Posts Tagged: Taiwan


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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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FoodPanda Asia

Rocket Internet’s Asia-Oriented Foodpanda Gobbles Up Over $20 Million in Funding

Rocket Internet’s Asia-based food delivery startup Foodpanda has announced another major round of funding today. The new round is worth mo...

  • May 7, 2013
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FoodPanda Asia

Foodpanda: Rocket Internet’s Play At Food Delivery in Asia

Rocket Internet’s online food delivery website, Foodpanda, was launched last year in April and has since undergone rapid expansion. To...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 10:39 pm
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Xiaomi Sets Date and Prices for Launches in Hong Kong and Taiwan

China’s newcomer phone-maker Xiaomi said a while back that it would make its first ever venture outside mainland China. And now Xiaomi...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 11:20 am
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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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Apple China sales 2013

Apple: “Best Quarter Ever” in China with $8.8 Billion Revenue

“We had our best quarter ever in China,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier today. In its post-earnings conference call for Q2 of fiscal 20...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 11:40 am
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WeChat Officially Steps Foot Into Singapore Market with First TV Commercial [VIDEO]

Tencent’s social messaging application WeChat has announced today that its expansion plans have officially traveled down south to the shor...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 4:44 pm
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Amazon Appstore Asia countries

No Amazon Appstore for Indonesia and China – Here’s the Full List for Asia

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced yesterday the expansion of its Android Appstore to “nearly 200 countries” but didn’t specify the full l...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 10:37 am
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