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[Seoul] Serviced Office Cum Business Incubator WAHA Offices Opens New Location

Seoul-based WAHA Offices - a serviced office and business incubator hybrid office solutions targeted at startup companies - last week opened its third location, after its first in Seoul's Gangam district and its second in Singapore.

Emarsys Adds Predictive Recommendation Technology To Boost Smart Online Customer Engagement

Customer engagement solutions provider Emarsys today official announces in Asia the availability of Predict, a self-learning, intelligent marketing engine that creates individually tailored recommendations to site visitors based on online behavior analysis and predictive technology that's built into its eMarketing Suite marketing dashboard product.

[Singapore][Infographic] Chinese New Year Shopping Trends In 2014

Here's an infographic from the folks over at AdNear that shows some of the numbers behind the Chinese New Year shopping trends in Singapore.

China Regains Top Spot As Source Of Malignant Online Traffic: Akamai

After being unseated last quarter by Indonesia, China has regained its spot as the source of observed attack traffic in the third quarter of 2013., according to Akamai's latest State of the Internet Report.

[Singapore] MyRepublic Launches MyGigNation Developer Initiative

Singapore-based upstart broadband provider MyRepublic has announced MyGigNation, an initiative to attract and entice local independent developers to create, build and test Gigabit-level applications.

[Singapore] Japan’s No.1 Online Mall Rakuten Opens Here

Japan-based electronic commerce and Internet service provider Rakuten has today announced the official commencement of its operations in Singapore.

Spotify And Deezer Bust Moves In Aggressive Music Streaming Space

Spotify's recent move to give free access across all mobile devices is likely to spark off another frantic phase in the music streaming app wars, right after competitor Deezer revealed that it has more than doubled the number of its paid subscribers in a year.

[Asia] Online Social Stay Marketplace travelmob Continues Push Into Asia

To help spearhead its aggressive growth across Asia, social stay marketplace travelmob recently introduced an iOS app that helps hosts to manage their reservations and listings quickly, as well as assist travelers in booking their accommodations from more than 20,000 properties across Asia Pacific while on the move.

‘Responsible’: The Most Overused Word On LinkedIn Member Profiles In 2013

Think that the word 'responsible' is the most accurate description of your professional career? Well, according to online professional social network LinkedIn it so happens that almost everyone else does as well.

[Singapore] Westin Returns, Sets Up In Central Business District

Hotel chain Westin returns to Singapore with The Westin Singapore, a 305-room property located right smack in Singapore's Central Business District.

[Singapore] Online Car Rental Marketplace Drive.SG Launches Mobile App

Singapore's largest online car rental marketplace Drive.SG launches a mobile application to tap on smartphone-using customers.

[The Philippines] Harnessing Apps To Tackle Traffic

Philippines' Department of Transportation and Communication’s (DOTC) recently conducted a app challenge that invited developers across the country to create applications in a three-month hack-at-home competition to develop an app that will ease commuting in the megacities of Cebu and Metro Manila.

[Singapore] SiTF Awards 2013 Celebrates New Ideas, Launches The Portal

The Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) earlier this month celebrated over 40 innovative technology solutions - across various categories including the best start-up, cloud solution, digital media, e-government, and infocomm productivity - at an awards ceremony that attracted over 290 submissions in total.

[Singapore] Cybercrime Incidents Down In 2013, But Losses Up: Norton

According to the latest 2013 Norton Report by Symantec, the number of online adults in Singapore who have experienced cybercrime has decreased from 48 percent in 2012 to 37 percent this year, but the average loss per victim has skyrocketed by 75% at S$1,448 from S$826 in 2012.

Forbes Announces 2013 List Of Best Small Companies In America

American business magazine Forbes has announced its list of "The Best Small Companies in America" for 2013, with Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc topping the rankings of 100 small businesses based on earnings growth, sales growth and return on equity in the past 12 months and over five years.

[Singapore] Mobile Security Concerns Continue To Surround BYOD: SolarWinds

A recent study by IT management software provider SolarWinds of 150 150 IT decision makers at Singapore SMEs reveals challenges surrounding BYOD at the workplace.

Significant Percentage Of Global Email Traffic Is Spam: Cloudmark

Research compiled from messaging threat protection service provider Cloudmark’s Global Threat Network places the United States as the top country in the world in terms of volume of email spam, followed by Brazil and France. Asia Pacific countries rated fairly low on the global scale when it came to volume of email spam sent, but they do exhibit a high incidence of spam among total emails sent.

Survey Finds Generational Attitudes Towards Entrepreneurship Different

The recession is hitting the economy hard, and a study is finding that it's impacting attitudes on entrepreneurship quite differently across different generations.

[Asia] Tech In Asia Buys GameSaku In Acquisition Blitz

Just a week after Tech in Asia ( completed its acquisition of fellow Singapore-based blog SGEntrepreneurs (SGE) for an undisclosed sum, today it announced that it has also acquired Indonesia-based gaming blog GameSaku from Apps Foundry.

Microsoft Gives Love To Nonprofits With Office 365 Donation Program

If you're a nonprofit, take note - global software giant Microsoft is making Office 365 for Nonprofits available to qualifying nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) through its software donation program.

[Singapore] Acquires SGEntrepreneurs

One of Asia's biggest regional technology and startup blogs just got bigger - Tech In Asia ( just announced its acquisition of fellow Singapore-based tech blog SGEntrepreneurs (SGE) for an undisclosed sum.

PeoplesVC Launches Crowdfunding TV Channel

PeoplesVC is launching an integrated multimedia platform called PeoplesVC-TV, which will host specially developed live, theme-based TV shows expected to help the site to achieve its aim of job creation.

[Singapore] StarHub’s SmartPipe Combines Fibre, Voice And IPTV Services Into One Offering

StarHub yesterday introduced a new converged technology solution called SmartPipe that combines high-speed fibre broadband, voice and IPTV services targeted at small and medium businesses.

[Singapore] NETS Launches Location-Based App For Deals

Payment solutions provider NETS has launched a location-based mobile application called NETS Savers that helps users discover special deals from its network of merchants across the island.

[Singapore] Evernote Partners StarHub to Expand Footprint Here

Today Evernote announced a strategic tie-up with local telecommunications provider StarHub, who will give its new and recontracting post-paid subscribers from today a complimentary one-year Evernote Premium subscription.

Hong Kong’s Newest Co-Working Space, Innovation Lab, Opens

Hidden on the eight floor of an industrial building in Kennedy Town, Innovation Lab is the China's Special Administrative Region latest co-working space exclusive to the Western District and has targeted startups in its sights.

Healthbox Picks Seven Startups For Inaugural Accelerator Program

Jacksonville, Florida-based and healthcare technology-focused business accelerator Healthbox has identified seven companies that will be selected to participate in its inaugural 4-month accelerator program.

[Singapore] JFDI.Asia’s Second Accelerator Program This Year Receives Overwhelming Response

Singapore-based accelerator Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI Asia) has revealed that over 300 digital startup teams have applied for its second accelerator program for this year, competing for just 12 places in this intake.

[Malaysia] National Instruments Opens NI-AIN Lab In Technology Park

National Instruments has announced the opening of National Instruments Academy & Innovation Nucleus (NI-AIN), a shared services lab facility in Technology Park Malaysia comprising over RM20 million (~US$6.25 million) worth of hardware and software technology tools that's developed as an incubation center for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) working on high-value design and engineering services.

Surprising Surge In Attack Traffic From Indonesia This Year: Akamai

According to Akamai's State Of The Internet for the first quarter of 2013, Indonesia surged to an incredulous 2nd place as an originator for attack traffic, contributing around 21% of global malignant web traffic.