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iberry to Offer $142 Tablet in India, Acting Secretively…

Hong Kong-based hardware manufacturer iberry is all set to launch its Rs 6,999 (US$142) tablet in India, The Mobile Indian reported. Serious...

  • October 4, 2011
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WeiboCall Brings Free VoIP Calls to Weibo Lovers

A Hangzhou-based start-up has snagged the fantastically gimmicky name WeiboCall – incorporating the word for China’s popular mic...

  • October 3, 2011
  • at 10:41 pm
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CEATEC 2011 to Kick Off Tomorrow in Japan

CEATEC is all set to begin tomorrow in Tokyo. But as you may have noticed from many of our previous posts, many exhibitors have already tipp...

  • October 3, 2011
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Indian Group Buying Site MyDala.com Raises $3.6 Million from Info Edge

Indian group buying website MyDala.com, has raised second round funding of Rs 18 crores ($3.6 million) from Info Edge (India). This follows ...

  • October 3, 2011
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MiShang Shows Off Fashion, Photos, and Social E-Commerce

Social e-commerce and fashion photo app MiShang is one of a bajillion new Chinese start-ups that fits into the category of a ‘light co...

  • October 3, 2011
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Zaker: The News-Readin’, Page-Flippin’ Flipboard Clone [REVIEW]

Most successful international apps have a group of Chinese imitators. The success of magazine-style news-reading app Flipboard has brought w...

  • October 3, 2011
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3 Tips For Tech Start-up Founders Who Can’t Code

Elisha Tan is the Founder of Learnemy, a web application that finds you instructors for anything you want to learn. The content of this post...

  • October 3, 2011
  • at 10:36 am
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6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

Welcome to the second (here’s the first) edition of our new weekly roundup of top tech stories in China. 1. China Breaks 500,000,000 N...

  • October 2, 2011
  • at 10:18 pm
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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 13 That Caught Our Eye

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

  • October 2, 2011
  • at 7:35 pm
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Clingle: A New Location-based Discovery App in Singapore and India. Will it Work?

Update: Clingle insists that it is not another Foursquare or SCVNGR. Vignesh emailed me repeatedly wanting me to tell our readers that ̶...

  • October 4, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Kim Jong Il’s Grandson Retreats From Social Media After Accounts Discovered

After word got out that North Korean leader Kim Jong Il’s grandson was enrolling at a private high school in Bosnia, the 16-year-old Kim ...

  • October 3, 2011
  • at 10:24 pm
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Groupon Officially Re-Brands SoSasta As Crazeal. Will It Fare Any Better?

As anticipated few months back, Groupon has today announced that it has rebranded its Indian subsidiary SoSasta as Crazeal.com. The portal,...

  • October 3, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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10 PR Tips For Start-ups in Asia

With little budget, using public relations (PR) tactics to gain exposure for your start-up is one of the most cost effective promotional met...

  • October 3, 2011
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Major HTC Android Security Flaw Revealed

If you’re one of the many people who uses one of Taiwanese manufacturer HTC’s Android mobile phones, you may want to sit down. S...

  • October 3, 2011
  • at 3:47 pm
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Jack Ma Wants to Buy Yahoo, Everyone Else Not So Sure

Jack Ma is the CEO of China’s Alibaba, which Yahoo owns a stake in. But the apprentice may become the master if Ma gets his way; he ha...

  • October 3, 2011
  • at 11:35 am
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Japan’s Apparel Giant World Acquires Fashion Walker For $14 Million

One more exit in Japan – We learned that Tokyo’s fashion e-commerce giant Fashion Walker has been acquired by Kobe-based appare...

  • October 3, 2011
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Why a Good VC in India is So Hard to Find

My last post got me some flak from friends and fellow entrepreneurs. Their take was: Why are you writing the truth? My answer is: Because it...

  • October 2, 2011
  • at 8:13 pm
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China’s Taste for Apple [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Props go out to The Motley Foo...

  • October 2, 2011
  • at 1:50 pm
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