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The first ever Singapore Geek Girls event — girls, guys, and geeks galore

On 7th January, I had a wonderful opportunity to take part in the first Singapore Geek Girls meetup organized by Joyce Huang and Mingfei Y...

  • January 18, 2012
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Enhanced services for eBay Singapore sellers exporting goods to the US

eBay and SingPost announced last week the launch of ePAC, a new shipping service for eBay Singapore sellers that offers enhanced internation...

  • January 18, 2012
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Xiaomi Phone Gets an Android 4.0 Beta, Only For the Adventurous

The Xiaomi M1 phone currently runs Android 2.3, but the Xiaomi startup team has been promising that it’ll roll-out an update to 4.0 as...

  • January 18, 2012
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Redmart Co-Founder: Foundation First, One Step At A Time

We recently wrote about Redmart.com, a one-stop shop to purchase non-perishables in Singapore, which attracted investment from Skype co-coun...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Mig33 Adds Miniblog to its Arsenal in Push for Emerging Markets

With over 55 million users to date, Singapore-based mobile social network mig33 is looking to further expand its horizons, today announcing ...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 9:15 am
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Chinese Military-Developed Game “Glorious Mission” Being Used For Military Training?

When it was first announced, China’s Glorious Mission drew immediate comparisons to the U.S. Military’s America’s Army, an...

  • January 17, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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iFly Singapore, an indoor skydiving simulator, is big business

Army-officer-turned-entrepreneur Lawrence Koh found a way to make it work, putting Singapore on the world map in the skydiving world.

  • January 17, 2012
  • at 4:25 pm
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Singapore’s Sconce Solutions raises capital, plans expansion

Singapore-based Sconce Solutions, which has developed a “shape search technology” for the engineering world, has raised more cap...

  • January 17, 2012
  • at 3:19 pm
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S’pore startup Zopim joins anti-SOPA protest

Updated: 18th January Zopim, a Singapore-based startup that integrates non-intrusive instant messaging functionality into websites (see inte...

  • January 17, 2012
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China’s Ku6 to Become YouTube Content Partner, Targets New Audience

Chinese streaming video website Ku6 (NASDAQ:KUTV) announced this morning that it will become a YouTube content partner, and distribute its v...

  • January 18, 2012
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Mobile social network mig33 introduces Twitter-like miniblog, targets 500M users

Singapore-based mig33, a mobile social network with over 1.5M unique users a day, has launched a new Twitter-like feature called the mig33 m...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 1:04 pm
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The Makers of China’s Super-Expensive Communist ‘RedPad’ Tablet Respond!

Yesterday, we told you about the RedPad, an Android tablet aimed at China’s government officials and priced at an incredible 9,999 RMB...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 12:03 pm
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50 Million Strong: Shen Si, CEO and Co-founder of Papaya Mobile Speaks

We have covered many other social gaming platforms like GREE, DeNA, and mig33, but admittedly, we haven’t written too much about PapayaMob...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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China Internet Penetration Map 2012

So, you may have noticed that we like maps and charts and stuff… And after CNNIC released its recent report on internet use in China, ...

  • January 17, 2012
  • at 10:15 pm
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Kantar Media Acquires CIC, Wants to Hear More Word-of-Mouth Insights From China

CIC, the Chinese social business analysts, has been acquired by a British market research company called Kantar Media. It’s a signific...

  • January 17, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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After Success With E-Readers, Shanda Plans a Budget Smartphone

The Chinese web company Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA; FRA:RZP) is set to launch its first ever smartphone this summer, according to reports, which wi...

  • January 17, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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DeNA Continues China Push, Partners with NetDragon

Japanese mobile gaming company DeNA (TYO:2432) is starting off 2012 with more overseas partnerships on top of its busy year in 2011. The com...

  • January 17, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Chinese Travel Site Qunar Considering US IPO

Chinese travel site Qunar had a good year last year. It broke even — not a small accomplishment considering how rough things were for ...

  • January 17, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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