Posts Tagged: Singapore



The Stage: New Singapore technology trade show in 2015 by MediaCorp and SiTF

A new technology trade show will open shop in Singapore in two years time. Called The Stage, it is a platform for companies in the tech indu...

  • September 4, 2013
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Banker by day, game developer by night: How Justin Yek created iPad game Penguin Hustle

When the App Store first launched in 2008, it set off a gold rush for app development. So long as you had the guts,  some coding skills, an...

  • September 4, 2013
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PayPal’s fee increase on 10 September: What you need to know

It’s happening: PayPal will be increasing its payment processing fees for multiple countries in Asia. The policy will take effect auto...

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 5:43 pm
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Rakuten acquires Viki video site

Rakuten gets even more social, acquires Singapore-based video site Viki

Japan’s e-commerce titan Rakuten (JSD:4755) has acquired the video streaming site Viki, it has been revealed today. Rakuten CEO Hiroshi Mi...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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Sina Weibo appoints agent to set up office in Singapore and Indonesia for expansion

We’ve received news that Sina Weibo has officially expanded to both Singapore and Indonesia, appointing a new company called Trends Med...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 6:25 pm
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Singapore startup ViKi named World Economic Forum technology pioneer

SINGAPORE video-streaming startup Viki.com has clinched the prestigious Technology Pioneer 2014 award by the World Economic Forum for its su...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 2:23 pm
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F&N jumps on delivery van, launches online ice-cream delivery ‘The Inspired Chef’

One of the biggest attractions and what broadly defines our culture in Singapore is, undoubtedly, food. We have startups and sites such as B...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Singapore accelerator JFDI.Asia unveils diverse crop of startups for next bootcamp

Singapore startup accelerator JFDI.Asia has announced the next crop of startups that will undergo its three-month bootcamp, which will start...

  • August 29, 2013
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Startup bank shopping

By Jurij Skornik, business and product development at iMoney Singapore. Here at iMoney.sg we offer free comparison of financial products a...

  • August 28, 2013
  • at 2:31 pm
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Reebonz piggybacks on Thailand’s love of luxury brands, will soon add more product categories

According to Global Blue, Thailand’s growth in spending on luxury products soared by 68 percent in the first half of the year overtaking t...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 5:17 pm
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Garena Online to send one lucky winner to Manchester showdown to mark launch of FIFA Online 3

Good news to football fans in Singapore and Malaysia, as Garena will be sending one lucky winner an all-expense paid trip to watch the Manch...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Keep the change: One Cent Movement lets you easily donate pennies every time you shop online

Any fan of the American cult classic film Office Space will recognize the scheme. It’s called “salami slicing,” the act of steal...

  • September 2, 2013
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Sina Weibo users in Singapore

Ahead of Southeast Asia expansion, Sina Weibo already has 1.5 million users in Singapore

It’s rare for Sina Weibo, China’s top Twitter-like social network, to reveal country-specific numbers. Indeed, it’s mostly just focuse...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Singapore’s Block 71 set to expand: govt minister at dialogue with incubators

Ever since Block 71, an old industrial building in Singapore, was relaunched in 2011 as an epicenter for the country’s startup communi...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 3:36 pm
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Apple has been trying to trademark ‘startup’ since 2011 in Singapore, China, US, Australia

Digital News Asia reported today that Apple has filed a trademark for the word ‘startup’ in Malaysia, which will cover retail st...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 11:42 am
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Partnering Google, internet provider MyRepublic takes battle with telcos to enterprise sector

Upstart internet service provider MyRepublic has been on a crusade to end the dominance of Singapore’s incumbent telcos — SingTe...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 1:35 pm
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JFDI Frog

Here are the 10 startups who get seats at JFDI

Another batch of new startups have been taken into JFDI, a Singapore-based accelerator founded by Hugh Mason and Wong Meng Weng. The 10 star...

  • August 29, 2013
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EDBI, NRF investment in London travel startup Everbread goes sour

The London-based company was officially wound up with a notice to the UK’s Companies House on 14 August this year and its affairs are now ...

  • August 26, 2013
  • at 10:31 pm
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