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Zhou Juan: Why I Sold Off 56.com

56.com was one of China’s major independent video players before it was sold to Renren a month and a half ago. Now Zhou Juan, the co-f...

  • November 8, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Xuejineng.cn, China’s Answer To SkillShare? Maybe Not

SkillShare is “a community marketplace to learn anything from anyone.” If you know how to play a guitar, you can probably teach a beginn...

  • November 8, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Daily Deals Site Lashou All Set to Hit NASDAQ as LASO, Raise $80 Million

Lashou, one of China’s largest group-buy sites, is now on the verge of its US IPO, having filed with American regulators. The Beijing-...

  • November 8, 2011
  • at 11:35 am
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Charles Chao: Sina Weibo’s Growth Surprises Me (and Damned Zombies Will Die!)

Charles Chao, the CEO of Sina, was on TV last Saturday with Yang Lan (who was called the “Oprah of China” at TED). The topic of the show...

  • November 8, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Sina Blocks Weibo Accounts in Wake of Ai Weiwei’s Fundraising Campaign

Last week, we reported that dissident artist Ai Weiwei — who had just received a tax bill from authorities to the tune of $2.4 million...

  • November 7, 2011
  • at 10:08 pm
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File-sending Service Kicksend Gets Funding from Japan-based Digital Garage

Japan-based investment and incubation firm Digital Garage announced today that it has invested in file-sharing service Kicksend, a start-up ...

  • November 7, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Bangalore Start-up OfferGrid Receives Seed Investment from MyFirstCheque

We’ve received news that Bangalore-based OfferGrid has received seed investment from MyFirstCheque, a seed fund that invests in budding In...

  • November 7, 2011
  • at 5:14 pm
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GREE To Invest 2 Billion Yen in SEA Start-ups, 1 Billion Yen in Indonesia

Last week, we reported that GREE formed GREE Ventures, an investment partnership which will be investing in start-ups across the globe. Unde...

  • November 7, 2011
  • at 3:27 pm
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Hurst Lin, Sina Co-Founder, Discusses DCM’s Investment Strategy in China

DCM is a venture capital fund with offices located in Beijing, San Francisco, and Tokyo. It also manages the A-fund which focuses on investi...

  • November 7, 2011
  • at 12:57 pm
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Yahoo’s Big Purple Bus Schools Indonesians in Using the Internet Safely

Last week, Yahoo launched a program named Yahoo Buka Dunia (which literally translates to ‘Open World’) in Indonesia. Using a bu...

  • November 8, 2011
  • at 1:20 pm
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China May Have to Wait a Long Time for the iPhone 4S

You remember the iPhone 4S, right? That phone that Apple launched a month ago in the US? The one that’s preorders sold out in ten minu...

  • November 8, 2011
  • at 12:15 pm
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Japan Post

eBay to Partner with Japanese Postal Service To Help Sellers Ship

Japan’s Yomiuri Shimbun citing unnamed sources reports that eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) and Japan Post are entering into an agreement that will ass...

  • November 8, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Qiuqiu: China’s Android App Recommendation Engine

How do you find good Android apps? Most would find it under the Android marketplace listing, or read blogs to find out about the latest cool...

  • November 8, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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360Buy CEO: We’re Gonna Be Bigger Than Alibaba’s Tmall Within 5 Years

The CEO and founder of 360Buy.com, Liu Qiang-dong (pictured right), reckons that his site will hit 10 billion RMB (US$1.57 billion) in sold ...

  • November 7, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Twitter languages in Asia

Which Asian Languages are Spoken Most on Twitter? [MAP]

Thanks to Tomomi Sasaki (coincidentally of AQ, whose AQ Lift we recently featured) for the tip on this very cool Twitter language visualizat...

  • November 7, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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With Analytics, Ads, and Dev Tools, Umeng is Powering Chinese Apps

Umeng is an analytics and in-app platform for iOS and Android apps that’s a Chinese rival to the American service Tapjoy. The Beijing-...

  • November 7, 2011
  • at 3:45 pm
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Big Surprise: College Group Buy Sites in China Also Dying

China’s beleaguered group buy sites are for the most part doing so badly these days that the “Chinese group buy segment hurting&...

  • November 7, 2011
  • at 2:10 pm
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Indonesian Telco Telkomsel to Host Start-up Bootcamp

Indonesian telco operator Telkomsel (NYSE:TLK) will be hosting a program called Telkomsel Start-up Bootcamp. This is a workshop where Indone...

  • November 7, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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