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Xiaomi Mi4 specs and photos

New Xiaomi Mi 4 unveiled: here’s everything you need to know

Here are all the facts, stats, and specs - and a bunch of photos - on the Xiaomi Mi 4 that was unvei...

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 6:48 pm
Xiaomi Mi4 wood covers

Xiaomi unveils new Mi 4 smartphone and MiBand fitness tracker (live blog)

Xiaomi reveals it sold 57.36 million phones in its first three years of operation today as the compa...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:49 pm
Xiaomi Hongmi review by TechinAsia

Xiaomi sold 57.36M phones in past 3 years, cheapest Redmi phone is biggest seller

Xiaomi has sold 57.36 million phones in its first three years of operation. Here’s the breakdown.....

By Steven Millward

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:47 pm
China Yo clone

Chinese developer clones Yo, but it’s just for laughs

And now here’s the Chinese version of Yo. It’s called Hehe, which is the sound of laughter in Ch...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
Canva secures $3 million funding to get more people using its online design tools

Canva secures $3.6 million funding to get more people using its online design tools

Canva revealed today that it’s grown to 600,000 registered users and now has US$3.6 million in fre...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:00 am
Alibaba has a second attempt at making a social network

Alibaba has a second attempt at making a social network

Ecommerce titan Alibaba has a new social network. It’s a sort of Instagram that’s based around t...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 21, 2014
  • at 7:08 pm
Apple to open new store in Chongqing on July 26 ahead of new retail push in China

Apple to open new store in Chongqing on July 26 ahead of new retail push in China

Apple is set to open its 11th store in mainland China later this month. The upcoming Chongqing Apple...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 21, 2014
  • at 4:10 pm
7 awesome QR code marketing campaigns that you could adopt

7 awesome QR code marketing campaigns

QR codes are a bridge between offline and online in the smartphone age. Here are seven great QR code...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 19, 2014
  • at 10:55 am
Chinese startup developer of Dolphin mobile browser sells 51% stake for $91 million

Chinese startup behind Dolphin mobile browser sells 51% stake for $91 million

The Chinese developer of Dolphin, a popular web browser for Android and iOS, has sold a 51 percent s...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 18, 2014
  • at 11:10 am
China set to regulate smart TVs and foreign TV shows

China’s boom in smart TVs and foreign TV shows is about to be hit with a serious clampdown

China’s online video sites have boomed in recent years, with surprisingly little in the way of...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 17, 2014
  • at 7:38 pm
Alibaba puts itself on the map, buys Autonavi in $1.5 billion deal

Alibaba puts itself on the map, buys Autonavi in $1.5 billion deal (Updated: shareholders approve)

Today Autonavi confirmed it has accepted the Alibaba deal for that acquisition price, pending the ap...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 16, 2014
  • at 7:15 pm
WeChat begins ecommerce push in Asia with taxi-booking feature

Singapore WeChat users can now book taxis inside app, more countries to follow in EasyTaxi partnership

WeChat users in Singapore can now book a taxi inside the messaging app thanks to a tie-up with EasyT...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 16, 2014
  • at 5:26 pm
Xiaomi Android updates

Why is Xiaomi slow at Android updates? (Updated chart)

Despite scooping up Hugo Barra, Google’s former Android VP, Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is still sl...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 16, 2014
  • at 2:46 pm
TastyKhana adds new cities in India

TastyKhana keeps up pressure on Foodpanda in India by adding 10 new cities

Online food ordering service TastyKhana cooked up a major update today, more than doubling the numbe...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 15, 2014
  • at 7:50 pm
Line messaging app

Line files for IPO on Tokyo Stock Exchange as well as in US (Update: confirmed)

Line is set to file for a huge IPO with the Tokyo Stock Exchange, according to reports today.

By Steven Millward

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  • July 15, 2014
  • at 4:21 pm
A snapshot of smartphone usage in Pakistan in 2014

A snapshot of smartphone usage in Pakistan in 2014 (INFOGRAPHIC)

Pakistan's smartphone adoption has reached between 7 and 10 percent of the population. And Android i...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 11, 2014
  • at 2:46 pm
Is Google blocked in China?

Some Google services unblocked in China after last month’s crackdown [UPDATE: They're blocked again!]

Today web users in mainland China are finding that some of Google’s sites and products are now unb...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 10, 2014
  • at 9:41 pm
Motorola sells 1 million smartphones in India in 5 months since starting online sales

Motorola sells 1 million smartphones in India in 5 months since starting online sales

Flipkart revealed that shoppers have bought one million Motorola phones in the past five months. Tha...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 10, 2014
  • at 6:11 pm