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This Week in Asia Tech Startups: 9 That Caught Our Eye

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

  • December 11, 2011
  • at 11:38 pm
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6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

It certainly got cold in this part of China this week, but our fingers were kept warm tapping out these stories, headed by two major upcomin...

  • December 11, 2011
  • at 2:26 pm
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Asia Tech Tour Episode 2: Youku.com from China [VIDEO]

This is episode 2 of our Asia Tech Tour video series. If there’s any Asian service or app that you’d like to see us explore, please send...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Entrepreneur Hopes Sharing Videos From Smartphones is Next Big Thing

The former CTO of video-streaming sites Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO) and Ku6 has reinvented himself as an entrepreneur, and now has his first app ava...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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5 Ways Twitter’s New Redesign Makes It More Like Sina Weibo

Twitter’s slick new redesign has brought it – visually and practically – closer to China’s most dynamic microbloggin...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Unicom Insiders Confirm iPhone 4S Hasn’t Gotten China Network Permit Yet

Oh dear. The bad news just keeps coming for China’s iPhone fans. Following on the heels of yesterday’s reports that what we thou...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 11:45 am
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Asia Loves Android Apps, Has Most Downloads Per Capita [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. To commemorate its 10 billion ...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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Social and Mobile, This is How India Enjoys the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. India and China are often ment...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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HAXLR8R Invites Hardware Startups to Accelerator Program in China, Chance to Pitch in US

We received a note today from the folks at Chinaccelerator alerting us to their just-launched HAXLR8R, a partnership accelerator program wit...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Happy Birdday! Rovio’s Mighty Eagle Eyes A Billion Fans as Angry Birds Turns Two

In today’s changing gaming landscape few characters are as iconic as Angry Birds. And while publisher Rovio is modest about the comparison...

  • December 11, 2011
  • at 8:22 pm
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Listen and Follow Your Heart

A successful entrepreneur told me something this morning that is pretty true: “You’re only as good as your weakness.” Take for example...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Live TV Stream Offers Glimpse into Entertainment in North Korea

North Korea Tech shared an amazing link yesterday that is apparently a live stream of Korea Central Television, i.e. the DPRK’s offici...

  • December 9, 2011
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Dentsu Partners with Japan Post to Send Christmas Cards Via Facebook

Japanese advertising giant Dentsu (TYO: 4324) has partnered with Japan Post Service Co. Ltd. to develop a Facebook page/app which enables us...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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$50 Android Smartphones? Coming Next Month to China

A $100 Android device? That’s so passé. That’s because $50 Android smartphones are on the way for 2012. A brand-new pair of bud...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Want To Meet Investors At Startup Asia? Here’s How

We’re still not getting a ton of sleep these days, but what keeps me going is that I know that we’re building something that provide...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Korea Telecom Acquires Enswers For $40 Million

Enswer, a Korean tech firm founded by Jack Kim, mainly deals with video sharing, video search, and video advertising. It was acquired by Kor...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 8:58 am
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Indonesia’s BlueBird Taxi Picks You up with Help from Android and iOS

Blue Bird Group, the largest taxi company in Indonesia, has officially launched its mobile app today at Plaza Indonesia Extension, Jakarta. ...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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MusicYun is the Chinese Music Streaming Service With Its Head in the Cloud

Streaming music from the cloud is no longer such a wonderment – but a Chinese music service that also lets you upload and share your o...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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