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5 tweaks to boost productivity levels in your startup office

Don’t worry - you won’t have to bust out a Google-sized budget to create a productive working environment. Here are 5 simple fixes that ...

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Snapdeal one-ups Amazon and Flipkart by offering same-day delivery at no extra charge

Not long after Amazon and Flipkart both rolled out their next-day delivery services for India late in 2013, New Dehli-based online marketpla...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 10:20 pm
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How Baidu battled to diversify and stay relevant in 2013

Many Chinese tech giants continued to diversify beyond their flagship products in 2013, and Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), best known for its search e...

  • December 30, 2013
  • at 5:12 pm
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WeChat gets ready for primetime with upcoming release of WeChat TV

Tencent (HKG:0700), the company behind behemoth Chinese messaging app WeChat, has announced it will partner with television manufacturer Sky...

  • December 26, 2013
  • at 12:32 pm
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Grab your popcorn: Alibaba and WeChat go head-to-head and tit-for-tat over movie tickets

Somewhere in China, someone is about to purchase a movie ticket on his or her smartphone. And that ticket purchase could tip the power balan...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 5:07 pm
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WeChat gets serious about in-app purchases and e-commerce with its latest update

WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app, has unveiled an update to its Android app. In addition to some notable UI additions, the updat...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Foxconn to launch $6.8 million in-house startup incubator as it seeks to lead in wearables

Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer best known for assembling products from major hardware makers like Apple and Sony, today revealed it wil...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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In its first flash sale outside China, Xiaomi sold 10,000 smartphones in under 10 minutes

Today Xiaomi held its latest online flash sale, this time doling out 10,000 of its Hongmi devices to customers based in Taiwan for NT$ 3,999...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 12:42 pm
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China overtakes Taiwan with largest number of fast-growing companies

UK-based consulting firm Deloitte says China surpassed Taiwan with the most ranked companies on its annual list of the top 500 fastest-grow...

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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Tencent versus Alibaba: a complete guide to an increasingly fierce rivalry (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tencent (HKG:0700) is the world’s fourth largest web company, and Alibaba is on the verge of history’s largest tech IPO. Both o...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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How Alibaba and Tencent went head-to-head in 2013

This past year saw some major competition emerge between Tencent, China’s massive gaming and social networking company, and Alibaba, which...

  • January 1, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Soon you’ll be able to chat with your refrigerator using Line

It’s widely known by now that messaging apps need not necessarily specialize in just messaging, and tech watchers have been tossing around...

  • December 26, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Line’s e-commerce outlet Line Mall opens for business in Japan

Line, the Japanese messaging app that’s found success in parts of Asia and around the world, announced today it has officially soft-launch...

  • December 20, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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International video streaming site Viki joins hands with Baidu

Viki, the fast-growing video streaming site best known for its catalogue of Asian TV shows, today announced it will be partnering with Baidu...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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In its first flash sale in Hong Kong, Xiaomi sold 10,000 Hongmi devices in 36 seconds

Just when we start thinking Xiaomi is bound to cool off, it continues to keep us on our toes. Today Xiaomi held its first flash sale in Hong...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 4:32 pm
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How big is Line in Taiwan? Big enough to have its own museum exhibit

In most markets, Japan-based messaging service Line is but one mobile chat app among many others, all of whom are competing for eyeballs in ...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Xiaomi sets its sights on Southeast Asia with plans to open Singapore office “as quickly as possible”

UPDATE (9 December 2013): We’ve double-checked and confirmed with Xiaomi Taiwan, and the company would like to clarify: although nothi...

  • December 8, 2013
  • at 12:56 am
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Baidu extends its push into hardware with the release of a smart camera for the household

Today Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), the Chinese tech firm best known for its search engine, unveiled its latest hardware device: a wifi-controlled c...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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