Posts Tagged: Singapore


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Carousell partners with SPH Magazines, marries editorial and e-commerce

Carousell has taken its relationship with Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), the country’s largest news publisher, to the next level. The...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Travel discovery startup Flocations launches iPhone app

Travel discovery site Flocations has started the week by launching its iPhone app. The Singapore-based startup tells us that 30 to 40 percen...

  • August 19, 2013
  • at 1:55 pm
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New mobile chat app Maaii focuses on voice calls, challenges Viber, Line, and WeChat

Maaii, a Hong Kong-made mobile chat app, has made a big impact in Southeast Asia recently. The app allows users to chat and make free or low...

  • August 19, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Thrill: Indian mobile dating app that puts women in the driver’s seat

With misogyny and sexual assault against women in India dominating headlines lately, a new mobile dating app called Thrill is making a state...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 1:37 pm
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Inside Red Dot Ventures’ USD 464k Bird’s Nest cosmetics brand

Venture capital investing and Bird’s Nest rarely mix. One belongs to the world of cutting-edge technology, the other is a traditional ...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 4:10 pm
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Asiasoft brings Phantasy Star Online 2 to six Southeast Asian countries in 2014

Asiasoft brings Phantasy Star Online 2 to Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines in 2014.

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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Shopify Chief Platform Officer says feedback for SingTel partnership “has all been positive”

Harley Finkelstein, Shopify’s Chief Platform Officer, has responded to a recent story about gripes that business owners have towards S...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 3:16 pm
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Tencent opened office in Singapore since May, contrary to denials

Chinese Internet giant Tencent have been operating a spin-off WeChat office in Singapore since May, a check with government business inform...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 2:20 pm
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5 mobile apps in Asia that give users access to cheap flights

Asian consumers are now trusting online booking as a means to purchase transportation tickets and hotel accommodation. Attesting to this is ...

  • August 12, 2013
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MediaCorp launches new food app that looks like Burpple

Singapore’s largest television broadcaster MediaCorp has launched a new food recommendation app. However, it carries a striking resemb...

  • August 19, 2013
  • at 5:59 pm
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Tel Aviv, Singapore, Melbourne, and Bangalore make it into Intuit’s top 20 startup cities (INFOGRAPHIC)

Of the top 20 cities for startups, four made the list from Asia: Tel Aviv, Singapore, Bangalore, and Melbourne. Are they leading the way for...

  • August 19, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Singapore startup The Luxe Nomad

Luxury travel deals site The Luxe Nomad gets funding worth $700,000

Singapore-based luxury travel startup The Luxe Nomad has secured yet another funding round to boost its growth. Today’s sum is an exact S$...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 3:02 pm
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With help from a local partner, Chinese e-store Jingdong launches in Singapore

China’s top B2C e-commerce site has spread its wings today and landed in Singapore. Jingdong has partnered with Singaporean e-tailer iKnow...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 9:38 pm
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Singapore’s first Thiel Fellow kickstarts Haptix, a device that could replace the mouse

Nineteen-year-old Singaporean Darren Lim flirted with science and innovation while studying in Chengdu, China. Together with fellow high sch...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 11:00 pm
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my Life Inc: 134-year-old Eu Yan Sang’s e-commerce experiment

Here’s a fun fact: Eu Yan Sang, an established Singapore company selling traditional Chinese medicine, is older than Coca-Cola. The fi...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 1:37 pm
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The International 2013 Conclusion

Looking back at Asia’s performance in The International DOTA 2 Championships 2013

In a topsy-turvy of events, upsets, and record-breaking moments, let's take a look at the Asian DOTA 2 teams in the recently concluded The I...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Report: Chinese makers of WeChat plan a spin-off IPO in Singapore

A report in today’s China Daily newspaper says that Tencent (HKG:0700), the Chinese makers of popular messaging app WeChat, is making ...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 11:23 am
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SingTel’s SaaS business and partnership with Shopify hits rough bumps

Update (13 August): Shopify responds to the story. Update (14 August): SingTel responds, “The information in the email, which was mistaken...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 12:49 pm
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