Recent Posts


amazon-india

Amazon Reportedly Entering India With a Marketplace Approach. Why?

We know already that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is entering the Indian market pretty soon. But the approach the online retail giant is taking to...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
Read More

gree-vs-dena

The “Office Race” Continues… GREE Looks To Set Up Shop in Dubai

Whenever DeNA has a new office or overseas partnership, GREE seems to have one too (and vice versa). It’s like an “Office race” where ...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 3:28 pm
Read More

Empty Lecture Hall

Chinese Universities Launch Open Online Courses, But No One Cares

Yesterday saw the official opening of an official open courses channel run by Chinese universities in cooperation with Netease and Aikecheng...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 1:41 pm
Read More

tmall

Just an Hour in, Tmall’s 11/11 Sale Earned 439 Million RMB

In the West, November 11th isn’t much of a holiday, although it may soon be celebrated among gamers as the day that Skyrim was release...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 11:11 am
Read More

renmaiku

Renmaiku Lets You Search For Chinese Executives Online, Fast

Renmaiku.com is an executive search engine for the Chinese business community. Users do not need to login to use its search feature, which a...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
Read More

perfect-world-nexon-korea

Nexon and Perfect World to Establish Joint Company

Hot on the heels of reports that South Korean online game publisher Nexon is eyeing what could be a $1.28 billion Tokyo Stock Exchange IPO, ...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
Read More


MapmyIndia Will Lead You to Businesses, Places, With New ShowNearby App

Today, MapmyIndia has launched a useful location-based service (LBS) app called ShowNearby that leads users to nearby places and venues, suc...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
Read More

with Tiger Racoon

Gamigo Buys 20.1 Percent Stake in Korean Game Developer OnsOn Soft

We just received news from Germany-based gaming publisher, gamigo, that it has acquired a 20.1 percent stake in Korea-based game development...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 6:19 pm
Read More

InMobi-logo

InMobi Is Setting Up an Office in China, Hiring

At a conference last week in China, I stumbled upon a good friend from InMobi. My first thought was, “Why is he here in China?” ...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 3:15 pm
Read More


With 229 TB of RAM, China Invests More in its Supercomputers, Cloud Computing

What do Tianjin, Shenzhen, Changsha and Ji’nan Have In Common? They’re all home to China’s four biggest supercomputer cent...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
Read More


Baidu’s New Photo-Sharing Service Needs Less #Boobs# and More Instagram Hipsters

I’ve never said this before, but here goes: I’ve just seen too many boobs, and it’s got to stop. You see, Baidu (NASDAQ:BI...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
Read More

oracle-japan-vs-skysql

SkySQL Partners with Ashisuto in Japan, Challenges Oracle For MySQL Enterprise Market Share (Exclusive)

SkySQL Ab has partnered with K.K Ashisuto, a 40 year-old company which specializes in software distribution, to offer Japanese companies an ...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
Read More

tinyco

DeNA Ties Up With TinyCo, Adds To Growing List of Gaming Development Partners

Japanese mobile social gaming giant DeNA has just announced a partnership that will see independent mobile game developer TinyCo bring its g...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 9:52 am
Read More


Youku Boosts Chinese Film-Makers With New Indie Projects [UPDATED]

[Update, Nov. 11: Clarified the new program in the second paragraph, and added a more relevant indie movie] Youku (NYSE: YOKU), China’...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
Read More

weibo-nation-infographic

Sina and Tencent Weibo Are Like Countries [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Earlier this week we reporte...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
Read More


When the Cops Start Tweeting on Weibo…

I have to say, to the average expat, the cops here in the PRC might end up as being a little fearsome. It’s these guys who decide whether ...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
Read More


Micromax A85, from a Chinese OEM, is India’s Cheapest Android Dual-Core Smartphone

India’s up-and-coming telco Micromax is about to make its first move into the higher-end smartphone segment with the new A85, an Nvidi...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
Read More

lashou-nyse

Rumors Lashou Canceling IPO, and Our Sources Suggest…

It seems like just yesterday that Lashou was all ready to go IPO on the NASDAQ as LASO. But now, in the middle of its road show, a rumor is ...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
Read More