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Japan’s Mobile Gaming Network, Mobage Coming To AT&T’s Android Users

It was just last week that Japanese mobile gaming company, DeNA, broke the news about its ambitious movements to bring Mobage, its social mo...

  • August 5, 2011
  • at 8:49 am
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MyCityWays Gains 150,000+ Indian Downloads in 2 Months

Update: Good point by Api (see comment). Thanks pal. Title changed to “Downloads” instead of “Users.” Founded by thr...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 11:10 pm
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Founder Alvin Woon Brings Us Up-to-date on Plurk

Indonesia loves social media. We recently reported about Bouncity’s impressive numbers out of the gate, as quite a few early adopters ...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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CEO of Focus Media: Group Buy Sites in China Bring an Ad Spending Boom

The CEO of Focus Media, China's biggest outdoor digital media agency, has revealed that the country's multitude of booming group buy sites n...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 7:40 pm
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Entrepreneurs and investors pour grievances during Dr Tony Tan Q&A

Their main gripes: Poor implementation of government funding in startups, and not enough foreign talent in Singapore.

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 5:10 pm
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Tudou Raises IPO Amount by 50%

Tudou has not had a particularly smooth ride when it comes to the company’s American initial public offering. Most prominently, Tudou ...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Green Entrepreneurship Symposium II – 10 Aug

The Green Entrepreneurship Symposium II, co-organized by the Nanyang Technopreneurship Center and AIESEC, will be held next Wednesday. It ...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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New Indonesian-based startup accelerator announced

A 100-day startup accelerator program called East Ventures Alpha will open for registration in August 2011. The first run will last from Sep...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 12:57 pm
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SMSGyan: SMS Search Engine From India Has 1.5 Million Users on Airtel

SMSGyan is an SMS-based search engine which provides on-demand instant information on any mobile phone in India. Developed by the young team...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 11:15 am
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Indonesia Digest – 4 Aug

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 4, 2011
  • at 11:29 pm
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Green Dam May Be Gone in China, But in the US It’s Getting Sued

You may not remember the Green Dam Youth Escort. Even for its creators, it’s the sort of thing that’s probably best forgotten. D...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 10:15 pm
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Indonesian LBS t4nya.com Wants You to Find, Share, Discuss Places

When we’re visiting someplace new, we’re often not quite sure where we’re going. Now with t4nya.com, people can find wherever ...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Detik.com, Indonesia online portal news, is acquired with US$60 million value?

News of the acquisition of Detik.com, an Indonesia online news portal, was tweeted by Donis Ismanto Darwin, a journalist at Jakarta Daily. ...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 5:52 pm
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Indonesian Start-Ups – Get Ready for the 2011 SparX Up Awards

Calling all Indonesian start-ups! Registration for the 2011 SparX Up Awards is now open. After a successful outing last year, the “dig...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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After Buying 40% of Yambook Maker, Is a Baidu E-Reader Coming?

Reports say that Baidu has bought up 40 percent of digital books and e-reader maker Fan Shu in a deal believed to be worth 47.6 million RMB ...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Chinese Online Gaming: Change is in the Air

MMOs may be popular among Chinese youth, but they generally have a rough go of it in the press. Gaming addiction sometimes has horrifying (a...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 1:28 pm
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Need A Taxi in Jakarta? Just Use A BlackBerry App

If you want to travel by taxi in Jakarta, it’s likely that you might find yourself using Blue Bird — not just because it’s the...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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East Ventures Announces 100-day Start-up Accelerator Program

East Ventures,* a venture capital firm based in Singapore and Indonesia, has announced a new program for start-ups in the region. The new in...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 10:27 am
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