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India to Adopt Open Source Software for E-governance

A new draft policy has been passed down in India indicating that all computer hardware and connecting devices used for new e-government proj...

  • July 7, 2011
  • at 12:48 pm
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China Mobile Commissions Three Million+ Mobile TV Smartphones

China Mobile, the country’s biggest mobile telco, has announced the winning bidders for its tender of three to four million mobile TV ...

  • July 7, 2011
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Support “Kawaii” Projects, a Crowd Funding Service For Girls Only

Another crowd funding service “Green Girl” has just launched in Japan. The system works very much like “Campfire” which I introduced...

  • July 7, 2011
  • at 8:58 am
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BigAdda Closes Social Network, Changes to Shopping Portal

Facebook is not alone in focusing on the e-commerce market in India, where they recently launched Facebook Credits. Now a leading local play...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 11:05 pm
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Google+ Has Been Throttled to Death – Now Blocked in China

Well, that was quick. Just six days ago, a number of western media outlets used a ping website to check the availability of the new Google+ ...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Communist Party Drags China to Propaganda Film Flop, Netizens React

Beginning of the Great Revival, the movie commemorating the 90th anniversary of China’s Communist Party, has been the hottest topic among ...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 8:29 pm
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BlackBerry and Justin Bieber: Bringing Canada and Indonesia Together

There are two things that strengthen relations between Indonesia and Canada: BlackBerry and Justin Bieber. Not a surprise, considering these...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 4:28 pm
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Prevview seeks to make employ-tainment popular

Visumes, or video resumes, are not as widely used in Singapore as they are in the US. But video jobs portal Prevview hopes to change that. B...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 12:13 pm
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Singtel Innov8 funds group buying platform company Dealised

Singtel Innov8, the venture capital arm of Singapore’s largest telecomms company, is participating in a US$6.5 million (S$7.97 million...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 10:54 am
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Indonesia Digest – 7 Jul

Here you can find some interesting startup news from Indonesia, not only in its capital, Jakarta, but also other their tech startup hubs suc...

  • July 7, 2011
  • at 12:44 pm
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Why Lean Start-ups Don’t Work?

This guest story is by Guyi Shen, co-founder of lobangclub, he blogs about his experiences at insidestartup.sg. A quick look at the 52 e...

  • July 7, 2011
  • at 9:48 am
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Baidu Partners With Huashu, Aims For Chinese TV Viewers

Baidu, the largest search engine in China, has partnered with Huashu Media to develop products to put its search engine in Chinese televisio...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 11:15 pm
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Indonesian Artist Kidnapped, Becomes Trending Topic on Twitter

Since Wednesday morning, the topic “Vokalis Band Vierra Diculik” (Vierra Band Vocalist Kidnapped in Indonesian) was on the top o...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 10:38 pm
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‘Twitter Contributor’ Launches, Better than Facebook Page Admins [PICS]

This guest post is by Sabyasachi Mitter, the Managing Director of Interface Business Solutions, an India based digital agency. Interface is ...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 9:08 pm
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Nintendo Releasing Pokémon iPhone App, But Says Strategy Not Changed

Nintendo made headlines earlier in the day with news that it would be releasing Pokémon for the first time on a non-Nintendo platform, Appl...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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Tencent to Bring Malware-free Certification to Android Apps in China

Malware-ridden Android apps have been a concern for some time now – and the most dangerous place for these is on China’s third-p...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 3:08 pm
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Google Transparency Report: India Ranks as Third ‘Snoopiest’ Country

In a According to NDTV, India was featured as the third ‘snoopiest’ country in the world according to data from Google Transparency Rep...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Tech, Digital Media, and Start-ups in Indonesia [INTERVIEW]

When we talk about tech, digital media, and start-ups in Southeast Asia, we cannot pass over Indonesia, the country with a population of 240...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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