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J. R. Smith

NBA Player J.R. Smith Not a Fan of Chinese Net Censorship

As the NBA lockout continues on, shooting guard J.R. Smith is spending his time in China, having recently signed with Zhejiang of the China ...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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Skype Partners with Indonesia’s Telkomsel

Thanks to the folks over at Daily Social for the heads up on Skype’s new agreement with Indonesian telco Telkomsel. The mobile operato...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 11:02 pm
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Baidu Reader: A Desktop Reading App Integrated with Baidu Services

Today, Baidu announced the launch of a new product called Baidu Reader. It’s a reading app for the PC that combines the functionality ...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Group Buy Bigwigs Skip Government Meeting on Industry Troubles

The group buy industry in China is having a rough go of it. Aside from the layoffs and closings, there have been rumors of corrupt practices...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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As Group-buy in China Slows Down, Qianpin Focuses on Localizing E-commerce

While group-buying has slowed down in China (see our previous posts here and here), upcoming new start-up Qianpin is focusing on making e-co...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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China’s KanBox Raises $20 Million, Targets 8 Million Users By Year’s End

KanBox among the first batch of start-ups to receive investment from DCM’s A-Fund. The investment amount wasn’t revealed until ...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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You Can’t Create A Steve Jobs

Last weekend at Qinghua University, Lee Kai-Fu shared some interesting thoughts on mobile and entrepreneurship in China. The conversation wi...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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TeliportMe, Maker Of The Awesome 360 Panorama App, Debuts A Slick New Website

After months of teasing, the Indian startup TeliportMe has finally unveiled a slick new website, drifting completely away from its earlier...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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WoW’s New Expansion Angers Dumb Chinese Nationalists

It’s only been announced for a couple days, and it won’t be released for who-knows-how-long, but apparently some Chinese gamers ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 9:38 pm
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Parking Gets Easier With Refreshed Summon Auntie Mobile App

The popular Summon Auntie app has pushed out a fresh update. There are a few improvements, as it is now more accurate and includes more usef...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Steve Jobs Biography: China Pirates it, Japan Defaces it

Well, that didn’t take long. The official Steve Jobs biography has only been out a few days, and Chinese pirates are already selling s...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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More Thoughts on Innovation in Asia, This Time From Serkan Toto

After Charlie’s piece yesterday on innovation and what’s really cool in tech start-ups, I thought it would be fitting to point o...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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China Mobile Has 10 Million iPhone Users, Without Any Apple Agreement

A report from Reuters is citing China Mobile chairman Wang Jianzhou as claiming that the network has over 10 million iPhone users. This desp...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Nearly 40% of Emails in China Go Missing

I knew it felt like more emails seemed to disappear into the ether here than usual! According to an iResearch report based on data from Retu...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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Ustream Partners with KT Corporation for Joint Venture in Korea

Ustream announced this morning that it is poised to establish Ustream Korea in December of 2011, with a Korean site to follow in the first q...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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E-Commerce Site 360Buy Blocks Alibaba’s Product Search Engine

China’s second-largest B2C e-commerce site, 360Buy – also known as JingDong Mall – appears to have blocked Alibaba’s product search-...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 11:15 pm
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The State of the Internet in Asia [MAP]

No sooner than we had mentioned Akamai in a piece earlier today, did we discover that its State of the Internet report for Q2 had been publi...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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Corporate Use of Social Media Across Asia [INFOGRAPHIC]

Burson Marsteller (BM) has just released its 'Asia-Pacific Corporate Social Media Study' for 2011, giving insights – and infographics – ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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