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Which are the Top Twitter Nations?

We recently took a look at Eric Fischer’s Twitter visualization which showed that Asia is a very chatty region when it comes to microb...

  • February 1, 2012
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Sribu Receives Funding From East Ventures

Sribu.com, an Indonesia-oriented service for connecting web/graphic designers with clients, has just announced that it has received seed fun...

  • February 1, 2012
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‘Startups in Asia’ Coffee Chat Lineup: No Sugar, its Plenty Sweet Already

During our two-day Startups in Asia (Singapore) event on February 2nd and 3rd, we have an amazing group of industry players lined up for our...

  • February 1, 2012
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Indonesia No Longer World’s Second Largest Facebook Nation

According to new statistics from SocialBakers.com, the hierarchy of the world’s top Facebook nations has just experienced a shift near...

  • January 31, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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A charity concert — featuring entrepreneurs as performers

A part of entrepreneurship is about contributing to society in a meaningful way — but these 30 entrepreneurs took time off from their ...

  • January 31, 2012
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Driven by Ameba, CyberAgent Continues to Grow

We’ve written much about Japanese internet entertainment company CyberAgent (TYO:4751) over the past year, ranging from its many game ...

  • January 31, 2012
  • at 10:55 am
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Want to sell your business? Attract retailers to your product

Selling your business is a rewarding accomplishment. Here's a story about how the writer advised one client to sell his business.

  • January 30, 2012
  • at 11:15 pm
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Diablo 3 Chinese Logo Revealed

Blizzard games are big business in China. Warcraft 3 is huge, World of Warcraft is enormous. And now that it’s almost here, Chinese ga...

  • January 30, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Philippine govt launches one-stop registration program for entrepreneurs

The Philippine government’s Trade department has launched on 27th January a “one-stop” registration center for aspiring en...

  • January 30, 2012
  • at 6:46 pm
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TiE Singapore Luncheon Event with Chairman of Headstrong Corporation – 2 Feb

This upcoming Thursday, TiE Singapore will organize a luncheon event with the Chairman of Headstrong Corporation, Arjun Malhotra. He will gi...

  • February 1, 2012
  • at 11:49 am
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Wantedly: Japan’s Trust-based Social Recruiting Site Officially Debuts

On Monday, a Tokyo-based tech startup called Wanted officially released its social recruiting platform Wantedly. The service was developed ...

  • February 1, 2012
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360, Sina Weibo to Share Login Credentials, Hold Hands, Pick Flowers Together

Given the dog-eat-dog-then-eat-all-of-dog’s-friends-and-proclaim-himself-king-of-the-dogs nature of China’s interent industry, i...

  • January 31, 2012
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Chinese 3G Users Up 80 Million in 2011

2011 was a big year for mobile growth in China, and that extended to China’s 3G userbase. Historically, 3G hasn’t been as popula...

  • January 31, 2012
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In Wine There’s Profit For a New Chinese E-Commerce Startup

In vino lucror. If it’s a truth that China’s growing middle-classes have a great taste for wine, then profit will surely follow....

  • January 31, 2012
  • at 12:05 pm
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From Singapore, Silicon Valley, and then to China [PREVIEW]

James Tong, the founder of Dextrys, has experience in both of the world’s largest markets, China and U.S. He was born and bred in Singapor...

  • January 31, 2012
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Finding a Connection: Android, Line, and Docomo’s Network Outage

In the wake of its most recent network disruption, Japanese mobile carrier NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) is scrambling to find ways to improve both ...

  • January 30, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Starbucks and Jiepang Hook-Up Single Users for Valentine’s Promo

Smartphone-toting singletons in China will get some help in finding a potential date for Valentine’s Day with a new social marketing c...

  • January 30, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Chinese Government: Mobile Carriers Must Warn Users of Overages

So picture this: you’re a Chinese smartphone user with, like almost every smartphone user in China, a limited data plan. You get 500 M...

  • January 30, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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