Posts Tagged: around asia

Line app monetization

From Line to Puzzles and Dragons, Japan Rocks the World at App Monetization [STATS]

Regular readers will know that Japanese smartphone owners are great for spending money on apps. Now we have new data from AppAnnie, released...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 9:28 pm
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Tech in Asia Shakes Hands With GWC

The Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) is run by the good folks from the GWC. Tech in Asia and GWC are pretty close – you know, ...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 5:49 pm
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Stealing Content in Vietnam is Finally a Real Issue

Local companies are finally taking copyright seriously in Vietnam. Probably because they’re now realizing the value of stolen material...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 2:47 pm
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The PropertyGuru Story (Startup Asia Preview)

When people think about recent startup success cases in Singapore, PropertyGuru usually comes to mind. Founded in May 2007, PropertyGuru has...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 10:56 pm
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Metaps funding

Metaps Taps $11 Million in Series B Funding for its Android Monetization Platform

Android monetization platform Metaps has just announced series B funding worth US$11 million. The Japanese startup, which launched in August...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 6:32 pm
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Why Facebook, Google, and Twitter Made It in Vietnam, But Not in China

Oftentimes, people like to compare Vietnam with China. In some ways, the similarities are pretty obvious. The Chinese dynasties ruled Vietna...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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This Is Why Copying is Everywhere in Asia

Copying in Asia? It’s everywhere. Asia is clone central. Although some have stated that the Asian copying era is coming to a close, I ...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 10:31 pm
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Silverline app for seniors

With Your Second-Hand iPhone and These New Healthcare Apps, Singaporean Seniors Have a Lifeline

“Why build new hardware when the world is full of amazing iPhones and Android devices?” With that idea, one civic-minded startup...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 4:05 pm
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Management team of MyRepublic

Compete With Telcos? You Must Be Crazy! Singapore Startup MyRepublic is Doing Just That

MyRepublic is an internet service provider in Singapore that provides high-speed fibre optic web connections for consumers and enterprises. ...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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PassKit Raises $1.2 Million, Helps Clients Manage Mobile Wallet Passes on iOS and Android

Founded in June 2012, Hong Kong-based PassKit, a startup that enables customers to create mobile wallet passes for both iOS and Android devi...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 8:23 pm
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Google Public Alerts for disasters in Japan

Google Launches Online Public Alerts for Disaster Warnings in Japan

Japan already has a sophisticated and trigger-quick public alerts system for disasters like earthquakes and tsunami – and now Google (...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 4:05 pm
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LotsofButtons.com Sells Lots of Buttons Online

Vertical e-commerce is a trend in Asia. So far we have lingerie, bags, beer, baby products, beauty products, and…uh…buttons! Yes...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 9:58 am
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line indonesia

Spread the Fun: Line Now Has Four Times More Games Than KakaoTalk in Indonesia

Japan-made chat app Line announced today that the company has released two new games onto its social gaming platform, called Dragon Flight a...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 9:53 pm
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How 2C2P Plans To Solve Payment Problem in Southeast Asia [VIDEO]

We were happy to run our first ever Meetup in Ho Chi Minh city on the last day of February. Fifty people packed into the Lightbox cafe for a...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 4:29 pm
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Indonesian-Made Satay Chef Game Hits Blackberry 10

The Blackberry Z10 launch in Indonesia on Monday signals the launch of 4,000 apps made in the country. Yeah, that’s a very nice figure loo...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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good guy indonesia

Notorious Indonesian Hacker Might be Recruited by the Police

I read some news today that made me quite happy, and it’s not about the Blackberry Z10 pre-orders in Indonesia. Remember Wildan Yani Ashar...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 6:47 pm
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blackberry messenger problem

Why Blackberry Remains Powerful In Indonesia, and How It’s Still Going to Lose

A lot of my friends have had their fair share of complaints about the Blackberry Messenger (BBM) service in Indonesia, especially about the ...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Opera’s Mobile Browser Is Silently Conquering Asia

In the USA, smartphones already dominate 50 percent of the mobile market. In Asia, smartphones now account for 66 percent of purchases but t...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 1:19 pm
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