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Lei Jun, Dave McClure Share Secrets of Angel Investing

Saturday night saw an unprecedented collection of geeks at the Great Wall Club in Beijing’s mobiTalk event, as Chinese angel investor ...

  • October 16, 2011
  • at 1:33 pm
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Amid Concerns over P2P and Piracy, Xunlei Cancels its US IPO

Xunlei, the Chinese video and P2P platform, has officially cancelled its planned US IPO, after initially delaying the floatation earlier thi...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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Slingbox Starts Retailing Online In India. But There May Be A Slight Problem

Sling Media, maker of the television streaming media device Slingbox, has announced that it has teamed with prominent Indian e-commerce por...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 9:20 pm
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Indians Can Now Receive Up to $3000 On Paypal

If you are a Paypal user in India, there’s some good news for you today! Paypal has announced that Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has ...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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New Rules On Alibaba’s Tmall Incite Virtual Vandalism by Smaller Sellers [UPDATED]

UPDATE: The article below cites a Chinese media report that turns out to be inaccurate. We have made corrections where necessary to our repo...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 4:28 pm
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Japanese Interview Site Reaches 2 Million Page Views A Day

How much do you really know a person? How well do you know your Twitter friends, or even your colleagues? In many cases, conversations are o...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Social Marketing Company Makes Word-Of-Mouth Effective For Brands

The social marketing company Wildfire was founded in 2008 by Benjamin Duvall and Dr. Christoph Zrenner in Singapore. Don’t confuse this wi...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Xiaomi Preorder Numbers Being Sold On Taobao

Xiaomi, China’s remarkably cheap potential iPhone killer, met with an awful lot of interest when they started taking preorders for the...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Sina Weibo Helps the Chinese Government to Tweet and Engage

Today, Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) rolled out a Government Edition of its Weibo microblogging platform that will help the Chinese government to get o...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Can Twitter Be Used to Predict Seoul’s Next Mayor?

Earlier in the year, we saw how Facebook played a big role in the Singapore elections. We also saw that online discussion of an election cou...

  • October 15, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Chinese High School Student Develops iOS Browser

While Chinese copycats usually make more headlines, its important to remember that there are some amazing talents in China creating equally ...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 10:20 pm
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China’s 3 Mobile Telcos Embrace Group-Messaging Apps, for Free SMS

The upcoming launch of a group-messaging service by China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) next week means that all three Chinese mobile telcos now have f...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 8:20 pm
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Condé Nast Plans to Bring Wired to India: Will it Be For Real This Time?

Wired is one of the most widely-read technology magazines in the world. And India is one of the biggest emerging markets. So, it makes sense...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Rumor: Chinese Daily Deals Site Lashou.com Bracing for Huge Jobs Lay-Offs

Today, the Chinese media is reporting rumors from reliable sources that Lashou, one of China’s leading indie group buy sites, is about...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 2:20 pm
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How China Rocks iOS: Usage, Upgrading, and Updating [INFOGRAPHIC]

A brand-new report by analytics company Umeng reveals a whole bunch of interesting facts and stats about iPhone and iPad usage and adoption ...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 12:45 pm
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Apple Fans Queue For iPhone 4S in Japan [Video]

Apple Stores opened their doors to hundreds of eager customers this morning, as the much anticipated iPhone 4S goes on sale today. There wer...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 10:19 am
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Japanese Ad Company Mediba To Open Singapore Office

Japan’s Mediba Inc., an advertising unit owned by KDDI, announced today that it would be establishing an office in Singapore, in an effort...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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After Death, QQ Numbers and Virtual Property are a Legal Grey Area

After death, a person’s online life – from QQ numbers to social media passwords and virtual currency – remains a legal gre...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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