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Korea: 'Land of the Morning Calm' & now startup hub in NE Asia

Korea: ‘Land of the Morning Calm’ & now startup hub in NE Asia

There is a renewed interest in entrepreneurship in Korea recently, along with some huge injection of finance from the Korean government
| 4 hours ago
The Toad @ JFDI: Amazon's Dr Werner Vogels visits startups

The Toad @ JFDI: Amazon’s Dr Werner Vogels visits startups

Startup founders in Asia have an advantage over peers in US because they are brought up in a multi-cultural environment, said the CTO to a starstruck audience at JFDI
| 5 hours ago
This is the world's dumbest app and it has raised US$1205 on Kickstarter!

This is the world’s dumbest app and it has raised US$1205 on Kickstarter!

Called LookFor, this app allows users to flash a particular colour via their phones to stand out in a crowd so that their friends can easily find them
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| 6 hours ago
Kejora: A new co-working space for the morning star startups

Kejora: A new co-working space for the morning star startups

Kejora, the new co-working space in Jakarta, founded by Mountain SEA Ventures, promises to groom the future tech companies from Indonesia
| 6 hours ago
[Gaming] Japan Watch: Online Final Fantasy game hits strong

[Gaming] Japan Watch: Online Final Fantasy game hits strong

Mid-April was good for the latest Final Fantasy game, but an old 3DS title and a mecha-filled strategy game still ruled the sales roost
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| 7 hours ago
Facebook's gaming revenue growth lessens thanks to mobile

Facebook’s gaming revenue growth lessens thanks to mobile

Users are currently moving to mobile to access the networking site; the shift is significant as Facebook's game payment revenue comes from its desktop site
| 7 hours ago
Mabuhay! Crowdsourcing marketplace DesignCrowd reaches the Philippines

Mabuhay! Crowdsourcing marketplace DesignCrowd reaches the Philippines

With a strong SME and designer sector, the Philippines is a natural destination for Australia-based DesignCrowd's first foray into the Southeast Asia region
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| 8 hours ago
Bootstrappers EP#03: Follow your heart, says Jerome Chan of Ideas Incubator

Bootstrappers EP#03: Follow your heart, says Jerome Chan of Ideas Incubator

Don't forget your passion, and build a strong core team, advises Chan of Ideas Incubator and Petfie
| 8 hours ago
[Updated] Rocket Internet's Carmudi revs up operations in Asia with US$10M funding

[Updated] Rocket Internet’s Carmudi revs up operations in Asia with US$10M funding

With this investment, Carmudi aims to become the market leader in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines and Vietnam
| 10 hours ago
China is the main source of DDoS attacks globally: Akamai report

China is the main source of DDoS attacks globally: Akamai report

An alarming 43% of DDoS attacks originated from Chinese IP addresses in Q4 2013. On a positive note, global internet connection speeds have grown
| 10 hours ago
Singapore's Honeyhive wants your boss to stop asking what you're up to

Singapore’s Honeyhive wants your boss to stop asking what you’re up to

Launched yesterday, this task management platform hates repetition and status meetings. How can it help you?
| 11 hours ago
No packing. No baggage claim. Travel hassle free with this startup

No packing. No baggage claim. Travel hassle free with this startup

Leave your clothes and other essentials with Singapore-based Packnada and pick them up from your hotel concierge when checking in. Pretty cool?
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| 12 hours ago
Yes, there's a Kickstarter campaign for a remote cat-playing device

Yes, there’s a Kickstarter campaign for a remote cat-playing device

Introducing the Kittyo, a device that interacts with your cat while you're away from the household; its Kickstarter goal was surpassed within a day
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| 13 hours ago
Echelon 2014: This Investor Pack will make it easier for you to invest in startups

Echelon 2014: This Investor Pack will make it easier for you to invest in startups

The Investor Pack will contain info about startups exhibiting at Echelon 2014 and a new matching service for startups and investors to connect
| 14 hours ago
NowFloats builds a business website via SMS; Company expanding to SEA

NowFloats builds a business website via SMS; Company expanding to SEA

Using NowFloats, local retailers can build websites through SMS in 13 minutes. The company wants to replicate the model in Southeast Asia now
| 23, Apr 2014
Google's new update to Street View allows to go back in time

Google’s new update to Street View allows to go back in time

How has Singapore changed? This new version of Street View will allow you to play time traveller and go back in time
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| 23, Apr 2014

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