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Jimmy Rim, The Youngest CEO Running a VC Firm in Korea

Born in Korea and graduated from KAIST, a well-known engineering college in Korea, JimmyRim is the C...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 16, 2013
  • at 9:08 am
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The Growth Story and Future of Mobile Chat App Giant LINE

Popular mobile messaging chat app LINE was created by NHN Japan inspired by the tragic earthquake th...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 15, 2013
  • at 9:08 pm
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Catcha Media and Says.com Confirm $20 Million Merger, Aim To Dominate Digital Advertising in Malaysia

Malaysia’s media giant Catcha Media Berhad and social news network Says.com have today shaken ...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 14, 2013
  • at 11:59 pm
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Kakao Launches KakaoHome, A Social Android Launcher For Your Smartphone

Kakao, the maker of Korean mobile chat app, KakaoTalk, has launched KakaoHome a launcher for Android...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 14, 2013
  • at 7:18 pm
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Reep Remembers The Photos You Took A Year Ago

Photos become more meaningful when you look at them in relation to time. Reep is a made-in-Japan mob...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 14, 2013
  • at 8:58 am
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From Waiter to Leader: Jonathan Lu’s First Speech as Alibaba CEO

Now that we’ve heard Jack Ma’s final speech as Alibaba’s CEO, we can focus on his succ...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 13, 2013
  • at 5:11 pm
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Jack Ma’s Last Speech as Alibaba CEO

Last Friday in Hangzhou, China, Alibaba celebrated Taobao’s tenth anniversary (pictures below)...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 13, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Why Spotify Chose To Launch in Singapore and Malaysia

Spotify picked Asia because piracy is high in this part of the world.

By Willis Wee

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  • May 13, 2013
  • at 10:08 am

With 1.4 Million Users, Taobao Launches Hong Kong Official Site

E-shopping marketplace Taobao has been aggressively expanding to Hong Kong and Taiwan. With 1.4 mill...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 10, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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Chester Roh: The Story of a Hacker-Turned-Entrepreneur Who Sold His Company to Google

Chester Roh (pictured) started his journey as an entrepreneur at the Korea Advanced Institute of Sci...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 10, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Umeng Dominates Chinese Mobile App Analytics, Plots Overseas Expansion

Umeng is serving over 100,000 mobile apps across iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, with more than 50 ...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 9, 2013
  • at 10:03 am
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Fruit Ninja Has 200 Million Downloads in China

Fruit Ninja has been downloaded 500 million times across the world with 200 million of them from Chi...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 8, 2013
  • at 10:51 pm
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How KakaoTalk Grew From a Startup to a Giant Mobile Platform (INTERVIEW)

Like any startup, Kakao’s road to success was paved with blood and sweat.

By Willis Wee

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  • May 8, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Tencent CEO Pony Ma Talks WeChat, Competition, Going Mobile and Global

This afternoon at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) event in Beijing, Tencent’s ‘Pony...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 7, 2013
  • at 8:31 pm
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How China’s UCWeb Plans To Invest $480 Million in the Next 3 Years

China’s UCWeb and its UC Browser app for mobiles have more than 400 million users worldwide with 1...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 7, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Lei Jun: WeChat Has Done a Great Job

On stage at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing this morning, Lei Jun (pictured)...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 7, 2013
  • at 11:58 am
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Not Only on WeChat: Tencent Hints at Integrated Mobile Gaming Platform

We know that Tencent is developing a social gaming platform for WeChat, its popular messaging app, b...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 6, 2013
  • at 6:32 pm
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KakaoTalk’s Growth Chart: Hitting 90 Million Users Soon

Mobile chat messaging app, KakaoTalk, currently has 89 million users and is closing in onto 90 milli...

By Willis Wee

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  • May 3, 2013
  • at 9:08 am