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Go-jek Solves Your Motorcycle Taxi Needs in Jakarta

If you have visited Jakarta, chances are you are familiar with the term ‘ojek.’ These are the taxi motorcycles you see on the si...

  • February 13, 2012
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Viddy, an Instagram for video, is popular among Hong Kong celebs

Viddy, an Instagram-like mobile app for video, is getting giddy reception in Hong Kong, all thanks to the celebrities that have signed up on...

  • February 13, 2012
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Indonesia’s Top Two Banks Launch Online Payments Platforms, Finally

At the end of January, two of the biggest banks in Indonesia launched payment solutions for e-commerce purposes. BCA (IDX:BBCA), the biggest...

  • February 13, 2012
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What Do You Do When Tencent Copies? Here Are 10 Ways a Startup Can Beat the Giant

Some of you might have read this article where it quotes Stephen Bell, a Shanghai-based partner at Trinity Ventures, who says he hears this ...

  • February 13, 2012
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Japan’s GREE Has Big Plans for America in 2012

Furthering its already very broad expansion, Japan’s GREE (TYO:3632) announced over the weekend that it would be setting up new office...

  • February 13, 2012
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Soft Launch of The Young Entrepreneurs Program & Panel Discussion – 16 Feb

This upcoming Thursday, TiE Singapore will have a soft launch for The Young Entrepreneurs Program. During the session, there will be panel d...

  • February 13, 2012
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Web Wednesday with Anders “Jesus” Färdigh – 15 Feb

In the upcoming Web Wednesday, “Looking into the Crystal Ball – The Next Generation of Apps”, the audience can get insight...

  • February 13, 2012
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Bouncity Releases iPhone App, Version 2.0 Coming Soon

Bouncity, the Indonesian startup we first covered in June last year, has finally launched an iOS version of their app. It was released on An...

  • February 13, 2012
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14 Asian Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

It is post-conference week but our team has been continuing with our work on the blog. In the last seven days, we have had a couple of Asian...

  • February 12, 2012
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Malaysia Social Media Week

Malaysia Social Media Week Set to Celebrate Online Communities

Starting today and running until February 17th, Malaysia Social Media Week 2012 is the first event of its kind. Social media is a pivotal pa...

  • February 13, 2012
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One Chinese City Raids an Apple Reseller in Growing iPad Trademark Row

Government officials in the city of Shijiazhuang raided an unnamed Apple reseller (not an official brand store) over the weekend, seizing 45...

  • February 13, 2012
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Referoll pays you for your opinions

This online platform lets users make extra cash by participating in market research projects.

  • February 13, 2012
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Vietnam’s largest streaming music site receives funding from CyberAgent Ventures

NhacCuaTui.com, described as the largest music site in Vietnam, has received an investment with undisclosed terms from CyberAgent Ventures o...

  • February 13, 2012
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Innovation Works Invests in 2D MMO Game

Sina Tech is reporting that Kai-fu Lee’s incubator Innovation Works’s latest investment is apparently a games studio, Zhuhai Xin...

  • February 13, 2012
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Shanda, With a View to a Phone of its Own, Launches an Android ROM

Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA), a leading web and gaming company in China, has released the open beta of its new Android ROM, dubbed Lezhong. It’s t...

  • February 13, 2012
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SpotDokter Launches, Aims to Provide Health Information to its Users

At the BlitzMegaplex Grand Indonesia in Jakarta, SpotMed Group held a press conference for the launch of a new service. It’s called SpotDo...

  • February 13, 2012
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Social Media Week 2012 – 13-17 Feb

Starting this upcoming Monday to Friday, there will be Social Media Week in several cities around the world: Hamburg, Hongkong, London, Miam...

  • February 13, 2012
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5 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

Things are happening. It is a constant of the universe. None of us can escape the relentless march of happening things. But what if you miss...

  • February 12, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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