Posts Tagged: around asia


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Rumah123.com Announces Partnership with Urbanesia

Rumah123.com, one of the largest property websites in Indonesia, has just announced an exclusive partnership with Urbanesia [1], a well know...

  • July 30, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Talking Mobile Development with the Creator of Kopi Tiam

Recently we wrote about Kopi Tiam, a time-management game which features local cuisines from Singapore. I had the opportunity to follow up w...

  • July 30, 2012
  • at 11:38 am
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Tech in Asia: Our Picks for News of the Week [July 28, 2012]

Amidst the week’s controversies and new developments, there were some stories which stood out as significant – ones that will reverb...

  • July 28, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Kaskus.Us Domain Ownership Changes Hands?

The “.us” domain of Indonesia’s biggest online forum Kaskus is no longer owned by the website’s company, PT. Darta Media Indonesia. ...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 7:19 pm
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Philippines Webgeek Promises Loads of Prizes at its Hackathon

When we recently heard that Philippines tech community Webgeek was looking to hold its own hackathon, we were more than happy to help spread...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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SoundGecko Transcribes Written Content Into Audio Files

We’re seeing more and more impressive startups coming from down under, and SoundGecko is one which has captivated us once again. A couple...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Run a Singaporean Coffee Shop with the Kopi Tiam Game

In the spirit of Singapore’s upcoming National Day, I thought it would be timely to introduce a time-management game which features local ...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Baidu Opens Lab in Singapore to Research Thai, Vietnamese Search Know-how

Five months ago, an agreement was signed between Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) and Singapore’s I2R of A*STAR to form a joint research lab — Ba...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 4:52 pm
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How Bandung is About to Become More Connected

The Indonesian government plans to provide free wi-fi hotspots to half of Bandung’s housing communities (RW) this October. As many as 1,56...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 12:56 pm
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Nepalese Startup Seeks Crowdfunding to Put Kathmandu on the Digital Map

A Nepalese brother and sister team is hoping to put the nation’s capital Kathmandu on the map. Literally, and digitally. The aim ̵...

  • July 30, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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14 Tech 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...

  • July 29, 2012
  • at 3:49 pm
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Photo Sharing App Dabkick Launches With Minority Investment From GREE

Here’s a fun application that we got wind of on this Friday evening. Dabkick is a photo sharing app which doesn’t let you share ...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Rakuten Speaks Out About A Difficult Week For Kobo

Rakuten’s (JSD:4755) Kobo e-reader launched in Japan back on July 19th, and even though pre-orders went very well, the initial week or...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 2:25 pm
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Thailand’s MyColorscreen Makes Your Mobile Phone Look Gorgeous

Thailand-based startup, MyColorscreen, is a site that provides you with gorgeous-looking mobile wallpaper. It’s all user-generated and...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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YouTube Bus to Tour India, Streaming Olympic Games

I’ve heard a lot about YouTube bus. It sounds adorable and fun. But to some citizens of India who don’t have internet access, YouTub...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Multiply to Continue Ramadhan Momentum with ‘Shopfest’

Multiply is being very busy during the Ramadhan month. Recently we looked at its gadget garage sale which is going on until July 30. And tod...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 6:15 pm
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Urbanesia’s Location-Based API is Open for Developers

Indonesian city lifestyle directory website Urbanesia yesterday announced that its API is now open for third-party developers. The API will ...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 2:40 pm
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Keep Screwing Things Up

I like to think I’m a doer kind of person. Put me in a lecture room and it wouldn’t do me any good. I learn better if I just do it, ...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 11:48 am
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