Japan has a Group-Buying Site for Premium Goods Only

Behold. Sorevo, a group-buying site which offers premium-products-only was recently launched in Japan. Like most group-buying site, offers for these premium products only come to fruition if enough orders were accumulated within a limited period of time. […] Related posts: The Group Buying Battleground in Singapore For a small country like Singapore, it is surprising that… Tuanyouhui Aggregates Group […]

Champions League Trending on Twitter in Asia, Can Heineken Sell More Beer?

Grab your beer and chips. The Champions League Final between Manchester United and Barcelona will begin in about 2 hours time. At the point of writing, #ChampionsLeagueFinal is trending on Twitter in India, […] Related posts: Twitter Trending in Japan We’re witnessing key Asian markets dominated by Facebook or Twitter…. How MTV India’s Twitter Campaign […]

Indonesia Ranks As The 11th Worst Pirating Nation

Although Indonesia as a whole has a pretty good understanding of technology, the level of software piracy in this country is still high according to a study from the Business Software Alliance Indonesia […] Related posts: Indonesia, a BlackBerry Nation? With more than 3 million users, BlackBerry is one of… Indonesia Is A Huge Social […]

Baidu Confirms Microsoft Partnership

Yesterday, rumors were spreading across the web that Baidu and Microsoft would be partnering together in China. Today, we received a confirmation email from Baidu acknowledging that a partnership between the two is […] Related posts: Japan’s Docomo, DeNA Announce Mobile Gaming Partnership Two big players on the Japanese mobile scene announced a… Nintendo Confirms […]

Intel Taps Into Indonesia’s Blackberry Fever

For BlackBerry users in Indonesia, Intel has launched a local application called “Warnai Hidupmu” (Color Your Life). The application was developed by 7 Langit, a local BlackBerry application developer. What’s remarkable here is […] Related posts: How Better-B Captures Indonesia’s BlackBerry Fever We previously posted some BlackBerry stats for Indonesia, showing just… Indonesia, a BlackBerry […]

Google’s Korea Office Raided By Police

The business of collecting user data continues to be a very dangerous one, as news today tells of Google in hot water with South Korean police on the suspicion that it unlawfully collected […] Related posts: China Police Tweets with the Public We have a list of 18 really interesting ways people are… iPad 2 Available […]

GMIC, iPad 2 and 50 Tech Stories in Asia

The Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing, China was the highlight in Asia last week. Strategies, future plans and technology trends were discussed during the 2-day conference. If you’re interested in the […] Related posts: 30+ Tech Stories in Asia You May Have Missed What happened in the technology scene in Asia last week?… […]

Singapore’s Start-up, Stream Media Raises $780,000

Stream Media, a Singapore-based mobile start-up has raised US$780,000 in a Series A funding led by Stream Glbal Pte Ltd and Singtel Innov8. This fresh fund will provide Stream Media with enough resources to further develop and market its MoVend mobile payment product. MoVend is a mobile in-app payment platform that allows users to buy […]

Indonesian uses Twitter as WikiLeaks

@Benny_Israel tweeted last Thursday that he knows the dark secrets of Indonesia and wishes to share it with the world. His bold tweet was accompanied with a disclaimer that seeks correction if any information is revealed incorrectly. So far, Benny has revealed that he knows a number of U.S based companies, which committed bribery and […]

Mobile Usage in Japan, United States and Europe [INFOGRAPHIC]

In terms of mobile usage, Japanese is the most connected group as compared to Americans and Europeans. That is the conclusion drawn from the infographic created by Metagrafic powered with comScore data. ‘Connection’ here is defined as the proportion of the mobile users who use connected media (users who have browsed, accessed applications or downloaded […]