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Singapore Start-up Wants To Be A Drug Dealer

Founded on October 9, 2010, MedF1 is a Singapore-based start-up that aims to be an online connector between medical drug suppliers and buyer...

  • June 30, 2011
  • at 2:49 pm
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Key Indonesia Startup News This Week – 30 Jun

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

  • June 30, 2011
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Contactless payment system provider ViVOtech raises US$24 Million

ViVOtech, a software and hardware provider of contactless payment systems for companies like Google, closed their Series C funding recently,...

  • June 30, 2011
  • at 1:37 pm
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Huawei Launches Number Portability in India, Still Struggles With Stigma

In cooperation with Idea Cellular, Chinese company Huawei has launched “the first commercial MNP solution in India,” allowing Idea to pr...

  • June 30, 2011
  • at 11:25 am
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TransferTo Launches Mobile Airtime Application on iOS and Android

If you attended the Mobile Money Summit, you might already know TransferTo, a provider of international airtime transfer services. They had ...

  • June 30, 2011
  • at 10:09 am
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HOW TO: Update Your Facebook Status Via iPhone 5

If you’re within my Facebook friends network, you will probably notice my three-letter status update with an ingenious “via iPhone 5.”...

  • June 29, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Top 10 Baidu Searches Last Week

Apologies for the slight delay — normally we post this on weekends but I was caught up in some international travel. Anyway, here’s ...

  • June 29, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Korean Teens Top Tests of Digital Literacy Skills

15-year old students from sixteen countries have had their digital literacy put to the test, and Korean kids came out on top – display...

  • June 29, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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IM3 Mobile Academy For Indonesian Students

To fill in the school holidays, telecommunications company Indosat is holding the IM3 Mobile Academy 2011 program to seek out the brightest ...

  • June 29, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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BANSEA Network @ Lunch: Female Power Pitches – 15 Jul

Next month 15 July, Singapore Business Angel Network Southeast Asia (BANSEA) will organize a networking lunch. It is part of female entrepre...

  • June 30, 2011
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Singapore takes five of top 12 spots at WSJ Asian Innovation Awards

A light artificial kidney (left) that provides constant dialysis for patients with kidney failure, and a baby breath monitor that tracks th...

  • June 30, 2011
  • at 2:23 pm
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Chinese Web Portal TOM.com Fires 60+ Workers, Struggling to Survive

Chinese web portal TOM.com is struggling to survive, as yesterday 70% of its Sports channel employees were laid off, leaving only about a do...

  • June 30, 2011
  • at 12:05 pm
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Sina Weibo Powered by Nokia’s Qt [VIDEO]

We’ve stumbled upon a fascinating video on YouTube, which tells the tale of how Sina’s developers have built its Sina Weibo smartphone a...

  • June 30, 2011
  • at 10:42 am
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South Korea Embraces the Cloud, Will Digitize All School Textbooks by 2015

South Korea’s government yesterday announced a 2.23 trillion won (US$ 2.07 billion) plan to digitize all school textbooks and place th...

  • June 30, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Microsoft Launches Office 365 in Asia

We love it when there isn’t much lag time in product launches between the U.S and Asia market. So we thought it was pretty neat when Micro...

  • June 29, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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SME Visions 2011 – 27 Jul

Aiming to invite 250 SME owners and business management personnel, Startup Visions will organize SME Visions 2011 next month, 27th July. The...

  • June 29, 2011
  • at 7:17 pm
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Japanese Gaming Company GREE Wants As Many Users As Facebook

When we heard Yoshikazu Tanaka, CEO of Japanese mobile gaming giant GREE, speak at this year’s Global Mobile Internet Conference, we knew ...

  • June 29, 2011
  • at 6:04 pm
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50th ACE BlueSky Exchange – 20 Jul

On 20 July next month, Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) will hold their 50th ACE BlueSky Exchange. This is a dinner and networkin...

  • June 29, 2011
  • at 3:35 pm
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