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Net-A-Porter Brings The Outnet to China With Local Luxury E-Commerce Acquisition

In a big vote of confidence in the luxury e-commerce sector in China, the UK e-tailer Net-A-Porter has today confirmed its acquisition of a ...

  • February 29, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Japan’s Prime Minister Noda Getting No Views on YouTube

The Prime Minister of Japan, Yoshihiko Noda, is apparently having difficulties drawing the public’s attention over on YouTube. The mos...

  • February 29, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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UK E-tailer Net-A-Porter Ready to Buy Its Way Into Chinese Luxury E-Commerce Market

The couture e-tailer Net-A-Porter is rumored to be entering the Chinese e-commerce market with the purchase of a local fashion site named Sh...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 10:40 pm
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Sina Weibo and the Coming Weipocalypse

This morning, Sina’s (NASDAQ:SINA) quarterly earnings call turned more than a few heads. The company actually posted a profit, but is ...

  • February 28, 2012
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DeNA Partners with Qihoo 360 to Push Mobage Further in China

We’ve recently told you about DeNA’s (TYO:2432) multi-pronged efforts to push its Mobage gaming platform in China. It was just l...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Netease’s Cloud Notes App Hits 2 Million Users, Chasing After Evernote

With smartphone usage in China on the rise, Netease (NASDAQ:NTES) has today announced that its Evernote-style cloud notes app, Youdao YunBiJ...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 3:15 pm
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Zanadu Brings a Curated Luxury Travel Service to Monied Chinese Consumers

Just as luxury e-commerce is taking off in China, it should be no surprise that opulence-oriented travel sites are a potential boom area as ...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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MockVault Helps Manage and Present Your Designs Professionally

Started by two Singaporean serial entrepreneurs Ben Ho and Melly Fong, MockVault is a platform which lets you manage your designs before pre...

  • February 28, 2012
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Another Day, Another Quad Core Smartphone: ZTE Unveils the Era

So for those keeping count, this is the third quad-core smartphone from an Asian manufacturer that we’ve mentioned in the past 24 hour...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 9:50 am
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Chinese Man Disappeared, Detained by Police for BBS Repost

How careful are you about the things you retweet online? A Foshan man named Shang Laicheng learned the hard way that in China the simple act...

  • February 29, 2012
  • at 11:33 am
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Turn HR into Your Startup’s Competitive Advantage

A lot of factors will determine your startup’s success. Product innovation, consumer adoption, and competition are of course critical fact...

  • February 29, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Peppermeet: LBS App Could Help Japan’s Disaster Response

Rocket Staff is a young, Tokyo-based startup which has introduced a location-based iPhone app called PepperMeet. With GPS technology, the ap...

  • February 28, 2012
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Facebook Testing Disaster Message Board in Japan

So I noticed something interesting when I logged into Facebook today. I’m in Japan, and it seems that the social network has added a D...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 6:25 pm
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Flipkart’s Music Store Takes Flyte, Aims to Surpass Amazon, iTunes

Indian e-commerce leader Flipkart has today launched its licensed music store, Flyte. It immediately becomes India’s largest legal MP3...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 3:57 pm
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DEMO Asia: 76 startups from 14 countries will launch or pitch their products

We’re just two days away from DEMO Asia, one of the largest tech startup launchpads in the region. Expect a tech startup bonanza as en...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 2:47 pm
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Chinese Government Launches New Internet Porn Crackdown

Fans of internet porn in China, be warned: your days may be numbered. Yesterday, the government announced a new internet crackdown campaign ...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Vancl Broke 4 Million Mobile Users in 2011

E-commerce is growing fast in China, but the future may be in mobile e-commerce. That’s something experts have been saying for a while...

  • February 28, 2012
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Singapore developer unveils unofficial Path client for OS X

Arun Thampi, a Singapore-based app developer and co-founder of Anideo, a mobile app development startup, has finally launched his unofficial...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 9:06 am
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