Recent Posts


youtube-singapore

YouTube Officially Launches in Singapore

Thanks to the folks over at ZDNet for pointing out that YouTube has just launched a localized Singapore site (with a very sharp logo, see ri...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 1:25 pm
Read More

hotel-sucks

Free Social Media Monitoring Tool Zeros in on Hotel Reputation Management

Hoteliers take note — Brand Karma is offering Brand Karma Express, a social media monitoring tool at zero cost. The tool tracks social men...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
Read More

amazon-japan-logo

Amazon Set To Take On Japan’s E-book Market [Report]

The Nikkei business daily is reporting that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) could enter the Japanese e-book market sometime this year, bringing its new...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
Read More


COODE: Professional Stylists Answer Fashion Questions With Digital Collages

COODE is a fashion Q&A site that was launched on September 7th. We have seen online collage website such as Polyvore, and there is a Japan...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
Read More


Tata Teleservices To Unify All Its Customers Under Tata Docomo Brand

Tata Teleservices Limited (BOM:532371) has announced that it will be unifying all its CDMA, GSM, and Photon consumers under the Tata Docomo...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
Read More


If You Like Meeting Random Strangers, Then This LBS App is for You

There are so many location-based service (LBS) Chinese start-ups appearing of late, that even some of the ones that look fantastic don’...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 8:20 pm
Read More

japan-earthquake

Net Trends Report Shows Web Becoming More International, With Growing Asia Presence

There’s an interesting new report out from report from KPCB on internet trends. Among other things, the report ranks 25 top global com...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
Read More


India and the UK are Facebook BFFs [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. A bit of data-delving by Weste...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
Read More

yokohama-bay-stars

Amid Reports it Has Bought Baseball Team, DeNA Confirms Talks But Says ‘Nothing Decided’

There are a number recent reports today (see here and here) that Japanese mobile social gaming company DeNA (TYO:2432) is close to purchasin...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
Read More


Mydala Crosses 5 Million Subscribers, Launches A New WAP Portal

Indian group buying website, mydala.com has announced that it has crossed five million registered users this week, since its inception in No...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
Read More


360Buy Announces its 100 Millionth Order, Thanks Social Media

360buy – also known as Jingdong Mall – is now China’s second largest B2C online market place. Yesterday afternoon, 360buy anno...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
Read More

hermit crab

Building Your Social Network

Heads up — I’m not talking about adding/following more friends on Facebook or Weibo here. Rather, this post shares some of my th...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
Read More


Report: 42.2 Million Chinese Use Daily Deals Sites [STATS]

The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) has today released a paper entitled 2011 China Group Buy Users Investigative Report wh...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 10:45 pm
Read More

tomtom

TomTom Buys Out Minority Stake in India JV: Precursor of Big Things to Come?

In 2008 TomTom (AMS:TOM2) arrived in India via a joint venture that was initially a 60:30 partnership with an Indian firm named Kalyani. How...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
Read More

digu

China’s Largest LBS Digu Slashes Staff, Focuses on Product and User Acquisition

China’s largest location-based service (LBS) provider, Digu.com, has laid off around 50 of its staff in a restructuring move that will...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 6:20 pm
Read More


Could China’s Shanda Be the First of Many to Go From NASDAQ to SHA?

This week’s news that Shanda Interactive (NASDAQ:SNDA), the major Chinese media and entertainment company, is looking to go private an...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 1:45 pm
Read More

16 percent of quarterly revenue came from Greater China

16% of Apple’s Sales From China, Says CEO Cook

In Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) first post-Jobs earnings call, CEO Tim Cook revealed some interesting figures regarding the company’s p...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
Read More

export-now

Export Now Brings U.S Businesses To China Via Taobao Mall

Export Now was founded in 2010 by Frank Lavin, former U.S. Ambassador and Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade. Its purpose is...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
Read More