Posts Tagged: around asia



Watch Out Facebook, Asian Messaging Apps Are Gonna Karate Chop You

Facebook is under siege from every direction. Snapchat’s picking away at the young sexting market, Twitter dominated TV sets at the Su...

  • February 19, 2013
  • at 7:10 pm
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MeroCampus Creates an Online Marketplace for College Admissions in Nepal

Aiming to be an online hub for students and educational establishments in Nepal, MeroCampus can connect learners to schools based on the kin...

  • February 19, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Scirocco Cloud Aims To Solve Mobile Developers’ Android Test Pain

Scirocco Cloud is a Japan-made (by Sonix Co., Ltd), cloud-based Android compatibility testing platform for developers. The open-source Andro...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 11:38 pm
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Yahoo Japan and GREE joint-venture for social gaming

Yahoo Japan and GREE Invest $2 Million to Open Social Gaming Joint-Venture Next Month

Yahoo Japan and GREE (TYO:3632) announced today what they had teased a few months back – the launch of a joint-venture company that wi...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 6:17 pm
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Why 100 Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs are Sailing Around Asia Right Now

Somewhere out in the South China Sea right now, there’s a boat-load of entrepreneurs, business people, non-profit folks, and general m...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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INAICTA 2013: Submissions Open This Week with a New Emphasis on E-Commerce

The Indonesia ICT Awards (INAICTA) has celebrated the country’s finest tech products as well as supported the ecosystem for the past six y...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 10:46 am
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Tech in Asia: News Of The Week [February 16, 2013]

So most of the team is finally coming off of New Years break. Here in Ho Chi Minh city most people are still coming out of the lazy holiday ...

  • February 16, 2013
  • at 6:08 pm
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Startup Jobs Asia: A Hiring Solution for Startup Founders

Hiring talent with the right fit of skills and outlook is always a constant, pressing issue for startup companies. Ben Chew, an entrepreneur...

  • February 15, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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TouchTen Brings Prizes to its Loyal Gamers with Gimmie Tie-Up

Indonesian game developer TouchTen has announced today that the startup has made an exclusive partnership with Singapore-based loyalty app G...

  • February 15, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Second Time Lucky: Revamped TokoBagus Android App Gets it Right

Indonesian e-commerce site TokoBagus recently announced its radically revamped Android app, taking it up to v2.0. The company said that this...

  • February 19, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Mobile Commerce Startup ShopSpot Raises $630,000, Works Well Too

Update: You can find my follow-up story on ShopSpot here. Thailand’s mobile commerce startup ShopSpot has raised S$779,000 (US$630,000...

  • February 19, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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‘Illegal’ Blackberry Z10 Starts Circulating in Indonesia

While it is now confirmed that the Blackberry Z10 will be widely available in Indonesia at the end of March, there are a few die-hard fans w...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 10:47 pm
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Lojai’s Android App Now Supports Credit Card Payments

Today, Indonesian e-commerce site Lojai announced the launch of its Android app. While some might argue that this is just an Android app, th...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 5:20 pm
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Amikom Game Dev Passes 1 Million Downloads And Looks to Inspire More Game Developers in Yogyakarta

Back in September, we talked about a game developer community at STMIK Amikom Yogyakarta University called Amikom Game Dev (AGD). Last week,...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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11 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Here’s our newest weekly startup list, this time featuring eleven young companies from across the region. For tips and stories suggestions...

  • February 17, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Anybody Nostalgic for Some Tamagotchi? It’s Now On Android

I’m not gonna lie. When I was in middle school in the States, Tamagotchi was the coolest thing. It was either Pogs or Tamagotchi. My class...

  • February 15, 2013
  • at 10:43 pm
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Own a Piece of British Premier League Players with New ‘Football Trader’ Game

(UPDATED on February 22nd: Sohail told us that since the beta launch two weeks ago, Football Trader attracted around 320 users with a simila...

  • February 15, 2013
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Lessons in Monetizing Games in Korea and Japan

Lessons in Monetizing Apps and Games in Smartphone-Mad Korea and Japan [INFOGRAPHIC]

Japan and Korea are at the forefront of Asia’s rush to smartphones, and are also markets where app developers can seriously monetize. ...

  • February 15, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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