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peter-vesterbacka

Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka Talks, China, Merchandising, Animation

This is a part of our TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 event coverage. Here at TechCrunch DisruptBeijing, Peter Vesterbacka, CEO of Rovio Interactive...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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disrupt

TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing Live Blog

We’ll be posting updates from TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing 2011 as the day goes on, as Charlie, Steven, and Willis are all reporting fro...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 9:38 am
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China-this-week

8 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

Welcome to China this week! This past week in China saw action in particular from Alibaba, Baidu, and Amazon. We also have several interesti...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 12:06 am
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china-welcome

6waves Lolapps Buys Social Gaming Company Smartron5, Gains Legs in China

6waves Lolapps announced last night that it has acquired Beijing-based social gaming company Smartron5. The acquisition will provide legs fo...

  • October 29, 2011
  • at 11:47 pm
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Snapfish Founders Form New Incubator ‘Angel Prime’

India’s start up scene is heating up. For mentoring and guiding the the many fledgling firms, a group of serial entrepreneurs has set up a...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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The9′s Game Zone Hits 30 Chinese Android App Stores, Half a Million Downloads for Tomb of Qin

Chinese gaming company The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) has been pushing its services as an international game distributor this year, first launching its ...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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liu

Liu Xingliang: “Making a Start-up is Like Having a Baby”

Liu Xingliang is a Chinese internet expert whose name and analysis pops up pretty frequently on all the big tech news portals. But Liu has h...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 4:49 pm
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chen-shiqu

Social Media Helps Chinese Police Solve Kidnapping Cases

China has a serious problem with child kidnapping (full disclosure: I’m making a film about it from the perspective of parents whoR...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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geomon

Geomon by Loki Studios is Addictive, and It’s Setting Up in Asia

I’m usually very direct with my reviews. When something is good, I can usually tell when I’m devoting way too much time to it. Geomon is...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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comnico

Social Media in Japan: In Conversation with Comnico

Facebook recently topped the 5 million user mark in Japan, and its rapid growth in the country has the attention of not only individual user...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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brandmile

Luxury E-commerce Indian Start-up, Brandmile, Profits Within 10 Months

Luxury goods tend to be tough for many wallets to handle. But Brandmile, an e-commerce start-up in India, found a way to make luxury goods (...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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startups-in-asia

This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 9 That Caught Our Eye

As usual, we have quite a few Asian tech start-ups on our radar this week, from China, India, and Singapore. For folks who are interested in...

  • October 30, 2011
  • at 10:08 pm
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blogging hard

Talking Blogging in Indonesia: Why Content is Still King

At IDblognetwork’s blogger event, aka Kopdar Blogger Nusantara, I just spoke with a group of enthusiastic Indonesian bloggers on how our A...

  • October 29, 2011
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qoncept

Ad Tech Tokyo: Augmented Reality Fun With Qoncept

At Ad Tech Tokyo this afternoon I had an opportunity to check out Qoncept, a developer of augmented reality (AR) technology. Some of our rea...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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A Hopeful Nokia, with New Asha Phones, Looks to India

When Nokia (NYSE:NOK; HEL:NOK1V) unveiled a bunch of new feature phones at the recent Nokia World event, there seemed to be two recurring th...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 6:33 pm
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china_kindle

As Competitor Posts Big Losses, Amazon in Talks to Launch Kindle in China

Today, TheNextWeb is reporting that Amazon has confirmed it’s planning to officially launch the Kindle in China, and is currently in t...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 2:37 pm
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YY.com Looks to IPO in the US, If Not Torpedoed By Its Own Piracy

The Chinese online downloads and entertainment portal YY.com is looking to IPO in the US next year, and thereby raise between 100 to 200 mil...

  • October 28, 2011
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beijing

China Is The Place To Be For Serious Entrepreneurs

I first visited China at age 10 and since then I have been visiting the country pretty frequently — Fuzhou (where my family comes from ori...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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