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Socialico rebrands as Gametize; to unveil Gamemaki mobile app

Socialico, a Singapore-based gamification company, announced today that it is rebranding itself as Gametize. It will soon officially launch ...

  • February 27, 2012
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10 Asian Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

In the last seven days, we have had a couple of Asian tech startups on our radar, specifically from China, Indonesia, Japan, India, and Sing...

  • February 26, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Pudding.to Photo App Hits 500,000 Downloads in One Week

Made in South Korea by KTH (KOSDAQ: 036030), the photo-sharing app Pudding.to has proven to be really popular, and the company behind it cla...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 10:26 pm
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No Gamer is an Island: Dollar Isle Unites Players Across Platforms

At our Startups in Asia conference I briefly met up with Juha Paananen, who heads up GamesMadeMe, a Finnish-Singaporean gaming company which...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 4:20 pm
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Our Ethics Page

We recently added an Ethics page on our site where readers can learn more about our policies, our investors, and our editorial process. Th...

  • February 24, 2012
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Impact Ventures Accelerator Program, for social enterprises, launches in Southeast Asia

The Impact Ventures Accelerator Program (IVAP), which provides 8 to 24 months, of business consulting and financial support to social enterp...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 12:18 pm
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Singapore, Indonesia, and Lazy Founders

Singapore is the best place to startup because it is easy to legalize a business and it is a comfortable place to live — that is if you ha...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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A guide for mobile developers to select the right ad unit size

The Mobile Marketing Association, a global non-profit trade organization for mobile marketing, has released an updated version of its guide ...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 3:22 am
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Baidu Establishes Joint Research Lab with A*STAR, Sets Eyes on Southeast Asia

This afternoon at Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) headquarters, the company signed an agreement with I2R (a part of A*STAR) that establishes a joint lab...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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How Standard Chartered Bank serves customers better by taking a 360° view of them

This geek has been following with increasing interest how banks operating in Singapore are innovating to better serve their customers in thi...

  • February 27, 2012
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5 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

While the Apple/Proview battle was stealing a lot of headlines this week, there were other things going down in China this week that may hav...

  • February 26, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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China is About to Break 1 Billion Mobile Phone Users

China has the most people of any nation on earth, and it’s hard to imagine that at this point it doesn’t have the most cellphone...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Product Search Engine Finds Itself $7.1 Million in Funding, Aims to Topple Alibaba’s eTao

The Chinese product search engine B5M.com has attracted and secured a significant US$7.1 million in series A funding that was led by Oak Inv...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 3:25 pm
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Daily Deals Market in China Sees Groupon Failing Badly, Movie Tickets in Demand

Group-buy aggregators and analysts Dataotuan are back in action, tracking 125 deals sites throughout January to find the latest trends among...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Charles Chao: Weibo Looking to Boost Business Accounts

At a conference last night in Taipei, Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) CEO and Chairman Charles Chao spoke about the importance of Sina Weibo as a channel...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 12:05 pm
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Hey Mr. Social DJ Put a Record On I Wanna Dance With My Baby

One of China’s leading music-streaming and subscription music sites, Xiami, has this week launched a Turntable.fm clone to let its use...

  • February 24, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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AppSEO Wants to Help You Optimize for App Store Search

A new search optimization service for apps, AppSEO, is available in public beta today. The service is a web-based tool from the folks over a...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 10:25 pm
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Game Studio Chocoarts Raises Money From Angels, Builds Branded Games

Jakarta-based game studio, Chocoarts, just raised a round of seed funding from several independent angels. The investment sum and the angels...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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