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A Chinese Start-up Adds Social Fun To Travel

Specialist social media can be super-useful in their specificity – and Tong Xing (‘Journey Together’ in Chinese) is a prim...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 10:45 pm
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Deals And You Raises $17 Million Funding from Mayfield Fund and Norwest Venture Partners

Group buying website Deals and You has raised $17 million from a group of investors, led by Mayfield Fund and Norwest Venture Partners ̵...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 8:40 pm
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Report: Vancl Files US IPO Papers, On Course for December

E-commerce company Vancl looks all set to list in the US in December, as it has already filed its IPO papers with relevant authorities. Now ...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Sina Weibo Has Over 2 Million Users in Hong Kong

Sina Weibo is freakin’ huge. I think we’ve mentioned that before. But they’re not just big in mainland China, you know. Ac...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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GREE: The Mobile Gaming Social Network In An Infographic

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. We have covered much about GRE...

  • November 11, 2011
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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