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Rumor: E-Commerce Fashion Site Vancl Preps for Q4 US IPO

There are reports emerging this afternoon that Chinese e-commerce site Vancl will file its US IPO prospectus in October with a view towards ...

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Casco to Blame for Shanghai Subway’s Signaling System…and a Lot More

Yesterday’s subway accident in Shanghai appears not to have cost any passengers their lives, although it injured at least 270 people....

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 1:48 pm
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China’s Most Audacious Groupon Clone on the Brink, 80% of Staff Fired

The group buy website that most audaciously cloned Groupon in China looks like it might be one of the first big-name casualties in the feroc...

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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China Unicom’s SIM Sticker Gives You Two SIMs In One

Competition between China’s top two mobile telcos, China Mobile and China Unicom, is ferocious. But Unicom – ever the underdog ̵...

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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Google India Ropes In Bollywood Superstar Shahrukh Khan to promote Google+. But Will It Work?

Google India head Rajan Anandan yesterday announced in a press conference that it has joined hands with the Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Kha...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Chinese-Made UC Browser Targets America, After 20 Million Overseas Downloads

UC Browser, the mobile web browser from China that has turned into a global hit, has passed the major milestone of 20 million overseas users...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Subway Crashes in Shanghai, Weibo Explodes

This afternoon, a subway train on Shanghai’s line ten collided with the train in front of it. The situation is far from clear at the m...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 6:43 pm
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Eat2eat Raises $4 Million From Kewalram Chanrai Group

Update: This investment is eat2eat’s first in the decade. More updates from eat2eat’s PR rep: Eat2eat is looking to expand into ...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 3:09 pm
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Giant Interactive’s “Long Journey 2″ Hits Over 400,000 Players Online at One Time

Giant Interactive (NYSE: GA) has achieved quite a bit of success with its Long Journey online games. Both the original game and its sequel,...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 12:58 pm
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Fire, Explosions at Shandong Foxconn Plant

Yesterday morning, Weibo reports indicated that a possible explosion caused a fire in Foxconn’s Yantai plant in Shandong, China. Detai...

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 2:48 pm
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Amazon Japan To Bring 1000 Call-Center Jobs to Sendai

While the tech world is waiting eagerly to see Amazon’s new Kindle Fire, we’d like to point out that Amazon brought some good ne...

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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BillBaba.com Helps India Manage Its Bill Payments

There are many financial tools available online that you can use to manage your personal finances. For many Mint.com is a great solution, bu...

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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InMobi To Release MRAID Compliant SDK Soon

Update: A MobDis rep told us, “We will offer both support of ORMMA n MRAID. But MRAID is not defined yet so there is no standard to fo...

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Make Anonymous Confessions With Ngaku.in

Sometimes people feel afraid or embarrassed to admit their feelings in public. But with Ngaku.in, now anyone can freely express their feelin...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Navitime Japan Launches Journey Pro Connect App for UK Market

Navitime, a Japanese provider of mobile navigation solutions, has today launched Journey Pro Connect, an app dedicated to navigation in the ...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 7:48 pm
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Chinese Luxury E-Commerce Start-Up Pockets Seed Funding

The Chinese luxury e-commerce start-up ‘The Luxury Club’ – or Hui She Shang to use its local name – has completed a ...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 3:48 pm
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JFDI: We’re Going To Create Success In 3 Ways

Update: Fresh from the oven, thanks to Erin — JFDI announced a piece of news that will skyrocket the attendance of the upcoming Start...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 2:32 pm
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What Are Asia’s Top 50 Apps?

SingTel Innovation Exchange is searching for Asia’s top 50 apps for 2011. The idea is simple. If you’re the creator of an app, you can s...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 11:47 am
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