Asia Pacific (APAC), Breaking, Entertainment, Gaming, News, press releases, Smartphones, startups, Virtual Reality (VR)

NSFW: Miss Nanai Moans in English

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From the dawn of entertainment, the destiny of standards was often taken in hand by the Adult Entertainment industry. While frowned up in the West, several countries in the Far East have a much more relaxed attitude towards such forms of entertainment. That is probably due to the fact that they’re a highly regulated industry – more so than alcohol and tobacco, for example. Just like VHS, DVD and the online content streaming, adult entertainment is making inroads into Virtual Reality, with one of leading publishers launching their content in English. VRJCC is a Japan based indie group that produced “Let’s Play With Nanai!” claiming to

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Breaking, Business, Entertainment, Hardware, Software Programs, startups, VR World

Teach Coding to 3-Year-Old Kids Using Cubetto

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Want your kids to be successful millionaires when they grow up? There’s a cool Kickstarter project called Cubetto that promises to teach coding to boys and girls ages three and up. They create their first program by simply using a colorful set of blocks, meaning kids won’t need the ability to read or speak a specific language. It’s a hands-on experience that, according to the project, combines Montessori learning principles with computer programming concepts. The Cubetto Playset includes Cubetto, a board, sixteen blocks (four green ‘Forward’, four red ‘Right’, four yellow ‘Left’, and four blue ‘Function’), a 1x1m world map, and a story book. Cubetto

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Event, VR World

Special Opportunity to Participate in Crowdsourcing Week Global 2015

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Apply for a day pass to Singapore’s Crowdsourcing Week Conference.

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Hardware, Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile Computing, VR World, Wearables

Pebble Time Crowdfunds $1M in 49 Minutes, $6.8M in a Day

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Smartwatch maker Pebble Tech finds crowdfunding to be a viable means to raise capital, increase margins and improve its visibility as a grassroots effort.

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Interviews

Crowdsourcing Week: The Rise of the Crowd Economy

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In this interview with Crowdsourcing Week’s Priti Ambani, we learn about the importance of trust and reputation in crowdsourcing and some origin stories behind these social phenomena.

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VR World

Kickstarter: 3.3M Backers Funded 22K Projects in 2014

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Kickstarter reports breaching the $1 billion pledge level in 2014, along with funding $444 million worth in successful projects, of which tech gets the biggest share.

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Business, Cloud Computing, Hardware, Mobile Computing, Software Programs, Technology Security

Jolla Announces Open Source Jolla Tablet with Intel Inside

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Jolla has announced their own crowdfunded open source tablet based on their open source Sailfish OS 2 operating system powered by Intel mobile processors.

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Business, Cloud Computing, Hardware, Smart Home, Software Programs, Technology Security, VR World

One Ring and You’re on Candid Camera at Pepcom SF

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Ring is a unique smart home device that allows you to intelligently monitor who is at your door and to change the way we answer our door

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Auto, Mobile Computing

‘Fitbit for Cars’ Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

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Drivebot promises a stress-free driving and car maintenance experience, with smartphone alerts for engine problems, fuel efficiency tips and live monitoring from the car’s sensors.

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Audio/Video, Business, Entertainment, Hardware

The ROCKI Road Part 1 – Life After Kickstarter Shall Begin at CES

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Hi there, welcome to ‘The ROCKI Road’, a blog about life as a start-up – the excitement, the disappointments and also the blood, sweat and tears. I?m Nick, Nick NM Yap, CEO and Founder of ROCKI. Thank you for coming onboard The ROCKI Road journey with me. Instead of a long intro about the start-up (ROCKI), we?ll plunge into what?s happening now – real-time – true start-up style, no time to waste. And if necessary we can always do a Spielberg-style Prelude Episode #0 later that explains everything before :-). With thousands of things popping up everywhere all the time screaming for attention, there?s always

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