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New arrival: ERA Realty Network launches FindPropertyAgent.sg web portal

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

The new web portal enables buyers to look for properties based on how reputable and experienced the agents selling those properties are.

The web portal offer properties sold exclusively by almost 7,000 ERA property agents. The company’s agents account for almost 50% of the market share of transacted real estate deals in Singapore.

The web portal offer properties sold exclusively by almost 7,000 ERA property agents. The company’s agents account for almost 50% of the market share of transacted real estate deals in Singapore.

The free-to-use web portal offers buyers an objective ranking of ERA property agents based on their experience and client rating.

This gives the buyer greater peace of mind when considering a specific property that they have found through a search in the portal.

You can search for properties on sale or for rental and see a geographical spread of those available on a map.

You can search for properties on sale or for rental and see a geographical spread of those available on a map.

Property agents who have the most completed transactions will be ranked on top.

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GoDaddy launches in 11 markets across Asia to continue expansion

Monday, February 29th, 2016

The Webhosting and Domain Registrar giant will offer localised products and support targeting Small and Medium Enterprises which account for 97% of businesses in Asia.

Following today’s launch in 11 additional markets in Asia, GoDaddy is now in 53 markets, supporting 26 languages and 44 currencies. GoDaddy has more than 4 million international customers.

Following today’s launch in 11 additional markets in Asia, GoDaddy is now in 53 markets, supporting 26 languages and 44 currencies. GoDaddy has more than 4 million international customers.

With the launch of 11 new markets, GoDaddy is now in a total of 10 languages and 14 markets across Asia.

These include Hong Kong (English and Traditional Chinese), Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia (English and Malay), Philippines (English and Filipino), Singapore (English and Simplified Chinese), South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Blake Irving, CEO GoDaddy, was in Singapore at Zafferano to share the company’s expansion plans in Asia.

GoDaddy offers a suite of cloud-based products in local language and currency to help businesses find a domain name, create a website, find new customers, and improve business productivity.

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iCare Life launches portal for skill enhancement training courses

Friday, July 31st, 2015

The portal – launched by social enterprise iCare Life Pte Ltd, Singapore – is an initiative aimed at empowering the workers in family life support sectors.

Sudhamoy Khasnobis, Founder Director, iCare Life Pte Ltd.

Sudhamoy Khasnobis, Founder Director, iCare Life Pte Ltd.

The portal www.iCare.Life offers training courses benchmarked to global standards.

These training and certification courses will empower family support service providers to deliver superior and professional service thus enhancing their careers.

Details in the press release below.

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Eduardo Saverin & Sequoia funds launch of 99.co expansion

Friday, January 30th, 2015

The growing online property portal 99.co has officially launched its web and mobile search products, announcing a major round of funding and expansion into the residential sales segment.

Panel at the official launch of 99.co at the AVALON at Marina Bay Sands. From Left: Tan Kok Keong (CEO, REMS); Evan Chung (VP, DTZ); Darius Cheung (CEO, 99.co); Eduardo Saverin (Co-founder of Facebook and investor of 99.co); Eugene Lim (KEO, ERA); Mohd Ismail (CEO, Propnex). Photo credit: 99.co.

Panel at the official launch of 99.co at the AVALON at Marina Bay Sands. From Left: Tan Kok Keong (CEO, REMS); Evan Chung (VP, DTZ); Darius Cheung (CEO, 99.co); Eduardo Saverin (Co-founder of Facebook and investor of 99.co); Eugene Lim (KEO, ERA); Mohd Ismail (CEO, Propnex). Photo credit: 99.co.

Online property search portal 99.co has officially launched an expansion of its services into the residential sales segment and new investments totaling S$2.7 million to date.

“When I was trying to find a home for myself here in Singapore a few years ago, 99.co didn’t exist and I naturally explored all web and mobile tools available, and I was nothing short of disappointed. Were the listings real and available? Was the pricing data and other details accurate? Why so many duplicates?  It was a high-friction and time consumer experience that had to change,” says investor and user Eduardo Saverin.

The portal aims to “create the most trusted and authentic way for users to find a home they’ll love”.

99.co prioritises the end consumer experience first, promising unbiased search results, personalised to the query of the end user and sorted by the quality of the listing data versus by the promotional spend of the agents.

Since its soft-launch in November last year, 99co has introduced two mobile apps and ListRank, an algorithm that provides users the best and most relevant search results, and in the process doubled its web traffic.

In the same period, the company says its competitors such as PropertyGuru and iProperty have seen a decrease of web traffic between 10 and 20 percent.

Eduardo Saverin, co-founder of Facebook, sharing why he invested in 99.co.

Eduardo Saverin, co-founder of Facebook, sharing why he invested in 99.co. Photo credit: John Tan, taken on Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

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Guvera launches its music streaming service in Singapore

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Guvera has officially launched in Singapore offering users free, unlimited access to millions of tracks from local and international artists. Guvera’s app is available for both iOS and Android devices, as well as on its website via a browser.

Guvera is now officially launched in Singapore, alongside competitors Spotify and Deezer.

Guvera is now officially launched in Singapore, alongside competitors Spotify and Deezer.

Users can search and discover music on Guvera, as well as manage and share their own playlists.

It also has integrated social features that allow users to follow friends and celebrities and access their playlists.

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Redesigned Getty Images iOS app and iStock iOS app launched

Friday, July 11th, 2014

The updated and easy-to-navigate iOS apps for both Getty Images and iStock by Getty Images feature an improved image search, curation and collaboration experience to help creative storytellers bring their ideas to life wherever they are.

Update (17 July, 2014):

The updated and redesigned Getty Images iOS App is now free to download from the iTunes App Store.

The updated and redesigned Getty Images iOS App is now free to download from the iTunes App Store.With improved image search, a smoother interface and a more intuitive user experience, users can collaborate with colleagues and clients to help bring ideas to life no matter where they are.

The iStock app can be downloaded for free from the iTunes App Store today.

The iStock app can be downloaded for free from the iTunes App Store today.

Getty Images, the global leader in digital media, has unveiled a redesigned iStock by Getty Images iOS app with a more intuitive experience and smoother user interface.

“The world’s best creative minds rely on Getty Images for our unique, inspiring content and our refreshed apps make it easier to use than ever,” said Matthew Bencke, Senior Vice President, Product and Customer Experience at Getty Images.

An updated and redesigned Getty Images iOS app will follow on July 17, allowing users to embed and share Getty Images’ immense collection of the very best and unique imagery – at no cost – for non-commercial use on websites, blogs and social media channels, while on the go.

According to a report from Nielsen, in Southeast Asia smartphone owners spent more than three hours per day on average on their smartphones in June 2013 and app usage is burgeoning.

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StarHub i3 introduces online social launchpad Crowdtivate

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

StarHub today announced the beta launch of Crowdtivate, a crowdfunding platform for entrepreneurs and artists to obtain financial contributions from supporters around the region via a funding system in return for specific rewards.

StarHub's Crowd-Funding Platform - Crowdtivate

Watch the YouTube video on StarHub’s Crowd-Funding Platform – Crowdtivate.

Tapping on this crowdfunding platform, participants are able to create awareness of or gather feedback on their ideas or works.

Crowdtivate is currently open to entrepreneurs and artists to propose projects for crowdfunding.

Interested parties can visit www.crowdtivate.com to request for an Invitation Code to enter the platform.

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Omigo and SampleStore: Two shopping websites for the weekend

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Two very different online shopping experience to check out over the weekend. Omigo offers to be Singapore’s one-stop online shopping destination; while SampleStore.com is an innovative try-vertising platform in Singapore.

Omigo and SampleStore.com are two online shopping websites that belong to SingPost.

Omigo and SampleStore.com are two online shopping websites that belong to SingPost.

Both websites are part of the Singapore Post group of companies with the former powered by vPost.

I first came across them during a briefing by SingPost a few weeks ago. I suppose it is part of the company’s effort to diversify its business beyond traditional mail and package delivery.

Omigo - online offers free delivery for purchases above S$99, and 14 days free return policy.

Omigo – online offers free delivery for purchases above S$99, and 14 days free return policy.

Omigo offers a broad range of products in the following categories: cameras, mobiles & tablets, computers, games, audio & video, and baby & toys.

So the product line at the moment seem to be heavy on the IT and electronics side.

The site offers free delivery for purchases above S$99, and 14 days free return policy. To start you off, you can sign up for their newsletter and get a free S$15 voucher.

SampleStore.com allows members to try out samples for free.

SampleStore.com allows members to try out samples for free.

SampleStore.com is a more interesting concept, taking sample-trying into the digital age.

The website offers consumers the opportunity to “Try Before You Buy” a product.

You get to try out the samples you select for free, paying a flat rate of S$5.99 for handling and postage (certain samples even have these fees waived if they are sponsored).

To continue receiving samples for free, you have to write reviews on the website about the samples you have received and tried.

How SampleStore.com works.

How SampleStore.com works.

Sample product categories include: Baby, Body, Eye, Face, Feminine care, Food, Fragrance, Hair, Sports, Supplement, Toiletries and Others.

Pilot pen customisation and Middle Ring mechanical pencil

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Pilot is offering customisation services for selected pen collections on its newly-launched eCommerce site.

Pilot will also launch its latest Middle Ring (MR) Mechanical Pencil (S$28 + GST) in October 2013 through the site.

Sign off in style with a personalised Pilot pen.

Sign off in style with a personalised Pilot pen.

The one-stop online store enables customers to imprint personalised messages or custom designs on Pilot’s online-exclusive collection of white-barrel pens from the Roller Ball and Ball Pen range for special occasions and events, or as unique gifts for family and friends.

Choose from an array of Pilot pen online-exclusive collections comprising Frixion Ball, G-knock, Acroball and Patint series.

Refer to PDF document below.

There are six different font and colour options available.

Imprinting services start at $52.80 for 24 pieces (minimum order quantity).

Customers can also opt to have their customised pens housed in plastic sleeves or in white gift boxes, to be given as souvenirs or tokens for corporate functions and school events.

Online-Exclusive: Pilot Middle Ring Series Mechanical Pencil

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Bounce Mobile’s Singapore first online mobile phone trade-in service

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Bounce Mobile has launched in Singapore its online mobile and tablet trade-in platform for consumers making it easy for mobile phone owners to sell used mobile devices.

Bounce Mobile has launched Singapore's first online mobile phone trade-in service.

Bounce Mobile has launched Singapore’s first online mobile phone trade-in service.

With Bounce Mobile, people can now quickly and easily assess the value of their used devices, just by visiting www.bouncemobile.com.sg.

They can also arrange for free pick up island-wide, and have cash promptly and securely transferred to their bank accounts all with just a few clicks of a mouse or taps on a tablet.

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