Posts Tagged: Philippines


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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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Rocket Internet rolls out Lamido, yet another online marketplace for the Philippines

Earlier on, Rocket Internet has already demonstrated its commitment to developing a strong e-commerce foothold in Southeast Asia. Today, it...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Filipinos can now compare credit cards, internet subscriptions, and more through MoneyMax

Financial comparison engine CompareAsia Group, a venture of technology investment firm Nova Founders, has launched a number of comparison ...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 3:44 pm
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PayrollHero continues platform improvement to attract more clients in Southeast Asia

Payroll solutions startup PayrollHero aims to continuously improve since we saw its team at Startup Asia Jakarta in 2012. It recently l...

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Rocket Internet’s real estate venture Lamudi expands into Pakistan and the Philippines

Following its entry into Myanmar last October, Rocket Internet’s real estate venture has now quietly moved into Pakistan and the Philipp...

  • January 30, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Google Street View to capture landmarks in the Philippines with backpacks and push carts

In 2013, Google started the year by officially opening a local office in the Philippines with the aim of providing better services to citi...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 10:01 am
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Give a personalized virtual gift box to your friends with this app from the Philippines

A lot of things have gone digital these days, even shopping and banking can be done through the internet and mobile apps. Seeing this trend,...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Classifieds site Sulit brings Naspers’ Property24 listings to the Philippines

Last month, the Philippines’ top classifieds site Sulit merged with OLX. And this month, Sulit has brought the South Africa-based real ...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 3:06 pm
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Which smartphones do Asians have now, and how much will they spend on their next one?

IDC predicts 22% rise in smartphone adoption in Philippines, creating big boost for m-commerce

Last July, market research firm TNS revealed that 53 percent of respondents in Metro Manila already own a smartphone. For 2014, research ...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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LinkedIn acquires US and Philippine job search startup Bright for $120 million

Professional social network LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) announced yesterday that it has acquired Philippines- and US-based job search company Br...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Philippines’ Sulit to close vehicle marketplace after acquiring it

Philippines’ classified ads platform Sulit has decided to close down Pinoy Auto Trader (PAT), a vehicle marketplace it acquired last year....

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Vehicle marketplace PhilMotors brings around 350 Philippine car dealers online

It looks like the automobile industry is now a growing market in the Philippines. Just last month, Rocket Internet ventured into the vehicl...

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Philippines classified ads site Sulit looks forward to better ads and more pre-loved items this year

Last week, we noted how Philippine classified ads site Sulit is making some notable changes. Following this, its founder RJ David shared ...

  • January 31, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Philippines’ Babble Messenger set to compete with other Asian chat apps

The Philippines now has a chat app to call its own amidst the global messenger craze, now that Voyager Innovations, a subsidiary of telco S...

  • January 30, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Beer company invests $4 million in an NFC card to replace cash in the Philippines

Last November, brewing company San Miguel Beer announced its plans to enter into the telco business. While this is not yet finalized, the c...

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 4:15 pm
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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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Rocket Internet drives its vehicle marketplace Carmudi into Indonesia and the Philippines

Last October, Rocket Internet officially announced the launch of its vehicle classifieds platform Carmudi. In Asia, it’s already set foot...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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In the Philippines, drones are used for news reporting and rescue operations

Since last year we’ve been seeing how the purpose of drones has moved outside the confinements of the military. Some startups in Asia have...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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