Posts Tagged: Singapore


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Singapore to give local companies even more money to adopt new tech

In Singapore’s Budget 2014 address, Finance minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced a new raft of measures and extensions of existin...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 6:09 pm
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Massive hacking spree in Singapore, possibly over 180 websites defaced

Dozens of Singapore websites, possibly more than 180, have been defaced by hackers in two separate occasions this week. The latest batch of...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 1:31 am
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Foodpanda and OpenRice hook up for a saucy two-way foodfest

At the beginning of this month, Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda revealed its latest huge funding round which enables the food delivery service...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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China’s Xiaomi is working on phone launches in India, Indonesia, and other Asian markets

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi held an event in Singapore this morning. Aside from launching the Redmi and Mi3 phones in Singapore, Xiaomi’...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 1:28 pm
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Xiaomi to sell Mi3 flagship phone in Singapore starting March 7

At an event in Singapore this morning, Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi revealed that it’ll launch its flagship phone, the Xiaomi Mi3, in Si...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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Mig33 acquires Alivenotdead, a site started by Rotten Tomatoes founders

Mig33, a mobile social networking platform headquartered in Singapore, has today announced its acquisition of Alivenotdead.com, a site which...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Xiaomi sets price for Singapore phone launch on February 21

Today Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi set a date for its much-anticipated Singapore launch: February 21. Xiaomi’s Singapore homepage, which...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
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Chinese New Year a missed opportunity for retailers and advertisers: location data

Chinese New Year is typically a retail graveyard in countries with a significant Chinese population as shops close for the holidays. However...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, DearLove is a new messaging and diary app for couples

Some early birds will be preparing a gift for their partner for Valentine’s Day on Friday. If you want to do something extra and techy, th...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 11:58 am
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Joining a startup accelerator? Here’s the most important criterion to look at

Ray Wu is the program manager at JFDI, a startup accelerator based in Singapore. He enjoys working with entrepreneurs and loves traveling. H...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Tech In Asia Meetup Singapore: data-driven approach to growth

Next up for our Tech in Asia Meetup, we’re back in Singapore. We have invited Mr. Vinoaj Vijeyakumaar, co-founder and managing partner at ...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 7:10 pm
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Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s online employment marketplace Seek is looking to fully acquire its pan-Asian counterpart Jobstreet for US$523.5 million, a...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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Image recognition startup ViSenze gets $3.5 million from Rakuten Ventures and other new investors

Visuals are now at the forefront of the Internet, with Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr becoming popular sites to consume content. Yet searc...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Singapore’s satirical news site loves trolling legit media, gets 1 million page-views every month

New Nation: If we do write the truth, it is purely coincidental.

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 9:28 am
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Alibaba, Temasek, Qiming Venture Partners pump $100m into online education platform

Online education platform and English-learning institution TutorGroup announced it has raised $100 million in strategic funding from Alibaba...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 9:20 am
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Expand to Asia’s biggest tech markets with Market Expansion Tracks

We at Tech in Asia receive many emails requesting introductions to possible partners across Asia and it is tough to answer them all one by o...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Why Singapore needs Bitcoin

Co-authored by Leonhard Weese. Zeall is the co-founder of CoinPip, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency payment processor for offline merchants....

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 2:33 pm
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After shutting down Sold.sg, founder soldiers on with website that rents and sells art

Success in the startup world is elusive even to the very best. This is certainly true for Soldgers, a Singapore startup in the penny auction...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 9:31 am
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