Posts Tagged: vietnam


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Flappy Bird creator removes game from stores

Update: Flappy Bird has been removed from both the iOS and Android stores. Flappy Bird, a mobile game that has taken the world by storm, wil...

  • February 9, 2014
  • at 9:16 am
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The lowdown on Lang Van’s massive $400 million lawsuit to obliterate Vietnam’s VNG

The biggest lawsuit against a Vietnamese tech company ever is now going down in Boston, Massachusetts. The American record company Lang Van ...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 6:15 pm
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10 reasons why Vietnam-made game Flappy Bird is so ridiculously addictive

Here's the ten reasons why Flappy Bird is such a viral game. Can these reasons be copied?

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Rocket Internet-backed Foodpanda gets $20 million in fresh funding delivered to its doorstep

Foodpanda, the Rocket Internet-backed meal delivery service, just received a $20 million investment from several firms including Phenomen Ve...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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This foreigner-friendly site lets you search flights, trains, ferry routes in Vietnam

Baolau.vn is a new travel search engine for Vietnam. It allows travelers to more easily search for the cheapest and best routes to go anywhe...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Will Appota and VNG go head-to-head in 2014?

VNG and Appota, two very different companies are about to converge in 2014 in mobile distribution. Next year is going to be a battleground.

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Egg might be the only accelerator in Asia with a pool, spa, gym, and bar

Egg Accelerator is a special accelerator in Asia. It's the only one that's got a spa, gym, pool, and bar. Swing by for a startup busman's ho...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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The number one thing Vietnamese startups need to learn in 2014: English

When asked about what Vietnam needs to improve, Joe Lonsdale said: "English is really important. I hope to come back here and speak English ...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Vietnam’s top export is $20 billion worth of phones

Vietnam, in the minds of a few select people, remains a war. But the tide has slowly shifted. In the mid to late 2000’s, Vietnam start...

  • December 30, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Why Vietnam is proud of Flappy Bird

Why Vietnam is proud of Flappy Bird

Don't forget, Flappy Bird came from Vietnam, and that's going to be a new treasure trove of startups and apps coming out of the country. Kee...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 6:55 pm
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Vietnam’s biggest telco wants to acquire KakaoTalk for $5 billion

Viettel, Vietnam's biggest telco, has expressed interest in acquiring KakaoTalk, but currently KakaoTalk is unaware of these intentions. We'...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 5:50 pm
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Report: 4 of 5 countries most hooked on VPNs are in Asia

A virtual private network (VPN) is a way for users to securely access a private network and share data remotely through public networks. In ...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Book an appointment with a doctor in Vietnam with Yton.vn

Yton.vn allows medical patients to schedule appointments with doctors online. It's a forward-looking step for the Vietnamese medical care ma...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Vietnam’s Foody now has 40,000 foodie reviews and 1 million monthly uniques

Foody just updated us with their numbers on growth in Vietnam. It's looking promising for the young startup, and it's on its way to becoming...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Zalora preps marketplace launch later this year, calls out for fashionable merchants

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce site Zalora is announcing today that it’s going to roll out its open marketplace across Asia in...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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CyberAgent Ventures puts funding into Vietnamese e-commerce solutions startup DKT

CyberAgent Ventures, just before the New Year's, is gearing up to fund a handful of new startups to enter the year. The first one is DKT, an...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Vietnamese furniture site Ahometo receives seed funding from new Silicon Valley-backed VC

Furniture e-store Ahometo has some funding to boost its business in the new year. The investment comes from a freshly created seed fund name...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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The suffering is ending: Vietnam’s internet sea cable will be back in 2014

If you’re in Vietnam, you know by now that the internet has been ridiculously slow for the past week and a half due to an accident tha...

  • December 30, 2013
  • at 4:35 pm
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