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Lazada’s former Indonesia CEO has ditched ecommerce for this live video streaming site

“We’re different from YouTube because you dictate what’s going to happen,” explains Thomas Damek, founder of, which went li...

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 9:36 pm
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Noticed this yet? Facebook looks to Asia and Africa with new notification icon

Facebook is now showing a different notification icon to users in the eastern hemisphere. Facebookers in Asia and Africa now see their own c...

  • July 31, 2014
  • at 11:58 am
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In an absurd move, the ‘unlocked’ Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is region-locked

In an absurd move, the ‘unlocked’ Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is region-locked (UPDATED)

In a flashback to the bad old days of region-locked DVDs and games, the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 3 appears to be restricted to usi...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 9:10 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
  • at 1:30 pm
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Banking on Coupons for E-Shoppers, Flipit Expands From Europe to India

Having launched in six countries across Europe, the first Asian destination for couponing site Flipit is India. The basic idea is that Flipi...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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A sprinkle of European flavor, SGE partners with Polish VC HardGamma

At SGE, we always strive to unearth the most promising startups from around Asia and place it in front of you, our dear reader. At the same ...

  • January 13, 2013
  • at 11:36 pm
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Panasonic’s Woes Continue, Will Cease Smartphone Sales in Europe

Back in February Panasonic (TYO:6752) announced that it was targeting the European market with its Eluga smartphone. The sleek, waterproof A...

  • October 31, 2012
  • at 10:15 pm
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Serious Games is Serious Business: Dutch-Singaporean game industry matchmaking

The Dutch gaming industry is one of the fastest growing and most highly acclaimed in the world. The Netherlands also has one of the most act...

  • August 12, 2012
  • at 10:27 pm
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A mobile app that transmits data by chirping

Every once in a while, we cover cool technology from across the pond. After all, inspiration knows no boundaries.  When birds chirp, they c...

  • July 23, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Asia is dominating the mCommerce market, puts US and Europe to shame

The largest piece of pie for global mCommerce revenue comes from Asia, says Tim Merel, founder of research firm Digi-Capital. According to h...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 4:12 pm
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China’s social media landscape in 2014

The future of the mobile internet is in Asia

Asia’s mobile usage was already the world’s largest in 2010. But what happened next – to use the Upworthy trope – wi...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 10:52 am
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Capital On Stage founder: Great entrepreneurs expect to be funded by great investors

Raising funds from the right investors is important because they will become a part of the company where you’ve put much sweat and tears. ...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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The International DOTA 2 Championships 2013 Group Stages End, Five Asian Teams in the Upper Bracket

The International DOTA 2 Championships 2013 Group Stages have concluded with Western teams heading each group and teams taking five of the e...

  • August 6, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Huawei sales profit figures 2012

Huawei Profits Up 33% in 2012, Now Seeing 66% of Revenue from Outside China

Chinese telecoms firm and phone-maker Huawei might’ve had the kind of publicity in 2012 that’s usually only seen in a PR directo...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 6:23 pm
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EatAds, the Online Marketplace for Offline Ads, Raises Funds and Adds 2 New Co-Founders

We’re seeing a great proliferation in online marketplaces in Asia this year, and here’s another one that’s blossoming. Sin...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 7:25 pm
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Book instant medical appointments with DoctorPage, as it launches with almost 12K doctors in database

Launching officially today in Singapore with already 11,500 doctors in its database, DoctorPage is a real-time online appointment-booking sy...

  • September 18, 2012
  • at 4:55 pm
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Tell us why your startup is Asia’s best and you could get an exclusive invite to START in Dublin

In the past two years, Dublin Web Summit has established a firm presence in the European tech scene. In 2011, there were over 1,500 attend...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 1:32 pm
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24% of Web Content is Now in Chinese, Will Soon Surpass English [Infographic]

A new infographic shows that Chinese will soon overtake English as the dominant language online. At the end of 2011, 27 percent of web conte...

  • April 20, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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