Posts Tagged: around asia

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GREE and Japan Sumo Association Launch Sumo Card Battle Game

I’ve been having lots of fun trying out mobile games from the card battle genre over the past year. So far, my favorites have probably...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Deep in Debt, Co-Founder Gone. Here’s How One Vietnamese Entrepreneur Fought Back

During my recent trip to Ho Chi Minh city, I met Loc, the founder of Aothun, a T-shirt design and printing startup which is now four years o...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Telco Viettel Looks Beyond Vietnam, Targets 1 Billion Users by 2020

Viettel, Vietnam’s leading mobile telco (which holds over 37 percent of the market), is now looking for business opportunities abroad. In ...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 6:21 pm
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Startup Asia Singapore 2013 is Here

After 2012 Startup Asia events in Singapore, Jakarta, and Bandung, we’re back to Singapore again for 2013. Startup Asia Singapore 2013...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 4:08 pm
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Indonesian App BimaTri Helps You Manage Mobile Data Usage

Earlier this month, Indonesian operator Three launched a free application called BimaTri which can be used to monitor your mobile quota usag...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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PropertyGuru: The Hottest Property Site in Singapore

PropertyGuru is no stranger to Singaporeans looking to buy or sell properties. The leading online property portal was founded in 2006 and ai...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Amid Tensions Between China and Vietnam, Video Games Get Territorial

Island disputes have been a rumbling problem for China in the past few years. The latest tiff with Japan, and ongoing disputes with the Phil...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Payroll Hero Chosen as IT Startup of the Year in the Philippines

If you attended our Startup Asia Jakarta event this past year, you no doubt remember Philippines-based startup Payroll Hero which was the ru...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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Angel’s Gate Opens Auditions for Season 2

Interactive.sg has officially launched its second season auditions for the business reality TV series, The Angel’s Gate. The show, which w...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 2:38 pm
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Looking to Stop Smoking on New Years Day? Try Quit Pro for iPhone

As the new year is almost upon us, most of us are likely pondering some resolutions for 2013. For those of you looking to quit smoking this ...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Indonesian Government Steps Up E-Tender Efforts

Detik reports today that the Indonesian Government’s Goods and Services Procurement Agency (LKPP) has recently signed an agreement with 27...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 7:20 pm
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Gamenauts CEO Shares Western Gaming Market Success Formula [INTERVIEW]

Silicon Valley-based game development studio Gamenauts has worked with several Asian game developers in the past, and is aiming to work with...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 5:18 pm
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Japan’s Mixi Acquires Tokyo-based Barter/Curation Site Developer Kamado

Tokyo-based startup Kamado Inc., which is running several web services including auction site Livlis and a photo curation site Clipie, was t...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 3:24 pm
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Japanese Camera App Fotomecha is Free for the Holidays

In addition to whatever fun presents Santa brought you this year, there are more than a few mobile app goodies to be had this season as well...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm
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Japanese Chat App ‘Line’ Does Gangnam Style

Korean pop star PSY, who recently hit a billion views on YouTube, is being featured by Japanese chat application ‘Line’ in a fun...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Telkom’s e-Hotel Service Puts Bandung Hotels in the Cloud

Indonesia’s Telkom Business Service Division (DBS) plans to implement its e-Hotel back-end service in all Bandung hotels next year. Detik ...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Indonesian Game Dev Gets Unexpected Props from Korean Star PSY

Korean artist PSY, who just recently hit the one billion mark for his Gangnam Style video on YouTube, is using an Indonesian-made avatar for...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Understanding DeNA and Mobage: A Graphical Overview

As the Tokyo editor for TechInAsia, one of the biggest tech players I’ve had to watch over the past year has been DeNA (TYO:2432), as the ...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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