Posts Categorized: Web


Monster sells ChinaHR to Saon Group

Now Valued at Just $30M, Jobs Site ChinaHR Rumored Sold Off For a Monster Loss

The impasse over recruitment site ChinaHR, the loss-making subsidiary of US-based Monster (NYSE:MWW), is rumored to be over. Monster has bee...

  • January 25, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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China Skype intercepts

Microsoft Under Fire For Skype China Business and Alleged Chat Intercepts

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is under fire from dozens of rights advocates today in the form of an open letter to Skype which calls on the new ow...

  • January 25, 2013
  • at 10:59 am
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Pop Star Leehom Wang Tries Direct Pay-to-Download Music Model on His Website

The direct, pay-to-download model of selling entertainment has been increasingly popular in the West since comedian Louis CK used his own we...

  • January 25, 2013
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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
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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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Why SetechViet is My Favorite Vietnamese Startup

When people ask me about my favorite startups in Vietnam, SetechViet is at the top of my list. They’ve got an awesome young, innovativ...

  • January 25, 2013
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Pricebaba funding

India’s PriceBaba Finds Funding For its Product Search Engine

For all the horsepower behind every general search engine in the world, it seems that consumers are increasingly finding product search engi...

  • January 25, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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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
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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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