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China begins clampdown on video sites showing foreign TV series

China begins clampdown on video sites showing foreign TV series

This will result in the effective banning of some foreign TV series in China, leaving viewers to go back to the old days of pirating their f...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 7:29 pm
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Asia is dominating the mCommerce market, puts US and Europe to shame

The largest piece of pie for global mCommerce revenue comes from Asia, says Tim Merel, founder of research firm Digi-Capital. According to h...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 4:12 pm
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This is how creepily Big Brother is watching you in India

India’s central government issues over 100,000 telephone interception orders every year. The state governments in the country do likewise.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 3:11 pm
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Xiaomi Mi4 is a bombshell in the $300 smartphone war - REVIEW

Xiaomi Mi4 is a bombshell in the $300 smartphone war (REVIEW)

The Xiaomi Mi4 is undoubtedly a bombshell in the $300 smartphone war, though it doesn't get full marks from us. Check out the full review.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 11:53 am
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Health benefits of standing desks: separating hype from reality

Standing desks are the latest fad, but do they really offer health benefits? Here's a look at the facts and some practical advice.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 9:37 am
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Indonesia’s humor site MalesBanget gets investment from Rebright Partners and 500 Startups

Hopefully MBDC Media’s flagship product, the humor site MalesBanget, gets funnier after this.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 5:28 pm
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Highlights from day 2 afternoon sessions at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014

Here's everything you missed at today's Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 day 2 afternoon sessions.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 5:23 pm
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Taiwan’s EZTable will doggedly charge forth in Southeast Asia (#StartupAsia Arena)

The Taipei-based restaurant reservation startup pitched in front of a panel of investors at Tech in Asia's Startup Asia Tokyo 2014

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 4:38 pm
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Picocandy lets you add your own stickers store with two lines of code (#StartupAsia Arena)

Picocandy lets you add your own stickers store with two lines of code (#StartupAsia Arena)

Even established messaging apps like Viber have been using content from PicoCandy.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 4:32 pm
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Smove catches $1.1M in funding to expand its fleet of short-term rental cars

The Singapore-based startup aims to expand its fleet of vehicles from 17 to 100 by this time next year.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 5:12 pm
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Want to get to know Vietnam’s startup world? Check out this tour

Triip.me, one of Vietnam’s new promising tourism startups is offering a tour of Vietnam’s startups. Lead by Ngan Sau, it gives a nice pe...

  • September 5, 2014
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Want to party on a boat? This Airbnb for boats and yachts is your best bet

Renters can choose from options such as a luxury motor yacht in Sydney to a submarine in Bali.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 2:40 pm
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Taiwan’s Airsig nabs $2M in funding from Foxconn

The Taipei-based startup developed an algorithm that lets smartphone owners unlock their home screens and open up apps by waving their devic...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 11:42 am
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Can a fitness tracker which rewards users solve the problem of wearable tech?

Tupelo's mymo, a new wearable tech device that launched in India yesterday, lets users cash in steps for rewards like mobile talk time, groc...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 6:35 pm
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EZTable wins Tech in Asia’s Startup Arena at #StartupAsia Tokyo 2014

Taiwan's EZTable gets the Startup Arena trophy for its restaurant reservation app.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 5:27 pm
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Moneytree wants to help ‘appwardly mobile consumers’ wrangle their personal finances (#StartupAsia Arena)

Moneytree is already pre-installed on all of the iPhones in Apple Japan's retail stores - but will the Arena judges want to install it on th...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 4:54 pm
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Capy replaces Captcha gibberish with puzzles that any human can solve – but computers can’t (#StartupAsia Arena)

Capy took the stage at Startup Arena Tokyo to pitch its safer, easier version of Captcha.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 4:36 pm
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GrabTaxi Philippines warns passengers of 3 common taxi scams (Infographic)

Let’s not end up on the news, guys.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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