Posts Tagged: Google



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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Google takes nearly 6 percent stake in Lenovo, worth $750 million, as part of last month's Motorola deal

Google takes 5.94% stake in Lenovo as part of last month’s Motorola deal (Update: Not yet)

It has emerged today that Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) ploughed $750 million into Lenovo (HKG:0992) at the end of last month. It’s related to ...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 1:37 pm
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China's Lenovo to buy Motorola phone business from Google

China’s Lenovo to buy Motorola phone business from Google, but will regulators approve?

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has confirmed that it’s selling Motorola Mobility – the phone-maker division of Motorola that it acquired i...

  • January 30, 2014
  • at 11:23 am
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Google Street View to capture landmarks in the Philippines with backpacks and push carts

In 2013, Google started the year by officially opening a local office in the Philippines with the aim of providing better services to citi...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 10:01 am
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Now you can register a domain name in Japanese script, all thanks to Google

Google announced this afternoon that internet users can now apply for the domain name .みんな , (pronounced “mee-n-nuh” according t...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 3:05 pm
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4 search trends Google saw in Asia in 2013

Check out the 4 search trends Google noticed in Asia in 2013

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been looking at the hottest search topics and online trends in Asia in 2013 – and here are the results. Let&#...

  • December 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Google Translate adds support for four more Asian languages

Google Translate added support for nine more languages today, including four from Asia: Punjabi, Nepali, Maori, and Mongolian. Punjabi is th...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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Why Asia still has at least 10 years before it leads the tech world

Asia still has at least a decade to go before it's leading the world in innovation. That's because it's hampered by focusing all its innovat...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Google, government and netizens use the internet as tool against super typhoon Yolanda

Super typhoon Yolanda is possibly the world’s biggest storm ever, and it landed in the Philippines this morning. TV broadcasts are full o...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 3:41 pm
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Now developers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand can start earning money from Google Play

The Google Play Stores in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand now show the app prices in localized currencies.

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 2:15 pm
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5 of America’s biggest tech companies wouldn’t survive without Asia

Apple, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and Microsoft all benefit deeply from cooperation and markets in Asia. Without Asia, these companies wouldn'...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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self driving cars SMART NUS

Singapore’s self-driving car makes Google’s version an unnecessary luxury

While Google may be hogging internet traffic with news of its self-driving cars, the reality is that they are forbiddingly expensive. The sy...

  • January 30, 2014
  • at 11:02 am
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Read for the blind app

Story time: Thailand unites to create over 2,400 audiobooks for blind people

Back in October of last year, we profiled Read for the Blind, the most-talked about app of the moment. It seems the app’s momentum hasn’...

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Baidu vs Google in China

Baidu down, Qihoo up, Google dead: 2013 was a year of drama for China’s search engines

Baidu down; Qihoo up; Google dead. That’s the summary of what happened to search engines in China in 2013. It was a year of big and dr...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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Apple settles lawsuits in Thailand

Apple settles lawsuit in Thailand over copyright-breaching news apps

Back in February of this year, Thailand’s Online News Providers Association (SONP) filed a lawsuit against Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) at the Tha...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 2:40 pm
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YouTube in Pakistan

Pakistan video site comes up with a way to bypass country’s YouTube block

YouTube has been banned in Pakistan since September 2012, when a trailer for Sam Bacile’s controversial film The Innocence of Muslims ...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 2:31 pm
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Unlocking the secrets of localization: how to build great apps for global users (LIVE BLOG)

Tuyen Nguyen, Google Mobile Publisher Advocate, took the stage at Startup Asia Jakarta 2013 to give the dirt on how to localize content whil...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Eric Schmidt talks Google and politics

This morning, we reported about Google chairman Erich Schmidt’s interview with the local Thai TV station Voice TV, during which he answere...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 12:10 am
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