Posts Categorized: Web

QQ Browser App Goes Global, Now In the Getjar App Store

Tencent (HKG:0700), the Chinese social media giant, is taking its QQ Browser app global having signed a deal with the American third-party A...

  • November 24, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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LocalBrand Online Mall Launches, Providing a Cat-Walk for Indonesian Fashion Designers

After a beta rollout on August 17, now LocalBrand.co.id has officially launched, with a very apt cat-walk fashion show event (pictured below...

  • November 24, 2011
  • at 11:21 am
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Specialist Sports E-Commerce Site Scores $30 Million in Funding

The specialist Chinese B2C e-commerce site Ku Yun Dong – or, ‘Cool Sports’ in English – has wrapped up a round of se...

  • November 23, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Prolific Hong Kong Game Studio Closes Funding Round

The prolific Hong Kong game development company Animoca, which has produced over 150 social gaming titles for iOS and Android since it start...

  • November 23, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Global Times Attacks Ai Weiwei, Calls For Authorities to Crack Down on “Illegal” Microblogging

Avant-garde artist Ai Weiwei is no stranger to microblogs, or to controversy. Nor is Hu Xijin, the outspoken editor of the state-run Global ...

  • November 22, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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DeNA Taps Vietnamese Game Studio VNG to Make Mobile Social Games for Mobage

The Japanese company DeNA (TYO:2432) has announced this afternoon that it is tapping a Vietnamese games studio called VNG to bring new socia...

  • November 22, 2011
  • at 3:10 pm
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Letao CEO: I’m Cutting 80% of Ad Expenditure – Let’s Stop the E-Commerce Price Wars

B2C e-commerce site Letao.com is cutting its advertising budget by 80 percent, says its CEO, Mr. Bi Sheng, as it burns through approximately...

  • November 22, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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MSN Mall Closes, as Microsoft Rethinks its E-Commerce Strategy in China

MSN China has shuttered its MSN Mall, a B2C e-commerce site, in an apparent restructuring of Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) approach to Chi...

  • November 21, 2011
  • at 3:40 pm
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6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

Living under a rock this week? Yeah, we know, it’s a tough housing market these days! But no worries, we’ve got your back. Here&...

  • November 20, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Fang Zhouzi Accuses Kaifu Lee of Exaggeration in Autobiography

Last night, Fang Zhouzi took to his Weibo to criticize a few pieces of Kaifu Lee’s autobiography. Lee was not happy with the criticism...

  • November 24, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Taobao Mall Braces for Physical Protests at Alibaba HQ

Just when you thought that Alibaba’s olive branch had stopped the digital protests by smaller businesses using its Taobao Mall platfor...

  • November 23, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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No End to Interest in Chinese E-Commerce, as 2011 Sees 7 Billion RMB Invested

Stats put together by ChinaVenture show that Chinese web companies of the so-called online-to-offline (O2O) variety – such as group-bu...

  • November 23, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Going For Gold, 360Buy Launches a Luxury Brand Store, Called 360Top

360Buy, the Chinese B2C e-commerce site that’s currently in second place in that sector, has now diversified from its usual fare of bo...

  • November 22, 2011
  • at 10:58 pm
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3 Alternative Weibo Mobile Apps For iPhone and Android That Have More Eye-Candy

Like with Twitter, the best mobile apps for firing off Weibo missives are not the official ones that the respective companies – such a...

  • November 22, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Yahoo Koprol, in Major App Update, Now Integrates With BBM6

Yahoo Koprol, the first location-based social network in Indonesia, has announced that a major update to the Koprol app for BlackBerry has i...

  • November 22, 2011
  • at 11:45 am
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Expedia Snaps Up Renren’s Share of Chinese Online Travel Service eLong

Expedia (NASDAQ:EXPE), the US online travel giant, has further increased its stake in the comparable Chinese site eLong (NASDAQ:LONG). It ha...

  • November 21, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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‘DirtyBeijing’ App Courts Controversy, Warns Smartphone Users of Crazybad Air

A Beijing-based startup called Fresh Ideas Studio has just released perhaps the most good-looking local air quality app for iPhone and Andro...

  • November 21, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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BOOST Conference Brings Silicon Valley and Japanese Start-Up Expertise to Indonesia

The BOOST Conference, which aims to help existing local start-ups grow and mature as scalable companies in the future, is heading to Indones...

  • November 20, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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