Posts Tagged: Singapore



WeChat inks deal with Singapore telco to attract more young users

Tencent’s mobile chat app WeChat and Singapore telco StarHub today launched a new WeChat plan, in which pre-paid users of the telco can en...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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LoveByte CEO: Seek more ‘whys’ than being obsessed with the ‘hows’

A girl geek at heart, CEO and co-founder of Singapore-based startup LoveByte Amelia Chen (pictured right) has been dabbling in the internet ...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Botched bathroom renovation led to Kluje, a platform for finding home contractors

Singapore expatriate Jamey Merkel felt like he was taken advantaged of after a bathroom refurbishment gone wrong. Following hours of searchi...

  • November 14, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Southeast Asia has more than 190 million internet users (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tech In Asia takes an in-depth look at the numbers that make up the Southeast Asian region. There are more than 190 million internet users i...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Dear journalists, stop spreading fear, uncertainty, and doubt in Anonymous coverage

Journalists falsely reported that the Singapore Prime Minister's Office website was hacked. They need to do their homework.

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 3:02 pm
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Condemn Anonymous, but thank them, too

As November 5 came and went, the online community was awash with a mixture of relief, ridicule, and even disappointment at how uneventful th...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 6:45 pm
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Extra-marital dating site Ashley Madison to launch in Singapore in November, ignores critics

It’s official, Ashley Madison, a dating site for married folks, has registered a Singapore domain name. A landing page collecting emai...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 1:08 pm
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Angel investor: Singapore must liberalize talent inflow and maintain open, balanced immigration policy

The author is a part-time freelance writer, aspiring entrepreneur and overall generalist interested in exploring, researching and writing. T...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 3:33 pm
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Anonymous-sparked protest begins in Philippines, held back in Indonesia

By Yasser Paragian, Enricko Lukman, Phoebe Magdirila, Terence Lee The Million Mask March, a global protest initiated by hacktivist group Ano...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 12:05 pm
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Hub.IT opens, becoming a new center of startup activity in Vietnam capital Hanoi

Hub.IT is a new co-working space that just opened in Hanoi. It's a big step for the Hanoi and overall Vietnam startup scene, which is still ...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Singapore ‘Hijab Movement’ Facebook page mysteriously disappears

The Singapore Hijab Movement Facebook page, which garnered over 26,000 likes in the span of a few weeks, has been removed from Facebook for ...

  • November 14, 2013
  • at 12:31 pm
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Singaporean marketplace app Carousell snags $800K funding, sets sights on Malaysia and Indonesia

Singapore-based marketplace mobile app Carousell has successfully raised S$1 million ($800,000) seed funding led by Rakuten, with follow-on ...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 10:59 pm
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Singapore needs an acqui-hire phenomenon

The country’s ability to maintain its venerated position atop the tech world is at risk unless it encourages more innovation in MNCs throu...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 5:01 pm
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Extra-marital dating site Ashley Madison blocked in Singapore

The Singapore government has acted on strong objections by its citizens against Ashley Madison, a dating site for married people to find ext...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 7:22 pm
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LessWorkMoreLove adopts new name Love Out Loud Asia, sends love matches to your mobile at noon

While some of you are getting psyched for the weekends and planning date ideas with your other half, some of us are just dateless. While bei...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 11:29 am
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Singapore movie actor disses Anonymous, gets hacked on Twitter

For all the bluster about waging war on the Singapore government, November 5 — designated a global protest day by hacker collective An...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 6:34 pm
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Which Asian countries ordered Apple to give up private user info?

In response to the NSA’s controversial global surveillance program and public outcry against major IT companies for allowing it, Appl...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 11:50 am
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Singapore startups, use these open-source investment templates, save yourselves from grief

As mentors at Singapore-based accelerator JFDI, lawyer Huifen Zheng and angel investor Bernard Leong noticed a trend: While startups and ang...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 9:23 am
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