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Web, Smartphones, and Social Media are Thriving in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Across Asia, countries seem to...

  • December 20, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Dell Unveils First Ever Smartphone Running Baidu’s Android-Based OS

This morning in Beijing, the American company Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) is unveiling a smartphone that runs Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) newly-launc...

  • December 20, 2011
  • at 11:48 am
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JO2 Wants To Bring Quality Mobile Apps Into China

Everyone wants a piece of the China boom these days. But how? For e-commerce, Taobao is a good choice for many foreign brands out there. The...

  • December 20, 2011
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China Unicom Adds More 3G Subscribers, But Still Waiting for Boost from iPhone 4S

China Unicom (NYSE:CHU; HKG:0762), the country’s second-largest mobile telco, has revealed its user statistics up to the end of Novemb...

  • December 20, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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China iCrazy in 2011: A Look Back at 5 Bad Apples

It has been a year of ups and downs for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) in China. On the financial side, Apple did quite well with China accounting for ...

  • December 19, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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MiniGames: A Review of Sina Weibo’s Zombie Treasure

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

  • December 19, 2011
  • at 6:17 pm
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Ku6 Closes Shanghai Office, as its NASDAQ Shares Dip Below $1

It has never been a smooth ride for Ku6.com (NASDAQ:KUTV), which is currently China’s fifth-largest video-streaming and sharing site. ...

  • December 19, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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PlayStation Vita Launches in Japan

This past Saturday Sony’s PlayStation Vita went on sale in Japan, as the company hopes to close what has been a very difficult year on...

  • December 19, 2011
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5 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

Friday is usually a slow news day. Not this week! Check it: 1. Tudou, Youku In Increasingly Ugly IP Spat China’s two biggest video str...

  • December 18, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Beijing Markets Get Serious About Software Piracy

Beijing’s Zhongguancun area is the bustling heart of its tech scene, home to both startups and tech giants alike. It’s also the ...

  • December 20, 2011
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Clingle Receives 200,000 Downloads in First 2 Months

Since it was launched two months ago, Clingle, the location-based social network, has received about 200,000 downloads across U.S, UK, India...

  • December 20, 2011
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Fotopedia App Gives Fascinating Look Into North Korea

In the wake of Kim Jong Il’s death, there’s no shortage of reports on the web about the secretive Asian nation. With few people ...

  • December 20, 2011
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New Microblog Regulations Not All Bad for Chinese Netizens

Many Internet analysts view the new regulations in a negative light. They feel that as a result of the new regulations, the number of microb...

  • December 19, 2011
  • at 10:55 pm
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Momo: Yet Another Chinese Find-and-Flirt Mobile App

One of this year’s most prevalent trends among startups in China has been for sexy-looking location-based apps that help you chat R...

  • December 19, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Youku Files Lawsuit Against Tudou, Shows It Has Been Keeping a Naughty List

China’s largest video-streaming site, Youku.com (NYSE:YOKU) has just confirmed its lawsuit against its smaller rival, Tudou.com (NASDA...

  • December 19, 2011
  • at 4:21 pm
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Xiaomi Sells 100,000 Phones in A Few Hours, Ruins My Wife’s Christmas

China’s Xiaomi phone finally went on sale to the public this Sunday at midnight. Just a few hours and 100,000 phones later, though, th...

  • December 19, 2011
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Thanks To A Startup, Laos Will Have An Official Lao Unicode Font in 2012

For many years, the people of Laos haven’t been able to use the Lao language on their mobile phones because it isn’t standardized or sup...

  • December 19, 2011
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This Week in Asia Tech Startups: 10 That Caught Our Eye

As usual, we have quite a few Asian tech startups on our radar this week, from China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Singapore. For...

  • December 18, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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