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How businesses in Singapore are going green

The adoption of green practices among entrepreneurs could become the new black in 2012. With natural resources dwindling, the quest for more...

  • March 23, 2012
  • at 1:41 pm
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Revolutionary mobile platform creates new global standard for secure cashless payments

A new mobile payment platform which will revolutionise cashless payments for consumers, businesses and the banking industry around the world...

  • March 23, 2012
  • at 12:28 pm
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Japan’s NTT Docomo Reaches 2 Million LTE Subscribers

Japan’s leading mobile carrier NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) announced yesterday that its high speed mobile LTE service, Xi , surpassed the tw...

  • March 23, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Tencent Challenges Skitch with a Free Screenshot and Annotation App for Mac

Chinese web and social giant Tencent (HKG:0700) is showing the Mac some serious lovin’ these days, launching its second app for OS X t...

  • March 23, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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No Lobangclub Deal at Angel’s Gate, Says the Founder

So Guyi Shen, founder of Lobangclub sent me an email with his insider’s story about his encounters at Angel’s Gate. He eventually al...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Swiff: One More Square-like Payment Solution Launches in Asia

We wrote about Swiff a couple of months ago, and perhaps a few of you were curious to hear more about it. We just learned that the mobile pa...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 7:57 pm
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Customer Service: The Next Big Hurdle for Chinese E-commerce?

China’s e-commerce scene is rapidly developing into a robust, mature market. In the past few years, online shopping has taken off, and...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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‘Fake’ Android Store in China Can’t Resist Selling iPhones Too

In the south China city of Zhuhai, one enterprising phone vendor has opened an ‘Android’ brand shop that’s a sort of fake ...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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China Railway Ministry’s Website Still Hasn’t Processed Spring Festival Refunds

I’ve written quite a bit about how terrible the Railway Ministry’s online ticket sales system was this Spring Festival. More rec...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Sina’s Biggest Enterprise Weibo Accounts Are Pretty Big

Yesterday, we took a quick first look at Sina’s enterprise weibo white paper. Enterprise weibo accounts are a big part of Sina’s...

  • March 23, 2012
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Interview with Guyi Shen: How LobangClub got 38k users, and more

"Do whatever it takes to make your first users happy, usually this means doing things that don't scale."

  • March 23, 2012
  • at 12:13 pm
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New iPad Meets a Chilly Reception in China, US Scalpers Returning iPads to Apple

The new iPad — what a stupid name — hasn’t been released yet in mainland China. But, like all iPads before it, it has foun...

  • March 23, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Restaurants Dominate Sina Weibo Enterprise Accounts

Sina has just released a lengthy white paper report on its enterprise weibo accounts, and the results are quite interesting. It’s a lo...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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YouTube Launches Localized Service in Malaysia

We just received word from the folks at YouTube that the popular online video site has just launched a localized service for Malaysia. As of...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 8:25 pm
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Swiff launches mobile credit card reader, but can it compete with PayPal?

With the open nature of the Internet, every tech startup faces the risk of being quickly rendered obsolete by well-moneyed technology giants...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 5:43 pm
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Rovio Celebrates Release of Angry Birds Space in Tokyo

At a press conference in Tokyo today, Rovio held a small event to mark the release of Angry Birds Space. I got to try out the game a little ...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 4:17 pm
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GREE Enlists Dentsu to Help with Overseas Expansion

Hot on the heels of its first game release from its North American studio, in Zombie Jombie, Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) is...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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CloudFactory, From the Heights of Nepal, Can Put 1 Million Cloud Workers Into Business

CloudFactory is a fascinating business and concept, not just because it’s based in the Himalayan nation of Nepal, but because it can p...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 1:06 pm
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