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Facebook numbers 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
Pele Weibo

Sina Weibo gets personal, now lets brands and celebrities offer subscriptions to followers

Sina Weibo, China’s hottest Twitter-like social network, is making a big move to revamp its ce...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 30, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
Crowdbaron, Real estate crowdfunding

Real estate crowdinvesting site Crowdbaron secures funding to aid expansion

Crowdbaron, a Hong Kong-based startup that wants to make it easier for people to make partial invest...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 30, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
Apple's iPhone is big in Japan...

Apple’s iPhone hits record high in Japan with 34% share of market

Apple’s share of smartphone sales in Japan has leapt to a record and unprecedented 34 percent. Tha...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 29, 2013
  • at 5:35 pm
NQ stocks plunge

Chinese anti-virus maker NQ loses over $700 million in value amidst concerns of “a massive fraud”

Chinese anti-virus maker NQ Mobile (NYSE:NQ) has lost over $700 million in value in the past week as...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 29, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
India online bus tickets

TicketGoose raises $2.9 million to expand bus ticketing across more of India

There’s more choice than just Redbus if you want to snag bus tickets online in India. One strong r...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 28, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
PPTV acquisition rumors include Alibaba

Chinese retailer grows its web empire with $420 million acquisition of video site PPTV

Chinese electronics retailer Suning (SHE:002024) has expanded its fast-growing web empire yet again ...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 28, 2013
  • at 5:04 pm
LG gets curvy with new G Flex

LG gets curvy with new G Flex phone

Whilst flexible screens are a research lab reality, the consumer market is going to have to make do ...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 28, 2013
  • at 4:37 pm
iSitter helps Japan's parents find a babysitter

New startup iSitter helps Japan’s parents find a babysitter

We’ve seen online marketplaces pop up that help people find designers, home-cooked food, real ...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 28, 2013
  • at 11:15 am
China tech news this week

8 must-read tech stories in China this week

This week’s China tech news is dominated by Jack Ma, Alibaba, IPOs, Apple, and a giant electromagn...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 27, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
NOTW - Asia tech news this week

Staff picks: 7 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

This was the week in which nearly every single TechinAsia blogger vanished for an hour on Wednesday ...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 26, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
China's vanished and unacivated Android tablets

What happened to China’s millions of ‘vanished’ Android tablets?

Ben Evans, a technology analyst and consultant, points out that there are about 15 million unactivat...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 26, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
Micromax

India’s Micromax eyes Russia and Eastern Europe as new smartphone markets

It’s not just China’s homegrown smartphone makers that are going global. India’s Micromax is s...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 25, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
Samsung Galaxy S4 sales to hit 10 million in under 1 month

Nearly half way through its life, Samsung sells 40 million Galaxy S4

Samsung CEO JK Shin has told a Korean newspaper that the firm has sold just over 40 million Galaxy S...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 25, 2013
  • at 10:40 am
New concert ticketing app GigOut is up all night to get lucky

New concert ticketing app GigOut is up all night to get lucky

Music lovers and concert goers across Asia have a new app in the form of GigOut. Made by a Singapore...

By Steven Millward

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  • October 24, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm