Posted by Steven Millward

Youku redesigns homepage for smaller screens and mobile viewers

Youku Surges to 200 Million Daily Mobile Views This Month as Chinese Consumers Ditch Laptops

It’s mobile, mobile, mobile with China’s video sites these days as they chase China̵...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 31, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
Uber Launches in Taiwan

After a Month of Quiet Testing, Uber Launches Officially in Taipei

After a month of quiet testing in Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, online car pick-up company Uber has no...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 30, 2013
  • at 2:59 pm
Protest against India

India’s Upcoming PRISM Gets a Boost With Israeli Interception Tools Deal

It’s already clear that India will have a Central Monitoring System (CMS) put in place later this ...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 30, 2013
  • at 11:05 am
Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech

Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech, Now Seeking Crowdfunding

It’s been a long journey for Vibease, the Singa-US startup that puts the ‘hard’ into hardware....

By Steven Millward

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  • July 30, 2013
  • at 3:59 am
Alibaba smart TV acquires PPTV rumor

Alibaba Needs to Acquire a Chinese Video Site to Makes Its Smart TV OS More Fun

As we explained last week, Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba has created a smart TV OS that will app...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 29, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
17 Labor Rights Violations Still Found at One Apple Supplier in China, 2013

Labor Rights Violations: 17 Broken Promises By Apple And Its Chinese Suppliers

How long does it take for endemic and institutional problems to be solved? Judging from numerous rep...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 29, 2013
  • at 1:47 pm
CTW - China tech news this week

8 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

This week’s tech news in China saw all the big names appear. Sina Weibo; Tencent; Nokia; Baidu; Xi...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 28, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
Asia tech news this week

Staff Picks: 11 Top News Stories This Week in Tech in Asia

Shopping on a TV; using sign language online; analysing Facebook in Asia; marvelling at Groupon surv...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 27, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
Rozee-pk site Saudi Arabia

Pakistani Jobs Site Rozee.pk Ventures Overseas With Saudi Acquisition

One of Pakistan’s earliest and most successful web businesses, the jobs portal Rozee.pk, is making...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 26, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
Chinese Android App Store Wandoujia

App Store Wandoujia Adds 500,000 Users a Day, About Half of New Android Activations in China

Chinese consumers now have over 250 million active smartphones and tablets, with most of them runnin...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 26, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
Japan Fotofig makes 3D printed fugures of people

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids With This 3D Printing Service

3D printing is not yet an everyday mundanity, so there are many ways in which it’s still a great n...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 26, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
Taobao regional shipping in Asia

Taobao and Tmall Target Hong Kong and Taiwan E-Shoppers With New Regional Shipping Options

China’s biggest e-commerce sites, Taobao and Tmall, are now serving customers in Hong Kong, Macau,...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 25, 2013
  • at 7:15 pm
Baidu mobile search users

For First Time Ever, Baidu Sees Mobile Account For Over 10% of Revenues

We’ve seen China’s top search engine, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), focusing on mobile a lot more in the ...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 25, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
Groupon China, Gaopeng

Groupon’s China Site Gets $30 Million Funding From Joint-Venture Partners

Groupon’s China venture has had a rough ride, but it’s still alive. The site, called Gaopeng, ha...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 24, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
Apple to open new store in Chongqing on July 26 ahead of new retail push in China

Apple’s Revenues in China Drop 43% in Q2; Here’s Why

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook spoke about the firm’s Q2 earnings while Asia slept. One inte...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 24, 2013
  • at 5:05 pm
Weibo Facebook login

Sina Weibo Targets New Users Outside China, Now Lets You Sign Up Via Facebook

It’s always been really tough for anyone outside of China to sign up for Sina Weibo, the natio...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 24, 2013
  • at 2:12 pm
Line Officially Launches in India With New TV Ads

Line: We’ve Added 5 Million New Users in India Since Rolling Out TV Ads

At the start of this month we noted that NHN’s smash-hit social messaging app Line had rolled out ...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 24, 2013
  • at 12:55 pm
China Has 261 Million Active Smartphones And Tablets in 2013

Flurry: China Has 261 Million Active Smartphones And Tablets, 65% On Android

Analytics firm Flurry has some new stats out for the China market. The company says it measured 261....

By Steven Millward

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  • July 23, 2013
  • at 9:58 pm