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Tiket Hits the Right Notes in its Ticket Buying Experience [REVIEW]

Tiket, as its name implies, is a ticket booking platform for almost anything. It was soft launched back in November of last year, and has be...

  • February 17, 2012
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By training an African Lance Armstrong, this Singaporean could change pro cycling

Nicholas Leong's dream is truly one-of-a-kind. Some people thought he was nuts.

  • February 17, 2012
  • at 12:10 pm
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5 Features in Mac OS 10.8 That Apple Has Added for Chinese Users

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just released an early preview of its next version of Mac OS X, which will be called Mountain Lion. Along with a bun...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 11:15 pm
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Singapore Still the Best Place for Entrepreneurs [Infographic]

New information from the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank confirms what we’ve been talking about on this blog for some...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Alternative Android App Store AppChina Attracts A-Round Funding

The alternative Android app store AppChina has secured some A-round funding worth 40 million RMB (US$6.35 million). Announced today, though ...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Baidu Launches New Version of Baidu Browser [REVIEW]

Last year, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) launched its own browser application, the creatively-titled Baidu Browser. Today, the Chinese search giant ha...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Shanda Shareholders Approve Buyout, NASDAQ Delisting Coming Soon

Shareholders of Shanda Interactive (NASDAQ:SNDA), one of China’s biggest web and gaming companies, have voted overwhelmingly to back S...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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The Old Republic Launches in Hong Kong and Singapore on March 1

The Old Republic, Bioware’s latest MMO and the best recent shot at World of Warcraft‘s crown, is coming to Asia. Specifically, t...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Mobile Monday – 20 Feb

Mobile Monday will be having a 5 minutes elevator pitch session from industry innovators such as Pointpal, Yoose, Lobang Club, and Fitness B...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 12:35 pm
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Japan’s Freco Lets You Share and Discover Interesting Places with Like-minded People

Earlier this week, Tokyo-based startup Kaditt introduced an iPhone app (available in English and Japanese) that allows users to discover pl...

  • February 17, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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CandyJapan Sends Sweets with Simple Subscription Model

Subscription models are cool. Provide a service to your customers, who in return pay a recurring fee. That’s the idea behind CandyJapa...

  • February 17, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Manthan Systems Closes $15 Million Series C Funding From Norwest Venture Partners

Manthan System, a retail analytics and business intelligence company based in India, announced yesterday that it has concluded its $15 milli...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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Google Continues Efforts to Bring Asian Business Online in Thailand

Google Thailand’s Go Online initiative to get small and medium businesses online has far exceeded expectations, country head Ariya Ban...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 8:15 pm
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DigitalFilipino E-Commerce Summit 2012 in Philippines – 24 Feb

The DigitalFilipino E-Commerce Summit 2012 will be held in the Philippines. There will be numbers of speakers during the session, such as Gi...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 5:08 pm
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Developer Garage Meetup with Mohan Belani and Erwan Macé – 24 Feb

The Developer Garage Meetup will be talking about Mobile Predictions in 2012. During the session, Mohan Belani, Director at E27, will shed ...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 2:47 pm
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Apps Foundry Acquires a Stake in MakeMac, the News Site for Apple Fans

With the freshly injected capital from Gobi Ventures, Apps Foundry, the startup that made the popular magazine reader SCOOP on the iPad, is ...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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SMU Public Forum: What Does It Mean to be A Successful Family Business – 24 Feb

Next week, there will be an SMU Public Forum entitled “What Does It Mean to be A Successful Family Business”. The session will b...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 1:12 pm
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Man proposes to girlfriend on daily deals site Deal.com.sg

If a daily deals devotee wants to propose to his lover, there’s only one way he can do it — by cutting her a wedding deal. Yep,...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 12:04 pm
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