Chinese Ministry of Industry and Commerce Wants to Regulate Group Buy Industry

Group buy sites haven’t been doing super-well in China over the past six months. In fact, what with all the bankruptcy and fraud, it a...

  • March 15, 2012
  • at 11:20 am
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Moneyleo Lets you Compare and Apply for Bank Loans in One Application

Whether it’s for your home, education, or property, it can be frustrating to research and apply for loans. The criteria set by each ba...

  • March 15, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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That thing you (forget to) do part 3: Product management

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

  • March 15, 2012
  • at 8:05 am
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Two VC Firms Give Push-Up Support to Zivame, Online Bra and Lingerie Retailer

The Indian e-commerce site Zivame, which specializes in selling premium lingerie items, was only launched in August 2011 but has already wra...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 10:45 pm
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Japan’s Docomo Hits 60 Million Mobile Subscribers

Japan’s NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) announced today that it has hit the 60 million mobile subscribers milestone on March 11 [1]. Our readers...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 9:45 pm
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Microsoft and US Embassy in Indonesia Launch iMULAI 4.0

Microsoft Indonesia and the United States Embassy through USAID have launched iMULAI 4.0, an annual ICT-based business innovation competitio...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Attack of the Clones: Rocket Internet Hiring in Thailand

China does not have a monopoly on copying American websites. German company Rocket Internet is literally “cloning the web” as a recent a...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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Chinese ‘Call of Duty’ Game ‘Glorious Mission’ Unveils New Logo, Character, Trailer

Chinese gamers have been waiting a long time for news on the consumer version of the PLA-sponsored military training FPS Glorious Mission. N...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Baidu HR Staffer Launches Pop Career with Debut Song ‘Angry Birds’

A human resources office worker at the Chinese search engine Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has transformed into a pop star today with the launch of he...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Beautecam App Wants to Make Skin Care Social

Have you ever struggled with finding the right make-up for your skin type? Who hasn’t, right? [1] Japanese company Rakuraku Corporatio...

  • March 15, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
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Your chance to develop an app using NASA data

Going into space may be a dream out of reach for us mere mortals, but here’s the next best thing: You can develop an app using data se...

  • March 15, 2012
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Five tips for entrepreneurs who want to get onto national TV

Reality shows that feature entrepreneurs are getting popular these days (Angel’s Gate is one example), and these shows provide the per...

  • March 15, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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Meizu’s Flyme Store Hits 100 Million App Downloads, Looks Towards a Billion

Chinese phone-maker Meizu has today announced that 100 million apps have been downloaded from its own Flyme store for Android apps. The luck...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 10:20 pm
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Apple Hong Kong Stymies Scalpers, Scalpers Respond in Stupidest Imaginable Way

With the launch of a “the new iPad” (I’m putting that in scare quotes because I think it’s a stupid name) in Hong Ko...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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GigaOm: Pivotal Singapore purchased by Joi Ito’s Digital Garage

Pivotal Singapore, the Singapore office of Pivotal Labs San Francisco, has been purchased by Joi Ito’s Digital Garage, a Japanese incu...

  • March 14, 2012
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Sina Weibo Allows ‘Real Name’ Registration Via SMS, Can Be Cheated

China’s top microblog services, such as Sina Weibo, are just two days away from enacting new ‘real name’ regulations that ...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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MilkADeal and HiShop Malaysia Combine With New Funding From CHI

MilkADeal is a group-buying site. HiShop Malaysia is a flash sales site, the sort of e-commerce that opens exclusively to members for a limi...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 2:08 pm
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NPC Rep: Telecoms Not Stopping Spam Texts is a Crime

Garbage text messages is pretty annoying, especially when they wake you up in the middle of the night. But are they a crime? Chen Weicai thi...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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