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China’s 1st commercial cloning firm makes and sells rare dog breed for millions of dollars

China’s Boya Life and Korea’s Sooam Biotech Research Foundation have created three pure-blooded ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 25, 2014
  • at 10:43 pm
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Major China VC to startups: raise funds now, a cooldown is imminent

He advised those thinking about raising funds to do so immediately and worry less about their valuat...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 25, 2014
  • at 4:15 pm
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In a bid for transparency, Chinese province will post prison inmate information online

Prison inmates in Guangdong will get their own online profiles where relatives can see how they are ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 25, 2014
  • at 12:22 pm
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Crowdfunded in China: more air purifiers, more smartwatches, and more kegel trainers

For the first time, our monthly installment of China's best crowdfunding campaigns features more pro...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 24, 2014
  • at 6:58 pm
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Xiaomi launches blood pressure monitor in partnership with Silicon Valley’s iHealth Labs

Xiaomi today will launch its first ever healthcare product in conjunction with iHealth Labs, a smart...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 24, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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Xiaomi Mi Band: at just $13, all flaws are forgiven (REVIEW)

Unless there’s a specific feature or third-party app that you just can’t part with on the Fitbit...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 23, 2014
  • at 6:45 pm
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Huawei wants to build smarter cities with $25 million acquisition of UK-based startup

China's Huawei jumps into smart city and industrial internet-of-things sector with $25M acquisition ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 23, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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Chinese IT education startup teaches you how to make your own Flappy Bird clone, gets $22M investment

Rather than dry and often theoretical university classes, Jike aims for a more applicable approach w...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 22, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Baidu now lets anyone invest in movies, will make Chinese version of Gone with the Wind

Chinese web giant Baidu today launched a new personal investment fund that lets users crowd-invest i...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 22, 2014
  • at 12:03 pm
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Flip a coin: half of China’s government websites have security flaws

Trojan horses, phishing plugins, and theft of user information are some of the risks you’ll face i...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 18, 2014
  • at 8:23 pm
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore on September 19

Apple gets regulatory nod for iPhone 6 in China, but still needs one more license before sales can start

After an expected September 19 release was delayed, Apple still hasn’t announced an official sales...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 18, 2014
  • at 6:51 pm
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US tourism site for overseas Chinese gets $20M investment from Tencent

Woqu, an online travel agency for Chinese looking to make a trip to the US, has secured a US$20 mill...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 18, 2014
  • at 3:31 pm
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The Next Web signs exclusive deal with Tencent to republish articles in Chinese

The partnership shows a step in the right direction away from the status quo of directly translating...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 18, 2014
  • at 11:28 am
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Alibaba IPO will make it biggest internet company in China and third biggest in the world

Alibaba will be the third-biggest internet company in the world by market cap if analysts' estimates...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 17, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
Seeing strong demand, Alibaba raises share price range for this week’s IPO

The 9-month bachelor party: here’s everything Alibaba invested in or acquired in 2014

Alibaba invested in or bought outright multiple companies, spending so much money that some have ref...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Startup makes it easy to hire a nearby housekeeper, secures funding from Tencent and Shanda

eJiaJie is a location-based service that helps customers find hourly-paid workers to clean their hom...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
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New Tencent deal with China’s biggest oil company means you could soon pay for a tank of gas with WeChat

Tencent and Sinopec will work together in mobile payments, big data, and navigation.

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 15, 2014
  • at 11:47 am
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Renren invests $40 million in Chinese stock market social network

The Chinese government hopes to boost local stocks with foreign cash, so investors and prospective i...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • September 12, 2014
  • at 6:18 pm