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China Hit 513 Million Net Users in 2011

China has a lot of people in it. More than anywhere else in the world, in fact! But how many of those people are using the internet? Accordi...

  • January 16, 2012
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Tokyo’s Open Network Lab Partners With AQ To Improve UX For Start-ups

Today Tokyo’s tech startup incubator Open Network Lab unveiled that it has partnered with AQ, a Tokyo-based multilingual website desig...

  • January 16, 2012
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SGE does not support SOPA/PIPA

SGE does not support SOPA and PIPA. If such legislation gets passed in Singapore, it will affect Southeast Asia as the new internet frontier...

  • January 16, 2012
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E-Commerce Sites Bracing For 2-Week Shutdown as Chinese New Year Nears

Remember all that stuff about 750 billion RMB being spent online in China last year, and how Alipay sees 2.1 million RMB in transactions eve...

  • January 16, 2012
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With iPhone 4S Totally Out of Stock in China, Gray Market Price Jumps

It’s hard to imagine how Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) launch of the iPhone 4S could have gone any worse here in China. First, riots at ...

  • January 16, 2012
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3 Bangkok Locations Make Instagram’s Top 15

Photo-sharing iPhone app Instagram recently revealed the top 15 most popular places where Instagram photos were taken in 2011 and, surprisin...

  • January 16, 2012
  • at 10:35 am
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10 Startups That Caught Our Eye Last Week

We have a couple of Asian tech startups on our radar this week, specifically from China, Korea, Indonesia, Nepal, Singapore, and Hong Kong f...

  • January 15, 2012
  • at 10:38 pm
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East Ventures Alpha Graduates Its First Batch of Startups

East Ventures Alpha is a 100-day startup accelerator program which was launched back in August by East Ventures. It has just had its demo da...

  • January 15, 2012
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San Francisco accelerator by MySpace co-founder inviting S’pore startups to apply

i/o Ventures, an accelerator based in San Francisco, is welcoming Singapore startups to apply for its next three-month program, which will s...

  • January 14, 2012
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BANSEA Network@Lunch – 19 Jan

This upcoming Thursday, Business Angel Network Southeast Asia (BANSEA) will organize their very first BANSEA Network@Lunch session for 2012....

  • January 16, 2012
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Singapore and Tokyo-based Cinemacraft receives funding from 500 Startups

Cinemacraft, a Singapore and Tokyo-based interactive media platform startup, has announced today an investment from 500 Startups, a Silicon ...

  • January 16, 2012
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Baidu Breaks Ground on New International HQ – But Not in Beijing

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s biggest search engine, has today broken ground on a new campus building that will eventually be home to 1...

  • January 16, 2012
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China’s The9 Lands Anelka, Shanghai Shenhua in Endorsement Deal

Back in December we told you about Chinese gaming company, The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY), and its efforts to bring Firefall (from subsidiary Red 5 Stud...

  • January 16, 2012
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Events For The Week – 14-21 Jan

For a one-stop to all events related to or concerning entrepreneurship, certain industry-meets-business forums and seminars in Singapore, ch...

  • January 16, 2012
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RedMart Bags Money From Co-founder of Skype, Launches in Singapore

RedMart.com is an e-commerce site built for busy folks to buy your everyday goods (like milk, rice, coffee, etc) online. You select the good...

  • January 16, 2012
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5 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

This week was crazy. Apple launched the iPhone 4S in China, and we bet other things probably happened too. Read on! 1. Apple Launches iPhone...

  • January 15, 2012
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Imaginary Friends Come to Life in Asylon World for Android

Whappa Games is a games developer focusing on multiplayer mobile games. It follows in the footsteps of NightSpade (a graduate of Bandung Ins...

  • January 14, 2012
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