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World Wide Web

South Korea’s Kakao eyes Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia for expansion

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Kakao Corp., the home of South Korea's biggest messaging application, plans to expand in Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia as it seeks to close...
Google reveals what people ask about Asia-Pacific

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Lately, Internet users have been having a lot of fun looking up what Google Autocomplete reveals about most popular searches on countries on the...
Hacker group challenges Singapore government

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Internet hacker group Anonymous has amped up awareness in response to criminal proceedings against Singaporean hackers connected to the group. On February 9, 2014...
Philippine Internet users to grow to 41 million

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The number of Internet users in the Philippines is expected to grow this year to 41 million from 33 million in 2013, based on...
Facebook opens official presence in Vietnam

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The social network Facebook has around 22 million users in Vietnam but no official presence in the country to deal with advertising partners directly....
Google opens data center in Singapore

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Rapidly rising Internet traffic in Southeast Asia prompted Google to open a new data center in Singapore.to cater to the world's fastest growing consumer...
Sina Weibo in expansion mode in ASEAN

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Valued at $6 billion and with over 60 million active users (though mostly in China), Chinese microblog service Sina Weibo has recently set up base in...
Facebook down in large parts of Southeast Asia

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Facebook users on Monday night (as per Southeast Asia time zones) were unable to post and update their status on the popular social media...
Google Street View worker held hostage in Thailand

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And you’re just doing your job. It all happened on August 13 in Sa-eab village in Phrae province. Around 20 residents surrounded a Google...
Indonesia’s president scores high on social media

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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono made it to a celebrity on Twitter where he has gained nearly 2.7 million followers as of July 6...
Silicon valley firms at odds with Singapore

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New online content rules in Singapore have promted five Silicon Valley-based web giants to voice their concern to the city state's government about a...
Benefiting from big data

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Individuals are benefiting from the new cost structures associated with big data, as more data is widely available for free or at little cost, it turned out at the Economist's Information Forum 2013 conference held in San Francisco on June 4, 2013.
Jakarta is Twitter capital of the world

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While Bangkok is the global number one city in terms of Facebook users, Jakarta has fallen in love with Twitter: Indonesia's capital contributed about...
Vietnam web start-up challenging Google

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An internet start-up in Vietnam backed by Russian investors is seeking to topple Google as a search engine in the country, arguing that is...

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CapLinked, described as sort of a “LinkedIn meets SalesForce” for investors, has unveiled a new “suggestions” button on LinkedIn.  It will allow users to...

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Apple has anointed Twitter as its preferred social media site, announcing that the new Macintosh operating system, iOS 5, will have full integration with...

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As the spread of Facebook and Twitter hits developing countries, it leads to a dialogue as to the role of social media in these...

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In an effort to disrupt UberMedia’s growing hold on Twitter-related companies, Twitter has all but finalized a deal to purchase Tweetdeck for a reported...