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Baidu Now Has an Instagram of Its Own, Ready For Its Close-Up

Chinese search engine Baidu acquired the photo-sharing app PhotoSola last November – and now, finally, the Instagram-like app has been...

  • April 9, 2012
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Japan is the Latest Country to Get Branded Twitter Pages

Twitter announced today that it has rolled out brand pages for companies in Japan, following up on the feature’s initial launch in the...

  • April 9, 2012
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Forget S’pore, Chibi founder finds Cambodia a great launchpad for Asia

With its low cost of living, David Wilkie has been able to bootstrap and focus on his product without the need for investors.

  • April 9, 2012
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China’s Attempt to Banish Online Rumors is as Vague as the War On Terror

The ‘Internet Society of China’ (ISC) has today released a paper entitled Written Proposal on Resisting Internet Rumors that aim...

  • April 9, 2012
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FlexiRoam’s iOS app lets travelers from more countries make unlimited overseas calls

FlexiRoam, a Malaysia startup that allows customers to make unlimited calls in over 200 countries for a flat rate, has launched their iOS a...

  • April 9, 2012
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Latest Entrepreneurial Events in Singapore

Events For The Week – 7-14 Apr

For a one-stop to all events related to or concerning entrepreneurship, certain industry-meets-business forums and seminars in Singapore, ch...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 12:26 pm
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JigoCity, a porn publisher-owned daily deals site, retreats from parts of Asia

JigoCity, a daily deals site owned by Penthouse publisher FriendFinder Networks (yes, that FriendFinder), has announced that it will not off...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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30 Days To Go: Join Us At GMIC in China

The Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) is a two-day conference in Beijing, China. If you’re interested in mobile and/or China, t...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
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8 Asian Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

In the last seven days, we have covered a couple of startups on Tech in Asia, specifically from Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan, China, India, and ...

  • April 8, 2012
  • at 9:08 pm
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Taobao Launches Pinterest Clone Wantu

Everybody in China seems to be getting into the Pinterest clone business these days, so perhaps it was only a matter of time. This morning, ...

  • April 9, 2012
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There’s an App Add-On For That: Get a Mouthful of Shanghai’s Soup Dumplings

Even though Shanghai is now a vast, sprawling metropolis, there are still ample opportunities to fill your face with traditional local snack...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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360Buy Train Ticket Sales Service Suspended, Other Sites Still Offering Limited Services

Just a week after it was launched, 360Buy has yanked its train ticket purchasing services, citing a low level of success in actually acquiri...

  • April 9, 2012
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Making Mistakes, Learning, and Moving On

Update April 14: All good now with William Henley! Thanks, all. I’m usually pretty critical with my writings (and of my team members’). ...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 2:02 pm
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Sakura Now: An Augmented Reality Cherry Blossom Photo App

In Japan, there’s a popular phenomenon called purikura, or personalized photos upon which you can add custom decorations and designs. ...

  • April 9, 2012
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Rumor: CMGE Planning NYSE IPO

A US IPO seems to be the preferred endgame of Chinese tech companies these days, and now we may have another one to add to the list: the Chi...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Kowtow Alert: TuneIn Censors Its Own Radio App in China

China’s web isolationism has taken a bizarre new turn with the American radio streaming app TuneIn admitting that it is censoring its ...

  • April 9, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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On the Dangers of Being a Technology Whore

The other day my colleague Charlie had his say about developments in technology and their affect on how we live. In a nutshell, he noted tha...

  • April 9, 2012
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China This Week

9 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

In China this week many people had time off for Qingming Festival, but there was still plenty of news going down. Here’s a quick rundo...

  • April 8, 2012
  • at 8:15 pm
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