Posts Tagged: hong kong

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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Uber to expand to Taiwan, China, South Korea, India and New Zealand

  Just months after launching in Singapore, Uber, an online private car hire service, is kickstarting a major push into Asia. Already, ...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 9:15 pm
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Startup Scenes Across Asia: Let’s Look At 11 Of Asia’s Top Tech Cities

Asia is very young and fresh in terms of tech, so the continent is just getting started. In fact, economically, Asia’s only really had its...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Zoolook fashion app

Zoolook Brings Together Fashionistas, Fashion Bloggers, and Brands – All in One App

We’ve seen all kinds of social fashion startups crop up in Asia in the past couple of years. One of the newest is Zoolook, created by a te...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 10:03 pm
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Why Spotify Chose To Launch in Singapore and Malaysia

Spotify picked Asia because piracy is high in this part of the world.

  • May 13, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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Crowdbaron, Real estate crowdfunding

Crowdbaron Brings Real Estate Crowdfunding to Asia

We’ve seen crowdfunding been put to use for zany gadgets and enacting positive social change, but we’ve not yet seen it being us...

  • May 6, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Apple China sales 2013

Apple: “Best Quarter Ever” in China with $8.8 Billion Revenue

“We had our best quarter ever in China,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier today. In its post-earnings conference call for Q2 of fiscal 20...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 11:40 am
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Xiaomi Hong Kong Taiwan sales

Xiaomi Sets Date and Prices for Launches in Hong Kong and Taiwan

China’s newcomer phone-maker Xiaomi said a while back that it would make its first ever venture outside mainland China. And now Xiaomi...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 11:20 am
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HotelQuickly brings mobile last minute hotel bookings to Asia

Empty rooms have always been a problem for hotels, especially during off-peak seasons. Besides the lost revenue opportunities, hotel operato...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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EasyTaxi Asia

Rocket Internet’s EasyTaxi Gets $15 Million in Funding, Preps More Asian Expansion

Rocket Internet’s taxi booking service EasyTaxi has secured $15 million in funding for its global expansion. EasyTaxi operates in nine cou...

  • June 25, 2013
  • at 10:58 am
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Work in Sync: Evernote Business Launches Across Southeast Asia

Evernote Business, the enterprise-oriented version of the note syncing and online collaboration app, has launched today across much of South...

  • May 29, 2013
  • at 12:15 pm
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With 2.8 Million Monthly Visitors, Social Fashion Site Viss Gets Seed Funding

Hong Kong-based social fashion and commerce platform Viss has received a round of strategic seed investment from Clive Ng and Christian Remr...

  • May 20, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Zalora stats

Zalora Delivers 1 Millionth Order to a Customer in Singapore

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-store for Southeast Asia, Zalora, has just shipped its one millionth order. It’s a major milestone f...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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With 1.4 Million Users, Taobao Launches Hong Kong Official Site

E-shopping marketplace Taobao has been aggressively expanding to Hong Kong and Taiwan. With 1.4 million registered users already in Hong Kon...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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Translate Weibo

With One New App, Every Sina Weibo Post Can Be Easily Translated into English

A couple of months ago we previewed the creation of a new kind of third-party app for Sina Weibo – one that would translate the mostly...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Hong Kong’s Zorpia: Is This a Real Social Network or Just a Spammer? [UPDATE]

I first came across Zorpia a couple months ago, when I got an email saying that a friend — we’ll call him Mike — had ̶...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Amazon Appstore Asia countries

No Amazon Appstore for Indonesia and China – Here’s the Full List for Asia

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced yesterday the expansion of its Android Appstore to “nearly 200 countries” but didn’t specify the full l...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 10:37 am
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It’s Official: Spotify Launches in Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong

We mistakenly leaked last week that Spotify is set to launch in Singapore. So today’s launch by the Swedish music streaming giant into...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 11:58 am
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