Posts Tagged: Google

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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Eric Schmidt to students: Silicon Valley is not about a location, it’s about people

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google continued his tour of Asia with a stop in Bangkok today, where he continued to provide his in...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 1:09 pm
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China’s Baidu hiring in Thailand ahead of search engine expansion

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s top search engine and web portal, will be launching its search engine in Thailand with a Thai language versio...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 2:08 pm
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Read For the Blind: the most viral app in Thailand right now

In the past few days, I bet that, if you live in Thailand, there’s no way you’ve not heard of the “Read for the Blind” campaign. It...

  • October 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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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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Is the Russian-Vietnamese search engine CocCoc really beating Google in Vietnam?

CocCoc and Wada both claim that they are on a path to conquer Google in Vietnam. They've both approached users in the millions.

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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To help earthquake victims in Cebu, Google creates a crowdsourced map of affected areas

Earlier this week, the Visayas region of Cebu in the Philippines was hit by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that affected thousands of families a...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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In a growing Asian trend, Samsung wants to acquire Valley companies

Samsung is now on a path to investing in startups in the Silicon Valley. It underlines an even bigger trend, Asia is waking up to what it ne...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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