Posts Tagged: digital publishing


Singapore Press Holdings leads $10 million round in digital newsstand Magzter

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Singapore’s largest newspaper publisher, announced yesterday that it has led a $10 million series B ro...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 10:16 pm
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Maria Ressa

Philippines’ Rappler fuses online journalism with counter-terrorism tactics, social network theory

Few men can score a date with the sexiest woman in the Philippines, which made me a very lucky bloke indeed. A few months ago, I was on my w...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 4:42 pm
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Scoop inks deal with publishers from India, Singapore, Philippines; launches localized apps

Since starting in 2010, Scoop's app has experienced 500,000 downloads and added a collection of over 9,000 books, magazines and newspapers

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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e27 gets USD 613K investment from B Dash Ventures and others

e27 -- which stands for Entrepreneurs 27, with the number representing the median age for startup founders worldwide -- focuses on reporting...

  • February 14, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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TechinAsia gets 2nd round of funding to continue covering tech and startups in the region

TechinAsia now consists of 11 members from Japan, China, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, and the US.

  • January 22, 2013
  • at 11:55 am
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Shanda Cloudary IPO 2013

E-Book Platform Shanda Cloudary Set for April 2013 NYSE IPO?

Here’s a sentence we’ve uttered before but which came to nothing: the Shanda Cloudary US IPO is supposedly back on track. Yes, t...

  • November 28, 2012
  • at 1:31 pm
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E-publishing platforms, Thailand’s Ookbee and Indonesia’s SCOOP, partner up for regional expansion

The partnership could make Ookbee and SCOOP dominant regional players by accelerating growth through knowledge sharing, securing deals from ...

  • October 19, 2012
  • at 11:50 am
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Shanda Cloudary US IPO is Finally Taking Off

Chinese web giant Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA) wanted its subsidiary, Shanda Cloudary, to list in the US last year, but plans were cancelled in July...

  • February 27, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Dangdang’s Upcoming E-Reader Shown in Leaked Photo, Coming to China in April

Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) launched its e-book store and smartphone apps on December 21st last year, and made it clear that an actual e-reader wou...

  • January 6, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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How Styleprofile and other ‘mobile blinders’ could displace Asia’s fashion magazines

Magazine circulation has been declining in the United States, due in part to a phenomenon called ‘mobile blinders’, where consum...

  • June 3, 2013
  • at 7:17 pm
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Southeast Asia’s big media emerges from slumber, finds digital media revolution at its doorstep

While traditional media in the United States have been reeling from the digital media revolution, registering millions in losses, shutdowns,...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 12:59 pm
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Imgembed could do to photos what YouTube did with videos

Imgembed (pronounced 'image-embed'), which has big ambitions to change the way stock photography is paid for and used online, has launched a...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 7:35 am
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Mobile newsstand SCOOP dramatically increases title selection, launches web store

The new titles add to SCOOP's existing collection of 9,000 books, magazines, and newspapers.

  • February 6, 2013
  • at 12:01 pm
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Ookbee Live, a Thailand-developed Flipboard clone, set for imminent launch

Ookbee, a mobile e-book marketplace, has announced that it will launch Ookbee Live, a Flipboard-like app, either in December or January.

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 7:09 pm
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Suning Opens E-Bookstore, Promises 250,000+ E-Book Titles by Next Year

Chinese consumers already have plenty of options when it comes to buying e-books, and now there’s yet another e-bookstore to choose fr...

  • November 19, 2012
  • at 12:32 pm
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China’s Dangdang Launches E-Reader, Sells It for Under $100

A long time after its rumored April launch, Chinese e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) has just unveiled its own e-reader. Called the Douc...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 3:25 pm
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China’s Digital Content Wars Escalate, with 360Buy Launching E-Book Service Soon

The vice-president of 360Buy, one of China’s leading B2C e-commerce sites, has said that it is currently testing out an e-book service...

  • January 10, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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With a Nod to Amazon, Dangdang Launches Its E-Book Platform, Apps

Just as the rumors said, the Chinese e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) is ‘doing an Amazon’ and today launching its own e-boo...

  • December 21, 2011
  • at 10:10 pm
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