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HTC Co-Founder Cher Wang: “We’re the Same as Apple. We Innovate” [UPDATED]

[Update on July 16th - The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued its initial determination that HTC has infringed two of Appl...

  • July 15, 2011
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Web Wednesday – 20 Jul

On July 20, Web Wednesday will have their monthly gathering. This month, Web Wednesday has privileges to feature David Wareing, the marketin...

  • July 15, 2011
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Japan’s Giant Mobile Ad Network, Admaker, Eyes Southeast Asia

We met up with the folks at Admaker last week in Singapore and got numerous interesting insights. In short, Admaker is a mobile advertising ...

  • July 15, 2011
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Xiaomi Phone Specs Leak – Dual-Core Android Coming This Year

Details and screenshots of Xiaomi’s upcoming smartphone are beginning to leak out (pictured above), pointing to it being a slickly-the...

  • July 15, 2011
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Singapore’s DBS bank offers bank accounts for startups

Called the DBS Entrepreneur’s Account for Start-ups, the bank account offers certain services at no cost as well as discounts on a bus...

  • July 15, 2011
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Philippines Digest – 15 Jul

Here you can find some interesting startup news around Philippines, not only in its capital, Manila, but also other their startup hubs such ...

  • July 15, 2011
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A Look Inside China’s Netease – Juggling Online Games, Search, and Microblogging

To Chinese web users NetEase is known as a web portal, email provider, and operator of MMORPGs World of Warcraft and the Westward Journey se...

  • July 15, 2011
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Telkom Prioritizes Telkomsel Buyback, Aims To Make it 100% Indonesian

Telkom is still aiming to get its 35 percent share back from Singapore Telecom (SingTel). The company has made it a priority over its other ...

  • July 14, 2011
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Japan Digest – 14 Jul

Here you can find interesting startup news from Japan, not only from its capital, Tokyo, but also other startup hubs like Fukuoka, Kyoto, Os...

  • July 14, 2011
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China’s QR Code Bullet Train Tickets Spill Your Personal Info

To get a ticket on one of China’s new fleet of 300+ km/h bullet trains locals need to show their ID card, and foreigners must produce ...

  • July 15, 2011
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Lady Gaga Greets Indonesia on YouTube

Update: The video was produced by Yahoo Indonesia. The Indonesian version of Yahoo OMG site is what Lady Gaga is referring to in the video. ...

  • July 15, 2011
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Latest Entrepreneurial Events in Singapore

Events For The Week – 16-23 Jul

For a one-stop to all events related to or concerning entrepreneurship, certain industry-meets-business forums and seminars in Singapore, ch...

  • July 15, 2011
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Singapore Sustainability Awards honors businesses

Nine private and public organizations were honored for their green practices in a Singapore Sustainability Awards ceremony held on 11 July. ...

  • July 15, 2011
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Batavia Incubator Launches, Invests in Bukalapak.com

Batavia is the latest Incubator in Indonesia, in what I would say is a nation that is running on tech start-up steroids. Batavia Incubator w...

  • July 15, 2011
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Indonesia Tech Start-ups Celebrate With Bubu Awards

We have so far written about Indonesia’s IDBYTE Conference with a live blog on Facebook in Indonesia and another post on eBay’s...

  • July 15, 2011
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YouTube Adds Japanese Machine Transcription

According to a video posted by Masaru Kamikura, YouTube now supports machine transcription for Japanese language videos, in addition to Engl...

  • July 14, 2011
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India Leads Asia’s Early Adopters on Google+

Google+ is gaining new users at a pretty insane rate, and Indian users are second only to the US in terms of being the keenest G+ early adop...

  • July 14, 2011
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CEO Leadership Exchange Series by USEA and SPRING Singapore

This month, UOB-SMU Entrepreneurship Alliance (USEA) Centre and SPRING Singapore will have the CEO Leadership Exchange Series. The format wi...

  • July 14, 2011
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