Posted by Steven Millward

After 5 Million Travel App Downloads, Chinese Startup Seeks $1 Million in Funding

Building a startup that’s focused on free apps is always a tricky business, and so the Chinese...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 18, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm

Ushi: Aiming for $5 Million in New Funding Round This Year

We spotted a report on ChinaVenture (article in Chinese) earlier that says there’s a rumor tha...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 17, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm

Suning Shares Plunge After Warning of 30% Slump in Profits

Chinese electronics retailer and e-tailer Suning (SHE:002024) is having a nightmare time with its st...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 17, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm

Speculative Specs: This Should Be the Next Xiaomi Phone

In the space of just one year, the Chinese startup Xiaomi has gone from being the maker of an Androi...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 16, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm

India’s Makemytrip Makes an iPhone App, Finally

India’s biggest online travel service, Makemytrip (NASDAQ:MMYT), finally has an iPhone app to ...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 16, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm

Rumor: Skype and China’s TOM No Longer Talking, About to Hang Up

There are rumors in the tech industry in China that Microsoft-owned Skype and its China partner, TOM...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 13, 2012
  • at 2:10 pm

Sina to Unveil a Social Web TV Service Today

Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) is set to expand on the success of its Twitter-esque social media platform Weibo ...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 13, 2012
  • at 11:44 am

Sina Weibo Backlash Beginning as US Consulate in Shanghai Gets Banished

The official Weibo page of the US Consulate in Shanghai has met its end, today being blocked by Sina...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 12, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
Xiaomi Miui Midrive 02

Xiaomi and MIUI Reach For the Cloud With New MiDrive

Here comes yet another cloud storage service that’s geared towards smartphone users. The Xiaom...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 12, 2012
  • at 4:38 pm
Yebhi Series c Funding

Series C Funding of $18 Million for Indian E-Commerce Site Yebhi

Gurgaon-based fashion e-commerce site Yebhi.com has just announced that its parent company has wrapp...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 12, 2012
  • at 1:20 pm

Chinese Daily Deals Site: iPhone Users Spend More, Android Owners Are Cheapskates

Chinese daily deals and local reviews site Dianping has compiled stats about its mobile app users fo...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 12, 2012
  • at 9:00 am

Report: Tencent Invests in Android ROM Maker, Hints at QQ Smartphone

A China-based angel investor has let slip that Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has invested 50 ...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 11, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm

Sync or Swim: Android-to-Windows App SnapPea Gets Global Launch

In some people’s eyes, Android has always had a missing link. Or a missing sync. Namely, a des...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 11, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm

Report: Asia Now Has 1 Billion Web Users, And This is What They Do Online

Asia now has more than one billion internet users – or 1.016 billion, to be precise – wh...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 10, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm

China’s Group Buy Market Plummets to 12-Month Lows

New statistics for China’s group buy market show dramatic drops in monthly transaction volume ...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 10, 2012
  • at 4:10 pm

Sina Clones Path for New Meyou App, Only For Your Bestest Bestest Buddies

Sina – makers of China’s hit Twitter-esque service Weibo – has got all its develop...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 10, 2012
  • at 3:10 pm

Report: China Now Has 14% of Global Windows Phone Users

The mobile ad platform AdDuplex has released new stats that suggest that China is now the second-lar...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 10, 2012
  • at 9:00 am

Pocketmate Brings Triple SIM Support to iPhones

If you need to have three SIM cards – to juggle different calling plans, or separate businesse...

By Steven Millward

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  • July 9, 2012
  • at 9:15 pm