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Softbank and Qualcomm-backed startup aims to take over Korea’s last-mile delivery industry

While Uber has hit its toughest regulatory road block yet in Seoul, last-mile delivery service Naldo...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 25, 2014
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Crowdfunded in China: personal ECGs, Leap Motion clones, and kegel-controlled Temple Run

JD’s new crowdfunding site launched earlier this month, and two of its projects made our top five ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 25, 2014
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As internet banking takes off in China, this financial product search engine secures $60M investment

It’s tough to sift through and distinguish what are the best deals and which companies can be trus...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 24, 2014
  • at 4:27 pm
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Tencent drops $3.2M on the company it hopes can be the Uber of laundry in China

Submitting an order from Edaixi’s website, native app, or WeChat account will dispatch a courier t...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 24, 2014
  • at 11:43 am
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China to require real-name registration for all app developers

The aim is to discourage developers from anonymously pushing apps containing pornographic content an...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 23, 2014
  • at 4:49 pm
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Hands-on with the new Xiaomi Mi 4 (VIDEO)

Xiaomi’s new flagship phone, the Mi 4, was revealed in Beijing yesterday, and Tech in Asia was on ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 23, 2014
  • at 12:04 pm
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China’s mobile internet users now outnumber its PC internet users

China now has 632 million internet users, according to the latest report from China's China Internet...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 11:37 am
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Pick up your pickaxes and headlamps: here’s how Bitcoin mining works

If you’re new to Bitcoin mining, here’s a guide that explains how it works and how you can get g...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 21, 2014
  • at 7:40 pm
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Chinese ecommerce site for babies that originated on Taobao secures $20M from Sequoia Capital

Miyabaobei originally opened its shop on Taobao, China's biggest online shopping marketplace.

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 21, 2014
  • at 12:31 pm
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Baidu-backed iQiyi launches in-house film studio, 8 movies in the works

Chinese streaming video portal iQiyi yesterday launched its own in-house film production studio, iQi...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 18, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm
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China web giant Baidu launches search engine in Brazil

The Portuguese-language version of Baidu, dubbed Baidu Busca, currently covers web, images, and vide...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 18, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
Human Rights Foundation sends USB drives containing Wikipedia to North Korea via balloon.

US hackathon aims to find new ways of smuggling information into North Korea

The New York-based Human Rights Foundation is organizing an activist hackathon in San Francisco aime...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 18, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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China spends more money on mobile ads than the rest of the world combined

Asia accounted for 27 percent of all Android app installs in the world in Q2 2014. Most money spent ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 17, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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WeChat first: a new frontier in China beyond Android and iOS

As WeChat slowly opens up to the world, no developer that wants to break into China should write it ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 17, 2014
  • at 4:06 pm
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Where do companies like Rakuten, Alibaba, and Youtube find translators? Gengo. (#StartupAsia preview)

Founder Robert Laing will be on stage for a fireside chat, where we'll warmly welcome him with burni...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 17, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Despite witching hour broadcast in China, Weibo sees nearly 2 billion World Cup-related interactions

The World Cup final between Germany and Argentina aired at 4am in China, but that wasn’t enough to...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 16, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Startup that buys China’s old phones and re-sells them gets $8 million investment

Aihuishou doesn't hold the inventory of the devices it collects or sells. They are sent to refurbish...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 16, 2014
  • at 12:31 pm
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Alibaba inks deal with Mad Men and Hunger Games studio for exclusive content on its set-top box in China

Users of Tmall's set-top box in China next month will be able to watch shows and movies like Mad Men...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:31 pm