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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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AKB48 Now on Google

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Circle: AKB48 Members Join Google+

Thanks to Asiajin for pointing out that Google+ has just been invaded by famous Japanese pop idols AKB48, as well as their lesser known (at ...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Better Late Than Never, Kaixin Gets Its Own Stylish Photo-Sharing App

Oh, great… another photo-sharing app with lots of filters. We haven’t reviewed one of those for, like, 24 hours. Yes, Kaixin001,...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Because Outdoors is for Suckas: Google, Baidu Now Feature Indoor Maps

I noticed a blog post today over on Baidu’s blog (NASDAQ:BIDU) , Baidu Beat, that the company had rolled out indoor maps. What a coinc...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Product Search Engines a New Battleground in China, as Netease Ups Its Armory

The Chinese internet company Netease (NASDAQ:NTES) will launch its own separate product search engine next year, according to the company...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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Duolingo Wants To Crowdsource Translation of the Web

Many of you may have seen Luis von Ahn’s recent TED Talk making the rounds on the interwebs. Luis was behind the creation of Captchas,...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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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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Beijing’s Central Business District Gets Wi-fi

The Beijing News reports that the whole 3.99 square kilometers of the Beijing CBD (Central Business District) is to be covered with a wirele...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 5:07 pm
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China May Have to Wait for the iPhone 4S After All

Since the announcement of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) newest phone, there has been speculation as to when, exactly, it will see the light of...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Gaopeng’s Fake Watch Scandal Just Won’t Go Away

Gaopeng, Groupon’s (NASDAQ:GRPN) official China JV with Tencent, has not been working out well. Recently, problems like personnel issu...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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hongkiat

An Interview With The Founder of Hongkiat.com

If you’re into design, art, and/or tech, you’ve likely drawn inspiration from Hongkiat.com before. Hongkiat is a design-focused weblog b...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 10:18 am
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laiwang

Is Alibaba Group Looking at Social e-Commerce?

Social networking site Laiwang.com has many observers all excited about Alibaba Group’s next move. As I said in my last article, Jack ...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 9:58 pm
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Funky Photo-Filter App Vida Brings the Photo-Grunging to Android As Well As iPhone

The Chinese startup Vida has launched an Android version of its photo-sharing app, giving it a cross-platform cousin to its iPhone variant. ...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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