Posts Tagged: rural

Are Asian startups ignoring the 99 percent?

We need to take a closer look into what startups in Asia focus on and what apps and sites they're coming up with to solve Asia's problems.

  • December 2, 2013
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India Passes 60 Million Social Media Users, Still Has a Long Way to Go [INFOGRAPHIC]

A lot of people – and companies – are watching India closely as its citizens get more wired and engage more with social media. A...

  • November 9, 2012
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How Foxconn Changed a Small Chinese Town

Chances are pretty good that the folks at Foxconn had something to do with at least a part of whatever device you’re reading this post...

  • August 30, 2012
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Who Needs PCs? Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos Opt For the Mobile Web [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos ar...

  • December 12, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Facebook: India to be Number 1 User-Base Soon, With Booming Mobile Usage

Facebook’s VP for mobile, Vaughan Smith, has expressed his great confidence in India, saying that the country will likely rise to be F...

  • November 10, 2011
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Yahoo’s Big Purple Bus Schools Indonesians in Using the Internet Safely

Last week, Yahoo launched a program named Yahoo Buka Dunia (which literally translates to ‘Open World’) in Indonesia. Using a bu...

  • November 8, 2011
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Fly Mobile Launches $145 Android Tablet, the Fly Vision

While the international market is getting flooded with high-end, high-price tablets, the Indian tech arena is seeing a surge in low-end devi...

  • October 18, 2011
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Google Internet Bus Helps 1.5 Million Experience Internet For The First Time in India

Beep! Beep! Incoming… Google’s Internet bus is driving around different parts of India to educate the population about the Internet....

  • September 12, 2011
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Indonesians Prefer Internet to Radio or Newspapers

Yahoo and TNS worked together on a new study which revealed that Indonesian internet users are now spending more time on the Internet than t...

  • July 27, 2011
  • at 10:02 pm
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China Hits 88% Broadband Coverage in Villages

2012 was a big year for mobile and broadband growth, but especially in the realm of technology, it’s easy to forget that China’s...

  • January 10, 2013
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Cambodia Generates a Quarter of All Web Traffic on Mobiles [INFOGRAPHIC]

Cambodia is unusual in Asia for having a largely rural population – only 20 percent live in an urban environment. Perhaps as a direct ...

  • October 30, 2012
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China’s Mobile Internet Users Surpass Desktop Users

CNNIC has recently released a lengthy but fascinating report showing how mobile is overtaking the desktop in China. As you can see in the gr...

  • August 20, 2012
  • at 6:36 pm
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Social and Mobile, This is How India Enjoys the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. India and China are often ment...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Want to Buy-Sell Farm Stocks in China Online? NX28 Has It All

NX28 is a platform to connect farm stock buyers and sellers together in China. The site isn’t too well-designed, but surprisingly it has q...

  • November 10, 2011
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Mumbai Tops in India Internet Users, But Rural on the Rise [REPORT]

A new report from the IMRB and IAMAI on the Internet in India concludes that Mumbai is the nation’s top Internet-using city. According...

  • October 25, 2011
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India’s First Islamic Phone, for Faithful on a Budget

India will soon get its first-ever Islamic mobile phone that has been custom-built for Muslim consumers, filled with relevant apps such as a...

  • October 4, 2011
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SMSGyan: SMS Search Engine From India Has 1.5 Million Users on Airtel

SMSGyan is an SMS-based search engine which provides on-demand instant information on any mobile phone in India. Developed by the young team...

  • August 4, 2011
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Indonesia Provides Net Access For Rural Areas… Using Vans!

The Indonesian government’s efforts to increase Internet penetration throughout the country has been taken to the next level. To provi...

  • July 27, 2011
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