Posts Tagged: australia

‘Shout’ app lets you pay for coffee and help those in need

Smartphone penetration in Australia is expected to reach 54 percent by end of this year, and more people are also using their mobile devices...

  • September 20, 2013
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Office and service provider vOffice widens its Asian scope, lands in the Philippines

Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises make up 99.6 percent of all businesses in the Philippines. Keen to tap into this huge number of sm...

  • September 17, 2013
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4 interesting startups at Tech in Asia Malang meetup

Our last stop for the seven-cities road trip is Malang, which is famous for its human resources on web development. We also felt the enthusi...

  • September 16, 2013
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Reebonz piggybacks on Thailand’s love of luxury brands, will soon add more product categories

According to Global Blue, Thailand’s growth in spending on luxury products soared by 68 percent in the first half of the year overtaking t...

  • September 4, 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
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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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oDesk bridges talent gap in Australia with oDesk Upstarts

Online freelancer marketplace oDesk today launches oDesk Upstarts in Australia, a startup accelerator partnership program that helps startup...

  • September 19, 2013
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Nielsen report: the smartphone adoption gap in Asia Pacific

Last year, a Google representative from the Asia Pacific predicted that mobile devices will slowly overtake PCs in the region. While this h...

  • September 16, 2013
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Australia startup news roundup

Australian tech news round-up (September 10)

Here’s our second monthly roundup of the latest news in the Oz startup ecosystem, this time featuring Titstare, Smash Repair Bid, Canva, a...

  • September 10, 2013
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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
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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
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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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