Posts Tagged: around asia



Another Game Seeks Your Vote on Steam Greenlight, as Malaysian Game Devs Look to Penetrate Global Market

Steam Greenlight is the Kickstarter for game developers, but instead of pledges, the developers need to get people’s support so as to earn...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 5:45 pm
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Studio HIVE: Creating Beautiful Games in Bangkok

With clients such as Square Enix, Lucas Arts, Namco Bandai, Top Cow, and Stan Lee’s POW Entertainment, Studio HIVE is Thailand’s number ...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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NTT Docomo and KT Corporation to Cooperate on Cross-border e-Payment Service

As a result of cooperation between Japan’s NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) and Korea’s KT Corporation (NYSE:KT), Docomo customers with com...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 10:35 am
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Futaba Shows Off Flexible OLED Concept Watch at CEATEC Japan

In the new age of smartphones, wearing a watch on your wrist is no longer the necessity that it once was. But Japanese electronics maker Fut...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 10:20 pm
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The Battlefield for Startup Asia Bandung is Ready. Are You?

Battlefield for Startup Asia Bandung 2012, our first ever open platform Hackathon, is ready for you, the developers and designers. It has be...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 7:15 pm
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How Viki Turned Online Viewers into Offline Fans in Indonesia

International video site Viki.com has more than 1 billion videos viewed, and 200 million words translated into subtitles by its community. I...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 4:28 pm
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Tokyo Otaku Mode and the Facebook Strategy

There has been a lot of buzz around Japan-based Tokyo Otaku Mode recently. The startup aims to curate content (mostly photos so far) focusin...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Gesture Recognition Music App piaScore Raises US$138,000

We received news that PiaScore, Japan’s gesture recognition music app, has raised an angel round of US$138,000. The round is led by Ta...

  • October 7, 2012
  • at 1:18 pm
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Speaking with Freelancer about its Biggest Investment Ever, Indonesia [Interview]

Recently Freelancer.com launced its Indonesian version at Freelancer.co.id. The company now provides Indonesian language support, a local cu...

  • October 5, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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BlackBerry JamHack Challenges Asian Developers to Build an App in 40 Hours

BlackBerry is really in need of help in its app section. Now RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) is turning to developers in the region and asking them to boo...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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GREE Working With More US-based Indie Developers

Japanese gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) is announcing a new developer program that aims to support independent developers in the United States...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Lazada Looks to Attract More Female Customers with One Direction Contest

Today e-commerce service Lazada Indonesia, together with Sony Music Indonesia, announced that they’re holding a contest called “Bring Me...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 11:09 pm
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Indonesia to Block 83 Fake Drug Marketing Websites

Indonesia’s National Agency for Drug and Food Control (BPOM) has identified 83 sites which promote illegal and fake drugs/medicines online...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Twitter Movement #SaveKPK Takes to the Streets for Demonstration Against Corruption

Hundreds of people in the name of the Save KPK movement gathered at Bundaran Hotel Indonesia, Jakarta, yesterday. They demonstrated their su...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 5:15 pm
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Minh ‘Gooseman’ Le’s Quest to Finish Tactical Intervention

Right after his graduation, a young and passionate Minh ‘Gooseman’ Le joined Valve to continue his work on Counter-Strike related projec...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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9 Startups in Asia That Caught Our Eye

Another week has passed in Tech in Asia and below is the list of startups which we have covered. For tips and stories suggestions, feel free...

  • October 7, 2012
  • at 2:58 pm
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6 Alternative Gangnam Style Videos From Across Asia

The Gangnam Style video by Psy has been viewed more than 359 million times and has inspired thousands of people across the world to remake t...

  • October 5, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Japan’s Prime Minister’s Office Opens Account on Line, Closes its Weibo

We have previously written about Japan’s Prime Minister’s Office and how it has been reaching out to the public via social media. First ...

  • October 5, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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