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HTC Triumph Shows its Face and Chinese WP7 Localization

The Windows Phone 7 enthusiasts at the Chinese site WPDang have gotten hold of a China-spec HTC Triumph (aka: HTC Titan), pictured above, wh...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 3:01 pm
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Alipay To Invest $79 Million To Create ‘Square-like Payment Devices’

Update: We have included the Alipay COD device pictures below. We received news from Alipay about its plans to invest RMB500 million (US$79 ...

  • March 19, 2012
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More lesbians than straight women in Singapore and Malaysia, says Facebook?

Recently, Flocations, a travel startup in Singapore, ran some tests on targeting women with Facebook ads. Their findings were totally unexpe...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 11:44 am
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360Buy Sees 10 Million Smartphone App Downloads, Aims for 25% of Shoppers Being Mobile

China’s second-biggest B2C e-commerce site, 360Buy, has revealed that its mobile shopping app has been downloaded over 10 million time...

  • March 19, 2012
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14 Asian Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

Prepping and launching Startup Asia Jakarta is tough but that didn’t stop us from covering the latest startup stories across Asia. In the ...

  • March 18, 2012
  • at 10:02 pm
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Very Strange Things Are Happening with Sina Weibo’s “Real-Name” Registration

We’ve been talking about real-name registration for microblogs in China for some time now, and today that day might finally be here. B...

  • March 18, 2012
  • at 12:19 pm
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Cloud Computing Expected to Create 12,000 New Jobs in Singapore

Countering conventional wisdom, new commissioned research from IDC predicts the cloud will generate nearly 14 million new jobs worldwide by ...

  • March 18, 2012
  • at 12:27 am
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5 reasons why creatives & entrepreneurs need each other

Creative Mixer brings together creatives, hackers, entrepreneurs into a single space to redefine creativity. Sarah shares why this event w...

  • March 17, 2012
  • at 12:43 am
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Appoi App Makes an Entertainment Calendar from Your Facebook Likes

Here’s a fun now app for you to test out heading into a lazy weekend of TV. It’s called Appoi, and was developed by Appoi Inc ba...

  • March 16, 2012
  • at 10:15 pm
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By the Numbers: Indonesia’s Mobile and Internet Potential

The world is looking at Indonesia largely because of its huge market size. It has a whopping population of over 200 million, a figure that m...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 2:52 pm
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Another Japanese Social Gaming Player Tries Marketing Through Baseball

Back in January we saw Japanese social mobile gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432) finalize its deal to acquire a majority stake in Yokohama’s...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 12:31 pm
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China Mobile Growth Slows, 3G Mostly to Blame

China Mobile (NYSE:CHL, HKG:0941) used to be the king of China’s telecommunications industry. Sure, Unicom and Telecom existed, but wh...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Lingerie Brand and E-Tailer La Miu Teases Series C Funding

La Miu, the Chinese lingerie brand and e-tailer, has secured its third major funding round, according to co-founder and VP Hao Jianyao. The ...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

It was an interesting week for technology news in and around China, starting out with the huge acquisition of Tudou by Youku. Perhaps the th...

  • March 18, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Singapore’s Highest Accolade For Infocomm Innovation is Now Open for Nominations

The National Infocomm Awards (NIA) 2012, co-organised by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and Singapore infocomm Techno...

  • March 18, 2012
  • at 12:27 am
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Who will you nominate for the National Infocomm Awards 2012?

The biannual National Infocomm Awards (NIA) are back, and nominations have already opened. Organizations and companies in Singapore are elig...

  • March 17, 2012
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Roveb “Mobilizes” Your Site With One Javascript Code

Roveb is an Australia-based startup that “turns” websites into mobile sites. There isn’t any technical knowledge required. Well, t...

  • March 16, 2012
  • at 11:10 pm
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Google’s Semantic Search Sounds Like Baidu’s Box Computing

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that over the next few months, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) will be rolling out “Semantic Search,&...

  • March 16, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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