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Leaked photo of Xiaomi Mi3 and Xiaomi Red Rice

Leaked Photos Supposedly Show Xiaomi Mi3 and iPad Mini-Sized Xiaomi Tablet

Having sold over seven million Android-based smartphones in 2012, and planning to push that to 15 mi...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 10, 2013
  • at 9:15 pm
Flipkart funding

Flipkart Gets India’s Biggest Ever E-Commerce Investment, Nets $200 Million in Funding

This is big. This is India’s biggest ever e-commerce funding round. E-commerce titan Flipkart ...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 10, 2013
  • at 4:31 pm
Google Rolls Out Public Alerts in Taiwan

Ahead of Looming Typhoon, Google Rolls Out Public Alerts For Natural Disasters in Taiwan

Typhoons and flash floods are the two biggest natural disaster dangers in Taiwan’s tropical climat...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 10, 2013
  • at 4:06 pm
Uber in China

5 Reasons China is Crying Out For Uber

Bans, new regulations, public-sector challengers. China’s fledgling taxi app startups have had...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 10, 2013
  • at 1:49 pm
iQiyi and rivals smart TV

Is Baidu About to Boost its Video Site By Launching a Smart TV?

Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) video streaming site iQiyi – already boosted by the recent $370 mi...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 9, 2013
  • at 9:57 pm
Shanda Cloudary IPO 2013

Chinese E-Books Platform Gets $110 Million in Funding From Goldman Sachs and Temasek

Shanda Cloudary, the e-book, e-reader, and publishing division of Chinese web giant Shanda (formerly...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 9, 2013
  • at 5:22 pm
HealthKart Plus, Indian startup

Despite Regulatory Hassles, India’s Healthkart Gets Huge Funding to Expand Medicine Sales

India’s HealthKart sells everything from vitamins to vital medicines via its online portal, but it...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 9, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
RAWR

With This New App We Can All Be Wide-Eyed, Pale-Skinned Manga Characters

There’s an especially big industry in Asia for beautification apps that can make their female user...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 9, 2013
  • at 12:45 pm
Ubuntu Touch in China

A Post-Android Future? One Chinese Telco Signs Up For Ubuntu’s Mobile OS

With Chinese authorities having already warned that the nation is too dependent on Google’s Androi...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 8, 2013
  • at 9:10 pm
HTC One sales 2013

End of An Era? HTC Shares Plunge, Now Worth Less Than in 2005

Markets and investors today passed their judgement on HTC’s Q2 earnings that were released las...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 8, 2013
  • at 4:17 pm

A Whole Lot of Flirtin’ Going On: Momo Reaches 50 Million Users

The China-made find-and-flirt app Momo has reached 50 million users. As revealed on Momo’s off...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 8, 2013
  • at 3:13 pm
Groopic app

Groopic: This Pakistani Startup’s New iPhone App Puts The Photographer Back in the Picture

A Lahore-based startup is prepping the launch of an amazing iPhone app that puts the photographer &#...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 8, 2013
  • at 11:03 am
CTW - China tech news this week

8 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

This week’s tech news in China has all the big names – Google, Baidu, Alibaba, WeChat. But there...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 7, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
Asia tech news this week

Staff Picks: 8 Top News Stories This Week in Tech in Asia

This week we have great news for WeChat, very bad news for Google, some interesting new movements in...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 6, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
Uttarakhand Government Launches Person Finder Site, 02

With Thousands Still Missing After Floods, Uttarakhand Government Launches Person Finder Site

With thousands still missing – Action Aid estimates 5,000; local authorities say 7,000 –...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 5, 2013
  • at 9:20 pm
CommonFloor logo

Property Portal CommonFloor Gets $7.5 Million Funding to Expand Across India

Indian real estate portal CommonFloor has wrapped up its third major funding round, the startup reve...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 5, 2013
  • at 5:50 pm
Vodafone India

India Gives Nod to 100% Foreign Ownership of Mobile Telcos

This sounds like good news for SingTel (SGX:Z74), Maxis (6012.KL) and other mobile telco companies t...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 5, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
UCBrowser developers

UC Browser Focuses on HTML5, Calls Out to Global Developers For New Open Platform

UC Browser, the China-made mobile browser that has 400 million users around the world, is getting a ...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 5, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm