Posted by Steven Millward

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

360Buy Now Sells Train Tickets Online, At a Price

The major Chinese e-commerce site 360Buy has expanded its travel offerings even further today, launc...

By Steven Millward

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  • March 30, 2012
  • at 9:05 pm

Chinese Apps are Bypassing Google’s Play Store, Giving Android Apps Straight to Users

A mobile platform is only as strong as its app line-up, which in turn relies on the co-operation and...

By Steven Millward

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  • March 30, 2012
  • at 3:02 pm

Applorer Gamebox Sees Growth in Asia, Users Keen for Premium Games

People love mobile games, and many folks want to be nice by paying for them – but a combinatio...

By Steven Millward

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  • March 30, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm

Tencent CEO: Weixin Group Messaging App Hits 100 Million Users

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) CEO, Ma Hua Teng – also known as Pony Ma – has said on his mi...

By Steven Millward

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  • March 29, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm

Plug and Play Singapore Gives Some Very Real Cash to Virtual Currency Traders First Meta

Silicon Valley startup accelerator Plug and Play Tech Center has given growth capital to the Singapo...

By Steven Millward

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  • March 29, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm

Rumor: Shanda’s Upcoming Android Smartphone Will be World’s Cheapest Dual-Core Beast

The upcoming Android phone from Chinese web company Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA; FRA:RZP) looks like it migh...

By Steven Millward

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  • March 28, 2012
  • at 9:40 pm

Nokia and China Telecom to Launch Lumia 800C March 31st, WP7 Marketplace Now Live in China

Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) has just wrapped up a launch event for its WP7-powered phones in Beijing...

By Steven Millward

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  • March 28, 2012
  • at 5:15 pm

Apple Seems to Have Tweaked App Store Ranking Algorithm, Many Chinese Apps Plunge

A report from a Chinese news site suggests that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has adjusted its ranking rules a...

By Steven Millward

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  • March 28, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm

Qualcomm Ventures and DCM Make a New Move, Back Taiwanese Startup Accupass

Two VC firms have made their first foray into Taiwan today, with DCM and Qualcomm Ventures leading a...

By Steven Millward

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  • March 28, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm

Flipboard Aims for 5 Million Chinese Downloads This Year

Flipboard pushed out the iPhone version of its localized app for China last week – and now the...

By Steven Millward

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  • March 27, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm

Qihoo’s 360 Browser for iPhone Brings Tabs and a Built-In Flipboard Clone

Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU) is following up on its pretty popular 360 Browser HD for iPad by launching a b...

By Steven Millward

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  • March 27, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm