Posts Tagged: germany

BBC delivering news in Line app

Spread the news: BBC takes to popular messaging app Line

The BBC has just started using the popular messaging app Line to share news.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 9:05 pm
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Rocket Internet IPO

Rocket Internet ready for IPO blast-off later this year

Rocket Internet – which runs major web services and estores such as EasyTaxi, Foodpanda, and Lazada – intends to proceed with an IPO on ...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 4:59 pm
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food loop gmic

Food-and money-saving app Food Loop wins G-Startup at GMIC 2014

"We significantly contribute to the avoidance of food waste on a retail level," said founder Christoph Müller-Dechent.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 5:58 pm
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Paishouba China app store

With E-Books, Music, and Apps, Paishouba Aims to be the iTunes Store of China

Despite the abundance of third-party app stores in China, we know that content creators and developers in China are not getting paid. What w...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 1:00 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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Chinese Scalpers Use E-Commerce Site to Sell Spots in German Consulate Queue

At the moment there’s quite a snarl-up of Chinese people waiting for a German visa at the nation’s consulates in Shanghai, Beiji...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Makehappy Gives Indian E-Commerce a Charitable Twist

Makehappy is an experiment in charitable and social e-commerce that was created to make people feel good about shopping online. Launched on ...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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SAP to Pump $2 Billion Into China, Bring 2,000 New Jobs

At an event in Beijing this afternoon, the enterprise application vendor SAP (NYSE:SAP; ETR:SAP) announced spending plans for more than US$2...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 4:35 pm
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Japan’s Rakuten Acquires German E-Commerce Service

Continuing the recent trend of Japanese internet companies expanding their businesses across the globe, leading e-commerce company Rakuten, ...

  • July 28, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Sugiono Facebook

From showbiz to tech biz: Christian Sugiono on acting, MBDC, and new investments

“I’m actually not the type of serial entrepreneur who likes to build ventures and let other people run it. I am kind of a possessive typ...

  • September 13, 2014
  • at 8:00 am
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This new app helps Indonesians get the most out of their used cars

Car classifieds portal Carmudi announced its new app for the Indonesian market last night, throwing its hat into the country’s mobile ring...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Blacklane arrives in 18th Asian city

Aiming to usurp Uber, Blacklane arrives in 18th Asian city with Tokyo roll-out

While tech blogs are swooning over Uber and everything it does, there’s another app-connected limo service out there that’s actually pus...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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Australian Startup 99designs Extends its Reach Further in Europe

When we last heard from Australian startup 99designs, it had acquired European rival 12designer and followed that up by launching 99designs....

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Chinese iPhone Game Developer Goes Global, Leaves No Sheep Untapped

Earlier this week I looked at how Chinese startups are, slowly but steadily, deciding against Beijing and instead spreading across the count...

  • August 15, 2012
  • at 11:39 am
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Are the Samwer Brothers, a.k.a Rocket Internet really that bad for Southeast Asia?

Sarah Lacy's books and articles won't drive investors to Southeast Asia, but more acquisition activity with companies from Samwer brothers' ...

  • March 26, 2012
  • at 4:55 pm
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Will Asia Step Up and Be Counted Among Best Mobile Innovators?

As part of the CeBIT 2012 conference in Germany, the CODE_n12 contest is seeking out the 50 best mobile innovators from around the world. In...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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with Tiger Racoon

Gamigo Buys 20.1 Percent Stake in Korean Game Developer OnsOn Soft

We just received news from Germany-based gaming publisher, gamigo, that it has acquired a 20.1 percent stake in Korea-based game development...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 6:19 pm
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After Nuclear Disaster, Website Matches Concerned Japanese with Housing Abroad

In the wake of Japan’s tragic earthquake and tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster, many people are concerned over how much of a threat...

  • June 17, 2011
  • at 8:51 am
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