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Here’s how Indonesian telco Indosat is building the country’s startup ecosystem

By now, you may have heard about Jakarta’s Ideabox accelerator letting all eight of its second batch startup finalists into the program la...

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Sequoia-backed Zomato buys Polish startup Gastronauci, eyes Malaysia, Vietnam next

In three months, Zomato has acquired four companies globally. The target is to expand into 10 other markets in the coming months.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 4:13 pm
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Pakistani ecommerce startup Kickstarter campaign for handcrafted shoes

Artisanal shoes, anyone? Pakistani startup takes to Kickstarter

A group of Pakistani entrepreneurs is taking to Kickstarter today to turn their startup idea into a fashion brand.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 1:27 pm
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MyChat: a chat app to conquer Myanmar?

Myanmar's tech landscape is still undecided and it's possible that getting in early now is the right moment. MyChat is seizing this opportun...

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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#TIAChat with 500Startups’ Dave McClure: 10 insights for startup founders

We’ve done the heavy lifting and picked out the top 10 points that will certainly whet your startup appetite.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Line temporarily cancels its IPO

2015 could be the new date as Line searches for most appropriate timing.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 3:58 am
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Oh hell no… Slow internet misery caused by broken undersea cable to last 20 more days

Here's some bad news: you'll be experiencing these depressing dial-up web speeds for another twenty days before the cable is fixed.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 5:43 pm
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Chinese IT education startup teaches you how to make your own Flappy Bird clone, gets $22M investment

Rather than dry and often theoretical university classes, Jike aims for a more applicable approach with instant gratification.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Three years after its launch, Malaysia’s Socialwalk is finally finding its stride

According to Socialwalk COO Eileen Feng, they didn’t start off providing business matching services, but chanced upon the idea years later...

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 1:41 pm
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Spire wants to fight sea pirates from space – using nanosatellites

Using tiny satellites, Spire can do things that large, lone satellites can't achieve.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 4:44 pm
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10 more must-follow Twitter accounts for all things Asia tech

Wanna get chummy with the best and brightest in Asia's tech world? Follow these accounts on twitter.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 3:14 pm
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Huawei wants to build smarter cities with $25 million acquisition of UK-based startup

China's Huawei jumps into smart city and industrial internet-of-things sector with $25M acquisition of UK-based Neul

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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Vietnam’s mobile frontiers are only about games, can it grow beyond?

Flappy Bird put Vietnam on the map. It underlined a little known fact about Vietnam, it has a burgeoning gaming market.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Move over SpaceX, Japan’s space elevator will be a ride to the stars

The latest entry in Asia’s space race.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 5:13 am
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Xiaomi pushes your buttons with new game controller

Xiaomi pushes your buttons with new game controller

Phone-maker Xiaomi unveiled a new game controller today that’s designed to work with the company’s own MiPad tablet and MiTV.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 7:03 pm
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Rocket Internet has a ridesharing company called Tripda, and it just arrived in Southeast Asia

"Share rides on [sic] a fast, easy, sustainable way," reads Tripda's website.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 3:59 pm
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The game that saved Mixi, Japan’s Facebook rival, is coming to the US

The game saved Mixi. Can it make it big in America?

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 1:58 pm
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Yahoo acquires one-year-old Bangalore startup Bookpad

Bookpad, a one-year-old startup founded by three engineers from IIT Guwahati, is Yahoo's first Indian tech startup acquisition.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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