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Capcom to spend a whopping US$80M in new R&D buildings

Capcom to spend a whopping US$80M in new R&D buildings

The two new buildings from the house that built Street Fighter will house facilities such as motion capture room and a sound effects/music production studio
| 14, Apr 2014
Vietnam's mobile content marketplace Appota raises millions to go global

Vietnam’s mobile content marketplace Appota raises millions to go global

With 3.5 million monthly active users, Appota wants to further expand in Southeast Asia, and enter Africa and South America
| 14, Apr 2014
Blizzard's popular free-to-play card game gets an adventure mode

Blizzard’s popular free-to-play card game gets an adventure mode

Hearthstone to get its first expansion Curse of Naxxramas, featuring new cards and unique bosses; first of five-part game to be made free
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| 14, Apr 2014
How many users does Oculus Rift need for Wargaming to care about VR?

How many users does Oculus Rift need for Wargaming to care about VR?

CEO Victor Kislyi said that more than five million is needed to justify F2P developer support due to small amount of spending users
| 14, Apr 2014
Rock Band/Guitar Hero creators jump onto mobile gaming space

Rock Band/Guitar Hero creators jump onto mobile gaming space

Harmonix's first mobile game is called Record Run -- a free-to-play endless runner focused on music and rhythm
News 16
| 14, Apr 2014
[Singapore] Startup Weekend Singapore 2014

[Singapore] Startup Weekend Singapore 2014

Startup Weekend Singapore is a 54 hour global hackathon where the best share ideas, form teams, and launch startups
| 14, Apr 2014
Indonesian online insurance firm RajaPremi targets Singapore, Malaysia

Indonesian online insurance firm RajaPremi targets Singapore, Malaysia

The insurance portal is raising funds to set up branches in Singapore and Malaysia by the third quarter of 2014
| 14, Apr 2014
Why Indonesia's e-commerce market isn't perplexing

Why Indonesia’s e-commerce market isn’t perplexing

Quartz noted in an article that Indonesia is the world's most perplexing e-commerce frontier. DailySocial debunks the myth
| 14, Apr 2014
Rocket Internet's Lamudi raises US$7M to boost operations in Asia

Rocket Internet’s Lamudi raises US$7M to boost operations in Asia

Real estate marketplace Lamudi will focus more on Asia's emerging markets -- Pakistan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh -- with new injection of funds
| 14, Apr 2014
Experimental crowd-branding agency CrowdPowers to crowdfund its book

Experimental crowd-branding agency CrowdPowers to crowdfund its book

With the mission to pilot the future of work and business, CrowdPowers aims to empower strangers and create a tribe to realise their vision
| 11, Apr 2014
The Toad @ JFDI: Startup founders, you should get a hobby

The Toad @ JFDI: Startup founders, you should get a hobby

Are hobbies important in making founders more effective? We talk to JFDI startups
| 11, Apr 2014
You can now translate English to Korean on Japanese chat app LINE!

You can now translate English to Korean on Japanese chat app LINE!

We discovered this new official account and loved it. What about you?
| 11, Apr 2014
How do you tame the dragon? A look at Pozible's China strategy

How do you tame the dragon? A look at Pozible’s China strategy

Though large, the China market is not known to be easy for foreign firms to enter. How does crowdfunding site Pozible plan to make a successful expansion?
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| 11, Apr 2014
SingTel and Samsung team up to accelerate mobile

SingTel and Samsung team up to accelerate mobile

Four new initiatives are being launched in Singapore, India, Philippines, Australia and Indonesia with an aim to bring innovative technology and services to consumers
News 19
| 11, Apr 2014
inFamous: Second Son sells one million copies worldwide

inFamous: Second Son sells one million copies worldwide

First major PlayStation 4 release title in 2014 tops download charts on PlayStation Network within first nine days of launch
| 11, Apr 2014
Echelon 2014: Run a restaurant? Let iChef take care of your orders

Echelon 2014: Run a restaurant? Let iChef take care of your orders

See how Echelon Japan Satellite winner iChef helps restaurants streamline ops. Founder Ken Chen says he wants to prove POS can be extremely sexy
| 11, Apr 2014

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