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Looking to China’s Personal Finance Market, Sina Gets Into Online Banking

Chinese internet giant Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) — perhaps most famous abroad now for its microbloggi...

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  • July 19, 2013
  • at 10:04 am

Singapore Gets On-Demand Ice Cream Today via Uber

Singapore in the summer is hot. But taxi app Uber is aiming to help Singaporean citizens beat the he...

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  • July 19, 2013
  • at 10:00 am

Netease’s New DOTA-Like Game “Heroes of the Three Kingdoms” Expands Beta

It’s no secret that China is in love with MOBA games like DOTA and League of Legends right now...

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  • July 18, 2013
  • at 9:30 am

Trust is Just as Important as a Good UX on the New ‘Smart’ Web

Yesterday, Chinese tech blog TechWeb reported that Sogou has begun internal testing on what it calls...

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  • July 18, 2013
  • at 9:00 am

Banned from Weibo: Sina’s Vindictive Response to a Report About Weibo’s Dwindling User Activity

Last week, we passed along a report from Chinese tech blog Huxiu about Sina Weibo’s decreasing...

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  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:00 am

Wandoujia’s App Index Offers a Peek Behind the Curtain at China’s Complex Android Market

China’s mobile landscape can be a pretty baffling place, especially when it comes to Android. ...

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  • July 17, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Report: China Unicom to Launch $6 WeChat Subscription Plan Later This Month

Late last week, we reported that an undisclosed Chinese telecom company was planning to offer WeChat...

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  • July 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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KakaoTalk Games Platform Sees Massive Growth in Sales and User Counts

South Korean chat app KakaoTalk has offered its mobile gaming platform for a full year now, and stat...

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  • July 17, 2013
  • at 2:15 am
China’s Ten Most Popular PC Games (June 2013)

Korea’s Top 10 Most Popular PC Games (July 2013)

A few months ago, we took a look at the top PC games in Korea. But now that spring has exploded into...

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  • July 16, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Baidu to Buy Mobile Platform Operator 91 Wireless for $1.9 Billion

How serious is Baidu about mobile? Serious enough to spend $1.9 billion on mobile technology company...

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  • July 16, 2013
  • at 9:57 am

China’s 50 Cent Party: Pro-China Online Commenters May Also Be Convicts

China’s ’50 Cent Party’ — the army of online commenters paid by the governme...

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  • July 16, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Jingdong Headed for US IPO?

Is Jingdong aiming for an initial public offering on the US market? That’s the rumor being pas...

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  • July 16, 2013
  • at 8:30 am

Rumor: Tencent Partnering with Telecom to Offer WeChat Subscription Plans

Apparently, at least one of China’s telecoms is reading Tech in Asia*! On Thursday, I suggeste...

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  • July 13, 2013
  • at 3:43 am

Pakistani Hacker Cracks Pakistan’s Biggest Bank

With over 40 percent of the nationwide market share, Habib Bank (HBL) is sitting pretty in Pakistan....

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  • July 12, 2013
  • at 11:00 am

China’s Game Console Ban Might Finally Be Lifted! Now Everybody Calm Down

Once again, we find ourselves looking at media reports suggesting that China might lift its decade-l...

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  • July 12, 2013
  • at 9:00 am

Apple iPhone 4 Explodes into Flames, Burns Bed While Owner Sleeps (PICS)

Here’s a picture of an Apple iPhone 4 that you’re not likely to see in any of the compan...

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  • July 12, 2013
  • at 3:03 am

Sogou Launches New Wiki-Encyclopedia: Sogou Baike

After staying quiet for quite some time, Sogou has been on the warpath this year. In March, the comp...

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  • July 12, 2013
  • at 2:21 am
China Mobile Customers Making Fewer Phone Calls, Telecom Companies At Risk

How China’s Telecoms Can Monetize WeChat Use

With the rise of chat apps like WeChat, China’s telecoms are struggling to figure out how they...

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  • July 11, 2013
  • at 11:00 am