Press Freedom Concerns Abound as Singapore Set to Regulate Online News

Singapore has a rather woeful record with regards freedom of press, falling to a lowly 149th in a global index of media freedom by Reporters...

  • May 29, 2013
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Google Now Translates Second Most Spoken Language in Indonesia

TNW reported yesterday that Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) now supports translation for Javanese language. The Javanese translation feature is still a...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 12:50 am
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One Chinese University Pays Students to Monitor Their Peers’ Online Activities

One Chinese university is being roundly mocked and castigated on social media in China today after it was revealed that the faculty pays stu...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Google Maps’ Traffic Feature Now Supports Bandung City in Indonesia

Trenologi reported today that Google Maps’ traffic feature now supports Bandung city. This is great news because there’s a lot of traffi...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Google Now Supports Balinese Language

Trenologi reports today that Google Indonesia has an additional localized language for Indonesian users: the Balinese language. It’s being...

  • February 15, 2013
  • at 9:24 pm
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Indonesia’s ‘.id’ Domain Expected to be Southeast Asia’s Largest Next Year

The Management of Indonesian Internet Domain Name (PANDI) said on Friday that the number of registered Indonesian domain names (.id) has a g...

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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New iPod Touch Coming to Indonesia This Christmas

Detik reports that the fifth generation iPod Touch will be available in Indonesia next month. There is still no news about the price, though...

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 7:25 pm
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Alibaba to Invest in Sina Weibo?

The Global Times reports that Alibaba Group will invest in Sina Weibo, buying between 15 and 20 percent in China’s most popular microb...

  • November 19, 2012
  • at 9:45 am
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Korean Presidential Candidate Promises to Cut Ties That Bind Netizens to Internet Explorer

South Korea might be leading the way in delivering high-speed braodband, but a government regulation from the 1990s about online encryption ...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 4:50 pm
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Microsoft to Launch Azure in China in June

Microsoft Azure, the cloud platform and app engine, is to launch in mainland China in June. CEO Steve Ballmer was in Beijing earlier this we...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 9:35 pm
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Cloud Computing in China

From Amazon, government, to the local cloud players in China. TechRice interviews Steve Mushero, co-founder and CEO of ChinaNetCloud to find...

  • May 2, 2013
  • at 3:04 am
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Axiata Offers Free Mobile Access to Wikipedia

Yesterday, mobile telco Axiata (AXIATA:MK) and the Wikimedia Foundation announced that they are working together to bring free mobile access...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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Just What You’ve Been Waiting For: Taiwanese Animators Tackle the Chinese Military Hackers [VIDEO]

So, you’ve read about the report that claims to have tracked down Chinese hackers to a military building in Shanghai? Good. Until the ...

  • February 20, 2013
  • at 11:39 pm
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Indonesia’s President Will No Longer Use Hacked Website

The website of the Indonesian president,, got hacked a few weeks ago, and is no longer used as the president’s official s...

  • February 7, 2013
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Nokia Lumia Holds Developer Competition in Indonesia; No More Updates Beyond WP7.8

Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 were officially launched yesterday in Indonesia. To help get the hype going, Nokia is holding a developer competitio...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 4:56 pm
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Blackberry Wins Indonesian Customer Satisfaction Award

RIM just announced today via Kompas that its Blackberry handset has won the Indonesian Customer Satisfaction Award (ICSA) this year. With th...

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 6:55 pm
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SimPATI’s Dance Competition Breaks Indonesian Record

Dance Like Agnes, a video dance competition run by Indonesian telco SimPATI, has earned a place in the Indonesian Museum of Records (MURI) y...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 10:48 pm
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Ai Weiwei Interviews an Online Opinion Guide (i.e. 50 Cent Party Member) in China

Have you ever wondered how China guides public opinion online? It’s not all censorship. In this interview, Ai Weiwei speaks to a real-...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 12:57 am
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