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Jack Ma: You Know What’s Cool? One Trillion RMB in Turnover

"You know what’s cooler than a billion RMB? A trillion RMB!" OK, so those weren’t the actual words of Alibaba’s founder and CEO, Jack ...

  • September 11, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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AliYun Tablet Coming Soon, English Support Even Sooner

At a media event at Alibaba’s huge new campus in eastern China, Dr Wang Jian, the “chief architect” of the company’s...

  • September 10, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Apple and Samsung Continue Legal Battle in Japan

Yesterday we told you about the Docomo rollout of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 on its zippy LTE network. We’ve since learned that Apple...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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179 Million Citizens: Asia’s 4th Largest Nation is Republic of Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’ve said much already about Facebook’s booming popularity in both Indonesia and India. But a fun infographic from the folks at Ogilvy ...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 4:14 pm
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Report: DHGate Cuts Staff, Some Departments Down 50%

DHGate may be the latest in the string of high profile Chinese e-commerce companies to make high-profile staff cuts. First it was Groupon Ch...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 1:52 pm
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Chinese Group Buy Site Lashou Plans US IPO

Amid whispers that no one in China’s group buy scene is making money and sites are running out of cash, reports have surfaced that Las...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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My Thoughts About Tiger Airways’ Miscommunicated Flight Delay

I’m on vacation this week! That ought to mean relaxation and some carefree fun, but unfortunately my bliss was broken almost immediately b...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Baidu’s ‘App-ified’ New Homepage Wants You to Hang Out [REVIEW]

Baidu’s CEO Robin Li unveiled a revamped search engine homepage last Friday at its annual conference, and it immediately went live for...

  • September 8, 2011
  • at 8:45 pm
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Zomato, India’s Leading Food and Lifestyle Guide, Raises $3 Million from Info Edge (India)

Hot on the heels of adding events to its repertoire, Zomato, one of India’s leading food and restaurant guides, has raised Rs 13.5 crores ...

  • September 8, 2011
  • at 7:16 pm
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Found Launches in Singapore, Again

Mobile application Found is back with a recently launched app for Singapore. Previously named Foound, as some might remember, the start-u...

  • September 11, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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Rovio Brings Chinese Theme To Angry Birds Seasons: Moon Festival!

We just received a quick note from Rovio to say that it has finally introduced its Moon Festival theme for Angry Birds Seasons. Rovio explai...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 10:35 pm
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No BlackBerry Plant in Indonesia? We’ll Tax You!

Despite the massive amount of Blackberry users it has in Indonesia, handset maker RIM has decided to build its new plant in neighboring coun...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 5:56 pm
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Apple India Under Probe For Limiting Its Product Availability And Why It Is Senseless

India’s Competition Commission of India (CCI), which has been constituted to protect the interest of consumers in India and prevent any an...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Rakuten Invests in Russian e-Retailer Ozon.ru

Japan’s online retail giant Rakuten just announced that it has invested in Ozon.ru, a Russian e-commerce service. According to Rakuten...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 11:38 am
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A Solar Powered Mobile and Facebook App? Sort Of…

Watch maker Titan recently launched a new series of solar powered products, called HTSE (Hi-Tech Self Energized) watches. Like most new prod...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 9:48 am
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7notes Converts Your Handwritten iPad Notes

At the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Tokyo today, Japanese company Metamoji gave a short presentation about its recently launched 7notes...

  • September 8, 2011
  • at 10:43 pm
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Docomo Drops Tablets With a Need For Speed, and a Relaxing Bath

Today in Tokyo Docomo announced the release of two new tablets capable of running its high-speed LTE service. Our readers are likely already...

  • September 8, 2011
  • at 7:23 pm
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Is China’s Ganji a Haven for Illegal Bird Traffickers?

China’s Ganji is a site where you can buy almost anything. From apartments and bikes to camera lenses and other random goodies. You ca...

  • September 8, 2011
  • at 2:17 pm
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