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India’s Yebhi Expands Its E-Commerce Team, Acquires Madeinhealth Founders

[Update on May 23rd: I had incorrectly asserted that Yebhi bought up the whole startup, but it actually just acquired the startup team. And ...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 11:59 pm
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Chinese Third-Party Android App Store Sees 900 Million Downloads in Q1

New download stats compiled by Chinese app store 91 Mobile show that, in 2012 Q1, it saw the rate of Android app downloads more than double ...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 10:21 pm
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Did Microsoft Back-pedal from Claiming Windows Phone Win Over iPhone in China?

On Friday tech blogs big [1] and small were running a story citing Microsoft as the source of an interesting factoid. The stories all varied...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 7:48 pm
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Lei Jun Shares Advice for Startups and Entrepreneurs

Xiaomi’s Lei Jun is always interesting. Recently, he gave a lengthy interview to Huashang Wang in which he talks about entrepreneurshi...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 5:21 pm
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China Mobile’s 4G TD-LTE Network is Really Fast

We’ve written quite a bit about the testing of China Mobile’s 4G TD-LTE network that’s currently underway in Guangzhou and...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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KDDI and Global Brain wants to fund young startups worldwide

The KDDI Open Innovation Fund, a 5 billion Yen (US$63M) corporate venture capital fund from Japan, is seeking to invest in promising mobile ...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 12:54 pm
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Yahoo and Alibaba Reach Stake Repurchase Deal, Yahoo to Net $7.1 Billion

Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO), which currently owns 41.7 percent of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, has come to a formal agreement with Alibab...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 12:02 pm
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Video: How to make customers pay more for your product

Grant Cardone, an international sales training expert, talks about how lowering the price of your product is often a mistake: Only one produ...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Sandbox Global to Expand ‘Stylista’ Facebook Game Around Asia

Bangkok-based gaming company Sandbox Global is in the process of launching an English language version of their Facebook fashion game Stylis...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 10:25 am
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Fujitsu’s AR Driving App Gives Navigation Info and View of Backseat

We’ve written about more than a few augmented reality applications here in the past, some more useful than others. But like one of the...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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How the hell can we raise money with Leslie of Red Dot Ventures and Tanguy of Cartouche – 24 May

Team, Big Market, Product, Business Model, Traction, Revenues, Unfair Competitive Advantage… What are investors really looking for? Ho...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 8:40 pm
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Activity booking site EvenPanda combines Pinterest and Airbnb

What do you get when you combine two of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups and apply the concept to an entirely different vertical? You...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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Zaker’s New iPad Shopping App is a Dedicated Follower of Fashion

The Chinese startup behind the Flipboard clone Zaker has released a new app for iPad that’s aimed at fashion-loving women. Called Zake...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 3:51 pm
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Clault Keeps Guard of Your Most Confidential Business Documents

Most of us are well aware of the risks involved in losing or not protecting sensitive data. That’s why many organizations opt to purch...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Latest Entrepreneurial Events in Singapore

Events For The Week – 19-26 May

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

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 12:33 pm
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Book Review: Only The Paranoid Survive by Andy Grove

Although the case studies from this book are already outdated (as it was written in 1996), the lessons learnt and the concept of a strategic...

  • May 21, 2012
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March of the Cheap Smartphones: Details on Qihoo 360’s New Phone

Recently, we’ve seen news of cheap smartphones coming from a lot of Chinese internet companies, including Baidu, Netease, and Shanda. ...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Wodache Lets You Carpool Easily in Beijing

From Wikipedia: “Carpooling (also known as car-sharing, ride-sharing, lift-sharing and covoiturage), is the sharing of car journeys so tha...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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