Posted by Steven Millward

Meituan gay deals

This Chinese Deals Site is Offering a Free Gay Marriage Trip to Canada

Today and tomorrow is a sort of Chinese Valentine’s, so it’s an apt time for couples to be think...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 20, 2013
  • at 4:50 pm
Qihoo Q1 2013 financials

Qihoo Sees Record User Numbers (457 Million) But Falling Income in Q1

China’s Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU), a software maker and web portal turned search engine, has reported its ...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 20, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
NQ stock

Baidu and Tencent Thought to be Vying to Acquire Mobile Antivirus Expert

Antivirus products and services have been a renewed battleground in China in the past couple of year...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 20, 2013
  • at 11:38 am
Samsung Galaxy S4 sales to hit 10 million in under 1 month

Samsung CEO Hails 10 Million Galaxy S4 Sales in 3 Weeks, Hints at 100 Million in Future

Samsung (005930:KS) co-CEO Shin Jong-kyun has today hailed the company’s new Galaxy S4 phone as it...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 17, 2013
  • at 9:55 pm
Aimed at Japan’s Most Stylish Shoppers, Muse & Co Raises $3.4 Million

Aimed at Japan’s Most Stylish Shoppers, Muse & Co Raises $3.4 Million

The fashion-loving Japanese startup Muse & Co has raised 350 million yen, about $3.4 million, in...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
Youku Tudou web piracy

How China’s Top Video Site Battles the Pirates

After merging into one company last year, Youku Tudou (NYSE:YOKU) further established itself as Chin...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 16, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
Wechat user numbers

Tencent Posts Rocketing Profits, Sees 195 Million Active Users on WeChat

China’s biggest web company by revenue has just posted its Q1 2013 financial report. Tencent (HKG:...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 15, 2013
  • at 6:39 pm
SingTel invests in startups

With Only Digital Business Growing, SingTel Sets Aside $1.6B For Startup Acquisitions

The newest earnings report from SingTel (SGX:T48) makes for painful reading. The giant Singapore-bas...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 15, 2013
  • at 5:05 pm
ChatPerk gadget lets your iPhone emit smells

Attach and Sniff: Japan’s ChatPerf Lets Your iPhone Emit Smells (VIDEO)

Using a smartphone is a very sensual and immersive experience, but so far our sense of smell has bee...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 15, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
China Apple shipments

Canalys: China Bought 82 Million Smartphones in Q1, Apple Back Up to 5th Spot

When we looked at Canalys smartphone data for Q4 2012, we noted that Apple had sunk to sixth spot in...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 15, 2013
  • at 1:15 pm
Zoolook fashion app

Zoolook Brings Together Fashionistas, Fashion Bloggers, and Brands – All in One App

We’ve seen all kinds of social fashion startups crop up in Asia in the past couple of years. One o...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 14, 2013
  • at 10:03 pm
Zalora stats

Zalora Delivers 1 Millionth Order to a Customer in Singapore

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-store for Southeast Asia, Zalora, has just shipped its one million...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 14, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
CyberAgent Gets Into the Crowdfunding Business in Japan

CyberAgent Gets Into the Crowdfunding Business in Japan

Japan’s CyberAgent (TYO:4751) has burst onto Japan’s crowdfunding scene with the launch ...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 14, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm
QQ WeChat

China’s Top Chat App Gets a WeChat-Like Makeover, But Everyone Hates It

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) chat service QQ is used by over half a billion people and is China’s top ap...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 13, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
Just Dial IPO India

India’s Just Dial Ready to Raise $175 Million in IPO Next Week

I know that India’s Just Dial has been on the verge of an IPO before, but this time it’s for rea...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 13, 2013
  • at 7:08 pm
Thailand on social media

Thailand Now Has 18 Million Social Media Users (INFOGRAPHIC)

Our ZocialInc buddies in Bangkok always keep a close eye on Thailand’s social media scene. In ...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 13, 2013
  • at 3:56 pm
Autonavi apps

Alibaba Explores Online Mapping, Takes Stake in Autonavi For $294 Million

You can wait years for a big deal to hit the Chinese web, but recently the blockbuster moves are com...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 10, 2013
  • at 6:12 pm
madeiracloud

China’s MadeiraCloud Gets $1.5 Million Funding, Opens US Office

We’ve been following the progress of Beijing-based MadeiraCloud pretty closely since last year, an...

By Steven Millward

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  • May 10, 2013
  • at 9:00 am