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Rumor: iPhone 4S to Launch January 6 in China

I had promised myself I wasn’t going to write about any more iPhone 4S rumors, but this one is so specific it seems like there’s...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Japan’s Sumally Interviewed by Wired Japan [TRANSLATION]

This article about Sumally was written for WIRED Japan, and I had the opportunity to translate it to English. Sumally has been covered befor...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 10:40 am
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Willis Wee

Happy Holidays! Now Here’s What We Want…

With the holidays upon us, many of us probably have our eyes set on some new high-tech purchase, and the writers here at PO are no exception...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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DST Founder Yuri Milner Invests in Xiaomi

We already knew Xiaomi had scored $90 million RMB in new financing — they announced that at their press conference with China Unicom o...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Renren Users: Change Your Passwords!

Net rumors today continue to suggest that the massive hacks we reported on yesterday may also have affected social networking sites like Ren...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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TigerWater

My Favorite Posts from This Year

2011 has been an interesting year. And, although I didn’t join the Penn Olson team until this summer, I’ve had plenty of time to...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Here’s Where Startup Asia Is Gonna Be Held [PICS]

32 days ago, we announced our conference, Startup Asia Singapore. It was supposed to be held at Singapore Expo. Unfortunately, we have to pu...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 11:28 am
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Sina to Spin-Off, Then Invest In, Its Product Search Engine in 2012

The Chinese web portal Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) has confirmed that in February 2012 it will spin-off its product and real-estate search engine, Yi...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Smartphone Monetization Platform, Metaps, Announces $4.2 Million in Funding

Having only just formed this past summer, Japan-based Metaps Inc. is a reward advertisement network that allows smartphone developers to cre...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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8 of My Favourite Posts from 2011

Well, that happened. As 2011 draws to a close, it’s a good time to look back at some of my own personal highlights since I started wri...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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6 Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

As usual, we have quite a few Asian tech startups on our radar this week, from China, India, Japan, Indonesia, and Laos. For folks who are i...

  • December 24, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Singapore’s Social, Smartphone-Luvvin’ Citizens [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Singapore has always punched a...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Softbank Pulls the Plug on Myspace Joint Venture in Japan

After originally partnering with News Corp to launch Myspace Japan back in 2006, Softbank is now giving up on that joint venture says Reuter...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Hello Boy Scouts: Foursquare Introduces Lion City Badge For Singapore

Finally, right? Singaporeans love Foursquare so much that the location-based network now has a dedicated badge for them. It’s simple to ge...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 1:54 pm
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Japan’s KDDI to Open Data Center, Aims to Help Post-Quake Recovery

Japanese mobile carrier KDDI (TYO:9433) has announced that it will establish a data center in Sendai, one of the areas hit the hardest by th...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Capcom’s Monster Hunter 3G Sells 1 Million Units for 3DS

Japanese game-maker Capcom (TYO:9697) has just announced that its Monster Hunter 3G for Nintendo’s 3DS has shipped over one million un...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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5 Outstanding Chinese Startups That Emerged in 2011

An impressive number of Chinese startups have emerged this year, polishing China’s newly-minted title as Asia’s hot-bed of entre...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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LiveJournal Singapore Generates $72 Million Worth of Blogshopping in 2011

Correction: I was told by LiveJournal Singapore that the sample size is 868, not 1.2 million. It is still a representative sample size thoug...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 3:57 pm
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