Posts Tagged: Singapore


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NFC mobile wallet apps released in Singapore, gets thousands of downloads

It's been over a month since the major Singapore telcos -- SingTel, Starhub, and M1 -- released their NFC mobile wallets. Altogether, these ...

  • September 25, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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At Ideas Inc. Business Challenge, 7 startups get over USD 470k worth of funding and awards

Schmeiden emerged as the top startup at Ideas Inc. Business Challenge, winning SGD 200k (USD 163k) in equity funding and a SGD 10k (USD 8.15...

  • September 24, 2012
  • at 10:48 am
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iOS 6 Maps are a Lost Cause for Asia, but Apple Vows to Improve

As an Apple fan myself, I couldn’t wait to get hold of the iPhone 5, which launched in stores in Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong today...

  • September 21, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Pricepanda, Rocket Internet’s online price comparison service, goes live in Singapore and Malaysia

Meanwhile, the status of Square clone PayLeven's expansion into Asia is up in the air.

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 12:53 am
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Plagiarism Checker Plagtracker Eyes Asia Expansion

Ukraine-based online plagiarism checker Plagtracker.com is gunning for an Asian expansion. The site offers free online plagiarism checks wit...

  • September 19, 2012
  • at 6:40 pm
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Smoothboard Air: Mirrored Display to Multiple Mobile Devices in the Classroom

A startup in Singapore has developed an intriguing software solution that enables collaboration on multiple mobile devices. Smoothboard Air ...

  • September 18, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Rocket Internet may not be innovators, but at least they’re disruptive

E-commerce is still underwhelming in Asia. So if Rocket Internet can come in and disrupt this space, customers benefit. That's what matters ...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 6:53 pm
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How Fruit Ninja maker Halfbrick Studios sliced its way to the top

Very few game studios have amassed 300 million downloads on one game and then followed that up with another mobile hit, Jetpack Joyride.

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 3:19 pm
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Yelp Makes Asia Debut with Singapore Launch

Yelp (NYSE:YELP), the US-based reviews and listings site, has today launched in Singapore, marking the company’s Asian debut. Now at Y...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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PixaRoll Offers Fast Prints of Your iPhone Photos (If You’re in Singapore)

Printed photos have fallen by the wayside a bit now that everyone and their grandmother is walking around with a digital camera in their pho...

  • September 25, 2012
  • at 4:00 am
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After Facelift, Sold.sg Looks to Raise Series A Funding

Singapore’s Sold.sg started as a penny auction site which saw it gain traction and raise almost S$1 million (US$817,000) last year. Bu...

  • September 22, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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SingTel acquires New York’s smart photo aggregator app Pixable for USD26.5M

The acquisition of Pixable marks SingTel's continued push into the digital space.

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 1:04 pm
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Smove, a green vehicle sharing service, set to unleash fleet of electric bicycles

The bicycles will be the third mode of transport Smove is introducing. It launched a car sharing service barely a month ago, following by a ...

  • September 19, 2012
  • at 7:42 pm
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Photos: A glimpse into Facebook Singapore’s newly renovated office

The Facebook Singapore office fuses the company's global culture and local Singaporean flavor.

  • September 19, 2012
  • at 7:52 am
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Book instant medical appointments with DoctorPage, as it launches with almost 12K doctors in database

Launching officially today in Singapore with already 11,500 doctors in its database, DoctorPage is a real-time online appointment-booking sy...

  • September 18, 2012
  • at 4:55 pm
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Muslim Pro App is New and Improved, Added Features for Muslims on the Go

The Muslim demographic can be a big target market for business. Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life predicts that t...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 4:38 pm
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What’s Lacking in Singapore Startups?

Recently, I received an email asking me to fill out a survey about Singapore information and communications technology (ICT) startups. Some ...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Anuj Khanna Sohum, speaking at Startup Asia

Affle Partners with Yahoo India to Sell Mobile Ad Inventory

For anyone who attended our Startup Asia Singapore event back in February, you will likely recall our informative chat with Anuj Khanna Sohu...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 9:10 am
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