Posts Tagged: around asia

fourleaf

Thailand’s Fourleaf Creates Gorgeous Menus on iPads for Hotel Guests

Fourleaf is a Thailand-based startup that helps hotels to create beautiful looking menus on iPads. So, instead of browsing through the usual...

  • March 25, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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tribehired

Social Recruitment Startup TribeHired Raises $560,000 Led By TNF Ventures

Social recruitment startup TribeHired has concluded a US$560,000 seed funding round led by TNF Ventures through the Technology Incubation Sc...

  • March 25, 2013
  • at 12:01 am
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Staff Picks: 9 Top News Stories this Week in Tech in Asia

A lot of things went down this week; so many, in fact, that we’ve compiled them into a list. Granted, that’s something we do eve...

  • March 24, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Google's Eric Schmidt in Myanmar

Google Launches Search Engine in Myanmar as Schmidt Warns Against Web Censorship

Google’s search engine launched in Myanmar yesterday on the Google.com.mm domain. It’s nothing special to look at, and it’...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 4:07 pm
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Before Death, Man In Vietnam Posts Suicide Note On Facebook

As Facebook has increased its reach in Vietnam, the types of uses for the social network has diversified – and, sadly, sometimes it...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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evernote

Evernote Has 2 Million Users in Southeast Asia, Thailand Growing Fast

Last night at Tech in Asia’s Bangkok Meetup, Evernote’s Tiang Lim Foo, Asia Pacific Market Development, took the hot seat for mo...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Learn to Design and Code at Startup Academy

Singapore’s Startup Academy teaches folks to design and code. Powered by Subhransu Behera (SAP), Joyce Huang (Microsoft), Jaryl Sim (T...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Luxa funding

Japan’s Flash Sales Frenzy Continues with Series B Funding for Luxa

Selling everything from pricey sake to quality skincare products, Luxa.jp, as its name might suggest, is a luxury-oriented e-commerce site. ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 8:59 pm
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Facebook Now Has Over 12 Million Users in Vietnam

In October 2012, WeAreSocial calculated that Facebook had hit 8.5 million users in Vietnam to overtake local rival Zing as the top social ne...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 5:03 pm
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Thailand’s Chang Allows Followers To Order Home Deliveries on WeChat

Last week, Chang, the largest beverage producer in Thailand (most famous for its beer) joined Tencent’s WeChat with an official accoun...

  • March 25, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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13 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Here’s our newest weekly list featuring a bunch of hot startups from all over Asia. For tips and stories suggestions, feel free to email u...

  • March 24, 2013
  • at 8:10 pm
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MNC and Rakuten: Why the Sudden Break Up?

Last night’s news of Rakuten (JSD:4755) breaking up its joint venture with MNC in Indonesia sent shockwaves through the entire tech ec...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 6:31 pm
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anime pirates

Anime Pirates Game Lets You be Part of Popular Manga ‘One Piece’ World

Indonesian game publisher Prodigy Infinitech launched a new game a couple of days ago called Anime Pirates. The game is basically a Facebook...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Kompas Group’s Gramediana Hints at Emulating Amazon’s Kindle Business Model?

Indonesian publishing giant Kompas Group launched its digital publishing service Gramediana in beta last month. With the amount of capital a...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Perx: 650K Chops, 130K Downloads, Rolls Out Loyalty Tasks Feature

Singapore-based mobile loyalty app, Perx, has been growing steadily over the past year. In my last email exchange with co-founder Andrew Rot...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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Rakuten Indonesia site closing if MNC split rumor is true

Rakuten Splits With MNC Group, Leaving Indonesia E-Commerce Site in Doubt

(Updated on March 25th: MNC confirms the break-up and is now looking to sell its 49 percent share back to Rakuten. The Indonesian company sa...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 10:48 pm
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Taobao Southeast Asia

How E-Commerce King Taobao Is Expanding Out of China (Startup Asia Preview)

Taobao is a household name in China, being the online marketplace that first got the country going nuts for e-commerce. But Alibaba-owned Ta...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Zomato Manila restaurants

India’s Zomato Launches Restaurant Listings in Manila (and Singapore Might be Next)

Not long after expanding to Europe with restaurant listings for London, now India’s Zomato has launched for foodies in Manila, capital of ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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