Posts Tagged: Singapore


Flocations launches iPhone app

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
  • at 9:30 pm
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Singapore’s Mig33 Looks to Smartphone Era, Rebrands Itself As Microblogging Platform

The company is revealing today that it’s heading towards a different direction by becoming a social “miniblogging platform” and making...

  • August 9, 2013
  • at 5:20 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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WeChat IPO rumors

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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Tell My Friends celebrates National Day with song about Singaporean food

It’s the long weekend here in Singapore as we celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Singapore’s 48th birthday. To mark Singapore’s 48 yea...

  • August 9, 2013
  • at 4:28 pm
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