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In China, Local Government Learned of Deadly Mudslide From the Internet

The internet is a magnificent communication tool that has enabled knowledge and news to transverse the world nearly instantaneously. That sa...

  • January 2, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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startups-in-asia

10 Startups That Caught Our Eye Last Week

Happy 2012, folks! As usual, we have quite a few Asian tech startups on our radar this last week, from China, Japan, and Singapore. For fol...

  • January 2, 2012
  • at 9:38 am
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Every 60 Seconds On the Chinese Internet… [INFOGRAPHIC]

There has been a bit of a fad on the internet in recent days for posts about amazing things that happen online in just one minute, and so th...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 11:05 pm
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sexy-willis

How To Create An AR Greeting Video in 3 Minutes

We are heading towards 2012 in less than 36 hours (depending on where you are right now). And I bet many of you will send some boring Happy ...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 9:02 pm
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aiju

Chinese Startup Crowd-Sources Solutions to Issues Big and Small

There are lots of startups out there focused on making money. Aiju is not one of them. Instead, it’s an online problem-solving platfor...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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datawind

Datawind: The Company Behind India’s $35 Tablet

As I mentioned yesterday, our readers have shown great interest in India’s much-anticipated $35 tablet, the Aakash. But thus far there...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 1:10 pm
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Amid Widespread Data Breaches in China, E-Commerce Companies Reassure Users

This week has been absolutely filled with hacking news from China as CSDN, Tianya, Netease, and 360Buy were among the major internet entitie...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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Netease’s Luxury E-Commerce Mall Falls Out of Fashion, Closes This Week

E-commerce in China is such a boom industry that virtually every story on the subject on our site this year has been about growth, profits, ...

  • December 29, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Find Out What’s Happening Around You With LBS News App ‘News 2km’

News 2km is a terrible name for an app, but it does manage to communicate the basic premise of this interesting app, which provides local ne...

  • December 29, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Indonesia

How Indonesia’s Tech Scene Grew in 2011

What a year 2011 has been! The development that we have seen in the Indonesia tech scene over the past year is remarkable. We’ve seen many...

  • January 2, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Social Enterprise 101: Five lessons from an experienced social entrepreneur

Shokay co-founder Carol Chyau, who was recently in town the past November for TEDxKRP, shares her experience building a social business.

  • January 1, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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kamiwaza

Japanese iPhone App Kamiwaza Multiplies Your Money

We’ve looked at number of different augmented reality apps over the past year, ranging from fun to practical to downright scary. And i...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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In Wake of Reported Email Hack, Netease Promises Facial Recognition Login

In response to a worrying wave of online account hacking in China in the past week, the web giant Netease (NASDAQ:NTES) has said that itR...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 4:45 pm
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China’s 10 Most Wanted Smartphones – Great News for Android, Not So Much for iPhone

Smartphone growth and usage continued to accelerate in China in 2011 – but which phones do Chinese consumers most want to buy? QQ Tech...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Mobile Phones Are Killing Beijing’s Public Phones and Info Kiosks

The rise of mobile phones — smartphones especially — has meant that people now walk around China’s capital with informatio...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 11:42 am
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fishing-paradise

HappySNS Builds Social Games On Facebook, Tencent, Kaixin. Has 30 Million Monthly Active Users

HappySNS is a social gaming company that build games for Tencent, Facebook, and Chinese social network Kaixin001. According to the company...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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2011

Our 10 Most Popular Posts from 2011

I confess I was never really one for watching analytics, but the numbers are a good indication of what kind of stories people seem to enjoy....

  • December 29, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Snap It, Tag It, Share It With China’s First Travel Journal App, Coming Soon

A Beijing-based startup is about to roll-out its travel journal-style service and an accompanying iPhone app – called AoYouJi – which’...

  • December 29, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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