Posts Tagged: malaysia


Selfies protest in Philippines

Philippines and Malaysia took the most Instagram selfies in Asia

The act of taking a photo of yourself and posting it on social media sites, more popularly know as a “selfie”, is especially popular in ...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 5:00 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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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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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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Years after being abducted, this startup founder created an app that helps parents monitor their children

250,000 children reported missing every year in Europe. There’s no official number for how many people went missing in Asia last year, but...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Southeast Asia-born Paypal competitor 2C2P secures $2 million funding

2C2P, an online payment processing company, has concluded a $2 million Series B financing round, led by $1.5 million from an undisclosed inv...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 11:09 am
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PricePanda gets $3 million funding for further expansion in Southeast Asia

Rocket Internet’s price comparison platform PricePanda announced today it secured $3 million funding from Tengelmann Group and other e...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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InstaB, an Instagram for baby photos app

This ‘Instagram for babies’ app helps parents make the ultimate child photo album

Lots of new parents want to share images of their bundle of joy, but Facebook can feel unsafe, and photo albums are so 20th-century. That...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 12:57 pm
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WeChat hopes to conquer Southeast Asia, one game at a time

It seems like the chat app competition has become a battle after all – according to WeChat, the China-based messenger will be rolling ...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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GrabTaxi enters Vietnam, intensifying the battle for mobile taxi booking apps

GrabTaxi has now entered three big places outside of Malaysia: Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. What's next for the promising taxi booking ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 5:39 pm
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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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Sultan Johor buys 15% of payment company MOL for $120 million

The Sultan wishes to create more employment opportunities in the tech sector, and this is one of the ways he’s doing it.

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 3:42 pm
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Got an app? This startup can help you get more downloads

Any new app is greeted by tough competition in the mobile app space. To help out in this now mobile-centric era, Malaysia-based startup App...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 3:06 pm
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Now developers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand can start earning money from Google Play

The Google Play Stores in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand now show the app prices in localized currencies.

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 2:15 pm
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5 great browsers to replace your phone’s stock browser

When it comes to smartphones, many people have their preferred selection of apps that they download when first setting up a new phone. But o...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 9:05 am
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Mobile app Cream aims to be the Jelly for pricing data

Founded by Hajime Hirose, Yosuke Kimoto, Yoko Aoyama, Cream aims to become the “Waze for real-time pricing data.”

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 12:01 am
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Zalora preps marketplace launch later this year, calls out for fashionable merchants

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce site Zalora is announcing today that it’s going to roll out its open marketplace across Asia in...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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Get your new year finances in shape with budgeting app Saved

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to manage your money better, you might turn to an app like Saved. It’s a new and very s...

  • January 6, 2014
  • at 5:05 pm
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