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You Can’t Create A Steve Jobs

Last weekend at Qinghua University, Lee Kai-Fu shared some interesting thoughts on mobile and entrepreneurship in China. The conversation wi...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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TeliportMe, Maker Of The Awesome 360 Panorama App, Debuts A Slick New Website

After months of teasing, the Indian startup TeliportMe has finally unveiled a slick new website, drifting completely away from its earlier...

  • October 25, 2011
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WoW’s New Expansion Angers Dumb Chinese Nationalists

It’s only been announced for a couple days, and it won’t be released for who-knows-how-long, but apparently some Chinese gamers ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 9:38 pm
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Thoughts on Innovation and What’s Really Cool in Tech Start-ups

Dedicated readers may have noticed that I was away for a few days last week. I was in Hong Kong, dealing with the tail end of a visa nightma...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 4:15 pm
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The Chinese Fitness App Start-Up That’s Chasing Smartphone Users

A Chinese start-up is trying to ride a new wave in health and fitness in the country with its multi-platform exercise app called Codoon. As ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 2:17 pm
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India’s Flipkart To Raise as Much as $200 Million From Carlyle and General Atlantic

U.S. private equity firms Carlyle Group and General Atlantic are reportedly planning to invest $150 to $200 million in the Indian e-commerc...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Mozilla’s Innovation Accelerator WebFWD Targets Southeast Asia

WebFWD is an innovation accelerator program by Mozilla, catered to help developers and entrepreneurs to build better applications for the we...

  • October 25, 2011
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iTools is an Alternative Universe iTunes App Where Jailbreaking is Encouraged

Owners of iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches have a fairly new desktop app for Windows called iTools, which can be used instead of Apple’...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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How Innovation Works Works: Lee Kai-Fu on Entrepreneurship in China

CEO and founder of Innovation Works, Lee Kai Fu, spoke at Qinghua University this past Saturday. Besides sharing his thoughts on mobile Inte...

  • October 24, 2011
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E-Commerce Site 360Buy Blocks Alibaba’s Product Search Engine

China’s second-largest B2C e-commerce site, 360Buy – also known as JingDong Mall – appears to have blocked Alibaba’s product search-...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 11:15 pm
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The State of the Internet in Asia [MAP]

No sooner than we had mentioned Akamai in a piece earlier today, did we discover that its State of the Internet report for Q2 had been publi...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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Corporate Use of Social Media Across Asia [INFOGRAPHIC]

Burson Marsteller (BM) has just released its 'Asia-Pacific Corporate Social Media Study' for 2011, giving insights – and infographics – ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Mumbai Tops in India Internet Users, But Rural on the Rise [REPORT]

A new report from the IMRB and IAMAI on the Internet in India concludes that Mumbai is the nation’s top Internet-using city. According...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 3:15 pm
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Chinese Gaming Company The9 Establishes South Korean Branch

Chinese gaming company The9 Interactive — the giant operator that distributes a number of major Western games in China and the former ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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Publishing Tools to Share: TextMate Snippets for Stock Tickers and Live Blogging

We like to experiment with new publishing tools here at PO. And like many of the start-ups we cover, our team has to try to figure out the b...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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China’s Moment Systems Raises $20 Million From KPCB, CBC, and Others

China-based Moment Systems (or Miaozhen) announced yesterday that it has concluded a $20 million funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufie...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 9:15 am
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Sky-mobi Teams Up With Sina Weibo in Mobile Partnership

When we last caught up with Chinese mobile online media company Sky-mobi (NASDAQ:MOBI) it was at the Global Mobile Internet Conference this ...

  • October 24, 2011
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EdServ, Tata Docomo To Offer Mobile Video Learning For IIT and AIEEE Exam Preparation

With increasing the adoption of mobile phones in India, consuming content has never been easier — from reading an article on your favo...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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