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Renmo, China’s “Evil” Social Network, Revealed as a PR Stunt

When we previewed the upcoming launch of Renmo last week, which promised to be a devilish twist on social networking, we were intrigued by h...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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Co-founder of Xiaomi Demos New Smartphone, Just Released [VIDEO]

I met up with Bin Lin, co-founder of Xiaomi, yesterday morning to find out more about the start-up’s product. And coincidentally, yest...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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A-Fund Invests in 7 Companies in Japan, China, Korea, and U.S

A-Fund is an Android-focused fund managed by DCM that was established in April this year. The $100 million fund is backed by GREE, KDDI, and...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 12:11 pm
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Putter King For iPad Brings You Mini Golf From Japan [VIDEO]

Putter King for iPad was just released yesterday. The game was designed by the Tokyo-based mini-golf company of the same name, with developm...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 10:25 am
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Taobao’s Daily Deals Site Grows Up, Spins Off

Alibaba has today announced that its group buy site, Taobao Ju Hua Suan – meaning Taobao group bargains – is going to be spun of...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 10:20 pm
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China Mobile Loses 30% of Campus Market, A Threat to its Future

A new school year in China, a new battle for mobile subscribers amongst China’s three mobile telcos. It’s an annual campus battle, in wh...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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LinkedIn Launches in Japan, Poised for 20 Million Users in Asia

We all knew this was coming from news earlier this year, but we were a bit taken by surprise just now to learn that LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) hel...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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A Chinese Government-Made iPhone App Provides Free Condoms in Beijing

In a sexual health initiative, Beijing authorities are giving away free condoms to its citizens via a custom-made iPhone app called FreeCond...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 3:40 pm
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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
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Thailand Floods Cripple Hard Drive Supply Chain, Create Shortages

In the market for a new hard drive? Better buy it sooner rather than later, as a global shortage will probably jack up prices on the devices...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 4:45 pm
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New Social Media Insights for Retailers in Asia [REPORT]

Simon Kemp of We Are Social Singapore sent us along an interesting report on the role of social media in retail in the Asia Pacific region. ...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Lenovo’s eeDoo iSec Games Console, at 3,000 RMB, Slated for December Launch

Lenovo (HKG:0992) has finally put a price, a release date, and a set of snazzy colours on its upcoming eeDoo iSec games console. Slated for ...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Qrion Powers Your Mobile Site With QR Codes and Social Coupons

Qrion is a made-in-Singapore platform for start-ups and small companies to create mobile sites using its WYSIWYG drag-and-drop creator. We&#...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Vetter Streamlines the Idea Generation Process

Canvassing ideas and then getting feedback can be a pain in the ass. But the internet world isn’t short of solutions. Some might use Faceb...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Limelight Builds Showcase Sites For Your Apps, Now Serving Japan

Limelight is a clever service that recently came to our attention, which aims to help app developers put together a simple, beautiful site t...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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Bharti Enterprises, SoftBank To Focus on India’s Mobile Internet With New JV

Bharti Enterprises, one of India’s leading business conglomerates, and SoftBank (TYO:9984), Japan’s leading Internet company ha...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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Jack Ma at AsiaD: Money is Not the Problem, Yahoo Just Needs to Say Yes

Jack Ma’s onstage interview at the AsiaD conference in Hong Kong has just come to an end, which gave the Alibaba Group founder and CEO...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 1:45 pm
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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
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