Posts Tagged: Web


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Brands and individuals in Indonesia race to snatch up new ‘.id’ domain names

A much shorter domain for Indonesia, .id, can now be acquired by Indonesian citizens or brands that are owned by local citizens. This top-le...

  • June 16, 2014
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Baidu’s share of China’s search engine market continues its descent as Qihoo rises

CNZZ has released August’s stats for China’s search engine space, and the numbers show that Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) continues its slow but s...

  • September 17, 2013
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Silicon Valley’s Fenox Venture Capital invests in Japanese green energy company IACC

Silicon Valley-based Fenox Venture Capital has announced today that it has invested in IACC, a Japanese startup that is running a solar powe...

  • April 2, 2013
  • at 5:43 pm
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For Noi.vn CEO William Vu Huynh, going offline was key to the dating site’s online success

While many have tried and failed, Noi.vn has managed to build itself into one of the country's largest (if not the largest) online social da...

  • March 12, 2013
  • at 4:04 pm
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While LivingSocial struggles, Deal.com.sg launches 2nd collection point in Singapore

Deal.com.sg's news release certainly seems timely, coming shortly after word spread about LivingSocial's debacle.

  • February 27, 2013
  • at 1:27 pm
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Could China Catch Lazy Government Officials With Webcams?

Spring Festival is usually a time of celebration, but this year it was also a time of embarrassment for some government officials in Hunan p...

  • February 19, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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LawPath lets companies subscribe to legal services at low cost

While legal advice is necessary for companies, it is expensive. To tackle this, a new service called LawPath has been started in Australia t...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 9:56 am
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Zap’s ambitious plan to transform retail rewards in the Philippines

Zap wants to change the Philippines' retail landscape using NFC tags.

  • February 13, 2013
  • at 8:47 am
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Mobile newsstand SCOOP dramatically increases title selection, launches web store

The new titles add to SCOOP's existing collection of 9,000 books, magazines, and newspapers.

  • February 6, 2013
  • at 12:01 pm
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A dilemma over Indonesia’s curriculum that “removes” IT studies in schools

Did you know that Indonesian schools no longer offer IT (information technology and communication) curriculum since last July? The move has ...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Pakistan’s year-long Youtube ban might finally be ending (but offensive videos will be blocked)

If you are a Pakistani Youtube fan, this has been a tough year. The Google service has been blocked in the country since last September, whe...

  • August 26, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Design-centric e-commerce site Jooix gets USD 500k from Beacon New Ventures

Curated e-commerce sites like Jooix have been coming up on our radar lately, offering products that are 'design-centric' and 'tasteful'.

  • March 14, 2013
  • at 10:56 am
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ChargeBee aims to make setting up subscription billing a snap

With ChargeBee, users can set price plans, create promotional coupons, and generate email notifications. They can then integrate ChargeBee w...

  • March 11, 2013
  • at 1:08 pm
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Danny Tan, formerly of Found, unwraps new e-commerce startup HipVan

HipVan will sell design products for home and office, including furniture, lifestyle, food and fashion products.

  • February 27, 2013
  • at 11:56 am
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IncuVest and Accel-X invests USD 1.6M in Inverted Edge, an online fashion store

Inverted Edge strives to distinguish itself from the rest by offering women a unique sense of style, making it a niche but higher margin off...

  • February 19, 2013
  • at 7:08 am
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Viddsee, a video platform for Southeast Asian short films, hopes to give regional talent a leg up

Viddsee is a video platform that screens short films from talents in Southeast Asia. Think of it as YouTube designed for filmmakers and art ...

  • February 15, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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TNF Ventures invests USD500K in Next-5, a website that saves companies from bad job interviews

Quantine's key product is Next5.com, a web platform where employers can post vacancies and screen candidates by watching video job applicati...

  • February 7, 2013
  • at 10:38 am
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[NSFW] SexyMandarin.com fuses soft porn with Chinese language classes

On SexyMandarin, users pay a monthly fee to watch videos of girls frolicking in bed, or doing other silly things. They speak to one another ...

  • February 5, 2013
  • at 5:24 pm
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