Posts Categorized: Web

China closes movie piracy sites

China Takes Down Two Major Movie Piracy Websites, Makes Arrests

Chinese authorities have shut down two notorious movie pirating websites today in a strengthening clampdown on both online and offline pirac...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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China Nears 200 Million Broadband Subscribers (But the Mobile Web is Still Way Bigger)

China Nears 200 Million Broadband Subscribers (But the Mobile Web is Still Way Bigger)

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released the latest official numbers for broadband penetration in t...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Gengo funding

Gengo Gets $12 Million Funding for Crowdsourced Translation Service

The Tokyo-based startup that makes Gengo, the enterprise-oriented crowdsourced translation service, has wrapped up $12 million in series B f...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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China Mobile Customers Making Fewer Phone Calls, Telecom Companies At Risk

China Mobile Customers Making Fewer Phone Calls, Telecom Companies At Risk

China’s major telecoms are having a rough week. Yesterday, a MIIT spokesman announced that the Chinese government won’t force Te...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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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, Pandora.vn, 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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zorpia

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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Qihoo loses Tencent lawsuit

Qihoo Executives Don’t Accept Court’s Decision in Latest Legal Loss

Earlier this week, the Guangdong Higher People’s Court ruled in favor of Tencent and against Qihoo in a lawsuit filed over the “3Q W...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 9:56 am
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Qihoo loses Tencent lawsuit

Qihoo Loses Tencent Lawsuit (Again), Must Pay Fine and Show Frontpage Apology (Again)

A web-based battle between two Chinese internet giants that dates back to 2010 is finally being put to rest today. Sort of. The Guangdong Hi...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 4:11 pm
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sby twitter thumb

Indonesian President Now #1 Asian Nation Leader on Twitter (And Has Lots of Parody Accounts Too)

Since the Indonesian president joined Twitter as @SBYudhoyono just 11 days ago, his official account has now reached 1.56 million followers....

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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gorated

GoRated Gets Users to Rate Websites in the Philippines

So you’re an online entrepreneur. You’ve got your products and services, high quality and in demand. You’ve got your cool, well design...

  • April 23, 2013
  • at 9:00 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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