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In a spending frenzy, Chinese e-shoppers obliterate America’s Cyber Monday

Today is 11/11, China’s equivalent of America’s Cyber Monday shopfest. Even before the day is ov...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 11, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
Tmall International for global merchants

As China’s online shopping bonanza day starts, Alibaba’s Tmall sees $500 million spent in first 20 minutes

It has just turned November 11 in China, commencing the nation’s craziest day of online shopping d...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 11, 2013
  • at 12:28 am
With app-controlled home gizmos, Phantom is China's answer to Nest

With app-controlled home gizmos, Phantom is China’s answer to Nest

Now that China’s urbanites have got into the swing of using smartphones for online shopping an...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 8, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
Chinese anti-virus maker now wants to keep your kids safe on the streets with this wearable tech

Chinese anti-virus maker now wants to keep your kids safe on the streets with this wearable tech

Chinese web giant Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU) has long been known for making anti-virus apps and other bits of...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 8, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
E-commerce sites gear up for China's billion-dollar online shopping bonanza on Monday - 2013

E-commerce sites gear up for China’s multi-billion-dollar online shopping bonanza on Monday

November 11 is the craziest day on the Chinese internet. And that’s saying something. The date...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 8, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
All the facts and figures on China's smartphone users in 2013

All the facts and figures on China’s smartphone users in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

China looks set to snap up over 350 million new smartphones this year. So what brands are Chinese pe...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 7, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
Line reaches 10 million users in India, Katrina Kaif advertises Line app

Line app is still growing, brings in $194 million in revenue in Q3

Messaging app Line, which now has 280 million registered users around the world, brought in JPY 19.1...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 7, 2013
  • at 5:46 pm
Samsung plans 4K smartphone screens and non-ARM CPU core

Samsung whips out crystal ball, sees vision of 4K smartphone screens and self-made CPU core

Samsung held its second ever Analyst Day in Seoul today, giving everyone a look into the Korean gian...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 6, 2013
  • at 7:31 pm
India

India’s Zomato gets $37 million in funding led by Sequoia Capital to challenge Yelp in more markets

It’s a big day for India-based restaurant listing site Zomato. This morning the startup rolled out...

By Steven Millward

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  • November 6, 2013
  • at 6:20 pm
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