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Funky Photo-Filter App Vida Brings the Photo-Grunging to Android As Well As iPhone

The Chinese startup Vida has launched an Android version of its photo-sharing app, giving it a cross-platform cousin to its iPhone variant. ...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Dangdang to Launch E-Book Platform and Apps This Month, E-Reader Next Year

The Chinese e-commerce site Dangdang (NYSE:DANG) is set to follow in the footsteps of Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and its Kindle when it launches i...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 3:08 pm
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Take Me Somewhere Nice: Wego Travel Search Engine Launches Indonesian Site

The travel search engine Wego, which opened an office in Jakarta recently, has finally launched its Indonesian site. With the huge potential...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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With 4 Million Users, Is TuDing the Closest to Being China’s Instagram?

The inevitable rush to build an Instagram-like photo-sharing app that’s localized for China has resulted in a nice, wide variety of ap...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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As India Pushes For Ban on Offensive Content, Facebook Responds

India’s communications minister Kapil Sibal [1] today affirmed the nation’s intent to ban offensive online material, after makin...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Putting the Boxing Gloves Back On, Citron Seeks Qihoo’s True Advertising Revenue [UPDATED]

[UPDATE on 12/06 at 11pm BJ time: Qihoo has responded in a press release saying that Citron's latest report contains "numerous errors of fac...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Will Asia Step Up and Be Counted Among Best Mobile Innovators?

As part of the CeBIT 2012 conference in Germany, the CODE_n12 contest is seeking out the 50 best mobile innovators from around the world. In...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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The Ubiquity of Social Media and E-Commerce in China [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Asia-oriented branding and PR agency We Are Social has just released its report on all that’s happening in social, digital, and mobile...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Strikes as Shanghai Apple and HP Supplier Plans Move

Continuing a recent trend of labor strikes at foreign enterprises in the country, more than a thousand workers in Shanghai went on strike af...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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MiniGames: A Review of Sina Weibo’s Toy Legion

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

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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If You Feel Like an LG Optimus, Go and Brush Your Shoulders Off

So I received an email announcement this morning about LG’s (SEO:003550) social Christmas promotion, which gives users a chance to win...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Blogger Suggests Vancl Has Lost Over $300 Million, Vancl CEO Says Not True

Another day, another he-said-she-said rumor fight between the nameless denizens of the internet and the CEOs that govern their favorite webs...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 11:25 am
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Samsung’s Flexible Display [VIDEO]

I briefly read about Samsung’s flexible display over on PC World. The idea was fascinating but hard to grasp. Screens that are flexible? T...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Looking for an Internet Job in China? No Skills? Become an Internet Commenter

Everyone knows that the Chinese internet is censored. What’s censored? All kinds of things! But these days the net moves too fast to c...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 9:52 pm
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Indonesian Gaming Studio Hits Android, iOS, and Mig33 With 2 New Social Games

The Indonesian startup and game developer, NightSpade, is having a busy week, having just released two new games to different markets. The &...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Flipboard Coming to China, Teams Up With Sina and Renren [PICS]

Earlier this year you may recall that everyone’s favorite iPad reading app Flipboard was blocked in China. But apparently the GFW ain&...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 3:08 pm
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Beijing’s Smogpocalypse Slows Shipping of Xiaomi Handsets (and Probably Others Too)

Xiaomi’s M1 is just a couple weeks from being publicly available, but the company says it has already shipped more than 100,000 units ...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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iBigToy Builds iPad Story books for Kids… A Lot of Them!

If you want to buy interactive story books for your kids on the iPad, look no further than iBigToy. This Chinese app development firm is dee...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 11:18 am
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