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Japan’s FC2 Video Site Launches in Indonesia, Minus the Sexy Bits

Heard of FC2 Video? I hadn’t, but I know them now. FC2 Video is an online video streaming site similar to YouTube, and is apparently prett...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 10:48 pm
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Rumor Suggests Sina Weibo Phone Being Prepped for 2012 Launch

Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) is prepping a ‘Weibo phone’ that runs a customized version of Android, according to rumors in the Chinese med...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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12 Startups For JFDI’s 2012 Bootcamp Unveiled

A lazy afternoon, and my hands are oily as I munch my bak kwa while I work. But something interesting just arrived at my inbox with the subj...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 5:10 pm
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Little Black Book takes Facebook stalking to a whole new level

If you are actively looking for the right date or just wanted to find the right type of people to hang out with, you can consider downloadin...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 3:32 pm
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Singapore’s ‘ACE’ to Provide S$25M to Seed 500 Startups, Removes Age Limit [UPDATED]

Update (Jan 20): We received a correction update from ACE that it aims to support 500 startups under its Startups scheme. Each startup could...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Meituan is China’s King of the Deals, Ending 2011 On a High

The Chinese group-buying site Meituan has ended 2011 as the market leader in this highly competitive sector in the month of December. And so...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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Karaoke Gets Even More Social, Competitive, With This Cute Web App

Karaoke is already a pretty social activity, but one Chinese startup wants to make it even more so. iHou allows users to sing pop songs onli...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 9:15 am
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Tokyo’s Voyage Group Helps You Make Your Face a Mosaic

Tokyo’s web service juggernauts Voyage Group (previously known as EC Navi) has announced it has set up a new division exclusively for ...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Virtual Diva Hatsune Miku Out-polls Lady Gaga in Olympic Singer Survey

Hatsune Miku, the popular vocaloid character from Japan, is leading an online vote titled Singers You’d Like to Perform at the 2012 London...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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LG to Launch LTE Optimus Pad, Will Go on Sale Next Week

Electronics maker LG (066570:KS) announced today that it will be releasing an LTE-capable tablet for its domestic market in Korea, the Optim...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 9:40 pm
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Enter the Snapdragon: Qualcomm Sees 32% of Revenue From China

Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), the America-based mobile chip maker, has said that China now accounts for 32 percent of its revenue, more than any o...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 5:33 pm
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First class of startups announced for JFDI-Innov8 startup bootcamp

They hail from 12 different countries, from places like Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines. Come 26th January, th...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Concept Lifebook Laptop Unifies All Your Gadgets

When Asus announced its Padphone last year, it turned more than a few heads with its phone-inside-a-tablet design. Say what you will about t...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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Singapore’s YES! Startup seed fund no more, resurrects as ACE Startups

The YES! Startup scheme, a government seed fund that has been around since 2008, is no more. It is being replaced by ACE Startups, which w...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 12:55 pm
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A Traveler’s Around-the-World Journey into E-commerce

About a week ago I received an unusual message from a friend of a friend, some guy named Thibaud Clément who was apparently coming to Japan...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 11:11 am
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Is ‘Lounge’ the Next Big Chat App From Japan?

Tokyo-based startup Quan Inc. has invented a smartphone messaging app that allows you to communicate with others by exchanging decorated tex...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Tencent Licenses CryEngine3, Sets to Work on New Online Gaming Title

China’s social media giant Tencent (HKG:0700), which is also the market leader in online gaming in the country, has licensed Crytek...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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WayangForce Spreads Word of its Magazine Reader App – With a Café

The startup team behind WayangForce, the digital magazine reader for iPad and Android tablets, made a surprising move late last year when it...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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