Posts Categorized: Business


Tencent Huayi

Tencent Boosts Video Content Strategy [UPDATED]

Chinese internet giant Tencent has bought 27.8 million shares (amounting to a 4.6% stake) in TV producer Huayi Brothers Media for around 450...

  • May 11, 2011
  • at 2:16 pm
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A Look at Jiayuan.com, the Latest Chinese IPO

China’s most popular dating website, Jiayuan.com, is set to IPO tomorrow. It’s a free service, but users can opt for paid accounts if th...

  • May 10, 2011
  • at 10:18 pm
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AsiaOne Launches Daily Deals Syndication

The Singapore daily deal market is getting a little crowded. As Penn Olson contributor, Keith Toh previously wrote, “For a small country l...

  • May 10, 2011
  • at 4:47 pm
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China’s Zhongguancun One Step Closer to Silicon Valley

Last week posted about our recent visit to Zhongguancun while we were in Beijing. Commonly referred to as China’s Silicon Valley, this hig...

  • May 10, 2011
  • at 12:28 pm
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Beijing Hungry for iPhone Cookies

Apple has been doing well in China recently. Just the other day Beijingers were fighting it out as they queued for the new iPad 2 . Love doe...

  • May 9, 2011
  • at 9:18 pm
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One of Indonesia’s Best Entrepreneurs [INTERVIEW]

Fahima, Founder of Virus Communications and CEO of Virtual Consulting, is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Indonesia. She was nam...

  • May 9, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Intel Taps Into Indonesia’s Blackberry Fever

For BlackBerry users in Indonesia, Intel has launched a local application called “Warnai Hidupmu” (Color Your Life). The application was...

  • May 7, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Surprise Apple! Smartphone Makers Samsung, HTC Show More Growth

Research firm IDC just released its smartphone shipment information for the first quarter of 2011. And while Apple’s threat to Nokia’s n...

  • May 6, 2011
  • at 9:18 pm
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Telkomsel Now Indonesia’s Biggest Holder of IPv4 Addresses

The Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) gave 4 million IP addresses to Indonesian telco Telkomsel. Telkomsel now manages 5.5 mil...

  • May 6, 2011
  • at 3:41 pm
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Rovio Scores Angry Birds Tie-up in China, Aims For 100 Million Downloads

Rovio Mobile, creators of the wildly popular game Angry Birds, has partnered with a leading Chinese downloads portal to bring official versi...

  • May 11, 2011
  • at 12:23 am
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Alibaba Cnzz Acquisition

Alibaba Group Confirms Acquisition of CNZZ

Rumors have been swirling since February about Chinese internet commerce giant Alibaba acquiring traffic stats company CNZZ. This evening a ...

  • May 10, 2011
  • at 9:18 pm
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Telkomsel Competes with XL, Now Offers BlackBerry Data Roaming Service

We reported on Indonesian telco XL Axiata launching its BlackBerry data roaming service a few days back. Now Telkomsel, one of its biggest r...

  • May 10, 2011
  • at 2:52 pm
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BliBli: A New Player in Indonesian E-Commerce

The Indonesian e-commerce battle recently has a new combatant: Blibli.com, which is owned by PT Global Digital Niaga, a subsidiary of Djarum...

  • May 10, 2011
  • at 11:18 am
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LinkedIn Coming to Japan, Hiring

Joi Ito, who was just recently announced as the new director of MIT’s Media Lab, has written over on his blog that he has been advising Li...

  • May 9, 2011
  • at 11:19 am
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Softbank’s Ted Matsumoto on his CEO and the Japan Earthquake

At the Global Mobile Internet Conference last week, we had a chance to sit down with Softbank Mobile Corp’s Senior Executive Vice Presiden...

  • May 9, 2011
  • at 8:18 am
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XL Expands BlackBerry Data Service to US and Australia

To support BlackBerry’s Internet Service, Indonesian telco XL Axiata is cooperating with AT&T in the US and Telstra in Australia ...

  • May 6, 2011
  • at 10:08 pm
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IndiaMART.com Goes Ga-Ga Over Google Apps

IndiaMART.com, India’s largest online B2B marketplace announced yesterday that its 4,000+ employees across 75 locations in India will ...

  • May 6, 2011
  • at 4:38 pm
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Acer Iconia Tablet Hits Indonesia, Ready For A Fight

The tablet computer market in Indonesia has a new play, the Acer Iconia. It was announced this past Tuesday, and today the Acer Iconia A500 ...

  • May 6, 2011
  • at 2:18 pm
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