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Angry Birds Still Flying High in China with Online Tmall Store

You can’t seem to get away from those Angry Birds here in China. I’ve been to a Starbucks where the moment I was served, the xyl...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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Lexulous Launches On Ibibo, Get Ready to Cheat With a Dictionary

India’s largest online social gaming site, Ibibo, today has another attraction for its users – the popular word game Lexulous. S...

  • February 9, 2012
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Sh*t Lei Jun Says (That Startups Should Listen To)

Lei Jun, the CEO of Xiaomi, has a big personality. He also has a history of success when it comes to tech startups and investment in China, ...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 5:01 pm
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Countries that tax your company to death — and those that don’t

Entrepreneurs residing in Singapore and Hong Kong experience no burdensome taxes, according to a paper published by Grant Thornton. Titled G...

  • February 9, 2012
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Report: Flipkart Keen to Go Shopping, Wants to Take Home LetsBuy

The Indian e-commerce leader Flipkart is doing some shopping of its own, and is reportedly keen on buying up LetsBuy.com. Since LetsBuy is o...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Twitmusic Wants to Disrupt Music Distribution Through Twitter

Good content goes viral on Twitter. The 2009 Hudson River plane crash news that went viral on the microblog has inspired Philippines-based T...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 11:27 am
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Taiwan’s EZTABLE Raises $1.5 Million in Series A Round, Heads to Mainland China

Exclusive — Taiwan-based, online restaurant reservation site, EZTABLE, informed us that it has just raised $1.5 million from lead investor...

  • February 9, 2012
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KDDI and VC Global Brain Target Global Startups with $66M Fund

Japan’s KDDI Corporation recently announced a new investment fund worth 5 billion yen (or about $66 million), which will target upcomi...

  • February 8, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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VCotton Wants to Knock Your Socks Off. And Sell You New Ones

There are a lot of specialist e-commerce sites in China, but VCotton perhaps takes the award for focusing on such a niche area that it’...

  • February 8, 2012
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Singapore’s NonStop Games offers glimpse of future with HTML5 game Dollar Isle

Depending on who you ask, HTML5 is the future of mobile apps. Juha Paananen, founder and CEO of NonStop Games, a Finland and Singapore-based...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 10:03 pm
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Lenovo Rides Strong Performance in China to Dominate Asia Region [CHART]

We already knew that things were looking up for Chinese PC maker Lenovo (HKG:0992) this past year when the company surpassed rival Dell (NAS...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 6:30 pm
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Makehappy Gives Indian E-Commerce a Charitable Twist

Makehappy is an experiment in charitable and social e-commerce that was created to make people feel good about shopping online. Launched on ...

  • February 9, 2012
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All Japan’s Earthquakes in 2011, Visualized in One Startling Video

There have been a number of visualizations related to last year’s March 11 earthquake in Japan. But this just might be the most insigh...

  • February 9, 2012
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How your start-up can expand overseas — quick tips from Socialwalk

Socialwalk, an online platform that helps event attendees build potentially useful connections with each other, has expanded to three countr...

  • February 9, 2012
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Japan’s Chocokure App Helps You Ask Girls for Chocolate. Sign Me Up!

Tokyo-based serial entrepreneur and web service producer Kazuma Ieiri has brought us yet another entertaining web app. Valentine’s Da...

  • February 9, 2012
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Agate Studio Wants to Make the World Happier With Games

Agate Studio is probably one of the few great mobile gaming startups in Indonesia that we haven’t been really able to cover yet. Agate Stu...

  • February 8, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Japan’s Social Giants: Trends in User Numbers [CHART]

There have been a flurry of financial reports over the past week, giving us insight not only into whether or not companies are profiting, bu...

  • February 8, 2012
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DropMySite.com Backups Your Website, Email, and Database in the Cloud

Losing data is seriously a horrifying experience. I had a close encounter when my laptop slipped through my butterfingers. At that point all...

  • February 8, 2012
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