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Youku’s Video Search Engine is Blocked by Several Rivals

In a sign of growing hostility amongst video-streaming services in China, three such sites have reportedly blocked access to a video search ...

  • January 13, 2012
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Scalper Fights Cause One Beijing Apple Store to Cancel iPhone 4S Launch

Today, Apple’s iPhone 4S is finally on sale in China. It’s been a long time coming, and fans of the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) device a...

  • January 13, 2012
  • at 10:43 am
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East Ventures Launches Angels Network, Aims to Boost Indonesian Ecosystem

East Ventures has been pretty active in the Indonesian startup scene, investing in and incubating more than 20 startups in the country so fa...

  • January 12, 2012
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Already Huge Queues, Worries About Scalpers, for iPhone 4S Launch in China [PICS]

There are already huge queues outside of China’s five official Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stores in readiness for tomorrow’s launch of ...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 10:06 pm
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Letao’s 4th Round of Funding Brings in Another $30 Million

Letao.com, the Chinese e-commerce site that specializes in footwear, has raised a fourth round of funding worth US$30 million. It was comple...

  • January 12, 2012
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MediaPop App-ifies Facebook Pages With Its Social Marketing Dashboard

Singaporean startup Media Pop has launched a new service that makes it easier for brands, either big or small, to set up a social media camp...

  • January 12, 2012
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Renren Expands, Adds a Pinterest-like Social Pinboard

Renren (NYSE:RENN), China’s biggest Facebook-like social network, has today launched a social pinboard and sharing website called Renr...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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9 Evil Tactics Used by 360 Safe Browser to Beat IE in China

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been wanting people in China to quit using Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) for quite some time – but it didnR...

  • January 12, 2012
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Meet RedMart, the latest (and greatest?) online mart in Singapore

All busy Singaporeans will be happy to know of yet another online store that brings household products right to one’s very doorsteps. The ...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 10:46 am
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Twitter Ain’t No Thang: KakaoTalk Sends a Billion Messages in a Day

At the end of 2012 Naver Line, a free mobile messaging service, announced it reached 10 million downloads. Now, just two weeks later, the ap...

  • January 13, 2012
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iConnect 2012 – 13-15 Jan

This week, NUS Entrepreneurship Society will organize iConnect 2012. It aims to connect global youths and inspire future entrepreneurs. With...

  • January 12, 2012
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Promoote Helps You Find Local Services in Jakarta

If you’re in Jakarta and are looking for something like a guitar tutor, massage, or a photo shoot session, look no further than Promoote.c...

  • January 12, 2012
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Docomo Gains Most Mobile Subscribers in December in Japan

Japan’s Telecommunications Carriers Association updated its monthly mobile subscriber data this week, with NTT Docomo making the bigge...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 9:24 pm
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Business Clinic on Idea Generation – 16 Jan

Next Monday, Dr Virginia Cha will share her insights in an upcoming business clinic on idea generation. This event targets aspiring entrepre...

  • January 12, 2012
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Train Ticket Buying Software is Mostly a Scam (Yeah, Big Surprise)

We’ve done a fair bit of reporting on China’s online train ticket sales system this year, which has been buggy as hell when it&#...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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eBay Continues Asia Postal Partnerships with Singapore Tie-up

Back in November we told you about eBay’s partnership with Japan Post to assist Japanese customer who wanted to sell items using the popul...

  • January 12, 2012
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Tencent’s Pony Ma Challenges Real-Name Advocates By Talking About Prostitutes

Real-name registration systems are all the rage in China these days. And by “all the rage,” what I mean is “increasingly m...

  • January 12, 2012
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Startup Grepsr Wants to Make Data Collection Easy

Grepsr is one of the more intriguing startups I’ve come across in a while. It is a data extraction and web crawling service which you ...

  • January 12, 2012
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