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Bootstrappers EP#02: Side projects give you confidence: EventNook's Kyaw Lin Oo

Bootstrappers EP#02: Side projects give you confidence: EventNook’s Kyaw Lin Oo

The journey is especially lonely, said Kyaw, who has bootstrapped since 2010. He talks about the value of friendship and side projects
| less than an hour ago
[Games] Japan Watch: Software charts wage Super Robot War(s Z)

[Games] Japan Watch: Software charts wage Super Robot War(s Z)

Insanely popular turn-based strategy game featuring anime mechas top software charts sales; PlayStation's portable dominate hardware
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| about an hour ago
Puzzle & Dragons maker's four games each net close to US$1M a month

Puzzle & Dragons maker’s four games each net close to US$1M a month

Apart from the obvious Puzzle & Dragons, GungHo Entertainment's money-makers are Princess Punt Sweets, Summons Board, Ragnarok Online/Odyssey titles
| about an hour ago
Will Xbox One be a hit in China?

Will Xbox One be a hit in China?

Microsoft is partnering with China-based BesTV to enter the market; aims to sell 100,000 consoles this July. Prices of games to be slightly cheaper
| 2 hours ago
This startup wants the government to allow 24/7 peer-to-peer car rentals

This startup wants the government to allow 24/7 peer-to-peer car rentals

Singapore's Private Car Rental Scheme does not allow car owners to lease out cars on weekdays. Can iCarsclub convince the government to repeal this old law?
| 4 hours ago
Is it China's turn to be struck with the Candy Crush Saga fever?

Is it China’s turn to be struck with the Candy Crush Saga fever?

King and Tencent team up to launch the game in China. The localised version of the game will be available on Tencent's Mobile QQ and Weixin Game Centers
| 4 hours ago
[Singapore]  BOOST:Bitcoin Singapore

[Singapore] BOOST:Bitcoin Singapore

Date with Disruption: Bitcoin & The Block Chain
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| 6 hours ago
Yatra.com raises US$23M; Singapore based Vertex Venture lead investor

Yatra.com raises US$23M; Singapore based Vertex Venture lead investor

Besides strengthening its position in the market, Indian travel portal Yatra.com will utilise the funds in mobile technology
| 18 hours ago
Echelon 2014: Publishizer is the Kickstarter for books. Now that's something!

Echelon 2014: Publishizer is the Kickstarter for books. Now that’s something!

Winner of Echelon 2014 Singapore Satellite, Publishizer is a crowdfunding platform for authors; it helps gauge demand, as well as solicit pre-orders
| 19 hours ago
This gadget looks like it belongs to the Matrix

This gadget looks like it belongs to the Matrix

Turn On/Off your phone, receive a call, change your playlist, share photos, switch TV channels, by just tapping your finger. No! We are not making this up
| 23 hours ago
Google Play is playing catch up with Apple's App Store

Google Play is playing catch up with Apple’s App Store

Revenue gap between both platforms is closing; Google Play's growth skyrockets due to Russia, Brazil, Mexico and Turkey markets
| 16, Apr 2014
[Updated] Singapore-based app Muslim Pro hits 10M downloads globally

[Updated] Singapore-based app Muslim Pro hits 10M downloads globally

The app has a monthly active user rate of three million! How has it managed to achieve such big numbers?
| 16, Apr 2014
[Hong Kong] Revenue appreciation: Introduction to finding a revenue model

[Hong Kong] Revenue appreciation: Introduction to finding a revenue model

The session is designed to open possibilities of making revenue in a start-up, and pitfalls chasing particular models
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| 16, Apr 2014
Is in-app purchase the best way for mobile games to profit?

Is in-app purchase the best way for mobile games to profit?

Yes it is, according to the 176 developers who partook in a recent VentureBeat Intel study; the technique was deemed cost-effective and most popular
| 16, Apr 2014
Not happy with your loyalty points? Exchange them on Giift now!

Not happy with your loyalty points? Exchange them on Giift now!

Launched by a Singaporean company, Giift has a network of 2,500 loyalty programmes such as The Body Shop, KrisFlyer, H&M and Xbox Live
| 15, Apr 2014
Echelon 2014: YOYO Holdings rewards its users with Candy. Serious!

Echelon 2014: YOYO Holdings rewards its users with Candy. Serious!

Winner of Echelon 2014 Philippines Satellite, YOYO combines incentive advertising with prepaid loads for customers in SEA with its service Candy
| 15, Apr 2014

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