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Taiwanese Pop Star Jay Chou Invests in 31SMS Start-Up

Taiwanese pop singer Jay Chou (pictured right) seems to have been inspired by Hollywood movie star Aston Kutcher in investing in a start-up....

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 12:57 pm
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#GeekCamp Is Around The Corner, No Marketers Allowed

GeekCamp will be held on October 1st in Singapore, and is “focused purely on technical matters.” No marketers or business developers wil...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 9:58 am
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Three Significant Reasons Why the Indian Start-up Scene Sucks

Vineet is the founder and CEO of Teliportme, the India-based start-up behind the 360 app for Android that we reviewed last month. This is hi...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 11:15 pm
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Twitter To Support Filipino, Malay, Hindi, and Chinese In Coming Weeks

After surpassing the milestone of 100 million active users worldwide, the San Francisco based social networking giant Twitter has announced...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 9:11 pm
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8 Ways That Sina Weibo Will Shut You Up, or Shut You Down

A Chinese blogger has identified the eight key ways that Sina Weibo – China’s most popular microblogging service – can shu...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 4:43 pm
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Google Internet Bus Helps 1.5 Million Experience Internet For The First Time in India

Beep! Beep! Incoming… Google’s Internet bus is driving around different parts of India to educate the population about the Internet....

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! Google, Baidu Celebrate With Doodles

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! Both search engine giants, Google and Baidu, are celebrating the Chinese festival with doodles right smack in the...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Crowd-Sourced Gadget and Fashion News at StyleKandi.com

Malaysia-based start-up StyleKandi.com is a crowd-sourced platform where users share the latest trends in many areas of interest — fa...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Wishscope: A Social Wishlist from Japan

Tokyo-based tech start-up Zawatt just announced it has received funding from Japan’s Cyber Agent Ventures and now is worth 20 million ...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Facebook: Do you have a Chinese name?

I’m currently spending some time in Taiwan, and shortly after my arrival here I was greeted by Facebook with the alert box (above) asking ...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 11:27 am
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Loiloscope: Unique Video Editing Software From Japan, A Peek At Version 2

Loiloscope is a video editing software from Japanese start-up firm Loilo Inc, which was founded back in 2007 by two brothers, Koji and Ryuta...

  • September 13, 2011
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Alibaba.com to Launch Factory Checks in New Push for Security, Trust

Alibaba.com, China’s massive B2B trade platform, is pushing security by introducing onsite checks – actual physical visits to fa...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Qiito Bags $1.6 Million To Build An Online Travel Planner in Asia

   Qiito (pronounced as Key-Tow), which stands for Quick, Interesting, Interactive Travel Organizer is a Singapore-based start-up that...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Japan’s DeNA Acquires Gaming Studio in Vietnam

We just received word from Japanese mobile social gaming company DeNA announcing that it plans to pick up Punch Entertainment Vietnam, the H...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 3:59 pm
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Narenda Wicaksono on Nokia’s Indonesia Strategy and DevStart

It hasn’t been a good year for Nokia, getting absolutely hammered in the smartphone industry. But yet in Indonesia it has a fighting c...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Norton Reveals The Shocking Scale of Cyber Crime in Asia

Norton has released a report on the current cyber crime situation across the world. It claims, for example, that just over one million peopl...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 12:04 pm
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Google Launches Its Very First TV Commercial in Indonesia

Last Friday Google launched its first ever TV commercial for Indonesia. Many Twitter users here reported that they watched two different ver...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 10:11 am
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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 7 That Caught Our Eye

As usual, we have quite a few Asian start-up on our radar this week, from India, China, and Singapore. For folks who are interested to inves...

  • September 11, 2011
  • at 11:18 pm
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