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Japan to Get Kindle Touch in April? [REPORT]

The Nikkei Business Daily is reporting that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) will start selling its Kindle ebook reader in Japan as early as April, with...

  • February 11, 2012
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Need a Hotel Fast? Baidu Maps Has Got Your Back

Today has been a pretty good day for the hotel business in China. First we saw e-commerce giant 360Buy launch its own hotel booking service ...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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SingTel and Globe launches new cross-platform mobile app store in the Philippines

Philippines telecom operator Globe has partnered with Singapore counterpart SingTel to bring MyAppsMall, a cross-platform mobile app store, ...

  • February 10, 2012
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Rift is Coming to China

Other Western game developers seem to be finally realizing what Blizzard has known for years — if you’ve got a massively-multipl...

  • February 10, 2012
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Four up-and-coming trends in the restaurant business

More F&B enterprises are starting to incorporate technology and hybrid business concepts.

  • February 10, 2012
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Debrief: Startups in Asia 2012 (Singapore)

We had a funnn and productive two-day conference in Singapore. As a team, we are fairly pleased with how everything went at Startups in Asia...

  • February 10, 2012
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Entrepreneurs: Go Big or Go Home

We ran a investors-meet-entrepreneurs session at Plugin @ Blk 71 as part of our Startups in Asia (Singapore) networking session last Saturda...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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Android DevCamp in 10+ Cities Across Asia, 48 Hours of Hacking Awaits

Form a team, brainstorm ideas, and hack your Android app within 48 hours. A total of 10 cities (so far) across Asia will be holding the Andr...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 10:04 am
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Singapore’s NonStop Games offers glimpse of future with HTML5 game Dollar Isle

Depending on who you ask, HTML5 is the future of mobile apps. Juha Paananen, founder and CEO of NonStop Games, a Finland and Singapore-based...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 10:03 pm
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LinkedIn Records 25 Million Users in APAC, Grew By 25 Percent

20 million was the number of LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) users in Asia Pacific (APAC) last publicly announced. Just four months later, today, the f...

  • February 10, 2012
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In Singapore, PayPal experiments with QR code shopping at train stations

QR codes have taken off in a big way in the marketing world lately, and PayPal is the latest to get in on this craze. Just recently, they la...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 6:44 pm
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Jeremy Lin Brings the ‘Linsanity’ to China’s Weibo

American-Chinese basketball player Jeremy Lin has shot to stardom in the past few days after an astonishing run of performances for the New ...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Pirating ‘Glorious Mission’? You May Be Violating Military Secrecy Laws!

Pirating computer games isn’t cool. (And neither are drugs, kids. Stay in school.) But generally, game pirates get accused of violatin...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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360Buy Opens a Hotel Booking Site, Now Has a Full Online Travel Service

China’s second-largest e-commerce site, 360Buy, continues its very aggressive expansion today with the launch of a hotel booking site....

  • February 10, 2012
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Girls in Tech Singapore’s “Entrepreneur Superstars” panel & launch party – 15 Feb

Girls in Tech Singapore will have a panel discussion and launch party on day three of Social Media Week. The evening will consist of a celeb...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 12:37 pm
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Jakarta Founder Institute Graduates Its Fall Batch of Startups

At the Pacific Place in Jakarta yesterday, Jakarta Founder Institute graduated its fall batch of startups. This selected crew started four m...

  • February 10, 2012
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Angry Birds Still Flying High in China with Online Tmall Store

You can’t seem to get away from those Angry Birds here in China. I’ve been to a Starbucks where the moment I was served, the xyl...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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Lexulous Launches On Ibibo, Get Ready to Cheat With a Dictionary

India’s largest online social gaming site, Ibibo, today has another attraction for its users – the popular word game Lexulous. S...

  • February 9, 2012
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