Posts Tagged: traffic

IM Ready traffic disaster recovery

Philippines’ IM Ready puts traffic navigation and weather updates in one place

Some say that traffic and natural disasters are the two biggest problems faced by people in the Philippines. A number of startups are trying...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 4:09 pm
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Philippine telco partners with Waze, tries to help drivers in traffic problems

Manila’s traffic is terrible. Traffic authorities are trying to devise solutions for this seemingly never-ending dilemma. Filipino and Asi...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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China Eagerly Buying Up Bluetooth Headsets After Cell Phone Driving Ban

I was surprised to hear that among a few new traffic safety laws to go into place in China as of January 1st, 2013, was a ban on using cell ...

  • January 7, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Google Maps Brings Live Traffic Data, In-Car Navigation, to India

Google Maps users in India can now be fore-warned of awful traffic on the roads – either via their computers, or in the Google Maps ap...

  • September 5, 2012
  • at 7:40 pm
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TrafficDito Provides You Crowdsourced Metro Manila Traffic Updates

Those of you who drive would agree that traffic jams can really be a pain in the ass (metaphorically and literally), especially for manual-c...

  • March 12, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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A New Website To Monitor Traffic Jams and CCTV During Mudik

Even though the holiday is not here yet, many people have already started the journey back to their hometowns (pulang kampung or mudik). For...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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As Social Network Kaixin Loses 65% of Traffic, How Did it Lose its Groove?

The web traffic stats site Alexa reveals that China's former top social networking site has lost 65 percent of its traffic in ...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 6:33 pm
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Google Maps Now Provides Traffic Information in Jakarta

If you are driving on the streets of Jakarta and have the Google Maps service switched on, you can now find information about traffic aroun...

  • June 23, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Who owns India’s Internet Traffic?

India currently has over 80 million Internet subscribers and this figure is poised to triple by 2015. It has also grown by more than 50% in...

  • January 27, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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With Tripid’s new mobile app, carpooling in the Philippines can now be cashless

In last year’s Startup Arena, Philippine ride-sharing startup Tripid stated that it wanted to solve an endemic problem in Southeast As...

  • October 16, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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4 Must-Have Real-Time Traffic Apps For Philippine Commuters and Drivers

You can always get away with heavy traffic. There are mobile apps to help you out.

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Chinese Study Explains Why Mobile Phone Ban Doesn’t Reduce Traffic Accidents

It’s one of those things that’s almost too widely accepted to bother studying: mobile phone use in cars causes traffic accidents...

  • October 10, 2012
  • at 4:30 am
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5 Tips To Keep Yourself Productive in Jakarta

Some of our team members, me included, have been living in Jakarta, Indonesia, for four months so far. It’s a nice city, but the nasty tra...

  • May 31, 2012
  • at 9:18 am
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Facebook Overtakes Cyworld in Korea?

A recent report in The Korea Times is indicating that Facebook has overtaken the nation’s dominant social network Cyworld in terms of ...

  • October 10, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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India’s First Daily Deal Site,, Grew 3.5x in the Last Three Months

Being a first mover doesn’t necessarily mean you will be at the top of the rankings when the dust settles., which claims to be ...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 10:59 pm
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Made in India: SearchEnabler is a SEO Tool For Start-ups

If you have trouble with search engine optimization (SEO), you might want to check out SearchEnabler, a made in India search optimizer tool....

  • July 29, 2011
  • at 11:38 am
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Facebook Helps Traffic Police in India

Social media can be used for many things. But perhaps few people expected that it could ever improve police performance. But that’s exactl...

  • June 3, 2011
  • at 2:59 pm
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Crowdsourcing Visual Road Traffic Conditions

Have you been stuck in a jam that crawled to a complete standstill on an expressway? Regretted at having taken the PIE instead of the ECP? I...

  • September 22, 2009
  • at 5:39 pm
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