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India’s Snapdeal To Make A Foray Into Singapore, Malaysia, and Philippines

After having a dream run in India, Snapdeal is apparently looking for expansion in South Asian countries like Singapore, Malaysia and Philip...

  • September 5, 2011
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3G iPad 2 Finally Coming to China, Starts at 4,688 RMB

The iPad 2 has been in China for some time now, but Apple’s 3G products are always slower to enter the Chinese market. The arrival of ...

  • September 5, 2011
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Kickstarter-Funded Film ‘Blind’ Portrays Post-Nuclear Tokyo

In the past we’ve written about how many creative individuals have used the crowd-funding service Kickstarter to raise money for proje...

  • September 5, 2011
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Beer Brand Offers Coolest Job in India: Went Viral On Facebook

Update: Mayank Agarwal, co-founder of Geek Creative Agency told me that they are the one who planned and ran the campaign. Sutra Lite was hi...

  • September 5, 2011
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Lenovo: “We’re a DO company”

Lenovo: “We’re a DO company”

Lenovo, the third largest PC maker in the world, is spending a pretty big chunk of its budget on an ad campaign entitled “For Those Who Do...

  • September 5, 2011
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Foursquare Adds Indonesian Language, But Lacks Accuracy

On its blog, Foursquare has announced that it has added Bahasa Indonesia and four other languages (Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Thai) to ...

  • September 3, 2011
  • at 4:16 pm
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Google Trike In Malaysia For Upcoming Street View, Asking Users Where To Snap

Google has brought in the Google Trike to take pictures around Malaysia for an upcoming Google Street View project in the country. This is a...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 11:29 pm
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In Chinese Online Gaming, 8.7 Billion RMB in Revenue, Tencent Still King

New figures for Q2 2011 show which Chinese tech companies get the biggest slice of the online gaming market in China, in terms of revenue. T...

  • September 2, 2011
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India’s Online Restaurant Guide Zomato To List Events, E-commerce To Follow

One of India’s largest food and restaurant guides, Zomato, has now introduced an “Events” section to reposition itself from the existi...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 6:10 pm
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8 Alternative Android App Stores From China

Just as the entire Android system is largely open, so the method of getting apps onto Google’s mobile OS is also unfettered. In most o...

  • September 5, 2011
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MaiMang: a Location-Aware Craigslist-Style App

A Chinese start-up is hoping to get China’s populace into the spirit of buying and selling second-hand items on their iPhone or Android sm...

  • September 5, 2011
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5,000 Group Buy Sites in China, But No One’s Making Money

We told you last week that winter is coming for net startups in China. And we’ve been following the floundering of Groupon in China &#...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 12:20 pm
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Mainichi App Preserves Newspaper Special Editions on the iPad

It’s always encouraging when we see modern technology being used to preserve important things from the past. A few months back we wrot...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 10:19 am
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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 12 That Caught Our Eye

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

  • September 4, 2011
  • at 10:08 pm
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At Your Service

Being a blogger and entrepreneur is fun. We get invited to events, speak to different folks in the tech industry, and of course meet interes...

  • September 3, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Japan’s Capcom Says Opportunities are Overseas, Domestic Merger Not an Option

Thanks to the folks over at Gamasutra for pointing out this interesting note from Capcom emphasizing that its future business success depend...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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TackThis Now in Open Beta, Makes Social Commerce Stores Embeddable By Anyone

Singapore-based start-up TackThis is a platform that allows anyone to create an e-commerce store and embed it on their Facebook pages, blogs...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 8:08 pm
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Baidu Previews a Redesigned Homepage, With Web Apps

Today at its Baidu World conference in Beijing, China’s biggest search engine is showing off a redesigned Baidu.com homepage that open...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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