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Chinese New Year Sets Microblog Message Milestone, But It’s Not the First Time

China’s Sina Weibo is making lots of headlines today having broken the unofficial tweets-per-second record with 32,312 messages during...

  • January 23, 2012
  • at 9:25 pm
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8 Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

We have a couple of Asian tech startups on our radar this week, specifically from China, Indonesia, Japan, India, and Singapore for this wee...

  • January 22, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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AllSet Learning Launches Chinese Grammar Wiki

AllSet Learning is an educational consultancy startup based in Shanghai, China. Today, AllSet has entered the tech realm by launching a Chin...

  • January 22, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

Despite it being the week in the run-up to Chinese New Year, there was a very surprising new gadget, plenty of new statistics, and lots of o...

  • January 22, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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GREE Partners With RightScale, Offers Multi-Cloud Management System to Developers

Japan-based social gaming network GREE (TYO:3632) and U.S-based cloud computing management company RightScale jointly announced a partners...

  • January 21, 2012
  • at 5:03 pm
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Looking For Japanese Tech Companies in Singapore? Check Out Crosscoop

Smack right in the center of Singapore at 80 Robinson Road, Crosscoop is a 8,000 square foot hotspot where you can find over 40 Japanese co...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 10:35 pm
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Alipay Enables ‘Red Envelope’ Gifting Via Social QR Codes For Chinese New Year

‘Red envelopes’ – or ‘red packets’ – are a long-standing fixture of Chinese New Year celebrations whereb...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 8:34 pm
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Rovio Unleashes Year of the Dragon Edition of Angry Birds

A couple of weeks back we told you that Rovio was hinting at a new China-themed update. And today we have it, as Angry Birds Seasons has a Y...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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China Has No Innovation? Look Closer

I gave a sharing session at the National University of Singapore last Wednesday about my experience living in China for a year. I am current...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Dancing Robot Army Rings in Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year everyone! While I don’t get a chance to watch the annual CCTV gala (aka craptacular) since coming to Japan from...

  • January 23, 2012
  • at 10:45 am
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Eatit.sg wants to put an end to lousy food at corporate events

A hungry journalist is a grumpy journalist. That’s why it’s important to cater serviceable food at press events, instead of serv...

  • January 22, 2012
  • at 4:32 pm
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Echelon 2012 Startup Marketplace open to applications

Updated: 22nd March 2012 Echelon, an annual Asia tech startup launchpad, will be back for its third iteration. It is also accepting applicat...

  • January 22, 2012
  • at 2:19 pm
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Indonesia Digest: MyTrans application by CT Group, Sedapur.com new payment method, and more

(1) After acquiring Detik, Trans Corp, a subsidiary of CT Group, has gone straight into the digital world by launching MyTrans, a digital co...

  • January 21, 2012
  • at 6:54 pm
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Kompas Invests in Urbanesia, Becomes a Major Shareholder

Early this week Kompas, Indonesia’s biggest national newspaper, invested in Urbanesia [1]. The signs were really there as Edi Taslim, the ...

  • January 21, 2012
  • at 3:45 pm
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eYantra Acquires Rewards Management Solution Startup Privilege Corner

eYantra has announced that it has acquired Privilege Corner for an undisclosed sum, we’ve learned today. India-based startup Privilege Cor...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 9:15 pm
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Sony’s SmartWatch Supplements Your Smartphone

Earlier this week I had a chance to check out Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) new SmartWatch, the successor of the Live View accessory from Sony Eri...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Attack of the Pinterest Clones, as Qihoo Rolls Out Its Own

Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU), the Chinese anti-virus vendor, has made yet another move into social media with its launch today of a Pinterest clone...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 3:45 pm
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Build to Serve, Build to Earn, Don’t Build to Sell

From time to time people would say that here in Singapore or Southeast Asia we needed a big money exit – you know, like X acquires Y f...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 12:50 pm
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