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LoveByte adds new lovey-dovey features as couples messaging app reaches 700k users

LoveByte adds new lovey-dovey features as couples messaging app reaches 700k users

The refreshed LoveByte app adds in a lot of sharing between couples - of your battery level, your location, and the local weather.

  • August 13, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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Rakuten Super Logistics U.S accepts bitcoin

Could this be one step towards Rakuten the ecommerce giant accepting bitcoin as payment?

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 11:37 pm
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Startup that lets you demo an app without downloading or installing wins gold at Techcrunch Beijing

VM5′s premiere product, AdPlay, virtualizes an app demo on mobile and desktop browser to let users stream a demo of an app without downloa...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 8:40 pm
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Finnish smartphone maker Jolla says holla to Hong Kong

Jolla, the Finnish smartphone maker best known for being Finnish, has begun selling devices in Hong Kong.

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 6:13 pm
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Stealth aims to earn the title as Indonesia’s most secure messaging app

Is this Asia’s answer for the secure chat app craze?

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 4:28 pm
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MapmyIndia, Pioneer join hands to create in-car entertainment system that doubles as navigation assistant

MapmyIndia’s navigation system will piggy-back on the latest in-car entertainment system manufactured by Japanese giant Pioneer

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Master anything from songwriting to Swahili with ClassDo – now in more than 100 countries

The platform's all-in-one interface offers a collaborative whiteboard, video, and text chat - without downloads or installs.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 9:17 pm
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Indonesian estore Blibli, impatient for Xiaomi’s official launch, starts selling Mi 3 smartphone

Indonesia’s top online store Blibli is beating the much-anticipated official Xiaomi launch by selling the Xiaomi Mi 3.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 8:08 pm
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$2.8 billion spent on Southeast Asian startup acquisitions since 2008: report

In a report released today by Singapore-based venture capital firm Monk’s Hill Ventures, contributing writer Cheryl Ho claims more than US...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 6:21 pm
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Mi 3 sells out again in seconds. Is India Xiaomi’s hottest market after China?

Xiaomi’s sellout sales have become a recurring phenomenon. After China, will Xiaomi make India its home?

  • August 13, 2014
  • at 12:36 am
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Razer’s Nabu turns exercise activity into in-app reward for Tencent game

Real life actions will be recorded by the Nabu and reflected in a Tencent mobile game.

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 11:00 pm
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Ahead of Rocket Internet IPO, here are the numbers on its Southeast Asian ecommerce stores

Remember last week when Rocket Internet announced a US$445 million investment from Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) in exch...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 6:56 pm
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Here are 5 #HumansinTech who are living proof that academic success is not the be-all and end-all

Academic success is not a good way of knowing whether one will be successful in a job, much less in running his or her own business.

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 5:36 pm
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Look out Oculus Rift, China’s rival virtual reality headset goes on sale next month

ANTVR was clearly designed for Asian faces with flatter noses. I could see the bottom edge of the screen, and I noticed some distortion in t...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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Starting a dating service carried a stigma. That didn’t stop this entrepreneur from succeeding (VIDEO)

When Lunch Actually co-founder and CEO Violet Lim graduated with a law degree from the University of Manchester and a masters degree from Lo...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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After helping Skype and Box, Itochu Technology Ventures wants your startup to win in Japan

ITV is earmarking 30% of it’s next fund for Southeast Asia. The firm says its ability to bring foreign firms into Japan is the key.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Good news for hardware startups: VCs like Sequoia, Andreessen are hunting for them on crowdfunding platforms

443 hardware startups have raised US$100,000 or more on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, and one out of every 10 went on to get VC funding, says a...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Changsu Lee from 5Rocks gives you app engagement tips and tricks (#StartupAsia preview)

Changsu Lee from 5Rocks gives you app engagement tips and tricks (#StartupAsia preview)

A complex nexus of app discovery, engagement, and monetization - those are the main challenges facing startups and smaller app developers.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 4:28 pm
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