Posts Categorized: Web


Github China unblocked

Social Coding Site Github Unblocked and Accessible Again in China

It was just two days ago that my colleague reported on how the social coding site Github had become blocked in China. But today we notice th...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 10:34 pm
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VCgroup Penta cloud service

Thai Startup Launches a Cloud Client For Your Digital Business

Mimee is a blogger and editor at Bangkok-based Thumbsup. Thai startup The VCgroup – which stands for Venture Catalyst – has laun...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 4:59 pm
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Google Philippines office opens today

Google Opens Philippines Office Today

Manila has a lot more brightly-colored sofas and foosball tables today with the opening of Google’s Philippines office. Narciso Reyes ...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 12:20 pm
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Baidu: More Than 30 Million NetDrive Users Have Their Heads in the Cloud

As with the late-arriving Google Drive, China’s Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) was a bit late to the cloud storage game, launching its consumer-o...

  • January 22, 2013
  • at 8:58 pm
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China’s Virtual Telecom Market May Be Worth $11 Billion

Recently, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced a plan to permit telecom companies to lease out the...

  • January 22, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Close all the Things! Mixi To Shut Smartphone Virtual World, Subscription E-Commerce Service

With Facebook still on the rise in Japan, things are only going to get tougher for domestic social network Mixi (TYO:2121). And while the co...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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Huawei sales profit figures 2012

Huawei Profits Up 33% in 2012, Now Seeing 66% of Revenue from Outside China

Chinese telecoms firm and phone-maker Huawei might’ve had the kind of publicity in 2012 that’s usually only seen in a PR directo...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 6:23 pm
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Taiwan's Fashionguide funding from CyberAgent Ventures

Newest CyberAgent Ventures Funding Makes it a Dedicated Follower of Taiwanese Fashion

Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures has had a Taiwan office for well over a year, and now the VC firm has yet another local site on its portfo...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 12:17 pm
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techinasia news of the week

Tech in Asia: Our Picks for News of the Week [Jan. 19]

This was a week of big news across Asia, so much so that it might be difficult to separate the signal from the noise and figure out whatR...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 12:32 am
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videogram

Videogram Gets HTML5 Improvements, Native Apps Coming Soon

Back in December we got word that Cinemacraft had raised a new round of funding. Its Videogram service, as you may recall, is a handy servic...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Chinese Train Ticket Web Traffic Hijacked to Push Qihoo’s 360 Browser

China’s 12306 ticket purchase site (run by China’s Railway Ministry), is the only official way to buy train tickets online in Ch...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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HootSuite Adds Weibo Scheduled Posts and More Social Marketing Features

The social media posting platform HootSuite ventured into China last October with support for Sina Weibo, which is a crucial avenue for soci...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 11:17 am
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Tencent Weibo versus Sina Weibo users

Tencent Weibo, the ‘Other Weibo’ That Nobody Cares About, Reaches 540 Million Users

Much of the social media buzz in China – and a lot of our own coverage – is about Sina Weibo. But it’s worth remembering that ...

  • January 22, 2013
  • at 12:42 pm
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China Blocks Social Coding Site Github

Chinese developers are waking up to a little bad news this morning, as it looks like social coding platform Github has been blocked in China...

  • January 22, 2013
  • at 7:20 am
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Crowdonomic: Singapore’s Startup Scene to be Strengthened by the Power of the Crowd

We’ve written many times about how Singapore is a great place to do business, with lots of support available via different avenues for...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 7:20 pm
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Japan’s Crowdworks Partners with Yahoo Japan, Expects Massive Traffic

Crowdworks, a Tokyo-based startup providing a crowdsourcing platform that matches engineers and designers with job postings, announced today...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 2:40 pm
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New W3C facility at Beihang University

W3C Opens Office in Beijing, Invites China to Shape Future of Web Standards

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an international community dedicated to web standards that’s headed by Tim Berners-Lee out of MIT...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 9:55 am
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China tech news

5 Must-Read Stories in China This Week

This was a week of big in China. Big news, big numbers, and big surprises. Plus, big battles on the horizon? Only time will tell, but since ...

  • January 20, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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