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It’s Official: iPhone 4S Finally Coming to China on January 13

After months of rumors, whispers, and blatantly made-up news announcements, we finally have a real release date for the iPhone 4S in China. ...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 9:52 pm
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MiniGames: A Review of Sina Weibo’s Little Amusement Park

In a bid to monetize its user-friendly but financially dragging giant, Sina recently imbued its Weibo microblogging platform with its own c...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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DEMO Asia Audition – 5 Jan

The next DEMO Asia Audition will be held tomorrow at SmartSpace. DEMO Asia is a platform for the best and brightest companies throughout As...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 4:25 pm
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The Douche Bag

Running an event is fun, especially when you’re selecting folks for a competition. At our upcoming Startup Asia event, one of the key high...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Enter the Dragon, With Rumored Chinese New Year Update for Angry Birds Seasons [VIDEO]

Rovio Mobile, makers of the Angry Birds game series, has left a very big hint that its Angry Birds Seasons game will get a Chinese New Year ...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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10 Sites to Help You Learn Python for FREE

Elisha Tan is the Founder of Learnemy, a web application that finds you instructors for anything you want to learn. Always wanted to build a...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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Plenty of Places to Learn Programming Online. So Why Should You Start?

If you’ve been on Twitter over the past few days, you might have seen more than a few people declaring that in 2012 they will learn co...

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Beijing Police: ID-Checking Websites Are Illegal

In an announcement that should probably be filed under “common sense,” the Beijing Police want you to know those sketchy website...

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Chaoren360: Social E-Commerce for Fashion-Minded Men

Whenever we’ve looked at specialist Chinese e-commerce sites that focus on fashion, they’ve pretty much all been aimed exclusive...

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 3:15 pm
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JiaThis Social Sharing Platform Acquires Startup, Will Soon Feature Comments

The Chinese startup behind the social sharing platform JiaThis has revealed that it has acquired the very young social commenting service Uy...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Is Sony Ericsson Hinting at a Windows Phone?

Sony Ericsson, which in 2011 became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE), just teased on their Facebook site that there ...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Computer Radiation Myth Busted, But Chinese Mothers Still Buy It

As most of you were probably busy with other things during the holidays, I thought I’d share this piece by Adam Minter about the debat...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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This fashion startup put a Black Eyed Peas member into Depression

What are the chances of meeting an international artist or celebrity while walking in Orchard Road, Singapore’s well-known shopping di...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 1:56 pm
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Chinese Web Gaming Companies See High-Level Execs Quitting

If the excitement about Diablo 3 is any indication, games in China aren’t any less popular than they were a year ago, but something do...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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If He Was Still Here, Kim Jong Il Would Look at Glorious Pyongyang Subreddit

From here’s one to file under WTF… I just came across one of Reddit’s more remarkable subreddits [1] ever: reddit.com/r/Py...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Apple’s Chinese New Year Sales Go Online on Friday, in China and Across Asia

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is apparently keen to celebrate Chinese new year – more popularly known as Spring Festival here – with a ...

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Opens Cyberlaw Center, Invests in Research

Chinese internet giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has today announced the opening up of its Tencent Cyberlaw Research Center and accompanying websit...

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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Will 2012 Be the Year of the Dragon for Apps?

A recent report from Flurry showed that the final week of the year saw a huge number of app downloads, thank largely to the fact that so man...

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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