Posts Tagged: Google



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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Google creates photo tours of India

No, it’s not Street View: Google creates photo tours of India’s top tourist attractions

Having been thwarted by a ban in 2011, Google is taking a very different approach to rolling out Street View in India. Google has created dy...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 11:21 am
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Wada, Vietnam’s homegrown search engine, partners with Lazada

Wada, one of Vietnam's leading search engines is partnering up with Lazada to serve e-commerce goods to customers on the search engine data.

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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The top 10 Youtube ads in Asia in 2013

Brands are arriving in Asia in a big way and at the forefront of that are Youtube ads, click here and check out the top 10 of this year.

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Google Street View car involved in hit and run in Indonesia

Car accidents happen all the time. But when it happens to a Google Street View car that then flees the scene after hitting another car, then...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 7:51 pm
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Hugo Barra joining Xiaomi in October

CONFIRMED: Xiaomi hiring ex-Android VP Hugo Barra, starts new job in October

Xiaomi co-founder and president Lin Bin has just confirmed the big rumor swirling around the tech scene in the US and China this morning ...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 10:58 am
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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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Google brings Android app vending machines to Tokyo

Google Japan is tapping into Tokyo’s affinity for vending machines with a Google Play version of the unmanned dispensaries. The Goog...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Google Play Books moves to 9 new Asian territories including Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) brings its Play Books store to nine new Asian countries today as it deepens the breadth of its app store for Android de...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 12:01 pm
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China’s official train ticket site makes travel harder during the holidays. Again.

China’s official website for train ticket sales, 12306, is bad in ways that it’s tough to even begin to count. The country’...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Barra on Weibo

Ex-Google VP Hugo Barra joins Weibo ahead of Xiaomi’s launch event this afternoon

Former Google VP and vice president of product management for Android Hugo Barra has just signed up for Sina Weibo today (here). He’s ...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 1:50 pm
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Xiaomi Red Rice launch

Android VP Hugo Barra has left Google, said to be moving to Xiaomi

(UPDATE: It’s now officially for real; see the new post). Hugo Barra, Google’s vice president of product management for Android,...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 10:04 am
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