Posted by Steven Millward

With Government Backing, China Close to a Netflix-Like Video Subscription Site

A deal between state-backed China Movie Channel and Jiaflix will bring a Netflix-like video subscrip...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 29, 2012
  • at 11:45 am

Desperately Seeking Customers: Chinese Dating Site Jiayuan Turns to E-Commerce

In the battle to turn users into paying customers, the Chinese dating site Jiayuan (NASDAQ:DATE) has...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 28, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm

Well That Was Fast: New York Times’ Weibo Account Now Suspended [UPDATE: Or Not]

UPDATE (June 27, 17:41): Well, things are certainly taking a turn for the weird. The New York Times ...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 28, 2012
  • at 12:52 pm

New York Times Joins Weibo, Starts Chinese News Edition Tomorrow

The New York Times, the august newspaper turned digital media company, is venturing onto thin ice br...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 27, 2012
  • at 5:01 pm

With An Eye on Angry Birds in China, An Animated Orange Raccoon Gets Funding

A-Li is a cutesy orange raccoon that lives in Dream City, loves grapefruit, and is best friends with...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 27, 2012
  • at 1:32 pm

SingTel Innov8 Looks to Developing Nations, Funds Mobile Platform Maker G-Mobi

SingTel Innov8 is in action again, this time ploughing its venture capital into – along with Japan...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 27, 2012
  • at 9:20 am

OFFICIAL: Groupon’s China Business Merges With FTuan

Exactly as we’d heard was about to happen in recent rumors, it has just been announced officia...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 26, 2012
  • at 9:35 pm
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Chinese Phone-Maker Xiaomi Secures $216 Million in Series C Funding

It has just been announced by Lei Jun, founder and CEO of the disruptive startup phone-maker Xiaomi,...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 26, 2012
  • at 4:27 pm

Rumor: Ctrip Acquires Travel E-Commerce Rival Feeyo

There’s a rumor in the online travel industry in China that one of its giants, Ctrip (NASDAQ:C...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 26, 2012
  • at 3:05 pm

360Buy’s Express Delivery Trucks Ready to Hit the Road After Government Approval

We reported recently on a significant strategic shift in China’s e-commerce industry whereby a...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 26, 2012
  • at 11:30 am

Quafrica Guides Chinese Travelers Around Africa, In Luxury

There’s another contender in the luxury travel e-commerce sector in China in the form of Quafr...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 25, 2012
  • at 4:01 pm

Flipboard for Android ‘China Edition’ Launches, Comes to 2 Startup App Stores

Here’s another milestone for Flipboard in China, with the official launch today of Flipboard f...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 25, 2012
  • at 11:54 am

Hubblr Launches Out of Beta, Ready to Handle Your Social Marketing to China

Last winter we looked at Hubblr, a dashboard for global social marketing that includes support for C...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 22, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm

Jiepang Makes a New Friend, Can Now Share Check-Ins to WeChat

Jiepang, one of China’s biggest check-in social networks, has a new buddy in the form of Tence...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 21, 2012
  • at 9:41 pm

Tech Meets Fashion with NFC, QR Codes, and Augmented Reality

Yesterday I dropped into the MobileAsiaExpo – which is still running in Shanghai through to Fr...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 21, 2012
  • at 4:03 pm

Rumor: China’s Groupon Business to Merge with FTuan

The long-running saga over the fate of Gaopeng, Groupon’s (NASDAQ:GRPN) joint-venture in China...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 21, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm

KakaoTalk Launches WP7 App Today, Games Center Coming Next Month [HANDS-ON]

KakaoTalk, the Korean-made messaging app that’s proving a hit at home and across Asia, now has...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 21, 2012
  • at 9:37 am

No Deal! Lashou Withdraws Its US IPO Filing

One of China’s top daily deals site, Lashou, prides itself on selling attractive deals to its ...

By Steven Millward

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  • June 20, 2012
  • at 9:48 pm