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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
  • at 1:00 pm
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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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Perfect World, Going Beyond Online Gaming, Invests $100 Million in VC Fund

Beijing-based game developer and publisher Perfect World (NASDAQ: PWRD) is to help set up a venture capital fund aimed at incubating small t...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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India’s Snapdeal To Make A Foray Into Singapore, Malaysia, and Philippines

After having a dream run in India, Snapdeal is apparently looking for expansion in South Asian countries like Singapore, Malaysia and Philip...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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3G iPad 2 Finally Coming to China, Starts at 4,688 RMB

The iPad 2 has been in China for some time now, but Apple’s 3G products are always slower to enter the Chinese market. The arrival of ...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Kickstarter-Funded Film ‘Blind’ Portrays Post-Nuclear Tokyo

In the past we’ve written about how many creative individuals have used the crowd-funding service Kickstarter to raise money for proje...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Beer Brand Offers Coolest Job in India: Went Viral On Facebook

Update: Mayank Agarwal, co-founder of Geek Creative Agency told me that they are the one who planned and ran the campaign. Sutra Lite was hi...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Lenovo: “We’re a DO company”

Lenovo: “We’re a DO company”

Lenovo, the third largest PC maker in the world, is spending a pretty big chunk of its budget on an ad campaign entitled “For Those Who Do...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 9:15 am
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Foursquare Adds Indonesian Language, But Lacks Accuracy

On its blog, Foursquare has announced that it has added Bahasa Indonesia and four other languages (Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Thai) to ...

  • September 3, 2011
  • at 4:16 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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Sega Rolls Out Samurai Bloodshow for iPad [VIDEO]

A few weeks back I was playing around with Sega’s Genpei Taisen Emaki on the iPad. It was lots of fun, so I was delighted to see recently ...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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Why You’ll Want to Stack Your Tweets With StackRoll [INTERVIEW]

Twitter can sometimes be a difficult medium to master. Very often we want to get people’s attention, but at the same time we don’t k...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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8 Alternative Android App Stores From China

Just as the entire Android system is largely open, so the method of getting apps onto Google’s mobile OS is also unfettered. In most o...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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MaiMang: a Location-Aware Craigslist-Style App

A Chinese start-up is hoping to get China’s populace into the spirit of buying and selling second-hand items on their iPhone or Android sm...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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5,000 Group Buy Sites in China, But No One’s Making Money

We told you last week that winter is coming for net startups in China. And we’ve been following the floundering of Groupon in China &#...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 12:20 pm
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Mainichi App Preserves Newspaper Special Editions on the iPad

It’s always encouraging when we see modern technology being used to preserve important things from the past. A few months back we wrot...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 10:19 am
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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 12 That Caught Our Eye

As usual, we have quite a few Asian start-ups on our radar this week, from India, China, Japan, and Singapore. For folks who are interested ...

  • September 4, 2011
  • at 10:08 pm
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At Your Service

Being a blogger and entrepreneur is fun. We get invited to events, speak to different folks in the tech industry, and of course meet interes...

  • September 3, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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