What is GeekCamp? Conference for the geeks. No startup talks. No how to get rich talks. This is purely a tech conference where programmers o...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 5:54 pm
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Hotel Finder Adds Budget Hotels, Hostels, Across China

Last year we were so impressed by the Hotel Finder app that we made a video demo of it (embedded below). And today we learn that the locatio...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 3:37 pm
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BlackBerry Launches Camera-Less Phone for Singapore’s Military Service Youngsters

Singapore’s military service for its young men generally lasts around two years, and it places some stresses on those who takes part. ...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 1:25 pm
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China Telecom Deal to Bring Cloud Gaming to Smart TVs

Chinese casual gaming fans will soon be able to put down their smartphones and instead pick up their remote controls. That’s because U...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 12:22 pm
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TackThis Powers Donation Drive in Singapore’s National Day 2012

TackThis, a Singapore-based startup that focuses on a ubiquitious ecommerce solution, has partnered with Paypal to power a donation drive fo...

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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Subway Alarm Clock: The Must-Have App for Beijing’s Sleepy Commuters

In immense cities that never sleep, flinching from inadvertent brushes with the stern ghosts of fellow commuters, a seat; a moment of sleep....

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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Cooliris receives funding from DOCOMO Capital, venture arm of Japan’s largest telco

Silicon Valley-based Cooliris, a company that turns digital content into interactive visual experiences, has announced today in a press rel...

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 8:30 am
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Big Challenges Still Face India’s E-commerce Space [Report]

Here’s an interesting report on India’s e-commerce space from the folks over at MSL Group. It outlines many of the problems faci...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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StartupRootsSG Panel 1: Which language is right for your startup? PHP, Python or Ruby?

The StartupRootsSG program has kicked off in the past weeks with the interns starting their work in the most challenging and happening start...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 5:57 pm
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Fashionspace gets extra 6-figure investment from Crystal Horse and private investor

FashionSpace, a Singapore-based social publishing platform for fashion, has received a six-figure investor from existing backer Crystal Hors...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 4:39 pm
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Dropmyemail revamps referral program in bid to get one million users

Launched at DEMO Asia 2012 in March, Dropmyemail has since gone on a spectacular streak, scoring 630,000 registered users in 50 days. It is ...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Aiiooo is a social network for pets with an Asian flavor

There is an abundance of startups that are taking a stab at creating a popular social network for pets. While some, like Petizens, have fold...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 12:42 pm
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See $55 Chinese Android Tablet Assembled on Factory Line [Video]

Amid all the controversy that has surrounded Chinese electronics manufacturing in recent years, it’s always insightful when we get an ...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 11:10 am
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