Posts Tagged: Indonesia


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Only in Indonesia: Twitter votes come at a price on popular TV show

In previous seasons of the show fans did have to pay for SMS votes, but this is the first time Twitter has been included in the voting syste...

  • February 22, 2014
  • at 8:00 am
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5 reasons why WhatsApp can’t be number one in Indonesia

1. No free calls, 2. No fun features, 3. No marketing impact, 4...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm
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The future of the mobile internet is in Asia

Asia’s mobile usage was already the world’s largest in 2010. But what happened next – to use the Upworthy trope – wi...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 10:52 am
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Foodpanda and OpenRice hook up for a saucy two-way foodfest

At the beginning of this month, Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda revealed its latest huge funding round which enables the food delivery service...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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China’s Xiaomi is working on phone launches in India, Indonesia, and other Asian markets

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi held an event in Singapore this morning. Aside from launching the Redmi and Mi3 phones in Singapore, Xiaomi’...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 1:28 pm
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Indonesia’s marketplace Bukalapak welcomes new investors Aucfan and 500 Startups

Bukalapak will use the new funds to “further enhance its marketplace platform, by streamlining user experience in online transaction, enha...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 2:00 am
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Bhinneka celebrates 21st birthday, plans to open new marketplace

To anyone who has ever shopped online for an gadget in Indonesia, Bhinneka is probably a familiar name. This year marks the 21st birthday of...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 6:06 pm
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No, Amazing Cupid is not a Flappy Bird clone, it’s a tribute

Flappy Bird is hotter than ever, and even though Dong Nguyen has removed the game from app stores it hasn’t lost any of its popularity. On...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Codemi brings online learning to Indonesia

Online learning has grown exponentially over the past few years, with western organizations like Codeacademy and Lynda.com ranking among som...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 9:11 pm
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Lenovo tests out a news and messaging app exclusive to Vibe X owners in Indonesia

Indonesia is a test market for the Dragon app, and it will be rolled out to Lenovo’s other models and markets pending a positive reception...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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WhatsApp “free” usage could change very soon in Indonesia

I am one of WhatsApp’s users in Indonesia who, thanks to the company’s kindness, has not paid a dime so far.

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 6:21 pm
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Report: 30 million of Indonesia’s internet users are teenagers

Most of Indonesia’s 30 million teen internet users reside in urban areas like Jakarta, Yogyakarta, and Banten. About 87 percent of teens w...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 9:15 pm
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Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s online employment marketplace Seek is looking to fully acquire its pan-Asian counterpart Jobstreet for US$523.5 million, a...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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Miss Indonesia pageant crowns beauties for being savvy with WeChat, YouTube, and social media

The Miss Online category was first introduced in 2011 by organizer MNC Media, while the other two titles were introduced this year.

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Expand to Asia’s biggest tech markets with Market Expansion Tracks

We at Tech in Asia receive many emails requesting introductions to possible partners across Asia and it is tough to answer them all one by o...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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KelasCinta wants to teach Indonesians the art of love

Started in August 2013, KelasCinta has accumulated over 4.8 million page-views from 590,000 unique visitors so far. The startup currently mo...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Foxconn signs letter of intent to build factory in Indonesia

The letter of intent states that the city has committed to provide a 200-hectare plot of land in Marunda, Central Jakarta, for the upcoming ...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 10:21 am
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Jomblo wants to be Indonesia’s Facebook for singles

Jomblo wants to be a social dating site for singles, but at the same time it wants to be an online platform where single people can meet new...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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