Posts Tagged: United States

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Zalora prepping IPO in the US, job posting suggests

Zalora, a fashion e-commerce store in East Asia, could be gearing up for an IPO in the United States. The Rocket Internet company last week ...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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Why Y Combinator startup Strikingly skipped China, Japan and headed for Southeast Asia

Two weeks ago, the entire Strikingly team hung out at Block 71, the epicenter of Singapore’s tech startup community. Here on a workawa...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Why iPhones are actually cheaper in China than the US (INFOGRAPHIC)

China’s second largest telco China Unicom announced today it will offer packages for customers to receive a free iPhone 5S or 5C wit...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 10:47 pm
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Line considering an IPO to boost global expansion

Line recently surpassed 230 million users worldwide, and says 300 million would be the threshold for an IPO.

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 11:51 am
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Singapore’s first Thiel Fellow kickstarts Haptix, a device that could replace the mouse

Nineteen-year-old Singaporean Darren Lim flirted with science and innovation while studying in Chengdu, China. Together with fellow high sch...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 11:00 pm
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Singapore’s BillPin acquires BillMonk, plans to shut it down and migrate user data over

BillMonk will cease to exist by 30 April. However, existing user data from BillMonk will be imported into BillPin.

  • April 3, 2013
  • at 11:00 pm
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How GameMaki came back from the brink to become a blueprint for Singapore’s startups

After an investor pulled out, GameMaki was on the verge of collapse. It took a USD100k funding round from Crystal Horse and Angel's Gate to ...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 12:49 pm
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iSTART@Silicon Valley targets start-ups wishing to break into the US market

Companies thinking of entering the US market for a long time but afraid of taking such a risk may find iSTART@SV Programme a timely fit. Org...

  • October 19, 2012
  • at 9:49 am
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China to Pass US in Smartphone Shipments; India and Brazil Next In Line

The latest report from research firm IDC yesterday showed that in contrast to its March’s report, China will surpass the United States...

  • August 31, 2012
  • at 3:08 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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Programmer using Nitrous.IO and Chromebook to teach homeless New Yorker how to code

Patrick McConlogue, a Manhattan-based programmer, has embarked on an intriguing endeavor — that of teaching a homeless man how to code...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 11:17 pm
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Apple has been trying to trademark ‘startup’ since 2011 in Singapore, China, US, Australia

Digital News Asia reported today that Apple has filed a trademark for the word ‘startup’ in Malaysia, which will cover retail st...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 11:42 am
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App Annie: Growing a Beijing startup into a global brand in 3 years

If you ask what’s a startup to watch here in China, I gotta admit App Annie is one of the first that comes to mind. It is probably one of ...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Sleek, pre-assembled 3D printer at USD 347? Here’s how Pirate3D is doing it

There hasn’t been a pre-launch product from a Singapore startup that has garnered this much press attention for a long while. Simply ...

  • May 22, 2013
  • at 1:52 pm
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US-Based Buy.com to be Rebranded as ‘Rakuten Shopping’ This Week

Yesterday we mentioned that Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten (JSD: 4755) is opening a Singapore office to enlarge the company’s presence ...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Australian Startup Kickfolio Raises $100,000, Enters 500 Startups

What’s better than kick-starting the day with a double-dose of good news? Our friends over at Kickfolio, a Melbourne-based startup that al...

  • November 2, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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One Cent Movement rounds up online purchases to nearest dollar; donates difference to charity

Imagine buying a cup of coffee, an iPod or an airplane ticket online, and each of these transactions round up your purchases to the nearest ...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 5:32 pm
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Singaporean team at Quora develops and launches new feature called Embedded Quotes

A Singaporean quartet is responsible for Quora’s latest feature, called Embedded Quotes. It enables users to easily extract and embed...

  • August 21, 2012
  • at 12:50 pm
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