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Li Kai-fu’s Innovation Works Nails $180 Mil. Silicon Valley Fundraiser

Innovation Works, the start-up incubator that was conceived by former Google China head Li Kai-fu, has just wrapped up a $180 million fundra...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 12:45 pm
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Stabbing at Foxconn Leaves Worker Dead

A Foxconn worker named Ah Hao was stabbed to death by three other workers in a pool room near Foxconn’s Guanlan factory on August 17. ...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 11:01 am
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Using Social Media for User Acquisition

Yesterday’s Founders Drinks topic was focused on using social media for user acquisition. Typically start-up founders use make use of digi...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 9:04 am
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MiniGames: A Review of Sina Weibo’s Texas Hold ‘Em Poker

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

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 10:38 pm
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Docomo and KT Agree to Share Smartphone Content

This afternoon Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo announced an agreement with South Korean operator KT that will see the two companies shar...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Qihoo’s Group Messaging App, KouXin, Hits China’s Smartphones

Qihoo 360 has launched a beta version of its brand-new group messaging app KouXin, which means ‘message’ in Chinese. It joins an increas...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 4:18 pm
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E-commerce Soars in Japan, Smartphones the Cause?

The Nikkei reported this week that Japan’s e-commerce sales increased 16.9 percent during fiscal 2010. This brings online shopping sal...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 1:14 pm
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SMS GupShup, India’s Twitter-like Service, Raises $10 Million in Funding

SMS GupShup, India’s Twitter-like SMS service, has raised Rs 50 crores ($10 million) from a series of venture capital investors to reach a...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Tolalu.com Adds Kids Names on Gifts, Makes You Look Like a Loving Parent

Personalizing gifts can be really tough, especially when you’re a busy parent looking for gifts for your very own kids. And if you can’t...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Sony’s Tablet S, Tablet P Available this Fall, on Docomo Network in Japan

This morning in Tokyo, I dropped in on Sony’s press conference where it was showing off its upcoming pair of Android tablets. It was a...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 12:25 pm
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Chinese Student Loses a Year’s Tuition in a Day of Online Gambling

Online games are changing the lives of China’s younger generation, sometimes in a bad way. September 1st is the beginning of the new schoo...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 10:09 am
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Amazon’s 7-inch Tablet Coming in October, 10-inch Starts Production in 2012

According to a report from Digitimes, Amazon will ship its new 7-inch tablet in October, supplied by hardware maker Quanta Computer out of T...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 11:08 pm
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Will Rebranding SoSasta As Crazeal Help Groupon in India?

According to a report on Fusible, Groupon India is trying its best to turn around its fortunes by creating a new group-buy site called Craze...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 9:10 pm
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Google Survey Reveals Smartphone Usage Trends in Hong Kong

Google has completed its first-ever user survey of smartphone usage around the globe, and we have a glimpse into some of the Hong Kong-focus...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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Japan’s Mixi Takes a Page From Facebook

Japanese social networking site Mixi followed the lead of Facebook today by launching public pages for companies and individuals. ‘Pub...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 3:57 pm
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Are Apple Suppliers Causing Cancer in China?

Apple hasn’t had the best luck when it comes to suppliers in China. Or perhaps it’s that Apple just doesn’t care. Whatever...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 11:45 am
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China’s Top 10 Online Ad Styles – Which Get More Clicks?

We’ve probably all cursed banner ads or pop-up messages. So I have good news and bad news for you. Good news is that those two ad deli...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Microsoft is Being Sued for Abusing its Dominant Position in India

A New Delhi based law firm Singhania & Partners has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft India in Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT)...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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