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Indian, Pakistani Hackers Exchange Blows Online

The Express Tribune is reporting that the website of the Karachi Press Club* was attacked yesterday by “hackers who claimed in their messa...

  • May 31, 2011
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Dropbox Expands Into Asia With Softbank Partnership

According to a report from Bloomberg, online storage company Dropbox has inked a deal with Softbank Corp and Sony Ericsson that should help ...

  • May 31, 2011
  • at 10:24 am
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Japan’s TEPCO Tries To Improve Transparency With Nuclear Plant Webcast

Tomorrow morning TEPCO, the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant damaged by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, will begin a live video ...

  • May 30, 2011
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4 Foreign Online Video Acts Who Found Online Fame in China

Foreigners speaking Chinese in China have always been a bit of a rarity, although recently more and more are mastering the language. The few...

  • May 30, 2011
  • at 9:10 pm
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New Co-Working Space FounderHQ Opens For Applications

Looks like the interactive digital media incubation centre, Blk71 just got a new tenant in FounderHQ. Affiliated with Founder Institute Sing...

  • May 30, 2011
  • at 4:59 pm
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China Censors ‘Inner Mongolia’ Protest in Social Media, Shuts Down QQ in Region

In an effort to stifle the spread of information related to protests in China’s Inner Mongolia, the nation’s web censors have taken ...

  • May 30, 2011
  • at 11:25 am
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How Turkcell Reached 3.6 Million People Through Twitter

It has been a long time since I last witnessed a creative Twitter campaign created by an Asian brand (or at least half Asian in this case). ...

  • May 30, 2011
  • at 9:01 am
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Acer News: Iconia Tab Pricing Beats iPad; Notebooks Made in Western China

It’s a tough Q2 for Acer, facing supply-side constraints at a time when it’s busy launching a lot of new products, such as its A...

  • May 29, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Champions League Trending on Twitter in Asia, Can Heineken Sell More Beer?

Grab your beer and chips. The Champions League Final between Manchester United and Barcelona will begin in about two hours time. As I write ...

  • May 29, 2011
  • at 12:49 am
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Twtbuck, India’s Promising Social Media Advertising Platform

Founded in June 2010, India-based start-up Twtbuck, is a do-it-yourself performance-based social media advertising platform for advertisers....

  • May 31, 2011
  • at 11:11 am
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LiveShare’s Real-Time Photo Sharing Looks Awesome

With real-time photos, LiveShare makes real-time tweets look like child’s play. I love Twitter, but the option to share photos and videos ...

  • May 31, 2011
  • at 9:09 am
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Indonesia’s Unusual Facebook Behavior

According to research from TNS Global, only 14 percent of users in Indonesia acccess Facebook on a daily basis compared to the global averag...

  • May 30, 2011
  • at 10:05 pm
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Drupal Meetup: Drupal APIs, Coding standards, REST Intro – 2 Jun

Attend this Drupal Meetup to learn how to allow your CRM to be integrated to 3rd party applications or create a RESTful server when you buil...

  • May 30, 2011
  • at 5:37 pm
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Mapping The Startup Genome: The 7 Signs Of Failure

After profiling more than 650 web startups, the first Startup Genome report is out. It is the first major step toward cracking the science b...

  • May 30, 2011
  • at 12:13 pm
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HOW TO: Make A Phone Call By Dialing A Name

If you agree that names are easier to remember than numbers, SpellDial is for you. Launched in January 2011, Philippines-based start-up, Spe...

  • May 30, 2011
  • at 10:18 am
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Japan has a Group-Buying Site for Premium Goods Only

Behold. Sorevo, a group-buying site which offers premium-products-only was recently launched in Japan. Like most group-buying site, offers...

  • May 30, 2011
  • at 1:18 am
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Startup Roots Speaker Series: Carl Coryell-Martin of Pivotal Labs

After the official kickoff of the Singapore Startup Roots Speaker Series by Neoteny Labs’ Joichi “Joi” Ito two weeks ago, ...

  • May 29, 2011
  • at 12:59 am
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Stalker Turns Webcam Hacker, Spies On Chinese Reality TV Show Girls

An unemployed 30-year old man in Southern China was this week given a three-year prison sentence, after his obsession with two beautiful fem...

  • May 28, 2011
  • at 10:59 pm
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