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It’s Official: Sohu, Tencent, and Qiyi Team Up to Buy Content Rights

Yesterday, we passed along rumblings from the Chinese media that Sohu, Tencent, and Baidu’s Qiyi were planning to band together to pur...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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MIIT Official Says China’s Slow Internet Puts Government, Telecoms Under Intense Pressure

It’s no secret that China’s internet is pretty slow. Looking at the numbers makes it clear, and the message is struck home every...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Has Google Drive made Insync redundant?

Technophiles have generally greeted the launch of Google Drive with cheer. That’s no surprise: It has 5GB of free space, which is more...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 3:21 am
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For The Record, I Think Rocket Internet is Cool

I recently got back from Jakarta to settle some administrative matters in Singapore. While working on my pile of paperwork, I also got the c...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 8:38 pm
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In Wake of March Merger, Youku and Tudou Connect User Accounts

Chinese video website Youku (NYSE:YOKU) quietly announced late last week that it had made a move to integrate Youku and Tudou accounts, afte...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Mediba Takes its Ad Platform Across SE Asia, New Offices in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia

The Japanese mobile ad company Mediba has just announced its expansion into three new countries, with newly-established offices in Vietnam, ...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 4:39 pm
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Singapore Gets First Microsoft Technology Centre in SE Asia, Opens Today

Today Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has opened the doors on its first-ever Microsoft Technology Centre (MTC) workspace in Southeast Asia, which si...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 2:12 pm
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comScore: 1 in 5 Mobile Users in Japan Owns a Smartphone

Research firm comScore Japan KK released figures today that say that one out of every five mobile users in Japan now owns a smartphone. And ...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Sohu, Tencent, Qiyi to Team Up and Buy Video Rights Together?

Having the rights to stream the most popular shows is hugely important to any streaming video site in China. Unfortunately, getting those ri...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Video: Tim Draper on women entrepreneurs

Here’s a video interview with Tim Draper, manager director of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. He talks ab...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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Inspired By Alvin Wang, Burpple Launches HelpKopiGoOverseas.com

I was just sipping on my cup of early morning kopi (Singapore coffee) when I discovered that social food journal, Burpple, has just created...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 9:31 am
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Yahoo Japan Still Going Strong, Wants to be More Social, More Mobile

It seems there’s lots of news surrounding Yahoo Japan (TYO:4689) today. Perhaps most notable is that the company announced its financi...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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RIM Launches Blackberry Curve 9220, Targets Teens, Feature Phone Users

At the X2 Club in Jakarta this afternoon, RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) officially unveiled its latest addition to the Curve series, the Blackberry Curv...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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UCWeb and UnionPay Announce New Mobile Payment Solution

Paying for things online in China is generally kind of a hassle, especially on a mobile phone. It has always required third party accounts a...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 5:50 pm
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LinkedIn Announces Latest Asia Push, a New Office in Hong Kong

LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) today announced the opening of a new office in Hong Kong, the company’s ninth office in the Asia Pacific region a...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Buykee Makes Pinterest Look Cheap, Launches a Luxury Brand Social Commerce Site

China’s already lively online shopping industry has a new challenger this week in the form of the luxury brand-oriented social commerc...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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And the winners of the Jakarta International Space Apps Challenge are…

The winners of Jakarta’s International Space Apps Challenge has been announced. A collaboration between NASA, the American Embassy in ...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 12:16 pm
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Windows 8 Boot Camp Held in Indonesia, Produces Dozens of Applications

Hosted in Bandung, the Windows 8 Boot Camp by Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) a few weeks back produced no less than 44 applications for Windows 8. ...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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