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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
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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
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Japanese City Website Gets a Facelift, Shifts to Facebook

The city of Takeo in Saga prefecture, Japan has decided that it will use a Facebook page as the website of the city government. That’s a p...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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Singapore Spends More on Facebook Games, But Some Not Aware of Virtual Currency

Online payment provider MOL has conducted an extensive survey among Singaporeans on Facebook to learn more about the nation’s social gamin...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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InMobi Eyes HTML5 Mobile Ads, Acquires Sprout

An India-based company acquires a U.S-based company. Fascinating! We don’t often hear such news, as it is often goes the other way. InMobi...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 8:27 pm
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Twitter Translated To Indonesian By the Community [INTERVIEW]

We have frequently written about Twitter’s growing popularity in Indonesia. With the world’s third largest userbase, Indonesia...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Chinese-made Android Spyware Can Record, Upload Users’ Phone-Calls

A security researcher has identified a new piece of Chinese-made Android spyware that can record a user’s calls on their Android smart...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 2:21 pm
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Voting for Spirit of Enterprise 2011 opens

The nominees for Spirit of Enterprise 2011 has been revealed. One of them is Jackie Lee, CEO of clickTRUE and the founder of Hardware Zone, ...

  • August 3, 2011
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Singapore-based InMobi acquires Sprout

InMobi, a leading independent mobile ad network, has announced on August 3 the acquisition of Sprout, a platform that simplifies the creatio...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 12:05 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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Catch Ramadan Prayers Streaming Live on YouTube!

During Ramadan, every Muslim around the world will perform Tarawih prayers every night. This practice recently received a technological boos...

  • August 4, 2011
  • at 9:59 am
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Chinese Cell Signal Boosters in Disguise!

Tech innovation comes in all shapes and sizes, but one of the most difficult questions for tech designers today is how their tech can be int...

  • August 4, 2011
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3 Useful Ramadan Apps For iOS, Android, and BlackBerry

Enjoying Ramadan has become easier with the presence of Islamic applications on mobile devices. Given that people rely heavily on mobile pho...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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As Social Network Kaixin Loses 65% of Traffic, How Did it Lose its Groove?

The web traffic stats site Alexa reveals that China's former top social networking site Kaixin001.com has lost 65 percent of its traffic in ...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 6:33 pm
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Mobile Net Users Will Surpass PC Users in China By 2013

The landscape of China’s internet is changing fast; perhaps faster than many internet companies are ready for. According to this DCCI ...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 3:02 pm
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Start-up Gives You Discounts If You Book Restaurants Online

Restaurant owners have trouble filling up empty tables; customers want discounts. So the trick here is simple: Give the customers discounts ...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 2:01 pm
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Twitter Service Pulkam Helps Indonesians Return Home [INTERVIEW]

We are three days into the holy month of Ramadan. After a month of fasting there will be a holiday time called Eid, where people will buy n...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 12:29 pm
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South Korea Digest – 3 Aug

Here you can find some interesting startup news from South Korea, not only in its capital, Seoul, but also other their startup hubs such as ...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 12:04 pm
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