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Who we are - Ooredoo Group

Rocket Internet and Qatar’s Ooredoo team up to create an ecommerce empire in Asia

The two companies will join forces to create Asia Internet Holding, which will cover Pakistan, Myanm...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 23, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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OnePlus One is a Xiaomi killer, set to launch in 16 countries next month

China's newest smartphone maker, OnePlus, unveiled its first-ever flagship phone in Beijing today at...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 23, 2014
  • at 7:09 pm
ParallelDots

Drive new traffic to old content with this Indian startup’s automated timeline maker

Getting new traffic to old content is a conundrum for most online publishers. “We talked with ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 18, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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Xiaomi looks to steal thunder from OnePlus with launch of mysterious new gadget on same day, April 23

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi today gave fans a sneak peek at an upcoming new device. But what is ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 17, 2014
  • at 5:58 pm
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Yet another Chinese blogger jailed for allegedly spreading rumors on Weibo

Qin Zhihui – or as he's known online, Qin Huohuo – was sentenced today to three years in prison ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 17, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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China has 10 times more people, but Japan still outspends on iOS apps

In Q1 2014, China's revenue growth was stronger than download growth for the first time. Games accou...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 16, 2014
  • at 3:18 pm
Sina Weibo IPO

Weibo posts net loss one day before IPO, user engagement casts a shadow

Weibo yesterday made a final amendment to its prospectus, showing the social network's financial per...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 16, 2014
  • at 11:58 am
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Despite cold shoulder from banks, China’s bitcoin exchanges find new ways to survive

The prospect of rebuilding what was once the world's largest bitcoin market looks much more difficul...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 15, 2014
  • at 7:49 pm
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LinkedIn’s biggest obstacle in China isn’t censorship, it’s culture

In a society where people guard their close connections and often keep their professional contacts a...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 15, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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200 million Chinese people use Tencent’s QQ… at the same time

Tencent's 15-year-old QQ messenger and social network might have hit it's final major milestone – ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 14, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra lays out international expansion roadmap, next stop: Malaysia

Barra said the company wants to pull a significant portion of Southeast Asia under its belt as a pla...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 11, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Weibo’s content gap: just 5% of users post nearly all original content

Another scathing report documenting Sina Weibo's decline hit the press yesterday, just one week befo...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 11, 2014
  • at 11:39 am
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Chrome with Chinese characteristics: the world’s hottest mobile browser arrives on desktop

“Wow, that looks a lot like Chrome,” was the first thought that went through my head when I firs...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 11, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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How do India’s major startup hubs measure up to those in the US? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Almost like a right of passage, every major startup scene in the world gets stacked up against Silic...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 10, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Rumor roundup: a billion dollars worth of explosive tech mergers and acquisitions

Baidu wants to buy Ctrip, Flipkart wants to buy Myntra, and Softbank wants to buy Vodafone. Allegedl...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 9, 2014
  • at 4:14 pm
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4 reasons why Asian tech companies are using flash sales to sell their stuff

Flash sales are becoming an increasingly popular way to sell products online. We're seeing the trend...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 9, 2014
  • at 2:44 pm
Mobile RTB landscape in China by AppFlood

Adtech firms want to open up Asia’s advertising black box

RTB appeared about 4 years ago and has been a fast growing method led by OpenX, Google, and Yahoo in...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 8, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Alibaba and maker of failed Nintendo NES clone team up to create China’s next game console

The G20 will run on Aliyun OS, Alibaba's Linux-based smartphone OS. Along with the console, several ...

By Paul Bischoff

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  • April 8, 2014
  • at 9:00 am