Posts Tagged: hong kong


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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Hong Kong startup Sky Drone wants to help you fly your very own unmanned drone

Have you ever wanted to experience the fun of flying an unmanned aerial drone without the hassle and emotional trauma associated with joinin...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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WeChat IPO rumors

Report: Chinese makers of WeChat plan a spin-off IPO in Singapore

A report in today’s China Daily newspaper says that Tencent (HKG:0700), the Chinese makers of popular messaging app WeChat, is making ...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 11:23 am
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Startup Scenes Across Asia - Hong Kong

Is Hong Kong China’s Number One Tech Hub? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Is Hong Kong one of the hottest and promising cities for Chinese startups to grow? Check out this infographic for more.

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Taobao regional shipping in Asia

Taobao and Tmall Target Hong Kong and Taiwan E-Shoppers With New Regional Shipping Options

China’s biggest e-commerce sites, Taobao and Tmall, are now serving customers in Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. The two Alibaba-run sites n...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 7:15 pm
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iMoney Expands Again, Launches Finance Comparison Site in Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong

This Malaysia-based startup is ramping up really fast!

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 5:47 pm
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Zalora Launches Android App, Says 25% of Revenue Comes from Mobile

Zalora rolls out its brand-new Android app today, and reveals that 25 percent of its revenue comes from mobile.

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:59 pm
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Cheapest and Priciest Countries in Asia For Apple Gadgets 2013

Check Out the Cheapest (and Priciest) Countries in Asia For Apple Gadgets

Our buddies on the design-oriented Hongkiat blog have done lots of number crunching and figured out the cheapest – and priciest –...

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 11:35 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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Cyberport Hong Kong - photo by das farbamt

Cyberport: Hong Kong’s shining beacon for entrepreneurs

On the south side of Hong Kong Island lies a sprawling office campus named Cyberport, wholly-owned by the Hong Kong government and home to m...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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AcceleratorHK 2013 startups, 0

Check out the 5 graduate startups from the newest AcceleratorHK batch

AcceleratorHK’s second ever batch of startups have emerged from the 14-week incubator alive and well – and with a new sense of valid...

  • August 17, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Uber Launches in Taiwan

Jobs listings show Uber prepping launches in Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong

A new job posting on a Shanghai-based site shows that the American online car booking service Uber is hiring in China ahead of a launch in t...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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StartmeupHK Venture Programme to promote Hong Kong as a premier startup destination in Asia

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) has announced the launch of its StartmeupHK Venture Programme 2013 to attract local and overseas entrepreneur-le...

  • July 29, 2013
  • at 4:27 pm
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Weibo Facebook login

Sina Weibo Targets New Users Outside China, Now Lets You Sign Up Via Facebook

It’s always been really tough for anyone outside of China to sign up for Sina Weibo, the nation’s hottest social network. The si...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 2:12 pm
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Nokia sales in China and Asia, 2013

Struggling Nokia Sells Only 4.1M Phones in China in Q2, 20.2M Across Asia-Pacific

How low can Nokia go? Even lower, it seems. According to Nokia’s (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) newly released Q2 2013 financials, Greater China an...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 6:52 pm
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Thanks to 9gag, you won’t know this viral Minion infographic was made in Singapore

Update: After this article was published, 9gag replaced the infographic with the original version. An infographic featuring the ever adorabl...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 6:01 pm
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Key players in Asia’s maker movement

Asia’s maker movement is well underway, with startups, ecosystems, and spaces augmenting the rising interest in hardware-software inno...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 5:12 pm
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Southeast Asia-Japan Cable

Google’s new submarine cable can provide faster Internet access in Asia, for now

The Southeast Asia-Japan Cable (SJC) has become operational today, providing residents in seven countries with greater Internet connectivity...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 5:26 pm
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