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Fokado Offers Fun Activities That You Can Give as Gifts

Fokado is one of the startups that has just graduated from the Jakarta Founders Institute two weeks ago. Fokado is trying to provide an alte...

  • February 23, 2012
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Limited Resources? Here’s How ISGLOVES Bootstrapped the Smart Way

Having lived in Beijing for close to a year, I’m used to the full four seasons (as opposed to here in Singapore) and understand how annoyi...

  • February 23, 2012
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Huawei Chairman Boasts MediaPad 10 Will Be ‘Most Powerful Tablet Ever’

According to Huawei chariman ‘Richard’ Yu Cheng-dong, posting to his Weibo account, the company is ready to impress with its upcoming Me...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 8:20 pm
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Adsmobi and YOOSE partner to launch location-based mobile coupon service

YOOSE, a hyper-local mobile ad network, has been selected by adsmobi, a mobile media buying platform, to develop a location-based mobile co...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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The Luxury E-Commerce Dilemma in China

China’s online space is home to over 500 million netizens, homegrown social networks and a thriving e-commerce market. While companies sim...

  • February 22, 2012
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Chinese Police Crack Down on Cybercrime, Tianya, Sohu, Baidu BBS Services Implicated

China’s police are on the back end of a three-month long crackdown on cybercrime, and apparently, they’ve found an awful lot of ...

  • February 22, 2012
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Tudou Reveals New User Numbers, Says It’s the Video King of Weibo

In newly-released numbers from Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO), China’s second-largest video-streaming site, it claims to be the king of video vie...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 11:46 am
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LiveJournal Announces LJ Checkout, Makes Blogshops More Professional

LiveJournal Singapore announced yesterday that all 50,000 blogshops in Singapore will now be able to enjoy more e-commerce features through...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Alibaba Group Proposes Stock Buy-Out, Delisting, For its B2B Site

At an Alibaba Group board meeting which has just finished, the e-commerce giant proposed an offer to delist its B2B site Alibaba.com (HKG:16...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 10:11 pm
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Wonderful Day Keeps You on Task, Hits iTunes Charts in India

Some of the three tasks that most of us hate and/or tend to forget: 1. Going for a weekly jog, 2. paying monthly bills, and 3. buying diaper...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 10:18 am
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Bandwagon Wants You To Jump Onboard its Live Music Search Engine

Love live music gigs? So do I. I bumped into Clarence, founder of Bandwagon.sg, through a common friend during our event, Startups In Asia. ...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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InMobi Makes Mobile Ad Deal With Detikcom in Indonesia

Fresh off its recent rebranding, mobile advertising company InMobi is off to a strong start in 2012, today announcing that it has landed an ...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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QQ Users in China Pay For a Fake ‘Sent From My iPhone’ Hack

File this one under ‘people are vain’ and ‘not great publicity for Android.’ Some users of Tencent’s (HKG:0700...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 5:16 pm
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Will iPhone 4S Buyers Choose China Telecom or China Unicom?

Now that the iPhone 4S is coming to China Telecom (HKG:728, NYSE:CHA), Chinese iPhone users finally have a choice. Do they stick with China ...

  • February 22, 2012
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Vibease, the Vibrator Add-on for Smartphones, Opens For Pre-Orders

We’ve received news from Vibease that its smartphone-controlled vibrators are now available for pre-order. Each vibrator costs $99.99 but ...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 12:50 pm
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It’s a Smartphone? It’s a Tablet? It’s the LG’s 5-Inch Optimus Vu

When devices play in this mid-size space I tend to have mixed feelings. Here in Japan, where I live, I can see the value in larger mobile de...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 9:35 am
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LinkedIn continues growth in Asia, surpasses one million members in Indonesia

LinkedIn, the world’s largest social network for working professionals, has grown even larger. It surpassed the one million member mar...

  • February 22, 2012
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GREE Gets Games from Gameloft, Ubisoft for Global Gaming Platform

Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) is announcing today that is is partnering with two big game publishers on titles for its upcomi...

  • February 21, 2012
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