Posts Tagged: malaysia



India’s Komli Media raises $30 million to grow its Asian online ad market

Today Mumbai-based digital media and ad platform Komli Media has announced that the company has raised a round of funding from its new inves...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Malaysia’ Piktochart is a doozy and open for funding next year

This article is part of our coverage of 2012 Startup Arena participants. We’ve been tracking their progress since they pitched at last...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 4:17 pm
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Check out the Asian nations that get iPhone 5S and 5C launches on October 25 and November 1

Check out the Asian nations that get iPhone 5S and 5C launches on October 25 and November 1

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just confirmed its next wave of iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C launches around the world. Friday, October 25 will see 25 co...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 9:06 pm
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Taxi booking app GrabTaxi now available in Singapore

GrabTaxi, a fast-expanding taxi app that’s serving users in Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand, is now available in Singapore on iOS ...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 6:11 pm
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60% of mobile internet users in Southeast Asia are men

Most of the mobile internet users in Southeast Asia are those who recently started their career, are educated, and have high spending power....

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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HipVan’s investors include celebrity Jade Seah and new VC Silicon Straits

Design-oriented e-commerce startup HipVan has just confirmed its list of investors including Singaporean celebrity Jade Seah, well-known loc...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 9:13 pm
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HungryGoWhere still going places after acquisition, says inSing CEO

Startup acquisitions are a mixed bag: sometimes the acquired product soars, other times it sinks due to neglect, shuffling of talent, or a m...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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BlackBerry Jam hackathon winner: augmented reality isn’t just for Google Glass

BlackBerry sponsored a regional hackathon put on by AngelHack at its Blackberry Jam conference in Hong Kong today. Eight teams qualif...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 10:58 pm
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Google Play Books moves to 9 new Asian territories including Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) brings its Play Books store to nine new Asian countries today as it deepens the breadth of its app store for Android de...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 12:01 pm
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Uber hits yet another Asian city, launches today in Kuala Lumpur

Uber, the app-connected limo booking service, is rolling out into its sixth Asian city today (or the eighth if you include Australia). Uber&...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 2:48 pm
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Kickass slideshows about Southeast Asia’s web and mobile landscape

Who doesn’t like a great, easy-to-digest slideshow? While reading a long article can test a reader’s patience, a well-made slide...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 10:02 am
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Dating app Paktor chats up Southeast Asia

Dating apps are gaining ground in Asia, but not many of them are homegrown. Singapore-based startup Paktor has arrived to fill the gap. Only...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Don’t eat at a restaurant, use PlateCulture and eat at someone’s house

Instead of going to a restaurant to eat, use PlateCulture to fine dine with a local chef. It's like an Airbnb for home-cooked food.

  • October 8, 2013
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SEA Citizen brings latest fashion to Malaysia and Singapore, overcomes seasonal delay

Singaporean and Malaysian fashionistas can now get their hands on the latest trends from Europe and America earlier than ever with the help ...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Huawei is quietly taking over the world, minus the US

Fed up with the US government’s allegations that its technology could be used for espionage, a vice president from Chinese telecommuni...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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4 Asian countries Blackberry needs in order to survive

At BlackBerry Jam in Hong Kong this week, the company constantly repeated its mantra of “sense, understand, and adapt” –...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 11:56 pm
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Malaysia's Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS

Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS

Malaysian telco Axiata (MYX:6888) is expanding its business in Indonesia today with the acquisition of Jakarta-based AXIS for $865 million. ...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 2:54 pm
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China’s Taobao launches regional e-shopping site for Southeast Asia

Update: More information from the media event has been added. Taobao, the popular consumer-to-consumer shopping site from China, announced t...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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