Posts Tagged: around asia

Is North Korea Hiring Chinese Hackers?

With the latest report that South Korean banks and news broadcasters’ servers were possibly hacked by North Korea – and the Nort...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 3:02 pm
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Social media in Asia shifts to messaging apps

Messaging Apps Invade Asia, Now the Most Active Social Networks in Japan and Korea (Infographic)

We’ve been following the rapid progress of messaging apps very closely across Asia, and we’ve even noted that they might be a th...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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HotelQuickly Books Your Hotels Really Quickly, Launches in 6 Asian Countries

HotelQuickly is a mobile-only service that helps users book hotels really quickly. It’s available in six countries: Thailand, Singapor...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 9:32 am
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Brand24 Monitors Social Media Activity Lightning Fast for Brands in Indonesia

Brand24.co.id, an Indonesian company that specializes in monitoring online social marketing – and the company which brought us Jakarta...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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World Startup Report

World Startup Report: Your 15-Minute Guide to India’s Startup Scene and Culture

At the start of this year we talked to American entrepreneur Bowei Gai as he kicked off his worldwide, nine-month odyssey for his World Star...

  • March 20, 2013
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American Copycat: MessageMe is Just a Clone of Popular Asian Chat Apps

American mobile chat app MessageMe has been generating a lot of buzz since its launch just a couple of weeks ago, and with good reason. Tech...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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IG9, Vietnam’s First Crowdfunding Platform Launches Today

Today, Vietnam’s finally got a crowdfunding platform. The full-time team of seven come from a motley crew of startups based out of Han...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 8:01 pm
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In Vietnam, TapMee Uses Locations To Help You Meet New People

Tapmee, a new Vietnam-made location-based social networking app just launched today on Android. The app, which has been in closed beta since...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 3:01 pm
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Nonstop Games Raises $2.9 Million, Makes Singapore Home

Singapore-based Nonstop Games has raised a $2.9 million seed round led by Creandum and Lifeline Ventures. The investment allows Nonstop Game...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 10:46 am
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Watch Tokyo’s YouTube Space Get Taken Over by a Huge Rube Goldberg Machine (VIDEO)

Remember the ‘YouTube Space’ studio that opened up in Tokyo last month, the first of its kind in Asia? Well, it’s already ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Travelmob and HomeAway

HomeAway Makes Third Asian Deal in Tie-Up With Singapore’s Travelmob

Having already buddied up with China’s TuJia and Singapore-based Wego last year, today HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) has agreed another Asian...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 10:37 am
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Truecaller Now Installed on Every 7th Smartphone in India, Eyes Japan and Indonesia Next

Sweden-based crowdsourcing phone directory app Truecaller announced today that the company now processes around 500 million name and number ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 12:11 am
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Adzcentral funding

Singapore’s AdzCentral Raises $3.2 Million From Electric Sheep Capital and DMP

Singapore-based AdzCentral has concluded a SG$4 million (US$3.2 million) financing round with Electric Sheep Capital and Digital Media Partn...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 2:59 pm
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MOL Acquires AyoPay, Confirms Indonesia is Top Priority This Year

Malaysia’s leading payment service giant, MOL, has acquired Indonesia’s AyoPay for an undisclosed sum. AyoPay is a 20-man team b...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 11:01 am
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Kleii, Vietnam’s Dropbox, Will Soon Reach 1 Million Users (Despite 1 Week of Downtime)

Kleii, the Vietnamese Dropbox I wrote about in January just had one week of downtime where users were unable to access their files. It left ...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 9:01 pm
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Veritrans, Indonesia’s Payment Gateway, Relocates Office While Growing 100% Every Month

Indonesian payment gateway for credit cards, Veritrans, just held a get together yesterday to celebrate its relocation to a new office space...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Indonesia Loves to Guess: See Which Locally-Made Game Booted WeChat from Top Spot on iOS

Do you guys remember the Indonesian game Icon Pop Quiz which received props from Korean singer PSY in December? Well, its developer, Alegriu...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Rumor: ZTE Executives Detained in Mongolia Bribery Investigation [UPDATED]

It seems every day we come across another rumor about Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE, but unlike last week’s rumor, this one has ...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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