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Samsung 100 million Galaxy S and Note shipments, coins word fonblet

Samsung says 100 million Galaxy S and Note phones will ship this year, coins terrible word “fonblet”

Korean gadget-making behemoth Samsung (005930:KS) is holding its Analyst Day today in Seoul, the fir...

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  • November 6, 2013
  • at 5:46 pm
China snaps up 100 million smartphones in Q3; these are the top 6 brands

China snaps up 100 million smartphones in Q3; these are the top 6 brands

Those tireless number crunchers at Canalys have come out with a new report on the global smartphone ...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 6, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
Zomato Jakarta

Zomato tackles new languages for first time, takes restaurant listings to Indonesia, Turkey, Brazil

Three months after its last round of expansions, India-based restaurant listing site Zomato is takin...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 6, 2013
  • at 12:15 pm
Momo dating app adds social gaming

On China’s Momo, you can now play games as you flirt

Chinese dating app Momo is the country’s biggest flirting app with over 50 million users. Now its ...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 5, 2013
  • at 9:01 pm
India's first mission to Mars blasts off this afternoon

India’s first mission to Mars blasts off this afternoon

India’s first mission to Mars blasts off in a couple of hours time. The Mars orbiter mission w...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 5, 2013
  • at 3:36 pm
Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Pricey car chauffeur service Uber has launched in China, and the country is home to plenty of taxi-h...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 5, 2013
  • at 11:47 am
4 awesome Indian startups hope to change the world, win Google Impact Challenge funding

4 awesome Indian startups hope to change the world, win Google Impact Challenge funding

How can technology positively impact India and the world? That’s the question Google asked Ind...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 4, 2013
  • at 11:46 am
Baidu Qunar funding

Baidu’s travel site Qunar raises $167 million on US IPO debut, sees stock price nearly double

Baidu-owned travel booking site Qunar (NASDAQ:QUNR) raised $167 million on its US IPO debut on Frida...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 2, 2013
  • at 11:19 am
China mobile user numbers

A portrait of China’s 464 million mobile web users (INFOGRAPHIC)

China has 591 million internet users and over 460 million mobile web users, according to figures fro...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 1, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
free iPhone in India on contract RCom

For 1st time ever, one Indian telco is offering free iPhone 5S or 5C with 2-year contract

Indian telco Reliance Communications (RCom) has ventured where other telcos fear to tread in the cou...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 1, 2013
  • at 4:36 pm
New startup wants to get Chinese companies chatting and collaborating online

New startup wants to get Chinese companies chatting and collaborating online

A new Chinese startup is launching today with the aim of getting Chinese companies chatting and coll...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 1, 2013
  • at 4:19 pm
Path to get BlackBerry app next year, hopes for boost to 4 million users in Indonesia

Path to get BlackBerry app next year, hopes for boost to 4M users in Indonesia (UPDATE: or maybe not)

(UPDATE: Representatives from Path have clarified to Tech in Asia that they have no plans for a Blac...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 1, 2013
  • at 1:25 pm
China's Craigslist set for US IPO next week, will raise up to $190 million

China’s Craigslist launches IPO, hits NYSE higher than expected at $22 per share

58.com (NYSE:WUBA), China’s top online classifieds site, has hit the New York Stock Exchange t...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 31, 2013
  • at 9:53 pm
Sony phones

Sony sells 10 million smartphones in Q3, 2 million PS3s, but cuts profit forecast for 2013

Sony (NYSE:SNE) has just rolled out its latest earnings report (called Q2, but it’s technicall...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 31, 2013
  • at 7:55 pm
Facebook grows to 368 million active users in Asia

Facebook now has 351 million active users in Asia

Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) newest figures for Q3 2013 are out, showing strong numbers that beat ex...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 31, 2013
  • at 3:39 pm
Hey dating app

Give us this day our daily date: Korean matchmaking app goes global

The South Korean startup that made IUM, a popular Korean dating app with over a million users, is no...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 31, 2013
  • at 11:41 am
Amazon India beauty store

Amazon India gets glam with new cosmetics and beauty products

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) launched in India this June with a limited line-up of products, but a few gaps ...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 30, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
These are the 4 Asian startups in 500 Startups' 7th batch

These are the 5 Asian startups in 500 Startups’ 7th batch

American tech biz accelerator 500 Startups has revealed its seventh batch of startups. The line-up i...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 30, 2013
  • at 2:20 pm