Posts Tagged: hong kong

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Last minute hotel-booking startup HotelQuickly moves into Myanmar and Laos

They call it HotelQuickly, not HotelSlowly.

  • October 2, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Foreigner’s anti-protest Weibo post about Occupy Central goes viral in China

As the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong continue to grow, people from all over the world are watching and debating the merits of the demo...

  • October 2, 2014
  • at 12:09 am
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Hong Kong's student-led protests generate over 1.3 million tweets

Hong Kong’s #OccupyCentral protests generate over 1.3 million tweets

According to Twitter, Hong Kong's protests have so far generated over 1.3 million tweets from participants, eyewitnesses, and supporters fro...

  • September 30, 2014
  • at 9:41 pm
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Wife of Chinese president sends out an Instagram post on the same day China blocks Instagram

This is what industry analysts refer to as "crappy timing."

  • September 30, 2014
  • at 11:12 am
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Instagram blocked in China amid Hong Kong protests

Instagram blocked in China as democracy reform protests sweep Hong Kong

Instagram’s block in China is likely due to the democracy reform protests in Hong Kong. Yesterday saw tens of thousands of peaceful demons...

  • September 29, 2014
  • at 10:14 am
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Oh hell no… Slow internet misery caused by broken undersea cable to last 20 more days

Here's some bad news: you'll be experiencing these depressing dial-up web speeds for another twenty days before the cable is fixed.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 5:43 pm
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Spottly launches video sharing as it tries to grow its social network for travellers

Spottly, a Pinterest-esque social network for the wanderlust-prone, has been active for over a year. Tech in Asia caught up with the Hong Ko...

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 4:00 am
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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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PayrollHero and GrabTaxi founders on the challenges of building a startup in Southeast Asia (VIDEO)

Back in July, Tech in Asia invited Stephen Jagger, founder of Manila-based PayrollHero, and Anthony Tan, founder of Kuala Lumpur-based Gr...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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WeChat is censoring photos from Hong Kong’s Occupy Central protests

As Hong Kong’s Occupy Central protests continue to gather momentum and attention, Hong Kong’s denizens are sharing photos of the...

  • October 2, 2014
  • at 1:13 am
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Code4HK: A visual guide to Hong Kong’s online hub for the Umbrella Revolution

A team of web-savvy activists is powering a comprehensive aggregator for all-things Occupy Central

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 5:02 pm
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Protecting your customer’s personal data: a comparison across countries in Asia

Protecting customer data and transferring it around Asia is not as complicated as it appears.

  • September 30, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Mobile messaging app FireChat flares up in Hong Kong amid Occupy Central protests

FireChat, which purports to be an "off-the-grid" messaging app that lets people communicate sans internet connectivity, saw a surge in downl...

  • September 29, 2014
  • at 5:39 pm
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Evernote users in Asia

Evernote now has more than 30 million users across Asia

Note-syncing app Evernote now has more than 30 million users in Asia, reveals the US startup’s CEO, Phil Libin.

  • September 25, 2014
  • at 5:20 pm
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Huge queues across Asia on iPhone 6 launch day

Huge queues across Asia on iPhone 6 launch day

Tens of thousands of people across Asia rose very early – or got no sleep at all – today as they flocked to stores to try grab an iPhone...

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 12:34 pm
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Nova Founders Capital receives $50M from Hong Kong’s Pacific Century Group to boost fintech in Asia

Founded by two Rocket Internet alumni, Nova Founders Capital has expressed commitment to investing in Asia's fintech startups. Money from th...

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 3:01 pm
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Online store reviews site TrustedCompany raises $1 million to expand to South Africa, Brazil

Already, the company has achieved a measure of success in both Southeast Asia and India, where most of their clients come from.

  • September 15, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore on September 19

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore on September 19

Here are the official, unlocked prices for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 10:49 am
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