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Talks by Richard Stallman of Free Software Foundation – 13-14 Mar

Next Tuesday and Wednesday, the NUS School of Computing and NUS University Scholars Program will bring Richard M. Stallman of Free Software...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 7:59 pm
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Renren’s Group Buy Site Nuomi Lost $9.6 Million Last Quarter

Group buy sites, group buy sites everywhere, yet not a drop of profit! Yesterday, we were talking about Tuanbao, but today, it’s Renre...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Capcom Bringing it in Browsers: Onimusha Soul Coming this Summer

Japanese game developer Capcom (TYO:9697) announced today that it will be entering the browser game market come this summer, with its first ...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Giant Interactive’s Long Journey 2 to Cooperate with Pepsi

According Chinese news site TechWeb citing well-informed sources in the games industry, Giant Interactive’s (NYSE:GA) hit MMORPG Long ...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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eBay’s StubHub buys Singapore startup Peekspy for undisclosed amount

Singapore startup Peekspy has been acquired by US-based StubHub for undisclosed financial terms, reported TechCrunch. The Peekspy team will ...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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The Social Credit Card, Will You Get One?

Everything has to be somehow social nowadays —- websites, learning, and uh… credit cards?! Citibank Singapore recently launched a credit...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 9:46 am
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Angry Birds Hits Japan for Cherry Blossom Season, Partners with Fuji TV

Ever since Rovio chose to celebrate its 2nd birthday in Japan, it was expected that a Japanese version of Angry Birds Seasons was in the wor...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Weiku Wants You to Tweet Videos, Keep ‘Em Brief

If last year was all about social photo-sharing, 2012 looks set to see a boom in video-sharing. And there’s yet another Chinese startu...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Chinese Women-Oriented Deals Site Attracts $5 Million in US VC Funding

While most of the far-too-numerous daily deals sites in China are going through a rough time, the woman-oriented group buying website MaiHao...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 4:05 pm
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Japanese Game Publisher Konami Joins Zynga as a Platform Partner

Social games provider Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA), in the wake of announcing its own social gaming space called the Zynga Platform, today announced ...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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China’s Biggest Pinterest Clone Hints at Tie-Up With Alibaba’s eTao

Among the swarm of Pinterest clones in China in recent months, the largest independent/startup one is Mogujie with six million registered us...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 3:34 pm
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Nokia’s SEC Filing Reveals Phone Sales Down 20% in China in 2011

It seems that 2010 was Nokia’s zenith in China, with Nokia’s new SEC filing for full year 2011 revealing that last year proved t...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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That thing you (forget to) do part 2: Product marketing

Recently, I was invited by the incubator JFDI.Asia to deliver a talk entitled “That Thing You (Forget to) Do” (inspired loosely ...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 12:32 pm
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Vietnam’s Speedy Internet Makes It Game-Worthy

“Do you know about Vietnam?” This is a common question I get recently, telling of a growing interest about the country. We see gaming co...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Singapore Facebook Mobile Hack – 19 Mar

This month, Facebook team will host technical deep-dives, a Q&A session, and an opportunity for participants in Singapore to hack on si...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 9:25 am
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Taobao Launches Microsite to “Name and Shame” Counterfeit Sellers and Cheats

Alibaba has long been criticized for not being tough enough on cheats and counterfeiters who use platforms like Taobao to trick consumers. A...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Japan’s Mobile Subscribers Over 15 Years [CHART]

For anyone interested in the Japanese mobile market, the figures from the Telecommunications Carriers Association website are a great resour...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Tuanbao CEO Ren Chunlei: ‘Investment is Poison’

Tuanbao (aka Groupon.cn) CEO Ren Chunlei is quickly becoming my new favorite internet crazy person. Hot on the heels of his decision to stop...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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