Posts Tagged: foursquare

Nha Nha app launches to take on Google Maps in Vietnam

Coc Coc, arguably Google's biggest competitor in Vietnam has just released an iOS app that competes with Google Maps. And guess what? The da...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Qraving food? Find the tastiest food in Jakarta with Qraved

Find a good place to eat in Indonesia’s capital and share the pictures of your favourite foods – that’s the idea behind Qraved, a ...

  • August 27, 2013
  • at 12:50 pm
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Thailand Now Has 18 Million Social Media Users (INFOGRAPHIC)

Our ZocialInc buddies in Bangkok always keep a close eye on Thailand’s social media scene. In their newest infographic report, the cre...

  • May 13, 2013
  • at 3:56 pm
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Chinese Check-In Service Jiepang Sums Up 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]

China seems to have its own take on almost every popular foreign web service, and its take on Foursquare is the widely-popular Jiepang. The ...

  • February 20, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Manila to Check in to Foursquare Hack Day this December

The folks at WebGeek Philippines and Smart DevNet have announced that they’ll be running a mobile app hackathon on December 1 in Manil...

  • October 22, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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The Warm and Fuzzy Foursquare Day in Jakarta, Indonesia

I’m loving it here in Jakarta. And I’m also sort of addicted to crashing all types of random networking events and meeting different...

  • April 17, 2012
  • at 12:26 am
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Foursquare Introduces Sakura Badge To Tokyo Users

Is Foursquare trying to become the mayor of Asia? It kinda looks like it. After introducing a special Lion City badge for Singapore users, ...

  • January 9, 2012
  • at 9:09 am
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India’s Check-in Service Mojostreet Finds One Mobile Platform Outperforms Others

Earlier this year we told you about Indian location-based service Mojostreet, a promising start-up that received $350,000 in funding in Apri...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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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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Philippine telco Smart’s new PowerApp gives access to many social networks, gets bad reviews

Filipinos love social media. As of last year, 95 percent of Filipinos are already using sites like Facebook and Twitter. Tech in Asia has ...

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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Playbasis, a Thailand-Based Gamification Startup, is Ready To Gamify Asia

Gamification, defined by Oxford dictionary as “the application of typical elements of game playing to other areas of activity,” is not a...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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In Vietnam, TapMee Uses Locations To Help You Meet New People

Tapmee, a new Vietnam-made location-based social networking app just launched today on Android. The app, which has been in closed beta since...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 3:01 pm
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PicXplorer: More Fun with the Foursquare API in the Philippines

A while back we previewed the Foursquare Hack Day Philippines event, which has since taken place with some interesting ideas emerging. Softw...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 9:35 pm
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How Thai Football Fans Reacted to Euro 2012 Final on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Euro 2012 is all over after a spectacular win by Spain that gives them the extraordinary triple whammy of wins in the last World Cup and Eur...

  • July 6, 2012
  • at 9:45 pm
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PlayCez Android App Hits the Streets, Helps You Find Places to Go

When we chatted with the Indian startup PlayCez last summer, one co-founder promised that the social venue recommendation service would soon...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Hello Boy Scouts: Foursquare Introduces Lion City Badge For Singapore

Finally, right? Singaporeans love Foursquare so much that the location-based network now has a dedicated badge for them. It’s simple to ge...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 1:54 pm
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Clingle: A New Location-based Discovery App in Singapore and India. Will it Work?

Update: Clingle insists that it is not another Foursquare or SCVNGR. Vignesh emailed me repeatedly wanting me to tell our readers that ̶...

  • October 4, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Digu Takes 25% of Chinese Check-in Market

Here are some interesting stats this morning about China’s location-based check-in market. According to a report from research firm Analys...

  • June 22, 2011
  • at 1:08 pm
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