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The newsmaker of the day: Yahoo!

The newsmaker of the day: Yahoo!

22.06.11 – 1:57 pm Business, Tech
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Turns out today's tech news is mostly discussing about Yahoo: from the "substantive and encouraging progress" on Alibaba's ownership; a possible acquisition of the popular online video service Hulu; and even rumor on a possible replacement of Carol Bartz, the CEO. A plenty of things to do, since the Sunnyvale-based company is expected to have ...


Starting a new day as a consultant for startups

Starting a new day as a consultant for startups

20.06.11 – 11:35 am Business, Personal, Tech
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TODAY IS A NEW DAY FOR ME. Landed in Singapore yesterday, I am officially starting my new gigs as one of post my Yahoo era's adventures: helping some tech startup companies as a consultant. Basically, these startups need my expertise on how to address Indonesian market. I wrote this last month: Basically, I want to return back ...


Indonesia, a heaven to start a business?

Indonesia, a heaven to start a business?

26.05.11 – 10:05 am Business
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A recent survey conducted by BBC suggests that Indonesia is the best place for entrepreneurs to start a business. That's really a good news. Yes we see many tech startup companies, for instances, are coming and started to grow. Let's maintain this momentum and tell the world that Indonesia is indeed one of the most sexiest emerging ...


Social game giant Zynga close to IPO filing. LinkedIn Euphoria?

Social game giant Zynga close to IPO filing. LinkedIn Euphoria?

25.05.11 – 6:57 am Business, Media
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The creator of Farmville, Cityville and Mafia Wars, Zynga, is now told to be ready to file for an initial public offering in the next two weeks, according to Kara Swisher at AllThingsD. Following of the IPO of business networking site LinkedIn and Russian search giant Yandex, Wall Street also expects Groupon and Facebook to ...


How to find talents for your startup

How to find talents for your startup

12.04.11 – 7:27 am Business, Tech
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If you plan to build a startup, the first thing you should do is to find talents for your team. It can speed up your new company's success or impress investors and partners to join. "Start an advisory board," Matt Mickiewicz suggests. “The best way to get experts involved in your business is to build ...


Happy 20th birthday, Linux!

Happy 20th birthday, Linux!

11.04.11 – 7:37 am Business, Tech
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Linux turns 20 this month. The open system has been offering another option and opportunities to the world. In case you've been living under a rock for the last two decades, Linux is part of pretty much every technology ecosystem--mobile (Android), Web (Google), consumer (TiVo), and powers a huge amount of the Internet itself. And ...


Facebook to launch its Groupon rival

Facebook to launch its Groupon rival

07.04.11 – 8:50 pm Business
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Facebook is about to launch another new product -- a newest competitor for Groupon, Living Social and the 40 other daily deals sites. However it could be a tough effort for the largest social network service, according to Guardian. Rather than reading and binning a daily deals email from a service you've signed up to that ...


Indonesia’s expense tracker services: Ngaturduit, Trackpense, Amplop.in

Indonesia’s expense tracker services: Ngaturduit, Trackpense, Amplop.in

24.03.11 – 8:00 am Business, Personal
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No matter how hard you try, handling a budget is a hassle. If your existing and traditional method to track expenses doesn't work, you can try another approach instead. Developed by Indonesian developers, these mobile and Web services basically help you to calculate and analyze your expenses and plan your future spending. However these three ...


24 local Groupons in Indonesia [and counting]!

24 local Groupons in Indonesia [and counting]!

08.03.11 – 12:17 pm Business, Headline
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Groupon ("group coupon") is one of a few of game changers in this decade. This service is a deal-of-the-day website and has served 35 million registered users in more than 565 cities around the world. "Groupon brings buyers and sellers together in a fun and collaborative way that offers the consumer an unbeatable deal, and ...


Ballmer at CES 2011: ‘Windows will be everywhere’

Ballmer at CES 2011: ‘Windows will be everywhere’

06.01.11 – 5:35 pm Business, Entertainment, Featured, Tech
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MICROSOFT STRIKES BACK? Looks like Microsoft came up with a few surprises at CES 2011 in Las Vegas.  The success of Windows Phone 7 and Kinect are among the company's milestones last year. Today in his Consumer Electronics Show keynote, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer declared that Xbox is no longer a gaming device but an entertainment ...


Facebook now worth $50 billion!

Facebook now worth $50 billion!

03.01.11 – 4:05 pm Business, Featured, Law, Tech
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Facebook hits the world's headlines today with its new cash: The popular social networking site has raised $500 million from Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor at a $50 billion valuation, the New York Times' Dealbook reports. What should Facebook do with its new cash? Many things, for sure. They will have more firepower "to steal ...


Watch out, Silicon Valley: China and India’s maneuver!

Watch out, Silicon Valley: China and India’s maneuver!

30.12.10 – 11:42 am Business, Education, Featured, Science
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The Foreign Policy piece tells us how China and India will shake the world. They focused on educations and research & development first. China has built world-class universities, while India has $10 billion R&D industry. The first generations of Indian startups focused on selling IT services, and the Chinese developed copycat web technologies such as Baidu, ...



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