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Facebook: India to be Number 1 User-Base Soon, With Booming Mobile Usage

Facebook’s VP for mobile, Vaughan Smith, has expressed his great confidence in India, saying that the country will likely rise to be F...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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How Coca-Cola is Gamifying Vending Machines in Japan

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) wants its customers in Japan to get to know their favorite vending machines a little better. In the company’s late...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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China’s UCWeb Browser Has Sights Set on India

Recently we’ve been bringing you some information about the success of China’s UCWeb mobile browser, which after success in Chin...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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My365 = Photo-Taking + Calendar, Result? 100,000 Downloads in 10 days

My365 is a new photo app in Japan. It has similar functions to Instagram – social sharing and photo filters. But it does one thing bet...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 9:04 pm
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Sina Weibo Breaks 250 Million Users, But How Many Are Real?

This morning, Sina’s (NASDAQ:SINA) quarterly earnings call revealed a few choice tidbits about Sina Weibo, the microblogging service t...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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Wireless Intranet Coming to Air China (If You’re Excited, Read That Again)

Flying in China, like flying anywhere, can be an exercise in frustration, especially when you plane spends hours circling the airfield becau...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Brandsfavor: Vietnam’s First Private Shopping Site

Members-only online shopping seems to be the in thing nowadays. First we saw Brandmile in India and just recently we received a pitch from B...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Acquia Looking to Spread the Word of Drupal in Asia

I’m reading a couple of reports this evening (Economic Times, e27) that Drupal development company Acquia, founded by Dries Buytaert, ...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Japanese Online Retail Giant Rakuten Set to Acquire eBook Service Kobo

Japanese online retailer Rakuten announced today that it has agreed to acquire eReading platform Kobo, a Canada-based company, for $315 mill...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Localizing for China: Another Challenge for Lenovo’s eedoo iSec

We haven’t exactly been bullish on Lenovo’s (SEHK: 0992) eedoo iSec game console “home entertainment center” and its...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Want to Buy-Sell Farm Stocks in China Online? NX28 Has It All

NX28 is a platform to connect farm stock buyers and sellers together in China. The site isn’t too well-designed, but surprisingly it has q...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Tencent Weibo Breaks 300 Million Users, But How Many Are Real?

Tencent (HKG:0700) announced their unaudited Q3 financials today, and just like Sina’s, those announcements were paired with some pre...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Baidu’s Discussion Forum, Tieba, Gets an Android App

Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) lively discussion forum portal, Tieba (meaning ‘Post Bar’ in Chinese) – which is the closest t...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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China Unicom Brings a Cheaper 8GB iPhone 4, For “Free” At a Huge Cost

This might well be a stunt to capture non-romantically involved smartphone fans (since November 11 is also “Singles Day” here in...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Gao Xiaosong’s Free Again — and the Weibosphere Reacts…

Noted musician Gao Xiaosong (Sina Weibo account) is free again. The musician, who doubled as a judge on China’s Got Talent, was put in...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Jiepang + Starbucks China + LBS + NFC = Free Christmas Coffee

Jiepang, the Chinese location-based service (LBS) social network, is once again pioneering the use of NFC chips to allow some smartphone use...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 11:50 am
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Duducars Lets Chinese Rent Cars Conveniently

Traffic and transportation are always problems in big cities in China. We recently told you about Yongche which allows folks to find so-call...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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HTC Unveils an Android “Renren Phone” for China

HTC (TPE:2498) has today unveiled a so-called ‘Renren phone’ – an Android-powered smartphone with baked-in widgets and fea...

  • November 8, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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