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Tudou is Running Out of Money

A Sina Tech report this morning suggests that Tudou, one of China’s largest internet video sites, is facing dire financial straits. Ac...

  • August 10, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Why Are Indonesians Lining Up at 5am For Huawei’s New Tablet?

In addition to smartphones, tablets are also gaining enormous popularity here in Indonesia. Almost every tablet offered by any vendor has b...

  • August 10, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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NeochaEDGE: Where Chinese Modern Art, Brands, and Social Media Meet [INTERVIEW]

NeochaEDGE is a unique, Shanghai-based web firm that intersects modern art and design in China, global brands, and social media. It's primar...

  • August 10, 2011
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India’s First Daily Deal Site, Mydala.com, Grew 3.5x in the Last Three Months

Being a first mover doesn’t necessarily mean you will be at the top of the rankings when the dust settles. Mydala.com, which claims to be ...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 10:59 pm
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Mobile App City Guide MyCityWay, Ambitiously Aims at Asia

Exclusive – MyCityWay, the US-based mobile app city guide has a strong presence in U.S and Europe. Not so much in Asia though. But thi...

  • August 9, 2011
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Japan’s KDDI Announces 5 Nominees For Its First Incubation Program

On Friday, KDDI’s Mugen Labo, a start-up incubation program by Japan’s second largest telco, announced five tech start-ups chosen for it...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 5:21 pm
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Rakuten China Launches a Group Buy Portal, With 50 Big-Name Brands

Rakuten China, a joint venture between the Japanese e-commerce giant and Baidu, has today rolled out a brand-oriented group buy portal.

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 3:27 pm
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Baidu To Close Its Shuoba Microblog This Month

It looks like Baidu is bowing out of the microblogging race, as it has just announced that it will be shutting down its Baidu Shuoba (or ‘...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Indonesian Government Planning to Block File Sharing Site 4shared

Back in July the Indonesian government announced that it would shut down illegal music download sites. According to Okezone, the governme...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Batavia Incubator’s Takeshi Ebihara: Young Entrepreneurs Will Build Indonesia [INTERVIEW]

Batavia Incubator is one of the latest tech start-up incubators in Indonesia, launched a couple of weeks ago. It is a joint venture between ...

  • August 10, 2011
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See My Nails! Nailap Wants To Be Instagram for Nail Art

Mobile photo sharing is already very popular, and still on the rise — but there are still a lot of niches to fill. We learned about one to...

  • August 10, 2011
  • at 9:38 am
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Japan’s GREE Continues Foreign Expansion, Partners With SK telecom in Korea

Japanese social gaming heavyweight GREE announced late last week that Chinese partner Tencent would be implementing a new open platform for ...

  • August 9, 2011
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Bribery-Reporting Websites Now Back Online in China

Back in June, a number of independent websites that allowed Chinese net users to report instances of corruption suddenly gained popularity o...

  • August 9, 2011
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Indonesian Universities Starting to Use Mobile Apps For Academic Activities

Given the high rate of usage of mobile devices among teenagers in Indonesia, it is not a surprise that educational institutions have begun t...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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ISBA, Indonesian Blog Awards from ICT Watch

In addition to IDBYTE, national non-profit institution ICT Watch also gives out ISBAs (Internet Sehat Blog & Content Awards), a series o...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 4:24 pm
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Advice to startups: Get out of Singapore ASAP

An interesting post from Willis Wee in Penn-Olson prompted me to provide some perspective on the issue of expansion. The question that most ...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Sina Weibo and Microblogging in China [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Everyone knows microblogging...

  • August 9, 2011
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China Mobile Leaked Document Tells Subsidiaries to Prep for iPhone

Sina Tech is reporting this morning that a leaked internal document from China Mobile has revealed that the company has finally reached an a...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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