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Baidu working on self-driving car tech

Baidu confirms it’s working on a driverless car

Chinese web giant Baidu said this afternoon that it’s working on a self-driving car, but stated th...

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  • July 25, 2014
  • at 6:55 pm
Baidu's search engine reaches 500 million active users on mobile

Baidu’s search engine reaches 500 million active users on mobile

Baidu CEO Robin Li hails the fact that the company’s mobile revenue now accounts for 30 percent of...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 25, 2014
  • at 4:14 pm
Facebook Asia ARPU is $1

Facebook hits new milestone, now makes an average of $1 from each of its 410 million active users in Asia

The newest Q2 2014 earnings release from Facebook shows yet more strong growth for the social networ...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 24, 2014
  • at 5:05 pm
Akio Tanaka - Why it's still sexy to invest in China

It’s still sexy to invest in China (#StartupAsia preview)

There’s so much talk of China’s web giants – led by Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent – that’s i...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 24, 2014
  • at 4:45 pm

New education site in China turns to students to make the lessons

China has a new, video-based online learning site that’s different to other startups in this burge...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 24, 2014
  • at 1:40 pm
KakaoTalk now has 20 million monthly active users on its social games

KakaoTalk now has 20 million monthly active users on its social games

KakaoTalk now has 520 social games, along with 20 million monthly active gamers.

By Steven Millward

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  • July 23, 2014
  • at 6:49 pm
 Apple sees growing $5.94 billion revenue in China from April to June

China excites, Japan disappoints in Apple’s newest earnings

Apple’s newest financial earnings report (for fiscal 2014 Q3; or April to June in human time) show...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 23, 2014
  • at 1:18 pm
Xiaomi Mi4 specs and photos

New Xiaomi Mi 4 unveiled: here’s everything you need to know

Here are all the facts, stats, and specs - and a bunch of photos - on the Xiaomi Mi 4 that was unvei...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 6:48 pm
Xiaomi Mi4 wood covers

Xiaomi unveils new Mi 4 smartphone and MiBand fitness tracker (live blog)

Xiaomi reveals it sold 57.36 million phones in its first three years of operation today as the compa...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:49 pm
Xiaomi Hongmi review by TechinAsia

Xiaomi sold 57.36M phones in past 3 years, cheapest Redmi phone is biggest seller

Xiaomi has sold 57.36 million phones in its first three years of operation. Here’s the breakdown.....

By Steven Millward

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:47 pm
China Yo clone

Chinese developer clones Yo, but it’s just for laughs

And now here’s the Chinese version of Yo. It’s called Hehe, which is the sound of laughter in Ch...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
Canva secures $3 million funding to get more people using its online design tools

Canva secures $3.6 million funding to get more people using its online design tools

Canva revealed today that it’s grown to 600,000 registered users and now has US$3.6 million in fre...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:00 am
Alibaba has a second attempt at making a social network

Alibaba has a second attempt at making a social network

Ecommerce titan Alibaba has a new social network. It’s a sort of Instagram that’s based around t...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 21, 2014
  • at 7:08 pm
Apple to open new store in Chongqing on July 26 ahead of new retail push in China

Apple to open new store in Chongqing on July 26 ahead of new retail push in China

Apple is set to open its 11th store in mainland China later this month. The upcoming Chongqing Apple...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 21, 2014
  • at 4:10 pm
7 awesome QR code marketing campaigns that you could adopt

7 awesome QR code marketing campaigns

QR codes are a bridge between offline and online in the smartphone age. Here are seven great QR code...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 19, 2014
  • at 10:55 am
Chinese startup developer of Dolphin mobile browser sells 51% stake for $91 million

Chinese startup behind Dolphin mobile browser sells 51% stake for $91 million

The Chinese developer of Dolphin, a popular web browser for Android and iOS, has sold a 51 percent s...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 18, 2014
  • at 11:10 am
China set to regulate smart TVs and foreign TV shows

China’s boom in smart TVs and foreign TV shows is about to be hit with a serious clampdown

China’s online video sites have boomed in recent years, with surprisingly little in the way of...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 17, 2014
  • at 7:38 pm
Alibaba puts itself on the map, buys Autonavi in $1.5 billion deal

Alibaba puts itself on the map, buys Autonavi in $1.5 billion deal (Updated: shareholders approve)

Today Autonavi confirmed it has accepted the Alibaba deal for that acquisition price, pending the ap...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 16, 2014
  • at 7:15 pm