Posted by Steven Millward

Tidy app

Tidy app helps you make good-looking albums to organize your phone’s photos

If you have as many photo apps on your phone as I have, juggling and organizing all those photos can...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 18, 2014
  • at 11:08 am
Dropbox in China

Welcome back! Dropbox is now unblocked in China

Dropbox got blocked in China in 2010. It was probably due to Chinese authorities finding politically...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 17, 2014
  • at 2:32 pm
China now has a luxury electric car brand after $149 million bid for Fisker

China now has a luxury electric car brand after $149 million bid for Fisker

Failed US electric/hybrid car-maker Fisker is now owned by China’s Wanxiang Group after a $149 mil...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 17, 2014
  • at 11:31 am
Jumei US IPO plan

Here comes the first daily deals site from China to seek a US IPO

China’s daily deals market is huge, but it’s even more fragmented and risky as a busines...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 14, 2014
  • at 8:28 pm
After Rakuten acquisition, Viber reveals it has 100 million active users

After Rakuten acquisition, Viber reveals it has 100 million active users

Earlier today, the popular messaging app Viber revealed it has been acquired by Rakuten, the Japanes...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 14, 2014
  • at 7:50 pm
VIPShop pays $112 million for controlling stake in cosmetics e-store

VIPShop pays $112 million for controlling stake in cosmetics e-store

Chinese flash sales site VIPShop (NYSE:VIPS) has paid $112.5 million in cash to acquire a majority s...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 14, 2014
  • at 5:11 pm
Xiaomi Hongmi review by TechinAsia

Xiaomi sets price for Singapore phone launch on February 21

Today Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi set a date for its much-anticipated Singapore launch: February 21. ...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 14, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
Uber picks a Chinese name as it officially launches in China

Uber picks a Chinese name as it launches officially in China

App-connected limo service Uber revealed its Chinese name and brand today at an official launch ev...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 13, 2014
  • at 3:03 pm

China’s Jade Rabbit lunar rover declared unfixable, dead

Just 10 weeks after blasting into space and about two months after landing on the moon, China’...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 13, 2014
  • at 12:48 am
21 million taxi rides have been booked in WeChat in the past month

21 million taxi rides have been booked on WeChat in the past month

WeChat, the hugely popular messaging app in China, added the function to hail and pay for a taxi on ...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 12, 2014
  • at 6:58 pm
Code Club wants to teach kids coding in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s school IT lessons turn students into secretaries, but Code Club wants to teach them coding instead

“Currently, ICT lessons in primary and secondary schools teach MS Office programs as default. ...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 12, 2014
  • at 4:05 pm
Report: Chinese Android developer acquires popular app store GetJar

Chinese Android developer acquires popular app store GetJar

Chinese Android app development company Sungy Mobile (NASDAQ:GOMO) has paid over $50 million to acqu...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 12, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
Australia gets to dive into streaming music on Apple’s iTunes Radio

Australia gets to dive into streaming music on Apple’s iTunes Radio

Nearly five months after Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched iTunes Radio in the US, the music streaming se...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 11, 2014
  • at 6:50 pm
Alibaba wants to acquire all of Autonavi

Alibaba offers a premium to acquire 100% of online mapping company Autonavi

E-commerce titan Alibaba forked out $294 million to take a 28 percent stake in Autonavi (NASDAQ:AMAP...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 10, 2014
  • at 10:30 pm
HTC financials Q4 2013

HTC’s Q4 revenues down to $1.41 billion, expects even bleaker start to 2014

HTC (TPE:2498) has outed its Q4 earnings report this afternoon, showing yet another tough quarter fo...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 10, 2014
  • at 6:12 pm
MomentCam emoticons

MomentCam adds GIF maker that animates your face, turns you into a WeChat emoticon

MomentCam, the China-made photo app that went viral around the world a few months ago, has come out ...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 10, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm

MakeMyTrip acquires European startup for $5 million to boost global hotel booking offerings

Indian online travel agent MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT) has acquired the Netherlands-based hotel booking...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 10, 2014
  • at 11:36 am
China tech news this week

6 must-read tech stories in China this week

China was quiet this week as people took most of the week off for lunar new year celebrations. Thank...

By Steven Millward

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  • February 9, 2014
  • at 11:00 am