Posts Tagged: Singapore

Razmig Hovaghimian of Viki

Viki founder Razmig Hovaghimian’s winning bet

Some time before Rakuten’s acquisition of Singapore startup Viki for a reported $200 million, founder Razmig Hovaghimian and SingTel I...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Battery pack

Singaporean kickstarts wafer-thin wireless battery booster for your smartphone

Battery packs for your phone usually come in the form of bulky cases or are attached perilously to your phone by a USB cable. But new batter...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 10:40 am
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Singapore NRF chief assesses the Technology Incubation Scheme

Update: headline was changed at NRF’s request. We’ve heard recent rumblings that changes would be in store for the Technology In...

  • September 8, 2013
  • at 10:34 am
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propertyguru

PropertyGuru exceeds one million downloads for mobile app

PropertyGuru, one of Asia’s largest online property portals, has hit more than one million downloads for its mobile apps in Singapore,...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 12:25 pm
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Asian Dota

The Asian Dota scene and why the Dota industry should care

Roster changes and team shuffling aren't the only reasons why you should keep an eye on the Asian Dota scene.

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 10:26 pm
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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
  • at 9:52 pm
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penguin hustle

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
  • at 3:49 pm
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paypal

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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baidu music recognition

Baidu unveils Singapore-developed music search tech to challenge Shazam, Tencent

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s largest search company, has released a new music recognition feature for its Baidu Music Android and iPh...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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Mobile learning startup Coursepad wins Most Innovative Startup Award at Ideas.Inc.

The Ideas.Inc. Business Challenge, organised by Nanyang Technological University, is an annual elimination-style startup competition in Si...

  • September 8, 2013
  • at 1:56 pm
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It’s Friday! So let’s find a date on lessworkmorelove.com

The thing about hiding behind those online profiles is that individuals tend to be hyperpersonal, meaning you are able to present yourself i...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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saf 590

Want a top-notch startup sector? Reform the Singapore Armed Forces

By Yap Shiwen. A version of this article was published on The Online Citizen. Republished with author’s permission. While funding, talent...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 9:20 am
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propertyguru

PropertyGuru: 1 million downloads for mobile apps, 20 million monthly pageviews

Singapore’s leading online property portal, PropertyGuru, has hit 1 million downloads for its mobile apps. Most of the downloads come ...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 5:23 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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FIFA Online 3

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
  • at 3:31 pm
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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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