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Adsmobi and YOOSE partner to launch location-based mobile coupon service

YOOSE, a hyper-local mobile ad network, has been selected by adsmobi, a mobile media buying platform, to develop a location-based mobile co...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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The Luxury E-Commerce Dilemma in China

China’s online space is home to over 500 million netizens, homegrown social networks and a thriving e-commerce market. While companies sim...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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With help from technology, this bridal accessories maker has gone places

Of course, it didn't hurt that Helan Tan can design creative pieces from a variety of materials.

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 2:31 pm
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Vibease, the Vibrator Add-on for Smartphones, Opens For Pre-Orders

We’ve received news from Vibease that its smartphone-controlled vibrators are now available for pre-order. Each vibrator costs $99.99 but ...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 12:50 pm
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It’s a Smartphone? It’s a Tablet? It’s the LG’s 5-Inch Optimus Vu

When devices play in this mid-size space I tend to have mixed feelings. Here in Japan, where I live, I can see the value in larger mobile de...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 9:35 am
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LinkedIn continues growth in Asia, surpasses one million members in Indonesia

LinkedIn, the world’s largest social network for working professionals, has grown even larger. It surpassed the one million member mar...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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GREE Gets Games from Gameloft, Ubisoft for Global Gaming Platform

Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) is announcing today that is is partnering with two big game publishers on titles for its upcomi...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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MiniGames: A Review of Sina Weibo’s ‘One and One Story’

In a bid to monetize its user-friendly but financially dragging giant, Sina recently imbued its Weibo microblogging platform with its own c...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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At last: Full-fledged e-commerce comes to LiveJournal

LiveJournal has been a popular platform for Singaporean blogshop owners to sell their stuff, due to its strong community features. But it do...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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QQ Users in China Pay For a Fake ‘Sent From My iPhone’ Hack

File this one under ‘people are vain’ and ‘not great publicity for Android.’ Some users of Tencent’s (HKG:0700...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 5:16 pm
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Will iPhone 4S Buyers Choose China Telecom or China Unicom?

Now that the iPhone 4S is coming to China Telecom (HKG:728, NYSE:CHA), Chinese iPhone users finally have a choice. Do they stick with China ...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Chinese Police Crack Down on Cybercrime, Tianya, Sohu, Baidu BBS Services Implicated

China’s police are on the back end of a three-month long crackdown on cybercrime, and apparently, they’ve found an awful lot of ...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Tudou Reveals New User Numbers, Says It’s the Video King of Weibo

In newly-released numbers from Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO), China’s second-largest video-streaming site, it claims to be the king of video vie...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 11:46 am
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LiveJournal Announces LJ Checkout, Makes Blogshops More Professional

LiveJournal Singapore announced yesterday that all 50,000 blogshops in Singapore will now be able to enjoy more e-commerce features through...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Alibaba Group Proposes Stock Buy-Out, Delisting, For its B2B Site

At an Alibaba Group board meeting which has just finished, the e-commerce giant proposed an offer to delist its B2B site Alibaba.com (HKG:16...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 10:11 pm
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Made-in-China Mobile Browser Takes off in India

China’s social media and online gaming giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has a stake in India’s largest gaming site Ibibo, and thus was b...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 9:13 pm
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Panasonic Eyes European Smartphone Market with its Elegant Eluga

Japanese electronics maker Panasonic (TYO:6752) today unveiled a new smartphone which it hopes can make an impact overseas in the European m...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 5:55 pm
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Bridging Silicon Valley and Asia: Chillin’ With Golden Gate Ventures

We’ll be having drinks tomorrow (Wednesday) evening with Vinnie Lauria, Jeff Paine and Paul Bragiel from newly launched Singapore-base...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 4:16 pm
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