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Line takes aim at Rakuten and Amazon, to launch five new ecommerce services

The chat app is going to roll out four of the services by the end of 2014.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 3:59 pm
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Individuals have free speech, groups are gagged: Harvard study shines light on China’s internet censorship

You can say pretty much whatever you want on Chinese social media without fear of being censored, as long as you don’t say it in unison wi...

  • August 26, 2014
  • at 5:11 pm
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Are online reviews trustworthy? Malaysia’s TrustedCompany believes so

Are online reviews trustworthy? Malaysia’s TrustedCompany believes so

However, it is worth noting that while online reviews are a good indication of whether a store is trustworthy or not, it is by no means fool...

  • August 26, 2014
  • at 2:55 pm
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Meet Alpha Camp, Taiwan’s very own school for startups

Alpha camp offers aspiring Taiwanese startup founders and developers a curriculum taught by local entrepreneurs.

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 6:56 pm
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GungHo and Gumi extend their reach – to opposite sides of the globe

The companies behind Puzzle and Dragons and Brave Frontier are looking to attract more Asian and Western gamers.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 5:14 pm
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Struggling indie console maker Ouya finds a friend in Xiaomi and a new home in China

China's all-the-rage phone maker Xiaomi has just partnered with Ouya to get a dedicated channel on Xiaomi's smart TVs and set-top boxes.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 12:52 pm
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TaxiForSure raises $30 million, aims to reach 30 cities by 2015

Just two months after securing US$10 million in series B round of funding, Indian cab aggregator TaxiForSure has just secured an additional ...

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 2:11 pm
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Alibaba introduces self-pickup delivery spots in Hong Kong as it flexes its logistics muscles

The Chinese ecommerce giant is steadily flexing its logistics muscle in overseas markets.

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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$12M in sales for user-generated stickers on LINE

Sales for Line’s user-created stickers are showing healthy growth.

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 3:47 pm
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Google to launch Campus Seoul, its first hub for startups in East Asia

Startups in Seoul will soon have a new place to hang out, drink coffee, and hack.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 2:29 pm
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Casio’s new camera is a GoPro for selfie lovers

The Exilim FR10 is a splash, dust, and shock-proof action camera that was designed with selfie-loving families in mind.

  • August 26, 2014
  • at 5:03 pm
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Nearly one quarter of China’s population now shops online

The deputy minister of China’s MIIT says 52.5 percent of Chinese internet users now shop online – about 332 million in total.

  • August 26, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Why China’s new domestic desktop operating system could actually stick

China’s next attempt at a mobile homegrown desktop operating system is slated for an October debut. Here's why it might actually work.

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 1:46 pm
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It turns out Bubbly’s not closing – it’s getting acquired by India’s Altruist

It has been acquired for an undisclosed amount by India-based Altruist, a mobile social networking services provider that has its presence i...

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Uber secretly arrives in Johor Bahru with free rides in hand

Uber will be entering into a relatively crowded market in Johor Bahru.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 11:47 am
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Japan’s tech titans are doing the Ice Bucket Challenge too

Japan's tech elite are keeping the focus on charity.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 2:02 pm
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Malaysian listed internet companies dominate ASEAN rankings

Listed internet companies from Malaysia dominate ASEAN rankings

Out of the eight companies listed, six are from Malaysia, while the other two hail from Singapore.

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 4:47 pm
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Terra Motors wants to help Iran curb air pollution with ebikes

Japanese electric two and three-wheeler startup pushes into West Asia with distribution partnership in Iran.

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 2:58 pm
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