Posted by Steven Millward

Suning Spoils For an E-Commerce Price War As it Shifts From China’s High Streets

History will soon come to be littered with retailers who failed to make the switch to the internet a...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 11, 2012
  • at 9:45 am

Rumor: Baidu and Rakuten E-Commerce Joint-Venture in Trouble, Half Staff Laid Off

Reports in the Chinese press [1] suggest that the e-commerce joint-venture between Baidu (NASDAQ:BID...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 10, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm

New Intel China Boss Talks Mobile, Medfield, in Live Chat on Weibo

Intel’s (NASDAQ:INTC) new China chairman, Sean Maloney (pictured right), took to a live chat w...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 10, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm

Baidu Now Has an Instagram of Its Own, Ready For Its Close-Up

Chinese search engine Baidu acquired the photo-sharing app PhotoSola last November – and now, ...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 9, 2012
  • at 10:20 pm

There’s an App Add-On For That: Get a Mouthful of Shanghai’s Soup Dumplings

Even though Shanghai is now a vast, sprawling metropolis, there are still ample opportunities to fil...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 9, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm

China’s Attempt to Banish Online Rumors is as Vague as the War On Terror

The ‘Internet Society of China’ (ISC) has today released a paper entitled Written Propos...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 9, 2012
  • at 2:20 pm

Kowtow Alert: TuneIn Censors Its Own Radio App in China

China’s web isolationism has taken a bizarre new turn with the American radio streaming app Tu...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 9, 2012
  • at 11:00 am

Own-Brand Clothing Etailer Crucco Hopes that “Slow Fashion” Brings Quick Growth

Combining e-commerce with building your own fashion brand is one massive task – and so it̵...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 6, 2012
  • at 3:45 pm

10 Chinese Social Video-Sharing Apps to Watch in 2012

As so often happens in the Chinese web landscape, there’s already a very healthy amount of com...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 6, 2012
  • at 10:20 am

LiiHo IM App: A New Way to Chat as You Draw Something and Doodle With Friends

A Taiwanese-made messaging app looks set to cash in on the craze for doodling that was stirred up by...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 5, 2012
  • at 4:19 pm

BingDian Hotels App Lets Users Check-In to Auctions, Loyalty Discounts

A new Chinese startup has launched that claims to help hotels sell more directly to consumers and th...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 5, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm

Instagram for Android Arrives, But Missing Sina Weibo Support

The massively popular Instagram app has just arrived on Android – but, oddly, it is missing th...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 4, 2012
  • at 11:02 am

China’s E-Commerce Giant Launches its Taobao Browser

China’s e-commerce king, Taobao, now has a PC web browser of its own that’s aimed at ...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 3, 2012
  • at 7:45 pm

ChinaCast Suspended on NASDAQ, Another Chinese Tech Stock in Turmoil

The online learning platform ChinaCast (NASDAQ:CAST) has had its NASDAQ stocks suspended after faili...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 3, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm

C2: The Social Network That Transports You to a Stranger’s Life

For all the power that the internet has to enable us to explore, poke, and pry, it is rarely done in...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 2, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm

Guess What? Tencent Clones Zynga’s Draw Something [LEAKED PICTURES]

No sooner has the smash-hit social game Draw Something been bought up by Zynga [1] than we hear that...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 2, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm

China’s Group Messaging Giant to Get English Name, WeChat, and Go Global

Weixin is already the world’s biggest group messaging app, having last week accrued 100 millio...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 2, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
China This Week

7 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

This week ended with a huge bang as Chinese authorities meted out serious punishment to Twitter-like...

By Steven Millward

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  • April 1, 2012
  • at 12:43 pm