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Samsung to launch a new mobile video service

Samsung to launch a new mobile video service

14.11.14 – 4:12 pm Featured, Media
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Looks like Samsung is trying to be a media company, too -- just like jumping into the crowded bandwagon. The South Korean company is rebooting its mobile video strategy with "tens of millions of dollars" investment, the Information reports. The idea is to create a short-form video as a new mobile service. Think Netflix, but lower-budget and ...


Japan will be more friendly to Muslim tourists

Japan will be more friendly to Muslim tourists

10.10.14 – 9:57 am Featured, Travel
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As a Muslim --sometimes spelled Moslem-- and a frequent visitor to Japan as well, this is really a good news for me. In order to attract more Muslim tourists to come, Japan will hold a major halal-themed international expo in Chiba Prefecture in November 26 and 27. According to recent statistics, there are around 176,500 tourists came ...


KFC Japan offers a fried-chicken iPhone case!

KFC Japan offers a fried-chicken iPhone case!

26.09.14 – 8:03 pm Culture, Featured, Tech
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When it comes to the weirdest stuff, Japan is number one. Nihon wa ichiban desu! ;-) Yeah, "Japan has always been popular for being technologically one step ahead the rest of the world, but ...sometimes they went a bit too far with fantasy" Remember KFC Japan unveiled a fried-chicken keyboard, computer mouse and USB drive as part ...


Jackie Chan appointed as Indonesia’s tourism ambassador

Jackie Chan appointed as Indonesia’s tourism ambassador

01.08.14 – 2:34 pm Entertainment, Featured
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In order to boost Chinese tourists traveling to the archipelago, Indonesian Tourism Ministry has appointed Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan as Indonesia’s tourism ambassador to China. “Jackie Chan is the most popular movie star in Asia, especially in Hong Kong. Therefore, we’ve agreed that his appointment will help boost Indonesia’s popularity among Chinese travelers,” Deputy Tourism ...


Indonesian voters are crowd-sourcing ballot counts

Indonesian voters are crowd-sourcing ballot counts

14.07.14 – 2:46 pm Featured, Politics
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With both presidential candidates declaring victory --based on different quick count results-- last week, Indonesians started to help monitoring the real vote count, thanks to crowd-sourcing approach and platform. TechInAsia wrote: This is a great example of how much technology can play a part in the nation’s future. And how many people are willing to safeguard that ...


Indonesians crazy about chat

Indonesians crazy about chat

16.06.14 – 2:05 pm Featured, Tech
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Indonesians really love online chatting. No wonder Yahoo! Messenger once widely used here, then Twitter (it's interesting that Indonesian users mostly use Twitter as a "chat platform"), BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), WhatsApp, KakaoTalk, LINE, WeChat, Facebook Messenger, you name it. Despite the fact that BlackBerry's business was declined globally, the recent study showed that BBM still remained ...


Indonesia’s Kompasiana among top crowd-sourced news gathering sites

Indonesia’s Kompasiana among top crowd-sourced news gathering sites

22.04.14 – 5:40 pm Featured, Media
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International journalists' network listed seven news outlets and projects including Indonesia's Kompasiana that successfully engaging their communities in news gathering and personal writing. Owned by Kompas, Indonesia's largest newspaper, Kompasiana has became the country's largest citizen media initiative with more than 200,000 contributors (including some big names like celebrities and politicians) and keep counting... Checkout its full-list: California ...


Indonesia’s most popular politician joins presidential race: Social media reactions

Indonesia’s most popular politician joins presidential race: Social media reactions

15.03.14 – 7:02 pm Featured, Politics
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Yesterday, Indonesia’s main opposition party, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), has nominated Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo --dubbed as Indonesia's Obama-- to lead its presidential ticket. Tim Graham of AIWA, collects some interesting tidbits, including from social media. The party even announced the much-anticipated official nomination on Twitter first. As Dave McRae notes, the party’s ...


Top 5 YouTube videos in 2013

Top 5 YouTube videos in 2013

06.12.13 – 12:29 pm Featured, Tech
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Looking out for the top 5 YouTube Videos of 2013? Well, here is a list of it. 5. Charlie Bit My Finger-Again! Surprised not to see a music video here? Well, can't blame you considering the trend. In the viral-video “Charlie Bit My Finger-Again!”, two English brothers Harry Davie -Carr (3 years old) and Charlie Davies-Carr (1 year ...


14 popular mobile-device email signatures

14 popular mobile-device email signatures

21.11.13 – 4:04 pm Featured, Tech
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It would seem today that entrance to the comedic stage is merely ownership of a smartphone. For you see, the mobile device email signature is now a platform for witticisms large and small, puns and parodies, and irony for everyone. If you aren’t expressing your deepest thoughts and most amusing musings via email signature line, ...


Top 10 best tablet and PC accessories for 2013

Top 10 best tablet and PC accessories for 2013

16.11.13 – 3:52 pm Featured, Tech
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Today accessories are not just add ons, but a valuable component designed to increase the efficiency of P.Cs, laptops & tablets. Gone are the days when people bought P.C & tablet accessories merely for decorative purposes; today they lend much more value. Below we’ve listed those 10 Tablet & PC accessories that we think you must ...


Top 5 reasons online gambling will be getting more popular

Top 5 reasons online gambling will be getting more popular

11.11.13 – 4:58 pm Business, Featured, Tech
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Since the beginning of World Wide Web, online gambling’s popularity has significantly grown. A cursory survey from the top gambling websites explains the appeal of online gambling to people from all walks of life. Actually, women comprise of a larger part of the community of online gambling. Still, online gambling is growing in terms of its ...



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