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Philippines Digest: tourism business in Makati, lower SSS rates, and more

Here are some interesting startup news around Philippines, not only in its capital, Manila, but also other startup hubs such as Cebu, Genera...

  • August 14, 2011
  • at 11:18 am
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Tencent Launches an ‘iTunes for Android,’ Gives Google a Syncing Feeling

Just as nature abhors a vacuum, Chinese web companies are amazingly good at filling a niche in the market. And so it follows that Tencent ye...

  • August 13, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Interview with Clare and Mag from blogshop Her Velvet Vase

Did you know? is a project targeted at spreading the spirit of entrepreneurship through sharing success stories about entrepreneurs in Singa...

  • August 13, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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LBS Start-up, GeoSocials, Launches Android App To The World

Some of our readers might remember GeoSocials as the location-based app which first targeted the U.S despite being an India-based start-up. ...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 11:08 pm
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Indonesia Digest: TMG plans to expand to Jakarta, blocking 4shared, and more

Here you can find some interesting startup news from Indonesia, not only in its capital, Jakarta, but also other their tech startup hubs suc...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 9:25 pm
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My Headline App: A News Finder and Reader for your Smart TV

If you want to enjoy your favorite TV dramas whilst still keeping track of what’s going on in the world, then you might like to try the My...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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All About Aliyun OS, China’s New Mobile Platform [Interview]

About two weeks ago, a man walked onto a stage and unveiled a game-changing mobile OS. But since he was wearing a peach-colour shirt and not...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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New DBS Facebook Campaign Encourages Check-Ins, Gives Deals

Singaporean bank DBS is seriously pushing forward its social media efforts with a massive Facebook Places and check-in deals competition tha...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 3:08 pm
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MusicStore

RIM Partners with 7digital, Brings 9+ Million Music Tracks To PlayBook users in Singapore

No iTunes? Have no fear. RIM has just announced a partnership with 7digital to offer over nine million music tracks to all BlackBerry PlayBo...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 1:40 pm
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Middle Eastern Facebook Demographics in an Infographic

Facebook is huge, with over 700 million users, according to SocialBakers. In Asia, the social network is extremely popular, especially in In...

  • August 13, 2011
  • at 11:08 pm
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XL Partners with Multiply To Set up Online Gadget Shop

After spreading its wings in Indonesia, Multiply is now increasingly known to the public as one of the most widely used e-commerce sites in ...

  • August 13, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Japan Digest: DOCOMO acquired VMG Media, GREE exceeded 130M users

Here are some interesting startup news from Japan, not only from its capital, Tokyo, but also other startup hubs like Fukuoka, Kyoto, Osaka,...

  • August 13, 2011
  • at 1:52 am
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In Singapore, Apple, Google, IBM are Among Top 20 Employers of Choice

Juliet Soh is a content manager at JobsCentral.com.sg, a popular job portal in Singapore. Her team conducted the Employers of Choice Survey ...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 9:48 pm
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Sina Launches Luxury E-Commerce Store, Packed with Designer Brands

Sina, best known for it's wildly popular Weibo microblog, has today launched a designer brand-oriented B2C e-commerce site, called Sina Luxu...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Social enterprise Post Museum is now history

Post Museum, a social enterprise in Singapore that provides a platform for community causes and the arts, has closed shop on August 7, after...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 7:22 pm
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Indonesia’s Smartfren Phone Selling for $17. Yes, Really.

As many in Indonesia are celebrating Ramadan, another new mobile phone is coming to town. Smartfren, an Indonesian phone brand from local te...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 3:58 pm
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India Start-up Helps You Compare Mobile Price Plans Instantly

Have you ever had difficult finding out the best mobile price plan that suits your needs? Many of us have. In India, 3Gsimplified.com aims ...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 2:38 pm
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GREE Invests in China’s UltiZen Games

GREE, Japan’s leading mobile social gaming platform, announced today that it plans to invest in UltiZen Games, a Chinese PC, mobile, a...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 12:46 pm
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