Posts Tagged: Taiwan


How a Taiwanese Startup is Riding on Asia’s Karaoke Culture

Founded in 2007, Taiwan’s iKala is a cloud-based online karaoke service. Instead of buying expensive karaoke equipment bundled with soon-t...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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Get Your Game On With These 6 Asian Gaming Gear Companies

Asia has its own share of awesome gamers so it isn't surprising if they have their own share of gaming gear companies, too.

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Sina Weibo Targets New Users Outside China, Now Lets You Sign Up Via Facebook

It’s always been really tough for anyone outside of China to sign up for Sina Weibo, the nation’s hottest social network. The si...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 2:12 pm
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If More Than Half the Population of the World Lives in This Circle, Asia is the Future of Startups

Sign Of The Times? Investments in Asia Increase, Investments In Silicon Valley Decrease

It looks like investments are slowing down in the Valley and speeding up in Asia. That's good news for entrepreneurs and investors in the gr...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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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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Uber Launches in Taiwan

After a Month of Quiet Testing, Uber Launches Officially in Taipei

After a month of quiet testing in Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, online car pick-up company Uber has now launched officially in the city. Uber...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 2:59 pm
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Taobao and Tmall Target Hong Kong and Taiwan E-Shoppers With New Regional Shipping Options

China’s biggest e-commerce sites, Taobao and Tmall, are now serving customers in Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. The two Alibaba-run sites n...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 7:15 pm
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2G Nearing Death As Taiwan Continues Rapid 3G Growth

As 3G grows and 4G prepares to take Asia by storm, 2G subscriptions are dropping almost everywhere. In Taiwan, the nation’s National C...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Nokia sales in China and Asia, 2013

Struggling Nokia Sells Only 4.1M Phones in China in Q2, 20.2M Across Asia-Pacific

How low can Nokia go? Even lower, it seems. According to Nokia’s (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) newly released Q2 2013 financials, Greater China an...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 6:52 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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