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Accel Partners Drops $400 Million Venture Fund in India

We were excited when Accel Partners announced its $400 million venture fund in India back in January. But after only eight months, things se...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 12:07 pm
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Chaopin, an App Made in 2 Weeks, Takes Aim at Chinese Fashion on Weibo

The folks behind Steply and Stepcase apparently decided they were looking for a challenge. Make a complete app in two weeks? That sounds cha...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 10:04 am
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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 9 That Caught Our Eye

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

  • September 25, 2011
  • at 10:08 pm
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Taiwan’s NMA Animates Facebook F8 Updates. And It’s Hilarious [VIDEO]

Facebook’s F8 meet-up stole the media limelight in the western world last week. Despite all the coverage and reviews, some might still fin...

  • September 24, 2011
  • at 10:58 pm
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10 Million Indian Professionals on LinkedIn [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. About six months ago, Linked...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 11:52 pm
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Check-In, Check-Out, Ker-Ching! Jiepang Teams With YiHaoDian’s Subway Stores

Chinese location-based service Jiepang has teamed up with B2C e-commerce site YiHaoDian to promote the latter’s subway-based virtual super...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Dell and Acer Look to ‘Shipping’ PCs by Train from Central China to Europe

Taiwanese computer maker Acer is leading where US rival Dell hopes to follow – by manufacturing PCs and notebooks in inland China, and the...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Chinese Police Bust Web Store Selling Millions of Stolen Identities

The People’s Daily is reporting this morning that Beijing police have uncovered an online one-man-shop that specializes in buying and ...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Why Are We Blogging So Hard?

We have a hardworking team at PO, consisting of three full-time editors and several contributors. It’s a small but highly efficient team. ...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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200,000 Users Strong, Cacoo Launches a Stencil Store

When we last spoke to Japan’s Cacoo, a web-based diagram and mind-map creator, in March earlier this year, they told us that they would so...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 11:10 am
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Well-known Japanese Venture Capitalist Finally Launches His Own Fund

Hiroyuki Watanabe, a well-known venture capitalist in the Japanese start-up community, recently launched his own fund for investing in tech...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 8:58 am
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5 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

Welcome to the first in a new weekly roundup edition of top tech stories in China. This past week saw Alibaba still in the news a lot, a tan...

  • September 25, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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Remco Lupker, Co-Founder of TokoBagus.com, On E-Commerce in Indonesia [INTERVIEW]

Like it or not, buying and selling things over the Internet has became more and more of a daily activity for us – in Indonesia and acr...

  • September 24, 2011
  • at 3:54 pm
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Institute for Information Design Japan Visualizes Radiation in Google Earth

I’ve talked a lot about the importance of data in the wake of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster. The radiation threat was and still is ...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 10:40 pm
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Many Investors Want AllDealsAsia.com but Founder Chose Iconic Ventures

We recently wrote about AllDealsAsia.com, the group buy deals aggregator which received investment from Iconic Ventures, a fund started by t...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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MobDis Adopts ORMMA Standard, Releases Infographic to Explain The Jargon

MobDis, which runs the self-service HTML5 ad builder platform, has adopted the ORMMA standard for rich media ads. It means Open Rich Media M...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 2:08 pm
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Best Buy Strikes Back – Returning to China This Year

US retailer Best Buy is going to make a comeback in China later this year – albeit a very quiet and limited one. The company’s VP, Wang ...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 11:44 am
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Clozette.co, Mashes Fashion, Social, and E-commerce into One

There’s a community for almost anything on the web. Clozette.co is one such online community for fashion folks to get together to share, d...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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