Posts Categorized: Video

E-Wheelchair Creators Raise $1 Million, Roll Closer to Shipping in 2014

While everyone’s talking about Tesla and Terra, there are plenty of other startups working on electric vehicles. One such group of innovat...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:49 am
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Line Officially Launches in India With New TV Ads

Line Officially Launches in India With New TV Ads (VIDEO)

Japan-made Line app is weighing in to the social messaging app battle in India by officially launching in the country with the aid of two ne...

  • July 1, 2013
  • at 10:57 pm
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“Eye to Eye”: The Viral Music Video That Pakistan’s Internet Can’t Stop Laughing At

It looks like Pakistan may have found its own Rebecca Black. Or the Numa Numa guy. Or this guy. You know what, this really is better without...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Smartisan OS launch

China’s Over-Hyped Smartisan OS Has Just Launched; What Next?

After lots of bullshit hype that this would somehow “kill off Apple eventually”, China-made Smartisan OS has finally launched.

  • June 17, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Alibaba Working on a Set-Top Box to Bring E-Commerce to Your TV?

Alibaba Working on a Set-Top Box to Bring E-Commerce to Your TV?

Last year it was cheap smartphones; this year the China trend — again, inspired by Xiaomi — appears to be set-top boxes. LeTV an...

  • May 16, 2013
  • at 8:45 am
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china pirate porn

China’s Biggest Pirate Movie Site Was Also Hosting 70s Pornos

Last month we wrote about Chinese authorities’ takedown of two websites suspected of distributing pirated films and television program...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Baidu Acquires PPS for $370 Million, Claims It’s Now China’s Biggest Video Platform

Well, the rumors are true. Chinese search company Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) announced today that it has acquired’s streaming video se...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 9:09 am
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wechat first tv commercial

WeChat Officially Steps Foot Into Singapore Market with First TV Commercial [VIDEO]

Tencent’s social messaging application WeChat has announced today that its expansion plans have officially traveled down south to the shor...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 4:44 pm
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Youtube Sitcom ‘My Best Gay Friends’ Goes Viral in Vietnam

Vietnam just might be the first Asian nation to legalize gay marriage later this year. The upper echelons have been discussing legalizing si...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Nightspade Turns Your Smartphone into a PC Game Controller

Nightspade Turns Your Smartphone into a PC Game Controller (VIDEO)

Nightspade wants to turn your mobile phone and tablet into a game controller, and your computer into a gaming system. At Rock Star Dev 2013,...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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Google’s StreetView Guy Walking Around Japan’s Creepily Deserted Battleship Island

Watch Google’s StreetView Guy Walking Around Japan’s Creepily Deserted ‘Battleship Island’ (VIDEO)

Japan’s notoriously creepy Battleship Island – actually called Hashima Island – has been deserted since the mid-1970s when its...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 12:48 pm
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Youku-Tudou Launches ‘Sharing Plan’ to Encourage and Reward Original Content Producers

Most people go to Youku for the TV shows and movies these days, and it’s easy to forget that the site first earned its reputation in p...

  • June 26, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Pirate3D Buccaneer 3D printer

Singapore’s Pirate3D Printer Ready to Hit Kickstarter, Will Ship to Backers in December [VIDEO]

A few months ago we saw Singaporean startup Pirate3D get seed funding to help develop what it claims to be the world’s most affordable 3D ...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 11:58 am
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ChatPerk gadget lets your iPhone emit smells

Attach and Sniff: Japan’s ChatPerf Lets Your iPhone Emit Smells (VIDEO)

Using a smartphone is a very sensual and immersive experience, but so far our sense of smell has been left out of the fun. Not any more. A J...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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LeTV Announces SuperTV Models and Prices, Launch in Late June

Chinese video and television company LeTV has been talking about its SuperTV (a smart TV) for quite a while. In fact, you may remember that ...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Baidu PPS acquisition

If the PPS Rumors are True, Could Baidu Beat Out Youku-Tudou?

China’s tech media has been talking for weeks now as though Baidu’s rumored acquisition of popular streaming video service PPS i...

  • May 2, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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VNG Shutters Zing Video To Sidestep a Battle with Youtube

On the Alexa traffic rank, Zing Video is the fifth highest ranked site in Vietnam. But that number piggybacks on the strength of Zing Me, VN...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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YouTube Space video

Watch Tokyo’s YouTube Space Get Taken Over by a Huge Rube Goldberg Machine (VIDEO)

Remember the ‘YouTube Space’ studio that opened up in Tokyo last month, the first of its kind in Asia? Well, it’s already ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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