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Check-In to China’s Pinterest For Foodies

Amid the glut of Pinterest clones in China, there are some interesting such social pinboard sites that are highly specialist – such as...

  • March 5, 2012
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Startup Weekend Singapore – 9-11 Mar

This upcoming weekend, NUS Overseas College (NOC) alumni members will be organizing Startup Weekend Singapore. The attendees of Startup Week...

  • March 5, 2012
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Silicon Valley’s Singularity University Offering One Chinese Innovator a $25,000 Scholarship

Silicon Valley’s Singularity University is giving one Chinese national the chance to win a program scholarship worth US$25,000 to its ...

  • March 5, 2012
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China Mobile Breaks 15 Million iPhone Users

China Mobile (HKG:0941, NASDAQ:CHL) has been in the news recently for rather unflattering reasons (yes, China Mobile, corruption at the exec...

  • March 5, 2012
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Dove’s Weibo Campaign Case Study: 47,000 Retweets, 34,000 Comments, Up 226% in Sales

For last year’s Chinese Valentine’s Day (or Qixi Festival) on August 6, Dove wanted to do something special to promote its chocolate gif...

  • March 5, 2012
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Intraix Helps Reduce Your Energy Consumption

I am sure many of you have heard of Earth Hour where cities worldwide participate in switching off lights for an hour. Many people want to a...

  • March 5, 2012
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6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

News. It happens every week! But how are we to keep track of it? Why, with this, the rundown of this week’s most important China-relat...

  • March 4, 2012
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Telunjuk: A New Indonesian Product Search Engine for Gadgets, Plane Tickets

Telunjuk launched its startup website at an event at Plaza Indonesia, Jakarta, a few days ago. Aiming to help its users to compare prices wh...

  • March 4, 2012
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Sofshell Wows the Audience With Its Shock Absorbent Padding

Sofshell took our breath away when co-founder Dr. Elgin Yap dropped a whopping 12-pound bowling ball onto his iPhone – after placing h...

  • March 3, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Miliao Group Messaging App Adds Music Sharing Between Buddies

Two of China’s coolest startups have joined hands to make it easier for friends to share music via mobile messaging. In the deal, song...

  • March 5, 2012
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Taiwan’s Weibao Digital Spends $2 Million, Becomes Exclusive Operator of Shenxian Zhuan

China’s The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) announced this morning that Taiwan Weibao Digital has purchased the rights to be the exclusive Taiwan and H...

  • March 5, 2012
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iAxil: iSPRINT Program Talk with IDA – 6 Mar

Tomorrow, iAxil will organize a casual talk with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) about iSPRINT program. The iSPRINT i...

  • March 5, 2012
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SingTel Acquires Mobile Ad Company Amobee for $321 million

Last year we told you about California-based Amobee, an ad company which was making a strong push into Asia, opening a new headquarters in S...

  • March 5, 2012
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DropMyEmail Keeps Your Email Data Safe in Two Clicks

What’s your most important communication tool for work? Most likely it is not Facebook, Twitter, or Weibo — but rather your email. P...

  • March 5, 2012
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12 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...

  • March 4, 2012
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That Thing You (Forget to) Do Part 1: Product Development

Recently, I was invited by the incubator JFDI.Asia to deliver a talk entitled “That Thing You (Forget to) Do” (inspired loosely ...

  • March 4, 2012
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Consumer tech startups at DEMO Asia 2012 — It’s a jungle out there

The slate of consumer technology startups at DEMO Asia 2012 is almost “jungle” like, hailing from different industries. The indu...

  • March 4, 2012
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JFDI Startup Talks on Raising Angel Investment – 3 Mar

JFDI Startup Talks with Anil Joshi will happen this evening. He will give a talk entitled “Raising Angel Investment”. Anil leads...

  • March 3, 2012
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