Posts Categorized: Web

e-books in vietnam

E-Books In Vietnam Stagnate at 1% of Total Book Buying Market Share

One of my favorite local Vietnamese tech sites,, just came out with an interesting report saying that in Vietnam e-books haven...

  • April 23, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Hong Kong’s Zorpia: Is This a Real Social Network or Just a Spammer? [UPDATE]

I first came across Zorpia a couple months ago, when I got an email saying that a friend — we’ll call him Mike — had ̶...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Yahoo Mail China closes

Yahoo China to Shut Email Service Ahead of Possible Total Withdrawal

Yahoo China has announced today that its email service in the country will be shut next month. The Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) email homepage has al...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 9:37 pm
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Baidu Antivirus PC

Baidu Takes a Dig at Qihoo With Launch of Antivirus Apps in China

After months of testing it in on users in Southeast Asia and then around the world, Chinese search engine Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has now launch...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Burpple Find, Singapore restaurant reviews

Burpple Challenges Yelp in Singapore, Brings Restaurant Reviews Outside the App

After making fast progress from first launching its foodie-oriented photo app in May 2012, now Burpple has rolled out a user-submitted resta...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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sieu web

Sieu Web, A New Website-Building Platform For Businesses in Vietnam

In my opinion, most websites in Vietnam are crap. They’re ugly, poorly designed, horribly colored, and the font choice is atrocious. S...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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It’s Official: Spotify Launches in Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong

We mistakenly leaked last week that Spotify is set to launch in Singapore. So today’s launch by the Swedish music streaming giant into...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 11:58 am
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sby twitter

Indonesian President’s New Twitter Account is a Hit, Gains 700,000 Followers in 2 Days

Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono – also known as SBY – has finally made his first tweet on his brand-new Twitter ha...

  • April 15, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Asia tech news this week

Staff Picks: 9 Top News Stories this Week in Tech in Asia

Money, murder, manga, and several other things that regrettably do not begin with “m” dominated this week’s Asia tech news...

  • April 13, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Sichuan quake resources online

Google, Baidu and Many Web Companies Set Up ‘People Finder’ Boards After Chinese Quake

Shortly after this weekend’s earthquake near the Chinese city of Ya’an in Sichuan province, which has so far claimed nearly 200 ...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 3:57 pm
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naver in vietnam

NHN Is Going Into Search In Vietnam

In Vietnam, the chat app battle is fearsome. Western competitors Whatsapp and Viber face serious opposition from Asian rivals like Line, Kak...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 11:15 pm
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Amazon Cloud Drive launches in China

Amazon Rolls Out ‘Cloud Drive’ in China Ahead of Possible Kindle Launch

So it turns out that Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Kindle hardware didn’t launch in China on the 16th as rumors said it would. But ther...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 1:43 pm
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china internet speed

Qihoo Report Breaks Down China’s Average Internet Speed by Province

Ever wonder where the fastest internet in China is? According to a new report released by Qihoo 360, the answer is Shanghai. In fact, the re...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 10:19 am
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Top PC Games China

China’s Ten Most Popular PC Games (March 2013)

Gaming is big in China and only getting bigger. And while mobile gaming is important, the PC is still by far the most popular gaming platfor...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Pirate iOS App Store from China

China’s Top Apple Hackers Launch a Pirate iOS App Store

Far from being shut down by Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), the Chinese team behind KuaiYong seems to be thriving. Last year it made a no-jailbreak-nee...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Spotify Singapore launch

Spotify Now Available in Singapore Ahead of Today’s Launch Event

Spotify is now available in Singapore ahead of a launch event later today. Some basic fiddling with the music streaming service’s geo-...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 10:35 am
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baidu lab cupertino

Baidu Opens Lab in Silicon Valley Devoted to Research into ‘Deep Learning’

Wired has dropped in on a brand-new facility opened by Chinese search engine Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) in the heart of Silicon Valley. Dubbed Baid...

  • April 15, 2013
  • at 10:43 am
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PassedOn Connects You With Your Loved Ones Before You Kick The Bucket

We’re inundated with social media these days. I consider my friends who aren’t on Facebook lucky, they don’t have to deal with the ons...

  • April 12, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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