Posts Categorized: Web


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Now KakaoTalk Makes It Easier to Steal Away BBM Users

KakaoTalk, a Korean-made chat app has made an update to its Blackberry app so that it now incorporates RIM’s Blackberry Connect. Now the a...

  • January 15, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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CNNIC Report: China Now Has 564 Million Internet Users, More Than Half are on Weibo

China’s web registry regulator, the CNNIC, has today released a new tranche of data showing the size of the Chinese internet landscape...

  • January 15, 2013
  • at 4:18 pm
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Singapore-based DropMyEmail Partners with GMO Cloud for Japan Expansion

DropMyEmail, a Singapore-based startup providing cloud solutions for website and email backup, has announced a partnership with GMO Cloud, t...

  • January 15, 2013
  • at 8:29 am
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China’s Baidu Pushes Into Africa and Middle East With New Mobile Browser

Chinese search engine Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has teamed up with mobile telco Orange (NYSE:FTE) to bring its Android web browser to north Africa...

  • January 14, 2013
  • at 4:59 pm
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Tech in Asia: Our Picks for News of the Week [Jan. 12]

This week was a blockbuster, with a series of explosive news stories out of China dominating the choices from six of our bloggers this week....

  • January 12, 2013
  • at 8:11 pm
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China’s Biggest Online Mall Now Wants to be Your Supermarket

You’ve long been able to buy pretty much anything on China’s Taobao, right down to a single tube of toothpaste. And now the huge C2C e-c...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 7:46 pm
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British Retailer Marks and Spencer Launches Major E-Commerce Push in China

Marks and Spencer (LON:MKS) might have 12 brick-and-mortar stores in five Chinese cities already, but it’s surprisingly only this week tha...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 12:26 pm
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Rumor: Weibo Celebrities Like Kaifu Lee Questioned by Chinese Police

As the Southern Weekend incident continues to boil in the Chinese media, weibo celebrities like Innovation Works founder Kaifu Lee (25 milli...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 12:06 am
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Uh Oh! Indonesia’s President Dissed as His Website Gets Hacked

Yesterday, the website of Indonesia’s president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, at presidensby.info, got hacked by an Indonesia-based hacker gro...

  • January 10, 2013
  • at 9:55 pm
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Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Confirms Retirement From CEO Role at Ripe Old Age of 48

Alibaba founder and CEO has confirmed that, after building up China’s biggest e-commerce venture since 1999, he will step down from hi...

  • January 15, 2013
  • at 5:36 pm
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4,000 Years of Chinese Culture Culminates in this Online Slang Dictionary

So now we’ve figured out that the internet won’t bring universal freedoms to China and got all that disappointment out of our systems, p...

  • January 15, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Baidu Invests in Kingsoft, Moves Into Web Security, Qihoo’s CEO Calls it a “Big Joke”

If anyone had any doubt there was bad blood between Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) and Qihoo 360, here’s some more evidence to convince you: afte...

  • January 15, 2013
  • at 12:38 am
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Duke University Takes to Sina Weibo to Connect with Potential Students

We’ve written much in the past about how individuals and organizations outside of China are making use of Sina’s (NASDAQ:SINA) W...

  • January 14, 2013
  • at 10:10 am
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Tencent Responds in Case of Apparent WeChat Censorship

Yesterday we broke the story of how WeChat, the world’s biggest Whatsapp-style messaging app, was apparently censoring words that are ...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 11:59 pm
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Zendesk Celebrates 25,000 Users Worldwide, Enjoys Strong Asia Growth

Today cloud-based customer service solution provider Zendesk has announced that it now has more than 25,000 customers around the world. And ...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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Chinese Internet Companies Should Stop Overseas Censorship

A few days ago, I wrote about a rant posted to Sina Weibo and spotted by Global Voices Online in which an alleged member of Sina’s cen...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Now China’s WeChat App is Censoring Its Users Globally

We’ve written a lot about the progress of the world’s biggest messaging app, the China-made WeChat, which is fast approaching 30...

  • January 10, 2013
  • at 10:40 pm
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Rumor Alibaba acquired Xiami Music

As Alibaba Gets More Social, Rumors Swirl of Acquisition of Music Site Xiami [UPDATE: Confirmed]

Just a few hours after Alibaba boss Jack Ma detailed the restructuring of the e-commerce giant into 25 more nimble divisions, a rumor emerge...

  • January 10, 2013
  • at 9:34 pm
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