YesBoss, the first text-based virtual personal assistant service in Indonesia, has raised seed funding from 500 Startups, Japan’s IMJ Investment Partners, and Indonesia’sConvergence Ventures.
Indonesia’s on-demand virtual assistant startup YesBoss announced today it secured a “mid-six-figure” seed funding round led by 500 Startups. IMJ Investment Partners and Convergence Ventures participated in the round.
Also: The Supreme Court opens its new term today; the search continues off the Bahamas for a ship damaged in a hurricane; and smog from Indonesia closes schools in Malaysia.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has called on Indonesia to take action against people setting fires that have caused choking smoke to drift across the region, with the sky over southern Thailand the latest to be clouded by the pollution.
In our constant search for inspiring design, we stumbled upon Lemongrass, a lively restaurant envisioned by Einstein & Associates in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. The exterior, interior and landscape design of Lemongrass is merged into a tropical paradise. Show More Summary
Avian remains from the Early/Middle Pleistocene of the So'a Basin, central Flores, Indonesia, and their palaeoenvironmental significanceAuthors:Meijer et alAbstract:The So'a Basin in central Flores contains the earliest known evidence for hominins on this remote Indonesian island, with stone tools from this region dating back at least 1.0 Ma. Show More Summary
We preview the planes and cabins we'll be sampling during #mileburn2015. Delta Business Class (One), KLM Business Class (Euro), Garuda Indonesia Business Class (Executive) and Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy.... Read More The post Pregame | Amsterdam + Back on Delta, KLM, Garuda and Virgin #mileburn2015 appeared first on modhop.
October 1 marked the 50th anniversary of another of Cass Sunstein’s noted gifts from the West to the developing world–the Suharto coup in Indonesia that led to between 500,000 and 1 million deaths and was promoted by the U.S. government. Samantha Michaels has a primer. What sparked the mass murders? In the early hours of […]
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities on Saturday resumed searching for an Aviastar airline Twin Otter turboprop aircraft with 10 people on board that went missing on Friday during a flight on Sulawesi island.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities launched a search on Friday for a Aviastar airline Twin Otter turboprop aircraft with 10 people on board that went missing on a domestic flight on Sulawesi island.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is hoping for rain to help extinguish forest fires that have been smoldering for weeks, shrouding parts of Southeast Asia in thick smog, a government official said on Thursday.
Fifty years ago today, one of the biggest mass murders of the 20th century began in Indonesia. On the heels of a Cold War-era military takeover, between 500,000 and 1 million people were slaughtered by the army and civilian death squads—with support from the US government. Show More Summary
Indonesia signaled its intent to purchase two submarines from Russia to bolster its current fleet, reports the Jakarta Post. The government's plan
At Qantara.de Wayan Sunarta 'sheds light on the history of modern Indonesian literature', in The island that literature forgot, a useful introductory overview.
Experience a total solar eclipse in Indonesia on a tour specially designed by New Scientist in partnership with adventure specialists Intrepid Travel
Samboja, Indonesia - As firefighters struggled to quell a blaze in a restored tropical rainforest in Indonesia more than 200 orangutans living in a sanctuary in the area were moved to an artificial island for safety.
Indonesia has selected China over Japan to build its first high-speed rail link between Jakarta and the West Java provincial capital of Bandung.
While in Indonesia, photographer Lessy Sebastian captured this photo of a Wolf’s mona monkey – whose coloration and pointy ears are reminiscent of Wolverine’s costume. Though its claws aren’t made of adamantium. At least we don’t think so.
A million or perhaps even more people were killed by some estimates, but, half a century later, Indonesia has still to achieve any kind of reconciliation with one of the darkest episodes of its history
China has been awarded a contract by the Indonesian government to build a railway across the country, fending off competition from Japan who were originally the favorites to win the bid. [ more › ]