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Rumor: Shanda’s Upcoming Android Smartphone Will be World’s Cheapest Dual-Core Beast

The upcoming Android phone from Chinese web company Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA; FRA:RZP) looks like it might be the world’s cheapest legitima...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 9:40 pm
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Fonetwish Allows Users To Access Facebook on Mobiles Without a Data Plan, Reaches 300 Million Users

Fonetwish is a solution for users to access Facebook without a mobile data plan. It uses a “USSD-based interactive solution” to allow us...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Two Southeast Asian startups aim to make bamboo bicycles trendy

Even though demand is picking up in the Western world, riding a bamboo bike is virtually unheard of in Asia. As much as bamboo is commonly a...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 4:58 pm
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DeNA Signs Deals with China’s Three Largest Carriers for Mobage

DeNA (TYO:2432) has been building a range of partnerships in China over the past few months in order to help expand its Mobage China social ...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 3:50 pm
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Burpple, a foodie app for the forgetful, launches for the iPhone

Updated: 8th May, 2012 Burpple, a mobile app that first made waves at DEMO Asia in Singapore, has launched for the iPhone. No, it doesnR...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Qualcomm Ventures and DCM Make a New Move, Back Taiwanese Startup Accupass

Two VC firms have made their first foray into Taiwan today, with DCM and Qualcomm Ventures leading a major funding round for Accuvally, the ...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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ON3: A 3-Day Event. A 3-Minute Pitch. A 3-Month Immersion at Silicon Valley.

Plug and Play Tech Center from the US and the Science and Technology Advisory Council of Silicon Valley (STAC-SV) in cooperation with UP Ceb...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 11:13 am
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Hey Apple, Here Are Some Possible Add-ons For iPhones in China

We recently learned that Baidu, the popular search engine in China, is rumored to be integrating into Apple’s iOS. So rather than setting ...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 9:18 am
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Alien Family: GREE’s Second Game for North America

Following up on Zombie Jombie, the first title from its North American studio, Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) has now released...

  • March 27, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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FoodPanda Provides Online Food Delivery Service

Lazada and Zalora just went live in several countries, but apparently that is not enough for Rocket Internet. You can now add FoodPanda to t...

  • March 28, 2012
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Nokia and China Telecom to Launch Lumia 800C March 31st, WP7 Marketplace Now Live in China

Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) has just wrapped up a launch event for its WP7-powered phones in Beijing. With an emphasis on localized features...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 5:15 pm
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Gray Market iPhone Taobao Vendors Suddenly ‘On Vacation,’ Rumor Has MIIT Involved

Even though the iPhone 4S has been officially released in China, the gray market for Apple’s pretty talking rectangle is alive and wel...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Apple Seems to Have Tweaked App Store Ranking Algorithm, Many Chinese Apps Plunge

A report from a Chinese news site suggests that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has adjusted its ranking rules and algorithm for the iTunes App Store in...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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This is Not the Capitalization You’re Looking For

So yesterday it was announced that the joint venture between Japanese social gaming company DeNA and Namco Bandai, previously called BDNA, w...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Seemingly Weak iPad Sales Have Foxconn Workers Complaining

We knew the new iPad was meeting a less-excited-than-usual market in China, but are sales of the device flagging across the globe? Certainly...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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InnovFest 2012

InnovFest 2012 is an exciting festival of innovation-related activities. Organised by NUS Enterprise for the third year running, this event ...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 10:14 am
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ToGather, Asia’s first crowdfunding site, opens for business

Crowdfunding has taken off in a big way in the United States, with startups like Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, and Quirky getting huge traction. I...

  • March 28, 2012
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MIIT Issues Development Guidelines for Chinese E-Commerce

Well, it looks like the folks over at China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology really drank their coffee this morning! ...

  • March 27, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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