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IE9 Turns Hungrygowhere.com and Tigerairways.com Into Windows Desktop Apps

Singapore-based sites Hungrygowhere.com (food reviews) and Tigerairways.com (flight booking) are now “site-pin enabled” if you’re usin...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 3:48 pm
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Qihoo Ready for New Tencent Battle, This Time With Group Messaging App

Qihoo 360 looks set to renew its rivalry with Tencent by launching its own IM service and group messaging app, which will be called KouXin.....

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 1:45 pm
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China Mobile Makes Way, Way More Money than Unicom and Telecom

China Mobile announced its half-year financials today. China’s most popular telecom company is doing quite well — that’s n...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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9flats Runs Past Airbnb, Calls the Couch in Southeast Asia

This whole DIY bed-and-breakfast (or rent-your-house-to-a-stranger) concept is catching on like wildfire. Despite the buzz in the west, ther...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 10:28 am
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Japan’s Mobile Carriers Play Chicken with Smartphone Data Plans

On multiple occasions this week, Japan’s mobile carriers have publicly addressed a looming problem: networks are not prepared for the ...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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China Has 150 Start-up Incubators Just for Returning Study-Abroad Students

According to the China Daily, China now has over 150 startup incubators specifically aimed at funding startups in China launched by Chinese ...

  • August 24, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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mTransport DIY, So You Won’t Get Lost in Yogya

As one of the most famous provinces in Indonesia, Yogyakarta’s street is full of tourists and students. To help them get around, Yogya...

  • August 24, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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Tokopedia Puts Up Impressive Numbers In Its Second Year

Tokopedia recently celebrated its second anniversary. Lucky for us, its co-founder William Tanuwijaya is willing to share some interesting ...

  • August 24, 2011
  • at 1:28 pm
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Inmobi Partners with NDTV to Provide In-App Ads

Our readers may remember the recent news about mobile ad network InMobi’s acquisition of U.S. based Sprout for improved HTML5 ad offerings...

  • August 23, 2011
  • at 11:14 pm
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Sino-US Joint Operation Brings Down China’s Biggest Porn Site Ring

It has been revealed that China’s biggest ring of pornographic websites was brought down – and its US-based creator arrested ...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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IdeoSource Invests in TouchTen, Launches New Game

Remember Hachiko? The mobile game app that was mentioned by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt in a talk at Bali, Indonesia last month? Well, Hac...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 1:11 pm
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New Statistics Show Blogs are Big in Japan

ComScore is reporting some interesting numbers about which countries in the world spend the most time on blogs. With an average visitor spen...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Telkomsel Guarantees Network Coverage on BOATS!

Ramadan is almost over and Eid is coming in few days. Many Indonesians who live in urban areas are preparing for their travel back to hometo...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 9:48 am
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Hey Baby, Let’s Be Relevant Together: MSN China and Renren Partner Up

Today, Renren and MSN China announced plans to cooperate. The strategic cooperation will integrate the two companies social networking platf...

  • August 24, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Asia’s Internet By the Numbers

We had a little bit of free time this afternoon to dive into some figures about Asia’s internet that we’ve been meaning to crunch for a ...

  • August 24, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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INFOGRAPHIC: Social Media in India

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. We’ve seen rise of socia...

  • August 24, 2011
  • at 6:13 pm
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How To: Get Free Passes To Social Media World Forum

Update: @rkignite won two passes to this year’s Social Media World Forum held in Singapore. Congrats! The upcoming Social Media Worl...

  • August 24, 2011
  • at 12:18 pm
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Club 21 iPhone App Combines AR with Gorgeous Design

Club 21 has finally caved in and launched an iPhone app for the Singapore and Thailand markets. I downloaded the app and gave it a run throu...

  • August 23, 2011
  • at 10:23 pm
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