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Nimbuzz launches India’s answer to TrueCaller ‘Holaa’

The free caller ID app allows identification of a caller’s name, and presents photo and location during an incoming call; also helps block spam calls Mobile technology brand Nimbuzz, a New Call Telecom Group Company, today announced the launch of a new call management platform Holaa. Created in India by a team of 13 young developers, Holaa allows identification of a caller’s name,

Online shopping

5 key takeaways from Google’s Indian online shopping study

The number of online shoppers in India is expected to grow almost three times to 100 million by 2016 Growing penetration of Internet and preference for shopping online has driven the e-commerce market in India, which will touch US$15 billion by 2016, tech giant Google said. Compared to eight million in 2012, about 35 million people

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Dining out? Save time: Chope acquires queueing service Ticktok

Singaporean restaurant reservation platform Chope has integrated queueing service Ticktok. What’s the synergy between the two? Singapore-based restaurant reservations provider The Chope Group today announced its acquisition of Appic Technologies, a fellow local company behind queuing service Ticktok. The acquisition sum was not disclosed. For background, Ticktok is a service that helps restaurant patrons make the

Holaa featured

Nimbuzz launches India’s answer to TrueCaller ‘Holaa’

The free caller ID app allows identification of a caller’s name, and presents photo and location during an incoming call; also helps block spam calls Mobile technology brand Nimbuzz, a New Call Telecom Group Company, today announced the launch of a new call management platform Holaa. Created in India by a team of 13 young developers, Holaa allows identification of a caller’s name,

Finance

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Edu-mobile app developer QLL snags US$450K led by B Dash Ventures

Taiwan-based edu-mobile app developer will use the funds to seek out users in markets such as US, South Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia Taiwan-based mobile application development startup QLL (or Quick Language Learning) today announced receiving US$450,000 in a funding round led by Japanese investor B Dash Ventures, with participation from Incubate Fund, Pinehurst Advisors, Viling

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Wearable wireless mouse Mycestro is now publicly available

Tired of your clunky mouse? Mycestro offers an alternative that could be the future of peripherals Computers may have gotten smaller and more sophisticated over the years, but the mouse has stayed the same. This becomes problematic when you don’t have a flat surface or enough desk space for a mouse. That’s where Mycestro, a wearable

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Edu-mobile app developer QLL snags US$450K led by B Dash Ventures

Taiwan-based edu-mobile app developer will use the funds to seek out users in markets such as US, South Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia Taiwan-based mobile application development startup QLL (or Quick Language Learning) today announced receiving US$450,000 in a funding round led by Japanese investor B Dash Ventures, with participation from Incubate Fund, Pinehurst Advisors, Viling

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Echelon Malaysia: Three IPOs you need to know about

For many startups, IPO is the holy grail of exit strategies. Find out how three tech firms managed that feat at Echelon Malaysia IPO, or initial public offering, is a simple word that captures neatly both the desires and fears of almost every startup. Being able to bring a company to public attention, letting media and industry

Technology

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Wearable wireless mouse Mycestro is now publicly available

Tired of your clunky mouse? Mycestro offers an alternative that could be the future of peripherals Computers may have gotten smaller and more sophisticated over the years, but the mouse has stayed the same. This becomes problematic when you don’t have a flat surface or enough desk space for a mouse. That’s where Mycestro, a wearable

Singapore

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This startup wants you to lose control!

A new Singaporean clothing portal with an interesting name — Controlled Commodity — celebrates individuality by adding its twist to classic pieces We all love our basic jeans and tees. They are timeless and classy. But the same can get drab and boring when you have most in office (we love the startup world!) dressed up like

Indonesia

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Indonesia partners with South Korea to implement e-government

Indonesia to speed up establishment of online government services with help from South Korea Apparently, Indonesia is still steps behind in implementing the e-government technology within its governance system that it’s even unable to keep up with other fellow Southeast Asian countries. According to E-Government Survey 2014 by the UN, Indonesia is ranked 106th out

India

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Nimbuzz launches India’s answer to TrueCaller ‘Holaa’

The free caller ID app allows identification of a caller’s name, and presents photo and location during an incoming call; also helps block spam calls Mobile technology brand Nimbuzz, a New Call Telecom Group Company, today announced the launch of a new call management platform Holaa. Created in India by a team of 13 young developers, Holaa allows identification of a caller’s name,

Malaysia

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3 niche local demands met by Malaysian online stores

Catering to specific markets lets small e-commerce players stay competitive. Check out these Malaysian businesses addressing distinct needs The size of the e-commerce market in Malaysia is projected to grow to RM 5.76 billion (US$1.7B) in 2015, according to statistics from eCommerceMILO. With over 90 per cent of Malaysian web users shopping online, the market is largely driven

Thailand

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OPT SEA signs joint venture with e-frastructure to introduce Lead Commerce

Lead Commerce will operate two websites: Comparison.Asia and Happywedding.life Japan-based digital advertising agency OPT SEA and Thailand-based company e-frastructure today announced a newly established joint venture to introduce Lead Commerce, an online lead generation media company. Lead Commerce will be headed by Pawoot Pongvitayapan, CEO, e-frastructure and Managing Director at Rakuten TARAD, and Soonhee Kim, COO, OPT

World

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AIA launches 12-week accelerator programme with Hong Kong’s NEST

Eight startups focussed on the wearable tech and healthcare space will be selected to participate in this exciting programme Insurance giant AIA has partnered with Hong Kong-based startup incubator NEST to launch AIA Accelerator, a 12-week programme targeted at startups in the wearable technology and healthcare space. A total of eight companies will be chosen to participate

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