Posts Categorized: Business

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iPhone Giveaway Backfires For Groupon China

Last weekend’s now infamous Beijing Apple Store incident was just one demonstration of how China’s enthusiasm for Apple products can be ...

  • May 12, 2011
  • at 9:01 pm
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Taobao Helps Levi’s, Gap and Now Ray-Ban Enter China

With 370 million users, Taobao, China’s largest online retail website is the place to go for brands that wish to tap on the huge Chine...

  • May 12, 2011
  • at 10:02 am
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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
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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
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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
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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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Indonesia’s TelkomVision Joins With Irdeto To Improve Pay TV

TelkomVision, a subsidiary TV provider of PT Telkom Indonesia, is cooperating with Irdeto to increase the quality of its pay TV service. Ir...

  • May 12, 2011
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Facebook, Baidu Tops in Brand Value Growth [REPORT]

Millward Brown recently published its Global Top 100 Brands rankings, and it will likely come as no surprise that Apple is the top-valued br...

  • May 11, 2011
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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 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
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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
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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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