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Indonesian Government Planning to Block File Sharing Site 4shared

Back in July the Indonesian government announced that it would shut down illegal music download sites. According to Okezone, the governme...

  • August 9, 2011
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A Sneak Peek Into Two Future Indonesian Start-ups

When we’re talking about Indonesian start-ups, it seems like a never ending topic because so many of them are still growing. Some of t...

  • August 9, 2011
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Chinese Online Car Rental Site Yongche.com Secures US$10+ Million in VC Funding

The Chinese start-up Yongche.com - which is a Beijing-based online car rental service - has secured a non-specific "tens of millions" of US ...

  • August 9, 2011
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LiveShare To Show Off Real-time Photo Sharing Tech On Singapore’s National Day

Derek Tan, APAC director at Cooliris told us today that they will be showing off their real-time photo sharing product, LiveShare, to all Si...

  • August 8, 2011
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Jumvo iPhone App Lets You Send Voice SMS

SMS or text messaging are efficient ways to communicate, especially when you have little available time to tell someone something. When you ...

  • August 8, 2011
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Online Islamic Courses Take Off in Indonesia

Taking short courses on Islam during Ramadan while boarding in religious schools is quite common — it’s like Muslim camp. But in Ind...

  • August 8, 2011
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Tencent Updates its iPhone Group Messaging App, Now Ready to Send Videos

Tencent has updated the iPhone version of its Weixin group messaging app with support for video messages and a location-based service (LBS) ...

  • August 8, 2011
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Founder Institute opens Fall 2011 applications in Singapore

The Founder Institute is opening its doors to more applicants once again. To qualify, applicants must be passionate about building a techno...

  • August 8, 2011
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World of Warcraft Virtual Pet Sale Raises $1.9 Million for Japan

Not long after the tragic March 11th earthquake and tsunami in Japan, we told you about how gaming company Blizzard was taking initiative to...

  • August 8, 2011
  • at 12:21 pm
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China Mobile Leaked Document Tells Subsidiaries to Prep for iPhone

Sina Tech is reporting this morning that a leaked internal document from China Mobile has revealed that the company has finally reached an a...

  • August 9, 2011
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Despite turbulence, economists positive about Asia business outlook

With the recent Standard and Poor’s credit rating downgrade and the possibility of a double recession in the US, the global economy is...

  • August 9, 2011
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WhooWhoo iPhone App Lets You Take Pictures With a Blow

“One, two, three, and blow!” (The camera shutter clicks) Your picture is taken. An app from Japan allows you to take picture with your i...

  • August 9, 2011
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TuiTwit: An Indonesian Twitter Mobile Web Application [INTERVIEW]

Twitter is huge in Indonesia, and it’s sure to grow even more now that it has been translated to Indonesian by the community. In ord...

  • August 8, 2011
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Malaysia Digest – 8 Aug

Here are some interesting startup news around Malaysia, not only in its capital, Kuala Lumpur, but also other startup hubs such as Penang, M...

  • August 8, 2011
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Windows Phone 7 Users in China Report Marketplace Blocked by Great Firewall

Windows Phone 7 (WP7) smartphone users in China are reporting en masse that Microsoft’s app store, the Marketplace, is blocked or inac...

  • August 8, 2011
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INAICTA 2011: Another Celebration of Indonesia’s Tech Scene

Indonesia’s tech scene is crowded with a variety of annual celebrations. We’ve already reported about IDBYTE and the Bubu Awards...

  • August 8, 2011
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China Also Has Fake Apple Stores Online

Reports of the brick-and-mortar fake Apple Stores in Kunming and elsewhere in China are by now old news. But in China, online shopping is a ...

  • August 8, 2011
  • at 1:36 pm
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InMobi and Sprout Aim To Be “The Standard for HTML5 Rich Media Content Production”

As we reported last week, InMobi has acquired U.S-based Sprout for improved HTML5 ad offerings to go alongside its own current ad network. W...

  • August 8, 2011
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