Posts Tagged: Google


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Google Rolls Out ‘Southeast Asia Fires’ Map to Track Haze Across Singapore and Malaysia

Singapore’s air is not quite so saturated with burning wood particulates as it was two weeks ago, but the environmental disaster that’s ...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 7:41 pm
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Google’s new submarine cable can provide faster Internet access in Asia, for now

The Southeast Asia-Japan Cable (SJC) has become operational today, providing residents in seven countries with greater Internet connectivity...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 5:26 pm
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CocCoc Pursues Search In Vietnam With A Mathematician’s Hat

CocCoc Pursues Search In Vietnam With A Mathematician’s Hat (VIDEO)

Last month, we had the privilege of having Victor Lavrenko from CocCoc out our Meetup in Ho Chi Minh city to talk to us about the startup se...

  • June 3, 2013
  • at 9:09 pm
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3 Things Startups Can Learn From Reading ‘One Piece’ Manga

3 Things Startups Can Learn From Reading ‘One Piece’ Manga

These days there are so many theories of how to do a startup. There’s the Rocket Internet MBA-style, and then there’s the Lean Startup m...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Is Online Content in Vietnam Actually a Wasteland? Let’s Look Deeper

Is Online Content in Vietnam Actually a Wasteland? Let’s Look Deeper.

Since I posted an article on HaiVL on Tuesday, it has raised eyebrows for two big reasons. First, the 9gag-like HaiVL community caught wind ...

  • May 17, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Online Advertising in Vietnam Just Got Way Better: Google AdSense Debuts In Vietnam

In Vietnam, one of the most popular models for internet companies and startups to make money in the consumer space is online marketing. It...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 10:31 am
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Chester Roh: The Story of a Hacker-Turned-Entrepreneur Who Sold His Company to Google

Chester Roh (pictured) started his journey as an entrepreneur at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), a well-know...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Google, Baidu and Many Web Companies Set Up ‘People Finder’ Boards After Chinese Quake

Shortly after this weekend’s earthquake near the Chinese city of Ya’an in Sichuan province, which has so far claimed nearly 200 ...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 3:57 pm
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PassedOn Connects You With Your Loved Ones Before You Kick The Bucket

We’re inundated with social media these days. I consider my friends who aren’t on Facebook lucky, they don’t have to deal with the ons...

  • April 12, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Google’s StreetView Guy Walking Around Japan’s Creepily Deserted Battleship Island

Watch Google’s StreetView Guy Walking Around Japan’s Creepily Deserted ‘Battleship Island’ (VIDEO)

Japan’s notoriously creepy Battleship Island – actually called Hashima Island – has been deserted since the mid-1970s when its...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 12:48 pm
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Are Google Apps the New Way to Learn in Philippine Universities?

Are Google Apps the New Way to Learn in Philippine Universities?

Filipino students can now take their notebooks off their backpacks. For them, Google Apps for Education is the new way to take notes.

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Wada Will Spend $15 Million in 2013 to Beat Google in Vietnam

We’ve been hearing a lot from Vietnamese search engine CocCoc lately, especially with our recent meetup and interesting news about its...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Google Chromebooks launch in Singapore and Malaysia

Google Chromebooks Make Asia Debut in Singapore and Malaysia

If you’re living in Singapore or Malaysia and fancy spending over $300 on a glorified web browser, today is your lucky day. That’...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
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CocCoc Releases Corom And Enters the Browser Wars in Vietnam

In the quest to take down Google in Vietnam, CocCoc is stepping up its game once more with the release of a new browser called Corom this we...

  • May 16, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Vietnamese Nude Model Asks Google To Take Down Photos of Her Posing With A Monk

In university, I majored in history of religion and visual culture, so how can I resist writing about a story where a meditating monk took p...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Ho Chi Minh City Meetup: How CocCoc Plans To Take Down Google in Vietnam

Hey folks, Xin Chào Thành Phó Hồ Chí Minh! In case you’re wondering what that means, it’s actually “Hello Ho Chi Minh city!” A...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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NHN Is Going Into Search In Vietnam

In Vietnam, the chat app battle is fearsome. Western competitors Whatsapp and Viber face serious opposition from Asian rivals like Line, Kak...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 11:15 pm
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VNG Shutters Zing Video To Sidestep a Battle with Youtube

On the Alexa traffic rank, Zing Video is the fifth highest ranked site in Vietnam. But that number piggybacks on the strength of Zing Me, VN...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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