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Rumors of Google Maps’ Death in China Were Indeed Exaggerated

Yesterday, as rumors swirled in the Chinese media that Google Maps had missed an important filing deadline and might be forced to shut down ...

  • February 2, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Coffee Chat: All Things Entrepreneurship in Singapore [LIVEBLOG]

This post is a part of our coverage of Startups in Asia (Singapore), Penn Olson’s first tech conference. Our full coverage of the event c...

  • February 2, 2012
  • at 9:32 am
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Kazuo Hirai Takes Over as Sony President and CEO

In a move that was much anticipated over the past few weeks in the tech industry, Sony (NYSE:SNE) has finally announced the appointment of K...

  • February 1, 2012
  • at 9:25 pm
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DeNA Brings Mobage to Baidu Yi Smartphones in China

Back in December we told you about Dell’s Streak Pro D43, the first smartphone to run Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) Android-based Yi OS....

  • February 1, 2012
  • at 2:27 pm
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Which are the Top Twitter Nations?

We recently took a look at Eric Fischer’s Twitter visualization which showed that Asia is a very chatty region when it comes to microb...

  • February 1, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Sribu Receives Funding From East Ventures

Sribu.com, an Indonesia-oriented service for connecting web/graphic designers with clients, has just announced that it has received seed fun...

  • February 1, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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‘Startups in Asia’ Coffee Chat Lineup: No Sugar, its Plenty Sweet Already

During our two-day Startups in Asia (Singapore) event on February 2nd and 3rd, we have an amazing group of industry players lined up for our...

  • February 1, 2012
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Indonesia No Longer World’s Second Largest Facebook Nation

According to new statistics from SocialBakers.com, the hierarchy of the world’s top Facebook nations has just experienced a shift near...

  • January 31, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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A charity concert — featuring entrepreneurs as performers

A part of entrepreneurship is about contributing to society in a meaningful way — but these 30 entrepreneurs took time off from their ...

  • January 31, 2012
  • at 1:11 pm
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Coffee Chat with James Tan: A Singaporean Entrepreneur in China

This post is a part of our coverage of Startups in Asia (Singapore), Penn Olson’s first tech conference. Our full coverage of the event c...

  • February 2, 2012
  • at 9:57 am
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GREE Brings on Assortment of Partnership To Support Global Platform, Includes Amazon, Microsoft

Japanese mobile social gaming company GREE (TYO:3632) has announced a number of global partnerships that will bring support tools as its pre...

  • February 2, 2012
  • at 8:44 am
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GamificationSG 1st Meetup 2012 – 8 Feb

The very first Meetup of GamificationSG for 2012 will be held next week. During the session, the organizer will briefly introduce the concep...

  • February 1, 2012
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Is Google Maps China About to Be Shut Down? Probably Not.

China News Service is reporting today that Google Maps may be on its way out in China. If true, the loss would impact millions of Android sm...

  • February 1, 2012
  • at 1:16 pm
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TiE Singapore Luncheon Event with Chairman of Headstrong Corporation – 2 Feb

This upcoming Thursday, TiE Singapore will organize a luncheon event with the Chairman of Headstrong Corporation, Arjun Malhotra. He will gi...

  • February 1, 2012
  • at 11:49 am
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Wantedly: Japan’s Trust-based Social Recruiting Site Officially Debuts

On Monday, a Tokyo-based tech startup called Wanted officially released its social recruiting platform Wantedly. The service was developed ...

  • February 1, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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360, Sina Weibo to Share Login Credentials, Hold Hands, Pick Flowers Together

Given the dog-eat-dog-then-eat-all-of-dog’s-friends-and-proclaim-himself-king-of-the-dogs nature of China’s interent industry, i...

  • January 31, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Chinese 3G Users Up 80 Million in 2011

2011 was a big year for mobile growth in China, and that extended to China’s 3G userbase. Historically, 3G hasn’t been as popula...

  • January 31, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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In Wine There’s Profit For a New Chinese E-Commerce Startup

In vino lucror. If it’s a truth that China’s growing middle-classes have a great taste for wine, then profit will surely follow....

  • January 31, 2012
  • at 12:05 pm
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