Posts Tagged: Taiwan


Cheapest and Priciest Countries in Asia For Apple Gadgets 2013

Check Out the Cheapest (and Priciest) Countries in Asia For Apple Gadgets

Our buddies on the design-oriented Hongkiat blog have done lots of number crunching and figured out the cheapest – and priciest –...

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 11:35 am
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Key players in Asia’s maker movement

Asia’s maker movement is well underway, with startups, ecosystems, and spaces augmenting the rising interest in hardware-software inno...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 5:12 pm
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ViSenze’s visual search tech on Rakuten Taiwan has promise, but can’t handle OOTD images

Text input search is passe. These days, it’s all about voice and image recognition, as seen in Apple and Google battle against one ano...

  • July 4, 2013
  • at 1:20 pm
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Dawn of hardware+software innovation in Asia

In Silicon Valley, startups that combine hardware and software are proclaimed the next big thing. Investor interest is a driver — whil...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 12:29 pm
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Now With 8 Million Users, Cutesy Messaging App Cubie Adds Easy Mobile Payments Via Your Phone Bill

We know that cutesy sticker/emoticon packs are critical to the success of messaging apps in Asia – and they’re also a great way to m...

  • June 14, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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Waygo is most promising startup; roundup of startup pitches at Echelon 2013

Aligned to the vision of being a regional event, this year’s Echelon traveled to over 10 countries and saw over 300 submissions from t...

  • June 6, 2013
  • at 9:54 am
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An inside look at Rakuten’s expansion and investment plans for wider Asia

Things are looking up for the region’s e-commerce scene with a recent spate of activities involving the 3 Rs — Rocket Internet, ...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
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Line Hits 16 Million Users in Taiwan

In a 36kr interview with Frank (no last name was provided) who is in charge of Line expansion into the Chinese market, we got to learn that ...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 10:34 pm
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TMI Invests In 3 Taiwanese Startups: CitieSocial, Driving Curve, and Peeridea

TMI, a Taiwan-based early stage investment firm founded in 2012 by US venture firm WI Harper Group, Kaifu Lee, and ITRI, has just invested i...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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Google Rolls Out Public Alerts in Taiwan

Ahead of Looming Typhoon, Google Rolls Out Public Alerts For Natural Disasters in Taiwan

Typhoons and flash floods are the two biggest natural disaster dangers in Taiwan’s tropical climate. And with another threat looming in th...

  • July 10, 2013
  • at 4:06 pm
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HTC One sales 2013

End of An Era? HTC Shares Plunge, Now Worth Less Than in 2005

Markets and investors today passed their judgement on HTC’s Q2 earnings that were released last Friday. And the verdict is damning. HT...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 4:17 pm
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Rakuten Taiwan Gets Visual, Lets You Find Fashion From Photos

E-commerce site Rakuten Taiwan has partnered with visual search platform ViSenze today to bring the startup’s visual search technology to ...

  • July 3, 2013
  • at 3:21 pm
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Uber Launches in Taiwan

Uber Launches in Taiwan, Its Second Asian Launch This Week

As was suggested by recent job recruitment ads, online car pick-up company Uber has expanded to Taipei, the capital of Taiwan. The Uber blog...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 11:51 am
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Uber to expand to Taiwan, China, South Korea, India and New Zealand

  Just months after launching in Singapore, Uber, an online private car hire service, is kickstarting a major push into Asia. Already, ...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 9:15 pm
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Work in Sync: Evernote Business Launches Across Southeast Asia

Evernote Business, the enterprise-oriented version of the note syncing and online collaboration app, has launched today across much of South...

  • May 29, 2013
  • at 12:15 pm
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Taiwan Web Users Protest SOPA-Like Censorship Legislation with Facebook Rally

When an official from Taiwan’s Intellectual Property Office announced last week that the office plans to amend Taiwan’s copyrigh...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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HTC One sales 2013

Amid an Exec Brain Drain, HTC Reassures Everyone That 5 Million ‘One’ Phones Sold So Far

Amid a stream of bad news about an executive brain drain at HTC (TPE:2498), the Taiwanese phone-maker has said today that it has sold “...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 6:33 pm
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With 1.4 Million Users, Taobao Launches Hong Kong Official Site

E-shopping marketplace Taobao has been aggressively expanding to Hong Kong and Taiwan. With 1.4 million registered users already in Hong Kon...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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