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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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Chalkboard launches Facebook app, lets users see deals near their location

The app is designed to take advantage of the virality of social networks, which benefits both businesses and consumers.

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 12:13 pm
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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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Douban Launches Ebook Store, Reading is the New Rock ‘n’ Roll

Douban.com, the Chinese social media site that’s focused around hobbies such as music, movies and reading, has today launched an ebook sto...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 11:50 am
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