Posts Tagged: australia

Australia-made game Whore of the Orient slammed as racist

Australia-made game Whore of the Orient slammed as racist and a disgrace to Chinese culture

The Australian video game studio that created L.A. Noire is running into a racially-charged controversy with its next major project, a game ...

  • September 2, 2013
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Apple has been trying to trademark ‘startup’ since 2011 in Singapore, China, US, Australia

Digital News Asia reported today that Apple has filed a trademark for the word ‘startup’ in Malaysia, which will cover retail st...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 11:42 am
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Smartphone usage among urban Thais doubles in past year, now at 36%

Ericsson (Thailand) has just released some interesting data from Ericsson ConsumerLab regarding smartphone and tablet usage in Southeast A...

  • August 27, 2013
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5 Australian sports startups you should be watching

Australia's got a lot of startups that we don't often get to hear about so here's 5 interesting sports-oriented startups that we've found in...

  • August 26, 2013
  • at 3:33 pm
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Wokamon fitness and virtual pet app

Gotta walk ‘em all: upcoming iPhone app from China combines Pokemon and pedometer

We all need a bit of external encouragement to get more exercise, which is why fitness tracker wearables with their toy-like fiddle-ability ...

  • August 20, 2013
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This new design startup can solve your small design tasks very swiftly

Australia-based design crowdsourcing site 99designs is rolling out another online design service by the name of Swiftly. The new service hel...

  • August 14, 2013
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In Sydney, winner of Rackspace startup competition gets interviewed by Robert Scoble

The Rackspace Small Team Big Impact startup competition was first organized in Australia and New Zealand last week to continue their journey...

  • August 10, 2013
  • at 5:38 pm
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Sydney’s Incubate Program Cherry-Picks 8 Startups For Winter Intake

Today, the Australia-based student union backed startup program has revealed the eight startups for its winter 2013 intake, and is currently...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Battling Against Naspers-Backed Sulit and TokoBagus, 701Search Looks to be Southeast Asia’s Largest Classifieds Player

Asia’s startup scene is growing fast, especially in its e-commerce sector. One of the major players spearheading that industry is product ...

  • July 19, 2013
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50 Influencers in the Australian startup space you should know!

Over the last 6 months we have been studying the Startup space across Australia with great interest, we have been researching various cities...

  • August 31, 2013
  • at 12:42 pm
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Australia’s 99designs strengthens Latin America expansion with Brazilian acquisition

Australia-based design crowdsourcing site 99designs has been very busy recently as the company announced yesterday that it has acquired Braz...

  • August 28, 2013
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Canva, a web app that wants to make graphic design super easy, launches today

The creative industry is undergoing a revolution of sorts as startups are creating all kinds of apps that democratize what once were exclusi...

  • August 26, 2013
  • at 7:39 pm
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Adlatte Thailand

AdLatte, a reward-based mobile advertising platform from Korea, is now available in Thailand

AdLatte, a reward-based mobile advertising application that launched in Seoul, Korea back in August 2011 is now available in Thailand. This ...

  • August 21, 2013
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4 online communities for DOTA 2 players and fans in Asia-Pacific

Casual gamers, aspiring pro players, budding casters, fans and supporters come together in these Asia-Pacific DOTA 2 communities.

  • August 19, 2013
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World’s first Coca-Cola Accelerator launches in Sydney

If you are a fan of StartupDigest, you may have been aware of Coca-Cola’s recent presence in the weekly newsletter. You must have wond...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 11:03 am
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Australia startup news roundup

Australian startup news round-up (August 4)

In the first of a new monthly feature, Australian entrepreneur Matthew Ho looks into the latest news in the Australian startup ecosystem. 1....

  • August 5, 2013
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Ctaare Indian fashion store

This Indo-Australian E-Commerce Startup Takes Indian Fashion to the World

Fashion e-commerce is as endlessly diverse as clothing itself. It means that sites can explore lots of fashionable niches in search of a spe...

  • July 23, 2013
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Nokia sales in China and Asia, 2013

Struggling Nokia Sells Only 4.1M Phones in China in Q2, 20.2M Across Asia-Pacific

How low can Nokia go? Even lower, it seems. According to Nokia’s (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) newly released Q2 2013 financials, Greater China an...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 6:52 pm
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