Posts Tagged: around asia

World Startup Report

‘World Startup Report’ Tour Hits Australia, Still 27 More Countries to Go

American entrepreneur Bowei Gai is in Australia right now. That’s not too remarkable in itself, but his visit to Melbourne right now i...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 7:38 pm
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GungHo acquires Grasshopper

Lollipop Chainsaw Developer Acquired by One of Japan’s Top Game Publishers

Gamers might be aware that GungHo Online is one of Japan’s top mobile game publishers – and now GungHo is a bit bigger after acquiri...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 1:20 pm
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Microsoft Singapore Pushes Office 365, Partners with Starhub and Retailers

Yesterday morning, Microsoft Singapore officially launched its newest Office consumer product line, Office 365 Home Premium. It is a subscri...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Skunkworks Isn’t Shutting Down, It’s Rebooting

There are a lot of rumors flying around Saigon right now about Skunkworks, and I thought I’d try to get to the bottom of things since I ha...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 9:01 pm
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Hackers’ Protests Continue as Several Indonesian Government Sites Are Defaced

While Indonesia was sound asleep last night, a group of Indonesian hackers who call themselves Anonymous Indonesia were waging a silent war ...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 5:21 pm
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Blackberry 10 Likely Coming to Indonesia in March

(Updated on February 27th: Blackberry Indonesia has confirmed that the Blackberry Z10 will arrive here on March 4th.) While the Blackberry 1...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 1:56 pm
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More Indonesian Websites Defaced in Protest over Hacker’s Arrest

Remember when the Indonesian president’s website was hacked a couple of weeks ago? The Indonesian cyber crime police unit finally got thei...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 9:50 pm
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Another Indonesian Flash Game Ripped Off by Copycat Developer

It seems that having your games copied and stolen by another developer is becoming a more regular thing nowadays. We looked into Indonesian ...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Google Maps adds North Korea details

Google Maps Zoom in on North Korea

North Korea has long been a bit of a blank, unknown wasteland for Google Maps, but that changes today. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has had help fro...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 11:22 am
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Tech Trends in Indonesia 2013

Jakarta Meetup: Tech Trends in Indonesia 2013

We’re pleased to say that our TechinAsia Meetup Jakarta is back on track. As many of you know, our first Meetup session was postponed due ...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 2:20 pm
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HootSuite Korean

HootSuite Owl Learns to Speak Korean

The HootSuite owl has been learning Korean, and now the social media dashboard is fully localized for its users in Korea. This morning, Hoot...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 11:27 am
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170,000 Users Strong and Profitable: Piktochart Rolls Out Upgraded Infographic Builder

It’s always heart-warming to see a startup growing from a paper idea into reality and success. Alright, success is subjective. But I t...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 10:16 pm
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Noyyo: Vietnam’s First Lingerie-Only E-Commerce Site

If you’re a woman in Vietnam looking for lingerie, you need look no further than the new Noyyo store. The e-commerce startup launched ...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 6:42 pm
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Japan’s Docomo Looks to Expand E-Commerce Efforts With Acquisition Offer

Japanese telco NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) has been diversifying a lot recently, notably launching online shopping through its ‘dmarket’ conte...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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BillPin CEO Darius Cheung: Being a Second-Time Entrepreneur is a Double-Edged Sword

If you’re well-versed in the Singapore technology startup scene, you probably know Darius Cheung. He is the co-founder of tenCube, which w...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Barcamp Yangon 2013

The World’s Largest Barcamp is in Myanmar

Myanmar has made some stunning changes in the past two years. And this is the backdrop to BarcampYangon’s explosive growth into one of Asi...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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SnapDish Adds 7 Languages And Comes to Kindle Fire

Snapdish, the photosharing app for food lovers, is now coming to the Kindle Fire along with broader language support across all its platform...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 12:06 pm
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US-Based Buy.com to be Rebranded as ‘Rakuten Shopping’ This Week

Yesterday we mentioned that Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten (JSD: 4755) is opening a Singapore office to enlarge the company’s presence ...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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