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Dispelling the Myth: US Doesn’t Lose Profit to China’s Apple Manufacturing

I came across this interesting piece over on Forbes today about who exactly benefits from the success of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad an...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 9:15 pm
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Netease Email May Be Latest Victim of Hacker Attacks

As the uproar over the release of the usernames and passwords of millions of users from Tianya, CDSN, and other Chinese web services continu...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 4:15 pm
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Ready For Your Close-Up? Tencent’s Online Maps Bring StreetView to China

The Chinese search engine Soso.com has added a Google-esque ‘StreetView’ feature to its online maps. It launched over the weeken...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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Our 5 Favorite Data Visualizations for Asia in 2011

We digested quite a bit of data over the past 12 months here on PO. While we’re far from pro statisticians, we did our best to present...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 11:11 am
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Startup Anideo Launches Its First Game, Huntville [PICS]

Singapore-based app dev startup Anideo pushed out quite a lot of apps this year. But none of them are games. So when co-founder Andrew So...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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5 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

One day later than usual, owing to a bit of Christmas downtime, here’s our round-up of the most significant developments on the Chines...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Japan’s ARappli Aims to Bring Augmented Reality to Everyone

Augmented reality (AR) and quick response codes (QR) are pretty neat technologies. But they aren’t often used because it is tough to execu...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 4:08 pm
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8 of My Favourite Posts from 2011

Well, that happened. As 2011 draws to a close, it’s a good time to look back at some of my own personal highlights since I started wri...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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6 Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

As usual, we have quite a few Asian tech startups on our radar this week, from China, India, Japan, Indonesia, and Laos. For folks who are i...

  • December 24, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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How to See What’s Trending on Sina Weibo Without Speaking Chinese

Sina Weibo is the much-talked about Chinese microblogging platform which now has about 250 million users. But language barriers can make it ...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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Japanese Publishers Cause Amazon To Delay Japan E-book Service [REPORT]

Back in October we told you about how Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) was supposedly winding down late-stage negotiations with Japanese publishers to l...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 2:45 pm
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Chinese Hacks May Be a Challenge to Real-Name Registration

Recently, the Chinese internet has been rocked by the release of confidential user data on the internet, ostensibly in the wake of high-prof...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Paging All Entrepreneurs Interested in Startup Asia

Our growing list of participants for Startup Asia Singapore has us very excited. I’m not too sure how our small team has managed to put ...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 10:29 am
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DeNA Establishes Gaming Partnership with Chinese SNS Kaixin001

The folks over at Japanese social gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432) just made their holidays a little bit happier by announcing a partnership wit...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Tianya Hacked, 4 Million Passwords Published

The series of mega-hacks is continuing in China, with gigantic BBS community Tianya the latest in a series of high-profile hacking cases tha...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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Rumor: iPhone 4S to Launch January 6 in China

I had promised myself I wasn’t going to write about any more iPhone 4S rumors, but this one is so specific it seems like there’s...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Japan’s Sumally Interviewed by Wired Japan [TRANSLATION]

This article about Sumally was written for WIRED Japan, and I had the opportunity to translate it to English. Sumally has been covered befor...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 10:40 am
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Happy Holidays! Now Here’s What We Want…

With the holidays upon us, many of us probably have our eyes set on some new high-tech purchase, and the writers here at PO are no exception...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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