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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 11 That Caught Our Eye

As usual, we have quite a few Asian tech start-ups on our radar this week, from Hong Kong, China, India, and Singapore. For folks who are in...

  • October 9, 2011
  • at 10:08 pm
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Connectindia.in Hits 100,000 Customers Milestone, On Track For $5 Million Annual Revenue

Connectindia.in is an internet and mobile plan e-commerce marketplace in India which recently announced passing its 100,000 customers milest...

  • October 8, 2011
  • at 9:31 pm
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Facebook India Gets a New Public Policy Head Amid Nation’s Digital Security Concerns

It is a well known fact by now, that Indian government is seeking access to user data from Internet companies like Google and Skype, citing ...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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Facebook on China: Still Not Talking

Mark Zuckerberg once said that Facebook can never connect the world without including China’s 1.3 billion people. And we all assume Facebo...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 9:12 pm
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Facebook Singapore Eyes Sales and Developers in Asia. No Office for Indonesia, Yet

What’s the function of Facebook’s Singapore office? Well, it’s pretty much still a sales office but it will now also focus on platform...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 4:50 pm
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f8 Singapore Kicks Off

Facebook Singapore got a new leader from Google Singapore and apparently has something huge to announce. I was told to put my questions on h...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 12:20 pm
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Connecting The Dots

Many publications are flashing back the brilliant things that Steve Jobs had done during his time at Apple. They are connecting Jobs’ ...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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“Sent From Jobs’ iPad” – Sina Weibo Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs

Today will be a hard day to forget for many of us, as people woke up to be shocked by the news that Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of...

  • October 6, 2011
  • at 8:18 pm
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At Beijing’s Apple Store, Flowers for Steve Jobs [VIDEO]

Steve Jobs’s death Wednesday has sent shockwaves rippling throughout the tech world, and China is no exception. You’ve already h...

  • October 6, 2011
  • at 5:11 pm
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6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

This week was dominated by a loss, with the too-young death of Apple co-founder and CEO, Steve Jobs. Even though it happened thousands of mi...

  • October 9, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Why Did China’s Xiaomi Mock Steve Jobs’ Death?

Xiaomi’s founder, Lei Jun, is apparently a popular figure in China as shown by the large number of fans following him on Sina Weibo. I’m...

  • October 8, 2011
  • at 3:23 pm
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Jack Ma’s Speech at Stanford, Comments on Yahoo [Full Video]

Stanford Business has put the footage of Jack Ma’s recent speech online. The Alibaba CEO raised eyebrows on both sides of the ocean wh...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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Walt Disney Reportedly Acquires Indiagames For $80 – $100 Million

In what could possibly be the biggest acquisition in India’s mobile and online gaming scene to date, Walt Disney has acquired India&...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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Mix: China’s Sexiest, Most Flirtatious Social Network

A Chinese start-up has this week launched China’s most flirtatious social network, called Mix. It’s a mobile- and LBS-based serv...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Xiaomi, Makers of Chinese iPhone Clone, Mock Steve Jobs’s Death on Weibo

While we knew Lei Jun was content to make tasteless comments about Steve Jobs’s death before he had died, somehow we thought Jobs̵...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Firefox 7 Gets an ‘Appcenter’ – But Only in China

The recently-released Firefox 7 browser has a fun feature that’s unique to China – a web apps panel called Appcenter. It’s...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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Indian Smartphone Users Move Towards Data, Games and Content, Away From SMS

A new report by Nielsen India reveals that a seismic shift is happening in mobile usage in the country: Indian smartphone users are now spen...

  • October 6, 2011
  • at 5:29 pm
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Apple is Most Improved Global Brand, But Where Do Asian Tech Companies Stand? [CHART]

Interbrand has just released its annual Best Global Brands Report, and not surprisingly Coca-Cola tops the list again. But here at Penn Olso...

  • October 6, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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