Posts Tagged: hong kong


WeChat for BlackBerry

Blackberry finally gets WeChat Moments and Sina Weibo

WeChat and Sina Weibo users on Blackberry – what’s left of them – will finally be able to get their social networking fix within the...

  • September 26, 2013
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HotelQuickly, a last-minute hotel booking mobile app, raises $1.16 million

If discounted, instant hotel bookings have become your thing, then this is welcome news: HotelQuickly, a mobile app for users to reserve hot...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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UN Report: this is how mobile and broadband penetration are growing in Asia

Mobile broadband is projected to reach seven billion subscriptions globally in 2018. Likewise, the number of broadband subscriptions in the ...

  • September 23, 2013
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Brand Pit’s object recognition tech helps brands engage users better

At Tuesday’s Startup Sauna event in Tokyo, graced by the likes of Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka and GungHo’s Taizon Son, a number of start...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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Paktor: meet your date in 15 seconds

Thailand must be a land of lonely souls. I’m judging this based solely on the fact that I’m about to introduce you to yet another dating...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Burpple gets over 700,000 reviews in 1 year, now provides food guides for Asian cities

Singapore-based Burpple has collected over 700,000 food reviews since launching last year. Starting out as an Instagram for food lovers, i...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 3:40 pm
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Reebonz piggybacks on Thailand’s love of luxury brands, will soon add more product categories

According to Global Blue, Thailand’s growth in spending on luxury products soared by 68 percent in the first half of the year overtaking t...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 5:17 pm
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The names of this year’s Thailand ICT Awards winners are in…

On Monday, Thailand’s Software Industry Promotion Agency (Public Organization) (SIPA) and the Association of Thai ICT Industry (ATCI) par...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Taxi Hero app for Hong Kong

Taxi Hero app hits the streets of Hong Kong

As with London’s black cabs or New York’s yellow ones, Hong Kong’s taxis are a city landmark all unto themselves. There ar...

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Google Play Books moves to 9 new Asian territories including Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) brings its Play Books store to nine new Asian countries today as it deepens the breadth of its app store for Android de...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 12:01 pm
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Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 get some Asia launch dates

Microsoft’s Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 get launch dates in Australia, Hong Kong, and China

While most of Asia was sleeping, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) unveiled its next generation of Windows 8 tablets, the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2....

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 10:42 am
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Twitter sets its sights on Hong Kong and Taiwan, posts job listing for “Greater China”

Twitter is looking to expand its influence into Hong Kong and Taiwan, as indicated by a recent job opening posted on its website, for a ful...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 7:36 pm
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vOffice

Office and service provider vOffice widens its Asian scope, lands in the Philippines

Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises make up 99.6 percent of all businesses in the Philippines. Keen to tap into this huge number of sm...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Nielsen report: the smartphone adoption gap in Asia Pacific

Last year, a Google representative from the Asia Pacific predicted that mobile devices will slowly overtake PCs in the region. While this h...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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Hong Kong teen kills self over online game; why does this sort of thing keep happening?

It’s a shame that tragic stories related to gaming aren’t that difficult to find (you wouldn’t think a tech website would ...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Banker by day, game developer by night: How Justin Yek created iPad game Penguin Hustle

When the App Store first launched in 2008, it set off a gold rush for app development. So long as you had the guts,  some coding skills, an...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 3:49 pm
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PayPal’s fee increase on 10 September: What you need to know

It’s happening: PayPal will be increasing its payment processing fees for multiple countries in Asia. The policy will take effect auto...

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 5:43 pm
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Astro Boy Dash game for Android

Astro Boy flexes his muscles, leaps into new running game

The iconic Japanese manga character Astro Boy is turning off his rocket boots and focusing on hitting his stride in a new Android game calle...

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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