Posts Categorized: Business

How Nokia Lost its Cool, and its Customers, in China

Nokia has been hit especially hard in its Q2 2011 results by China, where sales plummeted 41 percent year-on-year. It comes at a time when C...

  • July 22, 2011
  • at 11:13 pm
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HTC Shows Off Upcoming Sina Weibo Phone, for Microblogging Addicts

HTC and Sina have today announced the fruit of their first major project together: a brand-new China-only HTC phone with baked-in Sina Weibo...

  • July 21, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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[UPDATE] Cloudary Suspends its US IPO – and now Xunlei too

[Update: July 21st, 6pm Beijing time - And now we hear that Xunlei (the video, games, and P2P download site) has cancelled its IPO for the t...

  • July 21, 2011
  • at 3:15 pm
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Travelocity India Sues Cleartrip, Claims Damages of $37.5 Million

Two of India’s leading travel services portals are on the war-path with Travelocity India filing a civil lawsuit against Cleartrip on grou...

  • July 20, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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50 Million Users Strong, mig33 Announces Developer Program with GREE

“Knock knock,” mobile game developers. Here’s news not to be missed. If you’re snubbing the Asian market, it’s time to wake up and...

  • July 20, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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Shanda Brings Cloud Services to China’s SMEs

Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA) has flipped the switch on its Grand Cloud services, aimed at China’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME), a...

  • July 20, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Sina Weibo Moves Into Social Gaming, Payable with Virtual Credits

Sina Weibo just became a bigger time sinkhole with the gradual rolling-out of a games portal – at game.weibo.com – that’s ...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Indonesian Gaming Publisher Puts Facebook Credits on Prepaid Cards

Lyto, Indonesia’s largest online gaming publisher, recently announced its partnership with Facebook and Live Gamer to provide a payment ga...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 1:44 pm
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Indonesian iPad Game App, Hachiko, Reaches Top 10 in U.S and Japan

It seems mobile app development in Indonesia is experiencing a boom. Co-founder of TouchTen Anton Soeharyo told us that Hackiko HD Lite [iTu...

  • July 18, 2011
  • at 11:18 am
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Japan’s KDDI to Launch Innovative Handset For Elderly

This September KDDI will begin selling the Mi-Look, a mobile phone created by manufacturer Kyocera, which aims to help people in Japan take ...

  • July 22, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Japanese Map Publisher Zenrin to Buy 24% Stake in MapmyIndia

Zenrin, a leading Japanese map publisher, is on the verge of investing US$30 Million in its India-based counterpart, MapmyIndia. This would ...

  • July 21, 2011
  • at 4:45 pm
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HTC and Tata Docomo Partner For the ChaCha in India

We told you last month about HTC bringing its ‘Facebook phone,’ the Salsa, to India. We have just received word from Tata Docomo...

  • July 21, 2011
  • at 3:15 pm
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BlackBerry PlayBook Launched, But There’s No Need to Queue

As of last weekend, customers can finally buy RIM’s long-awaited tablet. Although it’s quite late for the BlackBerry PlayBook t...

  • July 20, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Kaskus

Building Communities Through a Giant Online Forum

During the IDBYTE conference, Ken Dean Lawadinata, CEO of Indonesian giant forum, Kaskus, shared his thoughts about communities in the count...

  • July 20, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Mobile Ad Network ZestAdz Acquired By Komli Media

Digital media company Komli Media has acquired ZestAdz, a mobile advertising company based in Chennai, India. Komli Media announced today th...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 10:48 pm
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China’s Baidu Reaches Music Licensing Agreement

Today Chinese search giant Baidu has announced that it has signed a deal with One-Stop China, a joint venture representing the music divisio...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 3:07 pm
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Ben & Jerry’s Wants Singapore To Name New Ice Cream On Twitter

If you’re having trouble choosing a name for your new product, crowdsourcing one on Twitter could be your answer. There is also the added ...

  • July 18, 2011
  • at 8:26 pm
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idblogNetwork Talks About The Blogosphere in Indonesia

idblogNetwork is one of the largest blog ad networks that helps brands promote their products through its 4,800 bloggers in Indonesia. What...

  • July 18, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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