Posts Tagged: hardware



Tesla rival? Japan’s coolest electric sports car is ready to roll

Japanese startup GLM partners with racing car manufacturer TommyKaira to create electronic sports cars.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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This origami-like lightbulb may be the world’s most energy efficient

How many engineers does it take to change a light bulb? Three, it turns out.

  • April 18, 2014
  • at 2:33 pm
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Acer CEO formally steps down after taking a beating in Q3 2013

Today Acer (TPE:2353) signaled that it would begin a massive restructuring as CEO JT Wong announced he would step down from his title in Ja...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 10:10 pm
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Baidu launches dongle package to break down the walls between devices

Following in the apparent trend of web companies doing dongles, Baidu has quietly launched a trifecta of gadgets designed to make the web a ...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Dawn of hardware+software innovation in Asia

In Silicon Valley, startups that combine hardware and software are proclaimed the next big thing. Investor interest is a driver — whil...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 12:29 pm
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Red Dot Ventures invests USD482k in peer-to-peer car rental startup iCarsClub

iCarsclub enables car owners to list their vehicles, which can then be rented by other users.

  • March 8, 2013
  • at 5:19 pm
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Indonesian School Has Clever Way to Give Students Hands-on Time With Hardware

Here’s a nice story. There is an Indonesian vocational school called SMKN 3 Mataram. Its computer network engineering department doesn’t...

  • October 1, 2012
  • at 9:15 pm
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Vibease Lets You Please Your Lover With an App, Because Orgasms are Awesome

“We’re about helping women to achieve orgasm.” That’s not the usual startup pitch, but then Vibease, with its app-controlled vibrato...

  • February 2, 2012
  • at 5:29 pm
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Lenovo Now World’s Number 3 PC Maker, With Stronger Growth Than Apple

Chinese hardware maker Lenovo (HKG:0992) has moved up into third place in terms of global market share of PC shipments, with world-beating a...

  • September 22, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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Here’s how a father’s love for his daughter compelled him to create this safety wearable

Ray Teng, founder of safety wearable WaryBee, has a daughter and a son, and couldn't help but worry about their safety in lieu of kidnapping...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 4:33 pm
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HWTrek, a Kickstarter-esque hardware crowdfunding service, launches in public beta

HWTrek, a Taipei-based crowdfunding service that specializes in hardware projects, launched in public beta today. Why specialize in hardware...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 1:20 am
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Touchpoint installs giant iPhone-like displays to help Indonesian mall customers

Indonesian venture firm Systec Group recently installed five giant iPhone-like machines called “Touchpoint” in Plaza Indonesia mall. The...

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech

Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech, Now Seeking Crowdfunding

It’s been a long journey for Vibease, the Singa-US startup that puts the ‘hard’ into hardware. First seen as one of the competitors at...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 3:59 am
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Japan’s Video Game Market Grows to $4.6 Billion in 2012 (But Social Games Not Too Far Off)

Dr. Serkan Toto is a gaming expert and independent consultant based in Tokyo. You can follow him on Twitter and his blog. This article is re...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Eloku Graduates from JKTFI, Provides Top-End Hardware Solution for Logistics Companies

Indonesia’s Eloku is a cloud-based solution to keep track of delivery services. The startup is run by hardware specialist Didi Setiadi...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 6:30 pm
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Drone Helicopters Use Motion Capture for Formation Flying

The folks over on Diginfo News have a great video report (see below) showing four drone helicopters flying in formation by using motion-capt...

  • July 17, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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HAXLR8R Invites Hardware Startups to Accelerator Program in China, Chance to Pitch in US

We received a note today from the folks at Chinaccelerator alerting us to their just-launched HAXLR8R, a partnership accelerator program wit...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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5 Chinese Hardware Makers That Would Love to Buy HP’s PC Business

There have been some shock announcements coming out of HP headquarters after its Q2 2011 earnings call. Aside from the supposed abandonment ...

  • August 22, 2011
  • at 9:20 pm
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