Posts Categorized: Business


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Qihoo to expand to Southeast Asia with plans to set up a R&D center

Chinese internet company Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU), which provides a range of services from search to anti-virus products, has plans to enter Southe...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 5:27 pm
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Evernote syncs up with 1 million users in Taiwan

Evernote syncs up with 1 million users in Taiwan

US-based startup Evernote has cracked a major milestone in Taiwan, where it now has just over one million registered users. The Evernote Tai...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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Tencent buys stake in Sogou

Chinese web giant Tencent boosts its search engine, takes stake in rival for $448 million

China’s top web companies are on an acquisition blitz this year. The latest big stake grab comes in the realm of search engines, with Chin...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 6:18 pm
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After MNC split, Rakuten Indonesia is now a stand-alone subsidiary

After half a year of turmoil, Japanese e-commerce titan Rakuten (JSD:4755) has revealed today that its Rakuten Indonesia operations are now ...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 3:53 pm
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Anphabe, Vietnam’s LinkedIn, receives strategic investment from RGIP in Japan

Anphabe, Vietnam's leading online network for professional aka Vietnam's LinkedIn, just got a strategic investment from RGIP, a Japanese rec...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg in Beijing, meets Chinese web official

While everyone’s been busy drooling/pontificating over the new iPhones, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) COO Sheryl Sandberg has been busy in Beij...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 9:20 pm
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Xiaomi beats “Little Pepper” in landmark Weibo defamation case

Around one year ago, as cheap smartphones were bursting onto the Chinese market right and left, a new phone called the “Little Pepper&...

  • September 11, 2013
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Apple’s “cheap” iPhone 5C will cost $735 in China

So much for all the talk of Apple offering an inexpensive smartphone to compete with cheap smartphone players like Xiaomi in China! At Apple...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 2:51 am
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Tencent Video animates China’s battle for premium content with Disney deal

Big-name content is a big battleground for China’s video-streaming sites. All the major ones – Youku, Tudou, PPS, PPTV, iQiyi, T...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Stylista’s maker Sandbox Global: it’s time for more funds and more games

Back in May 2012, Bangkok-based gaming company Sandbox Global was in the process of launching an English language version of its Facebook fa...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Tencent soars past $100 billion in value after yesterday’s search engine merger

Yesterday evening, Tencent (HKG:0700) revealed it’ll take a 36.5 percent slice of search engine rival Sogou for $448 million. The deal sho...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 10:13 am
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Sina and Tencent investors unperturbed by crackdown on spreading rumors in China

In May, the Chinese government came down hard on Chinese web celebrities, launching a campaign to contain provocative news and rumors. Seve...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 11:35 pm
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Shopping, dining and urban listings? CariYuk gives you answers

If you love shopping and are crazy about anything discounted; if you want to know malls, shopping, and dining centers near your location; if...

  • September 13, 2013
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Thai broadcaster sues Apple, seeks $3 million in damages

Thai broadcaster CTH which spent approximately $300 million to win the right to broadcast English Premier League (EPL) matches in Thailand, ...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 6:43 pm
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Thai telco True talks about 500 Startups investment, plans a VC group

Thai telco True Corporation is known for its phone business. Many consumers don’t realize that it also supports the Thai startup ecosy...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Apple’s new iPhones support TD-LTE: another sign the phones are coming to China Mobile?

We’ll probably know within a few hours whether Apple’s new phones are coming to China Mobile or not; Apple is holding a press ev...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 4:13 am
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Thai telco True invests in 500 Startups, unveils 6 startup finalists

True Corporation yesterday annouced an investment in 500 Startups. The investment sum, although undisclosed, apparently makes True one of t...

  • September 10, 2013
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How Huawei is building a platform for Chinese tech companies to expand globally

To succeed in today’s digital world, the telcos need content, both local and global content providers. Huawei is providing that.

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 10:38 am
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