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As undersea internet cables get repaired, web speeds in Asia mostly back to normal

Internet users in Asia were suffering sluggish speeds following breaks in two sea cables of the Asia Pacific Cable Network (APCN) that were ...

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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What you need to know before building a startup in the Philippines

Like other countries in Southeast Asia, the Philippines’ startup ecosystem is in a growth stage. Tech in Asia earlier revealed how the cou...

  • April 7, 2014
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China’s tourism ecommerce site Tuniu plans to raise $120 million in US IPO

China's IPO season looks to be in full swing as the latest company from China files with the SEC, packaged travel tour website Tuniu.

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 12:10 pm
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14 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

It seems like a pretty good start to April with startups in the ecommerce, education, and food sectors getting funding in the past week. Con...

  • April 7, 2014
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8 must-read tech stories in China this week

Here are eight top news stories – plus a bonus article – of the most-read China tech developments in the past week.

  • April 6, 2014
  • at 9:59 am
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Staff picks: 8 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

Check out the hottest tech news stories this week - about Xiaomi, Firechat, Line, LivingSocial, and more.

  • April 5, 2014
  • at 11:56 am
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How Bloomberg TV reaches out to Indonesia’s tech startup community

Bloomberg TV Indonesia is an Indonesian version of the US-based international Bloomberg Television. Alongside Mongolia and India, the Indone...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Despite the naysayers, Pixta became Japan’s biggest stock photo marketplace

Founded in 2005 by Daisuke Komata, Pixta is Japan’s largest stock photo marketplace for both amateur and professional photographers to upl...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 6:15 pm
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The omen: the sad decline of “China’s Facebook” shows why you should avoid the IPO of “China’s Twitter”

Sina Weibo, often heralded as China’s answer to Twitter, will soon IPO in the US. It’s a good chance for investors around the world to g...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Here are the top 7 civic-minded startups at Indonesia’s GIST Startup Boot Camp

The top seven startups were selected to pitch at the demo day in front of the audience and a panel of judges.

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 2:50 pm
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Despite early promise, ebook creation tool Moglue shuts and sells out

Moglue's clever tech has been acquired by two companies, but the ebook creation tool and service no longer exists.

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 12:28 pm
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Why a female founder started a company to help women find jobs, and why she quit

Enticed by the adventure and a chance to make a difference, Lu jumped headfirst into entrepreneurship, giving up an opportunity to work a co...

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 10:35 am
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35 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • April 6, 2014
  • at 6:42 pm
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Sina Weibo IPO

Sina Weibo sets price range for shares, aims to raise $437 million in IPO

Sina Weibo will price its shares in the US$17 to $19 range. If it debuts at the top of that range, Weibo will raise $437 million.

  • April 5, 2014
  • at 11:27 pm
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Xiaomi makes a play for video content, leads $310 million investment in Xunlei

Xunlei, a Chinese video streaming site and media portal, revealed today that it has wrapped up US$310 million in funding. Xiaomi, the much-h...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 9:59 pm
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Saigon Hub co-working space shuts down, unclear if it will be able to reopen

Saigon Hub, one of the heartbeats of Vietnam's startup scene, is shutting down. It was one of Vietnam's largest coworking spaces, and now it...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 6:45 pm
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Thailand is ready for tech acceleration despite the lack of government (Startup Asia preview)

At Startup Asia Singapore 2014, we will be discussing about the landscape of startups in Thailand and trends we can expect in the near futur...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Quench your thirst for fashion with these 9 Indonesian ecommerce sites

If there’s one thing Indonesia is known for other than food, it’s shopping. At first glance it may not seem that conventional, however s...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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