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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 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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Innovation Works’ Buding Start-Up Gets Its Just Desserts, Some A-Round Funding

The Innovation Works-incubated start-up Buding – aka ‘Pudding’ in English – has received A-round financing for its o...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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chinaiphone

Apple’s Smartphone Brand in China Now Ahead of Nokia

Nokia may be having a rough go of it worldwide, but its brand has always been especially strong in China, where many consider its phones to ...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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Sony Acquires Ericsson’s Stake in Sony Ericsson

Today Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE) and Ericsson have announced that their joint venture, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (aka Sony Eri...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 3:25 pm
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Final Fantasy Coming to DeNA’s Mobage Platform

We just received official word from Japanese social gaming company DeNA (TYO:2432) that it will be bringing Square Enix’s Final Fantasy to...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 12:40 pm
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china_telecom

Text Spam in China: You Can Get Rid of It, But You Might Have to Sue Someone

Anyone who uses a mobile phone in China is familiar with the phenomenon of spam texts, and the longer you use one number, the more of them w...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Parking Gets Easier With Refreshed Summon Auntie Mobile App

The popular Summon Auntie app has pushed out a fresh update. There are a few improvements, as it is now more accurate and includes more usef...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Steve Jobs Biography: China Pirates it, Japan Defaces it

Well, that didn’t take long. The official Steve Jobs biography has only been out a few days, and Chinese pirates are already selling s...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 9:30 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
  • at 11:30 am
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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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ONLab

Tokyo-based AQ Wants to Help Start-ups Design Better

Today Tokyo-based design house AQ announced the launch of a new user-experience design program to cater to start-ups who need help in that a...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Etao Product Search Engine: Some E-Commerce Sites Embrace It, Some Block It

Etao is the product search engine that was created by Alibaba Group, China’s biggest e-commerce company. But its origins are cause for...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 4:31 pm
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China’s Unofficial Android App Stores are Malware Minefields

An investigation has found that China’s numerous unofficial Android app stores lack basic security checks on the apps they distribute ...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 2:22 pm
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Amazon Goes It Alone in China, With a New Name and URL

The American e-commerce site Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has made some big changes to its China site today – there’s now a new name and...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 12:20 pm
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J. R. Smith

NBA Player J.R. Smith Not a Fan of Chinese Net Censorship

As the NBA lockout continues on, shooting guard J.R. Smith is spending his time in China, having recently signed with Zhejiang of the China ...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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Skype Partners with Indonesia’s Telkomsel

Thanks to the folks over at Daily Social for the heads up on Skype’s new agreement with Indonesian telco Telkomsel. The mobile operato...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 11:02 pm
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Baidu Reader: A Desktop Reading App Integrated with Baidu Services

Today, Baidu announced the launch of a new product called Baidu Reader. It’s a reading app for the PC that combines the functionality ...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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