Posts Tagged: deadpool


Taking stock of Jakarta Founder Institute grads: Who’s still standing?

Now that the Jakarta Founder Institute (JFI) has been running since 2011, Tech in Asia feels its time to reflect on its progress, and take i...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Indonesian beauty box startup Lolabox announces shutdown

Lolabox just announced that it will be sending out its last box to customers.

  • May 28, 2014
  • at 12:09 pm
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Indonesia’s video streaming service XL Nonton seems to be dead

After being launched to the public in May, it seems XL Nonton may not be able to celebrate its first anniversary as the site is currently in...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 6:38 pm
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ITviec Launches, Hopes To Tackle Vietnam’s Tech Recruitment Market

IT job recruitment site in Vietnam says Java, PHP, .NET are Vietnam’s most in-demand languages

ITviec sat down with us and gave us some insights into the evolving tech community in Vietnam. The languages indicate a clear picture of the...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Yahoo China portal closes

Yahoo has pretty much given up on the Chinese market with shutdown of Yahoo China portal

The few people who bother to visit the Yahoo China homepage will notice something different today. A couple of weeks after Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHO...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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GREE messenger Tellit shuts down

GREE Tells TellIt to Shut It, Gives Up on Building a Messaging App

Earlier this year, Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) got a rocket up its butt from the huge success of apps like Line (which also...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 3:08 pm
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Airizu closes

Rocket Internet’s Chinese Airbnb Clone Closes

In an entirely unsurprising move, Rocket Internet’s Airbnb clone for China, Airizu, has closed. The Airizu URL now redirects to Wimdu....

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 12:48 pm
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Andi S. Boediman: Multiply’s Demise Could be a Good Thing for Indonesia’s E-Commerce Industry

[Update: Andi has written the English version of his blog. You can see it here.] The demise of e-commerce site Multiply in both Indonesia an...

  • April 30, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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E-Commerce Marketplace Multiply to Shut Down

We’ve received news from several readers that social network turned e-commerce marketplace Multiply is shutting down. According to an emai...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 4:24 pm
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Despite money in the bank and 500 Startups funding, Vietnam

500 Startups-funded Vietnamese mobile app developer Greengar shuts down to pursue new projects

In a surprise move, one of Vietnam’s most promising mobile app startups revealed that it will close down.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 5:25 pm
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Moglue closes

Despite early promise, ebook creation tool Moglue shuts and sells out

Moglue's clever tech has been acquired by two companies, but the ebook creation tool and service no longer exists.

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 12:28 pm
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DeNA Groovy

DeNA loses its groove, shuts down music streaming service

It appears that DeNA’s (TYO:2432) music streaming app has hit a Spotify of trouble. Sorry, I mean a spot of trouble. DeNA has announce...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 2:01 pm
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Klei, Vietnam’s Dropbox, goes into coma despite 1 million users

Kleii, one of Vietnam's most promising consumer cloud services, has been indefinitely shutdown. It is not clear yet when the service will re...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Indonesian travel site Gonla shuts down, but plans a revival

Just a couple of days ago, there was some confusion as to what happened with Indonesian travel site Gonla as it now only shows “503 servic...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Google India shuts music search portal

The Day The Music Died: Google India Shutters Music Search Portal

Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) music search and streaming service has shut down in India. Formerly located at, the page now...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 9:26 pm
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Rocket Internet Shuts OfficeFab in Southeast Asia, Shifts Focus to India’s OfficeYes

Rocket Internet has been making a lot of waves in Asia with its e-commerce startups. But just like any startup, the German-based company can...

  • July 1, 2013
  • at 11:15 am
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An E-Commerce Giant in Indonesia Bites the Dust. What Happened to Multiply?

Friday’s news about e-commerce site Multiply closing down is a shocker. No one could’ve predicted this. Just last December we met up wit...

  • April 27, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Shanda Everbox closes

China’s First Dropbox Clone Will Close Next Month

China’s first major Dropbox clone was created by Chinese web company Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA; FRA:RZP) back in 2010. Shanda was previously bes...

  • February 4, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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