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Hong Kong’s First Apple Store is Coming This Saturday!

Good news, Apple fans in Hong Kong! If you are a hardcore Apple fan, you should know by now that an Apple store will be opening soon in Hong...

  • September 19, 2011
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This Month’s Founders Drinks is on Usability, Design, and Monetization of Mobile Apps

Update: Lichi Wu, director of biz dev at Chalkboard, will take Bernard’s place. Made changes to Chris Ismael’s profile. Unfortun...

  • September 19, 2011
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MiQi, With New VC Funding, Aims to be China’s Cosmetics Store

The Chinese e-commerce site MiQi.cn, which specializes in cosmetics, has just completed a round of funding from DT Capital. It’s valued, i...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 11:57 am
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inMobi Updates iOS and Android SDK, Gives Developers More Control Over Ads

After its $200 million investment from Softbank, InMobi promptly announced its SDK updates for iOS and Android. The new SDKs, in brief, give...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 10:42 am
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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 10 That Caught Our Eye

As usual, we have quite a few Asian start-up on our radar this week, from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan and Singapore. For folks who a...

  • September 18, 2011
  • at 10:53 pm
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Mobile Roadie Hits 10 Million App Downloads, Launches in China

Mobile Roadie is a self-service mobile app platform that powers iOS and Android apps for celebrities, companies, and artists. Clients includ...

  • September 17, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Sets Up an Office in India

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an international community with a core objective of developing web standards, has set up an office in ...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Around!: A Singapore Start-up That Makes Stamp-Cards Mobile

Singapore-based start-up, around! is a mobile app built for both consumers and merchandisers. Merchandisers using around! can use the platfo...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 9:08 pm
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Is Renren Behind a Kaixin-Badged Group Buy Clone?

The long drawn-out battle between Renren (NYSE:RENN) and Kaixin over the “Kaixin” brand-name looks like it might have moved to t...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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38 Chinese B2C Sites Clamber Aboard New Taobao Mall Open Platform

As expected, Alibaba today announced a major series of B2C site partnerships for its brand-oriented online storefront known as TMall. It mak...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 3:31 pm
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LG Gets Exclusive Rights to Street Fighter IV on Android Phones

Korean electronics company LG announced some big news today, disclosing that it has landed an exclusive deal with Japanese game developer Ca...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 1:08 pm
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Japan Castle Explorer: A Passion For History Shared Online

Here at Penn Olson we spend a lot of time writing about start-ups struggling to bring in revenue, or attract venture capital. But it’s imp...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Sex Education For Indonesians Now Online

Taking about sex in eastern countries that have strong cultural and religious bonds, such as Indonesia, is still considered taboo. But peopl...

  • September 19, 2011
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RIM Launches Blackberry Bold 9900 and Torch 9810 in Indonesia

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Torch 9810 are being launched officially today in Indonesia by Research In Motion (RIM). The launch event took ...

  • September 17, 2011
  • at 10:09 pm
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RIM Disappoints Indonesian Government for Not Finishing Its “Homework”

RIM and the Indonesian government have had a somewhat mixed relationship to date. The another manifestation of this feud occurred just recen...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 11:08 pm
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GaoJie Arrives Fashionably Late to the Luxury E-Commerce Party

China has yet another brand-specialist luxury e-commerce site, with the launch of the ‘High Street’ site at GaoJie.com today. It brings ...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 9:57 pm
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India’s Zomato Releases a Public API to Enable App Developers Build Better Local Apps

India’s leading food and restaurant guide, Zomato has released a public API, enabling app developers to leverage its restaurant database i...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 4:45 pm
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Indopreneur USA: A Start-up Competition For Indonesians in the US. Low, High Tech All Welcome

Update: Included MEKAR’s comment on its network of investors, below. You heard that right. Indopreneur USA, organized by MEKAR Entrepr...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 2:38 pm
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