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East Ventures Alpha Holds First Mentoring Session [REPORT]

It took no more than two days for East Ventures Alpha to start its first mentoring session, with the mentors coming from its parent company,...

  • September 7, 2011
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Vodafone Facebook Phone Set to Take on HTC’s Chacha in India

Last month we reported on how Tata Docomo and HTC had partnered to launch the ChaCha in India. But another company, Vodafone, is reportedly ...

  • September 7, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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Xiaomi Phone Fills All 300,000 Pre-Orders in 34 Hours

The Xiaomi phone – a dual-core, 1.5GHz Android-powered smartphone that launched last month – has got off to the best possible st...

  • September 7, 2011
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Unity Technologies to Establish Tokyo Subsidiary

We recently reported about that Unity Technologies, the maker of the software authoring tool Unity3D, had agreed to cooperate with gaming gi...

  • September 7, 2011
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10 Digital Communities in Indonesia

There are many important factors that help to create a healthy tech ecosystem in any country. Government regulations, the presence of ventur...

  • September 7, 2011
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Apple to Ship Most Smartphones in 2011, But Chinese Makers to Enjoy Most Growth

A few months back we looked at first quarter numbers from IDC regarding year-on-year growth among the world’s top smartphone makers. A...

  • September 6, 2011
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Ah, Beijing!

Wikileaks Cables Reveal China Upset By US Embassy’s Twitter Account

Back in June of 2009, Twitter was still unblocked in China. So when the US Embassy decided to release its own reports on the quality of Beij...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 7:04 pm
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Record High Prices for Web Broadcast Rights in China

China’s online video streaming market is both fractured and highly competitive. Much like the crowded group buy market, there are lots...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 1:35 pm
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The Google Puzzle: A Crazy Browser Brain Game from Google Japan

We missed this when it initially dropped back in August, but after playing around with it a little bit this morning, I thought we’d te...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 11:10 am
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CyberAgent To Help International Smartphone Developers Reach Japanese Market

Japanese interactive entertainment company CyberAgent has just announced that it will be providing marketing services for international corp...

  • September 7, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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Group Buy Site 55tuan Sued by Chinese Comedian

55tuan is one of the top group buy sites in China, which is pretty impressive given that there are over 5,000 of them. But being on top mean...

  • September 7, 2011
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Lenovo’s iSec Game Console May Not Launch on Schedule

Lenovo’s eeDoo iSec, the first gaming console planned for release on the Chinese market, may not hit that market as quickly as origina...

  • September 7, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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One Month After Launch, East Ventures Alpha Incubates 6 Start-up Ideas

East Ventures is a Singapore-based venture capital firm that focuses on Internet-based start-ups with portfolios in Indonesia and Singapore....

  • September 7, 2011
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Sogou Maps Expands 3D Maps API, Brings Free Voice Navigation to Android App

Sogou Maps has Google’s rival service in its sight in China as its opens up its 3D maps API and adds voice navigation to its Android a...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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India’s e-Governance Services To Get A Single Payment Gateway By March 2012

India’s Department of Information Technology has announced that it will be teaming up with National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) t...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Dell to Use New Baidu Yi Mobile OS, Launch in November? [UPDATED]

After Baidu’s unveiling of its Android-based mobile OS last Friday, we have word from Dell that it’s teaming up with China’s biggest s...

  • September 6, 2011
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Ubox App + Vending Machines = Mobile Payments for Drinks and Snacks in China

Ubox is a Chinese app that brings mobile payments at vending machines to China for the first time. With apps for iPhone, Android, and JAVA-b...

  • September 6, 2011
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3G iPad 2 Coming to China Unicom, Probably Soon

Yesterday we shared a report from Sina Tech showing that Apple’s official China online store had added the 3G iPad 2 — not yet r...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 10:22 am
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