Posts Tagged: Indonesia

Indonesia is a tricky market. Though it has immense potential growth over the next decade, the country is comprised of over 10,000 islands, with diverse languages and cultures in many different areas, so reaching out to these people has its own sets of challenges. The tech infrastructure is still growing, too. But where many might see a hindrance at first glance can turn out to be opportunities for savvy players



INAICTA 2012: Indonesia Seeks Creativity Breakthrough in ICT

With the help of the internet, people in Indonesia can open up to the world. Most people who displayed their creativity today at the Indones...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 7:45 pm
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JP Morgan confirms investment in Lazada, Rocket Internet’s Amazon clone

Despite Rocket Internet's recent troubles, JP Morgan's investment in Lazada, possibly valued at USD50M or more, is a vote of confidence.

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 12:42 pm
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Waiting for the iPhone 5 in Indonesia: Go Official, or Smuggle One In?

Apple unveiled its next chapter with the iPhone 5 launch very early this morning. The first batch of country releases will be on September 2...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 10:20 pm
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Navtej Singh of Tagit wants to be Asia’s mobile banking czar

He is responsible for many of Asia's mobile banking apps. This gives him a front row seat into the future of banking. Up next: NFC-enabled m...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 8:40 am
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IDC: Smooth Sailing for Philippines PC Market; Troubled Waters in Indonesia

The latest quarterly report from global market intelligence firm IDC shows that the second quarter of 2012 isn’t the happiest one for the ...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Telkom’s Multi-Platform UseeTV Adds Premium Packages, Goes Mobile Too

Don’t be sad if you miss your favourite TV show or football game. Indonesian telco Telkom has a solution with video on demand (VOD) that y...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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TanyaDok Gives Patients a Consultation Room with Doctors Without Borders

If you see the traffic jams in Indonesia’s big cities, then you might reconsider even going out at all. Doctor Gregorius Bimantoro conside...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 10:20 pm
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IndoTrading Plans to Emulate the Success of China’s Alibaba in Indonesia

Conducting business in any part of the world looks much easier as new technologies become available, and Indonesia is taking part in that re...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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Say Cheese: Telunjuk.com Compares Cameras and Recommends the Best

Indonesians sure love to take pictures, from their holidays to the food they eat. Because of the need to share, this photo addiction has gro...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Opera Mini Usage Trends Show Smartphone Growth Around Asia [Map]

A few weeks back Opera released its ‘State of the Mobile Web’ report, with insights on regional mobile market based on trends fr...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Tencent’s Plans to Localize WeChat in Indonesia

Recently WeChat (aka “Weixin” to Chinese users) made a lot of headlines by announcing that its userbase has surpassed the 200 million ma...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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Masak.TV Serves Up Simple and Fun Cooking Videos for Homesick People

University can be a tough time for students from all over Indonesia, living in rented rooms and missing their families. Sometimes overseas s...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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Gamified Politics: Both Jakarta Governor Candidates Now Have Own Online Games

You can always walk one step faster when you are the incumbent candidate in a political campaign. That’s what’s happening with the incum...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 10:37 pm
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Bring Out Your Inner Beastie Boy with the Gamelan DJ App

Not many people have woken up of a morning and thought, “I know! We need to fuse the gamelan with some DJ turntables.” But that ...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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XL Opens its Second Experience Center in Indonesia

A few days ago, Indonesian telco XL opened its second Experience Center called “XL XPLOR” at Senayan City Mall. The center is built to h...

  • September 12, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Eat Seafood Without Feeling Guilty with WWF Indonesia’s New BlackBerry App

Ever thought that the food on your plate could put the environment in danger? Now you can have some peace of mind with your piece of cuttlef...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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GREE Ventures Invests in Indonesian E-commerce Company Bukalapak

We’re seeing a couple of reports today (from Daily Social and from NNA.asia) that GREE Ventures has invested in Indonesian e-commerce ...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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From Rockstars to Journalists, Change.org Indonesia Reaches Almost 50,000 Members in 3 Months

Change.org Indonesia started its operations at the beginning of June 2012. This Indonesian version of the global social activism website is ...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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