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E-Commerce Site 360Buy.com Snaps Up New COO, a Former Baidu VP

Chinese e-commerce site 360Buy has managed to snap up some new talent as its COO, in the form of former Baidu senior vice-president, Shen Ha...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Exclusive: Location-based Startup, GeoSocials Scores Big On iTunes

We love sharing good news about start-ups, so here’s one from India today. GeoSocials, the location-based gaming start-up, has scored big ...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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How the #SaWitYoWit Twitter Hashtag Entertains During Ramadan

Who says Ramadan can’t be fun? Having a laugh on Twitter is one way to get rid of boredom and forget hunger during fasting days. For I...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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A Very, Very Big Tech Start-up Competition in India

We receive several event invitations on a daily basis. So when we do attend, there’s usually something that makes it stand out. Our friend...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 6:50 pm
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Groupon Opens Hong Kong Travel Deals Portal, Slips Down in Market Share in Taiwan

There’s some mixed news for Groupon in the Greater China area today, with the opening of Groupon Hong Kong’s brand-new travel de...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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Rotary Youth Social Entrepreneurship Challenge 2011

Do Business. Save the world. All in a day’s work? If you have an idea how you could potentially ‘do well while doing good’...

  • August 2, 2011
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Apps World Asia 2011

There will be Apps World Asia 2011 for the first 2 days of Sept. According to ABI Research, Application downloads in Asia alone will hit 2.4...

  • August 2, 2011
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Lion City Startup Brekkie – 6 Aug

Lion City Startup Brekkie (LCSB) brings together early morning startup folks on a bright Saturday morning. It promises to revive the kindred...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 1:09 pm
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Indonesia’s Akademi Berbagi: How Social Media is Used for Social Movements [INTERVIEW]

In this social media era, a single Twitter update can have huge repercussions. Topics of discussion can range from often-meaningless trendin...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 12:08 pm
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Winners for SiTF Awards 2011 announced

The 13 winners for the SiTF Awards 2011 has been announced in a ceremony held on the evening of August 2. The awards, organized by the Singa...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 12:32 am
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Chillin' With Singapore Presidential candidate Dr Tony Tan

After a great session last time where the girls at SGE chilled with other female founders and aspiring entrepreneurs, our next networking se...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 10:37 pm
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Environment for Overseas IPOs “Awful” Says Chinese Game Exec

The past few years have seen a number of successful Chinese tech companies make initial public offerings (IPOs) in the US markets. Tech gian...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Sina Weibo Backs Off on Train Crash Topic

For the past nine days, as the domestic Chinese media have alternated between relative silence and unprecedented criticism on the issue of t...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Blibli.com Leaves Beta, Adds Security Features to Attract Shoppers

Just two months after the soft launch of Blibli.com it has left beta testing and launched fully. It comes with added security features to a...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 4:04 pm
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LivingSocial Acquires Korean Daily Deals Site TicketMonster

Online deals website LivingSocial has made another bold step towards the Asian market by acquiring TicketMonster, the leading daily deals si...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 2:45 pm
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Give Your iPad a Retro Gameboy Look

Lootiful, the makers of the iPWN Gameboy case for iPhone (formerly at iPWNcase.com), look to be gearing up to make an iPad2 case as well. Yo...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Shanda’s “World Zero” Looks Cool, But How Will it Play?

It’s no secret that customizability and interactivity are the hallmarks of the Web 2.0 era. Outside China, this trend began to bleed i...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 1:08 pm
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Jobring: A Facebook-Integrated Social Recruiting Platform

A new social recruiting service from Japan called Jobring was launched on July 29th.  It is the first recruiting service that features deep...

  • August 2, 2011
  • at 11:23 am
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