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Popular songs, videos that impacted Indonesian election top Google Trends

According to Google’s communication manager in Singapore Robin Moroney, Indonesia’s presidential election has created a noticeable stir ...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 3:21 pm
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As June 4th approaches, Google services in China grind to a halt

GreatFire reports Google services have been almost completely cut off in the last four days, with no indication of if or when they might ret...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 3:37 pm
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Rakuten Ventures managing partner Saemin Ahn: “No one should tell you what your vision is about.”

Rakuten Ventures’ Saemin Ahn: “No one should tell you what your vision is about.”

Rakuten Ventures managing partner Saemin Ahn shares many interesting insights on the Japanese investment scene.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Google’s Chromecast makes debut in Asia as sales start in South Korea

Google has partnered with local streaming media services Tving and Hoppin to give users acccess to "tens of thousands of videos, movies, and...

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 6:45 pm
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Google survey finds that half of Indonesia’s ecommerce non-adopters will shop online soon

Rudy Ramawy, the country head of Google Indonesia, says that most online shoppers prefer to save time rather than save money, which is good ...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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US gaming company: “We hope it is no longer possible for Flappy Bird to return to the App Store”

Some companies just want to play the trademark game. Other people want to make games only. Flappy Bird is caught in the crossfire.

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 1:35 pm
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How a Vietnamese education startup uses Google Glass to teach English

Topica is pioneering a new method of using Google Glass to teach students English online. Finally, a practical use of Google Glass.

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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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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Flipkart launches budget smartphones, beats Google and Mozilla to the punch

Before Google's phone could arrive, Indian ecommerce leader Flipkart has pressed ahead by launching a range of budget smartphones, starting ...

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 7:55 pm
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2 days before June 4, GreatFire.org “unblocks” Google search in China

GreatFire created a mirror site of Google similar to what the group did for The Wall Street Journal and Reuters Chinese sites when they were...

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 5:48 pm
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YouTube launches localized site for Thailand as nation hits 1 billion views per month

Today, Google finally launched a Thai version of YouTube under a new local domain: YouTube.co.th.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 4:18 pm
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Check out this guerrilla Google Street View of protesters occupying Taiwan’s parliament

Remember Occupy Wall Street? From a purely visual perspective, thoughts of that late-2011 social movement ought to conjure up images full of...

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 1:49 pm
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Shaolin kung-fu monks visit Google, try on Google Glass

Shaolin kung-fu monks visit Google, try on Glass, manage not to kick anybody’s ass

The martial arts experts at China’s Shaolin Temple have been around for centuries, but they’re not stuck in a time-warp. The kun...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 7:45 pm
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You can now search the web by talking to Google in Thai

People in Thailand can now talk to Google in the Thai language. The Google Search app now understands voice commands and queries in Thai, ac...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Google to Korean app developers: use our brand name and bypass ‘Kakao tax’ (Updated: Not true)

In order to fight back against the ‘Kakao tax’, Google is offering to lend its own brand to local Korean app developers.

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 4:26 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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