Posted by Steven Millward

Meizu MX4 review

Meizu MX4 is like a budget iPhone 6 Plus with big ambitions (REVIEW)

The most fierce and fascinating tech battle going on in China right now is for US$300 smartphones - ...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 20, 2014
  • at 10:10 am
Alibaba IPO explodes into life, starts trading much higher than expected at $93 per share

Alibaba IPO explodes into life, starts trading much higher than expected at $93 per share

Alibaba's hotly anticipated IPO just debuted at $92.70 per share. It's now valued at about US$230 bi...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 20, 2014
  • at 12:14 am
Alibaba sets share price at $68 ahead of today’s massive IPO

Alibaba sets share price at $68 ahead of today’s massive IPO

Alibaba today confirmed it’s setting a share price of $68 ahead of its IPO on the New York Stock E...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 19, 2014
  • at 5:02 pm
Huge queues across Asia on iPhone 6 launch day

Huge queues across Asia on iPhone 6 launch day

Tens of thousands of people across Asia rose very early – or got no sleep at all – today as they...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 19, 2014
  • at 12:34 pm
Jack Ma set to cash-out up to $867 million in Alibaba’s IPO tomorrow

Jack Ma set to cash-out up to $867 million in tomorrow’s Alibaba IPO

Of course, the Alibaba chairman – and former CEO – holds a lot more shares. In total Ma has an a...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 18, 2014
  • at 9:58 pm
Fun photo app MomentCam snags funding from Alibaba

Fun photo app MomentCam snags series A funding from Alibaba

Virally popular photo app MomentCam has secured series A funding led by ecommerce titan Alibaba.

By Steven Millward

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  • September 18, 2014
  • at 12:17 pm
BBC delivering news in Line app

Spread the news: BBC takes to popular messaging app Line

The BBC has just started using the popular messaging app Line to share news.

By Steven Millward

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  • September 17, 2014
  • at 9:05 pm
JD invests in Daojia

Ecommerce titan JD cooks up $50 million in funding for startup food delivery service

Online food delivery service Daojia has pulled in US$50 million in series D funding from a major bac...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 17, 2014
  • at 10:58 am
Alibaba thumbnail - logo

Here are all the must-see numbers on Alibaba ahead of record-breaking IPO

To get a sense of the scale of Alibaba – both in China and up against ecommerce titans like Amazon...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 17, 2014
  • at 10:20 am
Seeing strong demand, Alibaba raises share price range for this week’s IPO

Seeing strong demand, Alibaba raises share price range for this week’s IPO

Today Alibaba amended its SEC filing to indicate that the Chinese ecommerce titan will likely debut ...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 16, 2014
  • at 9:57 am
Chinese startup races after China's globe-trotting tourists with overseas car rental service

Chinese startup races after China’s globetrotting tourists with overseas car rental service

A number of Chinese startups see this foreign holiday boom as a new business opportunity, even cater...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 15, 2014
  • at 4:51 pm
India online grocery business

Bigbasket gets $32 million funding ahead of India’s online grocery shopping boom

India’s ecommerce boom is at high velocity, but the nation’s online groceries sector has been a ...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 12, 2014
  • at 12:37 pm
World Bank report on Pakistan's startup opportunities

New report shines a light on Pakistan’s startup opportunities

The report details the Pakistan startup ecosystem and the key players to whom entrepreneurs can turn...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 11, 2014
  • at 5:59 pm
Xiaomi's investment in startup suggests you could soon get a loan from your phone

Xiaomi’s investment in microfinance startup suggests you could soon get a loan from your phone

This microfinance startup offers business loans for small and medium-sized businesses and consumer l...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 10, 2014
  • at 6:14 pm
Rocket Internet IPO

Rocket Internet ready for IPO blast-off later this year

Rocket Internet – which runs major web services and estores such as EasyTaxi, Foodpanda, and Lazad...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 10, 2014
  • at 4:59 pm
13 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

15 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

Across Asia, there are a number of relatively new phone-makers playing to their strengths in home m...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 10, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore on September 19

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore on September 19

Here are the official, unlocked prices for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, a...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 10, 2014
  • at 10:49 am
Arirang

North Korea’s phone boom seems to slow as 3G subscriber numbers slump

North Korea's phone surge has turned into a slump. KoryoLink’s 3G subs plodded from 2 million to j...

By Steven Millward

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  • September 9, 2014
  • at 1:20 pm