For this week, the TWIA crew is joined by Serkan Toto, a special guest from Japan, who is the only Asia correspondent for TechCrunch. We diced and sliced through the news happening in Japan: (a) DeNA’s reported profits and its competition with Gree, (b) Google is now booted out of mobile search by NTT-Docomo, the largest telco in Japan with them adopting Goo, (c) the new mobile apps platform set up by various Japan handset vendors including NTT-Docomo, and finally, we have a Singapore start-up named TenCube making headway in China. You can go directly to TWIA website or listen the podcast here in SGEntrepreneurs. Read more
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Our friends at Tech65 start their weekly podcast on the following issues that dominated the tech landscape last week:  Windows 7 has landed in Singapore,  Easing XP Netbook owners’ path to Windows 7,  Amazon: Windows 7 is ‘the biggest pre-order product of all time,  Linus Torvalds Gives Windows 7 a Thumbs Up,  Apple Targets Windows 7 With Three New ‘Get a Mac’ Ads,  Microsoft partners with Facebook, Twitter on search,  Google strikes a Twitter search deal, too,  Barnes & Noble Nook dual-screen reader officially announced,  Apple redesigns iMac and 13-inch MacBook, revamps Mac Mini,  Nokia sues Apple for patent infringement,  Dell Adamo XPS Can Only Be Opened By Rubbing It. Do click and check out their latest podcast here.
If you are a geek, developer or programmer who works with technology most of the time ranging from Java, Python, C++, MySQL, Objective C, Android, PHP, MySQL, Ruby, Linux and anything else in the Open Source Movement and otherwise, the GeekCamp is the perfect event for you. The event will be held on 22 August 2009 at Yahoo! Asia, Suntec City Mall, Tower 4, 8th Floor, Singapore. If you want to share your experiences in programming and web development, please go to the GeekCamp Wiki and volunteer yourself for speaking, organizing or even just turning up.
From the Tech65 team, here are the highlights of their podcast: Stories this Week: (a) BarcampSingaporeII, (b) Singapore students putting their identities at risk?, (c) StarHub ‘blocking file-share program’ aka BitTorrent, (d) SingTel launches mio TV on Mobile, (e) HTC Touch Diamond launches in Singapore, (f) Asus to embed Linux into all motherboards, (g) MS Office to support outside open formats, (h) Guitar Hero World Tour and finally, byte of The week: Google Browser Sync. Click here for the main podcast of the episode. If you don’t think you have enough, check the additional podcast with the Tech65 interviewing Ridzuan and U-Zyn, the founders of Widgeo.us.