Chinese Apps are Bypassing Google’s Play Store, Giving Android Apps Straight to Users

A mobile platform is only as strong as its app line-up, which in turn relies on the co-operation and keenness of app developers. But looking...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 3:02 pm
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Reserveit.sg slays the competition with its mobile restaurant reservation app

  It would appear that Singapore-based Reserveit.sg has maintained its front-runner status as the king of online restaurant reservation...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 12:50 pm
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Goocus Helps Users Discover Wikipedia Content Socially

Japan-based startup, Castalia, has launched Goocus today. It’s a social Wikipedia reader app for iOS and Android which helps users dis...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 11:35 am
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Angel’s Gate Responds

Love it or hate it, Season 2 of Angel’s Gate, the entrepreneurial reality show on Singaporean TV, is in the pipeline. There’s a lot ...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 9:18 am
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Mobile Monday Tokyo: Sakura Under the Stars

Cherry blossom season is about to start, and the folks at Mobile Monday Tokyo aren’t wasting any time taking to the great outdoors. To...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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China Mobile Has Blocked More than 500,000 Mobile Porn Sites

For an officially atheist country, China is kind of a prude (hello angry commenters, it’s just a joke!). Pornography in any form is il...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 4:51 pm
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Tencent CEO: Weixin Group Messaging App Hits 100 Million Users

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) CEO, Ma Hua Teng – also known as Pony Ma – has said on his microblog page [1] that his company’...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Plug and Play Singapore Gives Some Very Real Cash to Virtual Currency Traders First Meta

Silicon Valley startup accelerator Plug and Play Tech Center has given growth capital to the Singapore-based virtual currency exchange servi...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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First Meta Receives Half A Million in Funding from Plug & Play Tech Center

Singapore, March 29, 2012 – First Meta (www.firstmeta.com) announced today that it has secured SGD 588,000.00 in growth capital from Sili...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 10:55 am
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How to Post to Sina Weibo Without Registering Your Real Name

Well, we’re a couple weeks into the real-name regulations at Sina Weibo, and it seems like none of the weirdness is going away. Plenty...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm
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Applorer Gamebox Sees Growth in Asia, Users Keen for Premium Games

People love mobile games, and many folks want to be nice by paying for them – but a combination of lousy payment options on GoogleR...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Tmall Unveils New Logo

Yesterday, Alibaba’s Tmall unveiled a new logo, pictured on the right. As you can see, it’s a cat in the shape of the Chinese ch...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 11:01 am
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Applorer Gamebox, which shields users from crappy Android games, hits 10,000 downloads

  The bad thing about Android phones, at least from the consumer’s perspective, is that any genius can create a mobile game and u...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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Tech Companies Dominate Fortune’s Most Influential China Businessmen List

This morning, Fortune‘s Chinese edition published its list of the top 50 most influential business people in China. If there was anyon...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Cacoo Gives You a Virtual Whiteboard for Google+ Hangouts

We’ve written about Japanese startups Cacoo a few times before. You may recall that they operate a collaborative web service that can ...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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UPDATED: Entrepreneur asked to pay S$3,888 for award, reports incident to police

Dear readers, Justin from Ace Tutors requested that we remove the article. We have done so. Regards, SGE Team

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 1:29 pm
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Mark Zuckerberg is in China…Who Cares?

Mark Zuckerberg, I’m sure you’re aware, has been spotted in China. Whenever this happens — and it has happened before R...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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First Meta secures USD466k from Plug and Play and NRF

First Meta, a Singapore startup that provides a web-based exchange for users to buy, sell, and trade virtual currencies for real money acro...

  • March 29, 2012
  • at 10:40 am
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