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Group-Messaging App KakaoTalk, with 25 Mil Users, Leads the Way for Korean Start-Ups

Korea-based Kakao Corp is one of the companies who received investment from A-Fund yesterday. The app development start-up made its name wit...

  • October 22, 2011
  • at 6:50 pm
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Top Indian Actor Shah Rukh Khan Joins Hands with HomeShop18 to Sell Movie Merchandise

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has joined hands with India’s e-commerce giant Homeshop18, to retail Ra.One’s original movie...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 11:10 pm
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Teamie Brings Social and Analytics To E-learning

Teamie is a start-up that fuses social and learning into one. It is essentially built with three different groups of people in mind: student...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 9:18 pm
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Renmo, China’s “Evil” Social Network, Revealed as a PR Stunt

When we previewed the upcoming launch of Renmo last week, which promised to be a devilish twist on social networking, we were intrigued by h...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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Co-founder of Xiaomi Demos New Smartphone, Just Released [VIDEO]

I met up with Bin Lin, co-founder of Xiaomi, yesterday morning to find out more about the start-up’s product. And coincidentally, yest...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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A-Fund Invests in 7 Companies in Japan, China, Korea, and U.S

A-Fund is an Android-focused fund managed by DCM that was established in April this year. The $100 million fund is backed by GREE, KDDI, and...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 12:11 pm
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Putter King For iPad Brings You Mini Golf From Japan [VIDEO]

Putter King for iPad was just released yesterday. The game was designed by the Tokyo-based mini-golf company of the same name, with developm...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 10:25 am
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Taobao’s Daily Deals Site Grows Up, Spins Off

Alibaba has today announced that its group buy site, Taobao Ju Hua Suan – meaning Taobao group bargains – is going to be spun of...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 10:20 pm
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China Mobile Loses 30% of Campus Market, A Threat to its Future

A new school year in China, a new battle for mobile subscribers amongst China’s three mobile telcos. It’s an annual campus battle, in wh...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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M1 First To Release iPhone 4S Prices in Singapore, Launching On 28 October

Singapore is the only Asia country out of the 22 others to launch the iPhone 4S on 28 October, next Friday. And we just received news from M...

  • October 22, 2011
  • at 2:35 pm
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KanBox, After its VC Funding, Faces Tough Cloud Sync Competition

The cloud storage and syncing service KanBox had some good news today, as DCM’s A-Fund invested in it, along with six other Asian star...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 10:20 pm
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India’s Tech Hub Bangalore Gets Metro Rail, Complete with On-Board Wi-Fi

India’s self professed Silicon Valley, Bangalore, has something to cheer about. The technology hub is now the third Indian city to have it...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 7:29 pm
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Thailand Floods Cripple Hard Drive Supply Chain, Create Shortages

In the market for a new hard drive? Better buy it sooner rather than later, as a global shortage will probably jack up prices on the devices...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 4:45 pm
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New Social Media Insights for Retailers in Asia [REPORT]

Simon Kemp of We Are Social Singapore sent us along an interesting report on the role of social media in retail in the Asia Pacific region. ...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Lenovo’s eeDoo iSec Games Console, at 3,000 RMB, Slated for December Launch

Lenovo (HKG:0992) has finally put a price, a release date, and a set of snazzy colours on its upcoming eeDoo iSec games console. Slated for ...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Qrion Powers Your Mobile Site With QR Codes and Social Coupons

Qrion is a made-in-Singapore platform for start-ups and small companies to create mobile sites using its WYSIWYG drag-and-drop creator. We&#...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Vetter Streamlines the Idea Generation Process

Canvassing ideas and then getting feedback can be a pain in the ass. But the internet world isn’t short of solutions. Some might use Faceb...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Limelight Builds Showcase Sites For Your Apps, Now Serving Japan

Limelight is a clever service that recently came to our attention, which aims to help app developers put together a simple, beautiful site t...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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