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Windows XP usage in China, in 2014

Support for Windows XP is over, but China still has 200 million PCs using it

Windows XP is dead. Except that it's not. About 200 million computers in China, or 70 percent of the...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 9, 2014
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Read-it-later app Pocket seeks new users in China and Korea with latest update

Read-it-later app Pocket seeks new users in China and Korea with latest update

Pocket is now aiming at an ever bigger swathe of new users by adding in Chinese and Korean to its mo...

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  • April 9, 2014
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Here are the Asian startups heading to Silicon Valley with Blackbox Connect

Korean makers of cutesy AlarmMon app get $1.9 million funding to make it even cuter

Seoul-based Malang Studio, maker of the cutesy AlarmMon app, revealed today that the startup has sec...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 9, 2014
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Alibaba smart TV OS

Jack Ma contributes to $1.05 billion funding for Alibaba’s smart TV partner

Today, Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma cemented the partnership with Wasu Media with a truckful...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 8, 2014
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learning

This Lenovo-funded startup connects English teachers with learners in China

Haowaijiao focuses on Chinese adults who want to learn English online. In a country where English cl...

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  • April 8, 2014
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It turns out that North Korea's homegrown smartphone is made in China

It turns out that North Korea’s ‘homegrown’ smartphone is made in China

What a surprise! The North Korean Arirang AS1201 that was shown off last summer is actually, it now ...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 8, 2014
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As India's election starts, the BBC turns to messaging apps as a news channel

As India’s election starts, the BBC turns to messaging apps as a news channel

When India last held a general election in 2009, the country had fewer than 50 million internet user...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 7, 2014
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Moglue closes

Despite early promise, ebook creation tool Moglue shuts and sells out

Moglue's clever tech has been acquired by two companies, but the ebook creation tool and service no ...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 7, 2014
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China tech news this week

8 must-read tech stories in China this week

Here are eight top news stories – plus a bonus article – of the most-read China tech development...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 6, 2014
  • at 9:59 am
Sina Weibo IPO

Sina Weibo sets price range for shares, aims to raise $437 million in IPO

Sina Weibo will price its shares in the US$17 to $19 range. If it debuts at the top of that range, W...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 5, 2014
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NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 8 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

Check out the hottest tech news stories this week - about Xiaomi, Firechat, Line, LivingSocial, and ...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 5, 2014
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Xiaomi MiTV

Xiaomi makes a play for video content, leads $310 million investment in Xunlei

Xunlei, a Chinese video streaming site and media portal, revealed today that it has wrapped up US$31...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 4, 2014
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sina weibo quarantine

The omen: the sad decline of “China’s Facebook” shows why you should avoid the IPO of “China’s Twitter”

Sina Weibo, often heralded as China’s answer to Twitter, will soon IPO in the US. It’s a good ch...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 4, 2014
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Chinese wine estore Jiuxian uncorks $70 million in funding

Chinese wine estore cracks open a bottle of bubbly to celebrate nearly $70 million in funding

Jiuxian, arguably China’s top wine-specialist ecommerce site, has revealed it has secured RMB ...

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  • April 4, 2014
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Chinese app Mimi is like Secret

Ssshhh! Secret and Whisper get cloned in China

The secret’s out – the newest app trend is for anonymous confessional apps like Whisper ...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 3, 2014
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China's mobile commerce spending to surpass $50 billion in 2014, nearly double last year's total

China’s mobile commerce spending to surpass $50 billion in 2014, nearly double last year’s total (INFOGRAPHIC)

We know that China’s ecommerce market is set to see $274.5 billion in spending in 2014, but ho...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 3, 2014
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China startup China startup Bihang makes Bibao bitcoin wallet app

China’s bitcoin users get a slick new trading and wallet app

Bitcoin enthusiasts in China now have a slick and good-looking bitcoin trading and wallet app. The n...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 2, 2014
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Line now has 400 million registered users

Line hits two new highs – 400 million registered users, 10 billion messages sent per day

Japan-made messaging app Line revealed today that it now has 400 million registered users. While the...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 2, 2014
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