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


XL-Multiply

XL Partners with Multiply To Set up Online Gadget Shop

After spreading its wings in Indonesia, Multiply is now increasingly known to the public as one of the most widely used e-commerce sites in ...

  • August 13, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Smartfren Islami

Indonesia’s Smartfren Phone Selling for $17. Yes, Really.

As many in Indonesia are celebrating Ramadan, another new mobile phone is coming to town. Smartfren, an Indonesian phone brand from local te...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 3:58 pm
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Menoo Homescreen

Food Mobile App Menoo Mashes Location, NFC, and Social Into One

You might often find yourself stuck in this situation: while driving or looking around someplace, you’re very hungry but you don’t know ...

  • August 11, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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ZTE

ZTE Brings Affordable Smartphones and Tablets To Indonesia

Android phones have started mushrooming in Indonesia, ranging from local products to famous brands. ZTE, a Chinese mobile phone vendor, is g...

  • August 11, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Guest Lectture MIKTI-Square Enix

Square Enix and MIKTI Bring Mobile Game Ideas Competition to Indonesia

Game lovers in Indonesia got excited when famous video game publisher Square Enix gave a guest lecture in Bandung yesterday. Organized by th...

  • August 10, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Batavia Incubator’s Takeshi Ebihara: Young Entrepreneurs Will Build Indonesia [INTERVIEW]

Batavia Incubator is one of the latest tech start-up incubators in Indonesia, launched a couple of weeks ago. It is a joint venture between ...

  • August 10, 2011
  • at 12:11 pm
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M Campus App for Android

Indonesian Universities Starting to Use Mobile Apps For Academic Activities

Given the high rate of usage of mobile devices among teenagers in Indonesia, it is not a surprise that educational institutions have begun t...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Indonesian Government Planning to Block File Sharing Site 4shared

Back in July the Indonesian government announced that it would shut down illegal music download sites. According to Okezone, the governme...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Holy Koran

Online Islamic Courses Take Off in Indonesia

Taking short courses on Islam during Ramadan while boarding in religious schools is quite common — it’s like Muslim camp. But in Ind...

  • August 8, 2011
  • at 7:01 pm
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My Headline

My Headline App: A News Finder and Reader for your Smart TV

If you want to enjoy your favorite TV dramas whilst still keeping track of what’s going on in the world, then you might like to try the My...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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SoybeanSoft Reveals Screenshots of Upcoming Game, Shares Some of Its Plans

SoybeanSoft has just received investment from East Ventures and has also revealed that a new game will be coming out this month. The game, e...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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soybeansoft

East Ventures Invests in Social Gaming Start-up, SoybeanSoft

Our investor, East Ventures, has been pretty busy in Indonesia lately. Just when we thought that it would be kept busy with its new 100-day ...

  • August 11, 2011
  • at 6:07 pm
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Google+ in Indonesia: A Talk With Two Power Users [INTERVIEW]

We have all read about the rapid growth of Google+, already 25 million users strong and often touted as a potential Facebook or Twitter kill...

  • August 11, 2011
  • at 1:08 pm
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Wego to Expand to Indonesia, Jakarta Office Opening Soon [INTERVIEW]

Indonesia is not just a tourist destination (Bali is especially popular) but Indonesians love to travel as well. Realizing this opportuni...

  • August 10, 2011
  • at 5:58 pm
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Why Are Indonesians Lining Up at 5am For Huawei’s New Tablet?

In addition to smartphones, tablets are also gaining enormous popularity here in Indonesia. Almost every tablet offered by any vendor has b...

  • August 10, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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ISBA 2011

ISBA, Indonesian Blog Awards from ICT Watch

In addition to IDBYTE, national non-profit institution ICT Watch also gives out ISBAs (Internet Sehat Blog & Content Awards), a series o...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 4:24 pm
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tuitwit

TuiTwit: An Indonesian Twitter Mobile Web Application [INTERVIEW]

Twitter is huge in Indonesia, and it’s sure to grow even more now that it has been translated to Indonesian by the community. In ord...

  • August 8, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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INAICTA 2010

INAICTA 2011: Another Celebration of Indonesia’s Tech Scene

Indonesia’s tech scene is crowded with a variety of annual celebrations. We’ve already reported about IDBYTE and the Bubu Awards...

  • August 8, 2011
  • at 3:21 pm
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