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Qiito Bags $1.6 Million To Build An Online Travel Planner in Asia

   Qiito (pronounced as Key-Tow), which stands for Quick, Interesting, Interactive Travel Organizer is a Singapore-based start-up that...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Japan’s DeNA Acquires Gaming Studio in Vietnam

We just received word from Japanese mobile social gaming company DeNA announcing that it plans to pick up Punch Entertainment Vietnam, the H...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 3:59 pm
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Narenda Wicaksono on Nokia’s Indonesia Strategy and DevStart

It hasn’t been a good year for Nokia, getting absolutely hammered in the smartphone industry. But yet in Indonesia it has a fighting c...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Norton Reveals The Shocking Scale of Cyber Crime in Asia

Norton has released a report on the current cyber crime situation across the world. It claims, for example, that just over one million peopl...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 12:04 pm
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Google Launches Its Very First TV Commercial in Indonesia

Last Friday Google launched its first ever TV commercial for Indonesia. Many Twitter users here reported that they watched two different ver...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 10:11 am
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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 7 That Caught Our Eye

As usual, we have quite a few Asian start-up on our radar this week, from India, China, and Singapore. For folks who are interested to inves...

  • September 11, 2011
  • at 11:18 pm
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foound

Found Launches in Singapore, Again

Mobile application Found is back with a recently launched app for Singapore. Previously named Foound, as some might remember, the start-u...

  • September 11, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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Rovio Brings Chinese Theme To Angry Birds Seasons: Moon Festival!

We just received a quick note from Rovio to say that it has finally introduced its Moon Festival theme for Angry Birds Seasons. Rovio explai...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 10:35 pm
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BlackBerry Indonesia

No BlackBerry Plant in Indonesia? We’ll Tax You!

Despite the massive amount of Blackberry users it has in Indonesia, handset maker RIM has decided to build its new plant in neighboring coun...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 5:56 pm
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8 Ways That Sina Weibo Will Shut You Up, or Shut You Down

A Chinese blogger has identified the eight key ways that Sina Weibo – China’s most popular microblogging service – can shu...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 4:43 pm
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Google Internet Bus Helps 1.5 Million Experience Internet For The First Time in India

Beep! Beep! Incoming… Google’s Internet bus is driving around different parts of India to educate the population about the Internet....

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! Google, Baidu Celebrate With Doodles

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! Both search engine giants, Google and Baidu, are celebrating the Chinese festival with doodles right smack in the...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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stylekandi

Crowd-Sourced Gadget and Fashion News at StyleKandi.com

Malaysia-based start-up StyleKandi.com is a crowd-sourced platform where users share the latest trends in many areas of interest — fa...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Wishscope: A Social Wishlist from Japan

Tokyo-based tech start-up Zawatt just announced it has received funding from Japan’s Cyber Agent Ventures and now is worth 20 million ...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Jack Ma: You Know What’s Cool? One Trillion RMB in Turnover

"You know what’s cooler than a billion RMB? A trillion RMB!" OK, so those weren’t the actual words of Alibaba’s founder and CEO, Jack ...

  • September 11, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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AliYun Tablet Coming Soon, English Support Even Sooner

At a media event at Alibaba’s huge new campus in eastern China, Dr Wang Jian, the “chief architect” of the company’s...

  • September 10, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Galaxy Tab 10.1

Apple and Samsung Continue Legal Battle in Japan

Yesterday we told you about the Docomo rollout of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 on its zippy LTE network. We’ve since learned that Apple...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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179 Million Citizens: Asia’s 4th Largest Nation is Republic of Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’ve said much already about Facebook’s booming popularity in both Indonesia and India. But a fun infographic from the folks at Ogilvy ...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 4:14 pm
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