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India’s Flipkart To Raise as Much as $200 Million From Carlyle and General Atlantic

U.S. private equity firms Carlyle Group and General Atlantic are reportedly planning to invest $150 to $200 million in the Indian e-commerc...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Mozilla’s Innovation Accelerator WebFWD Targets Southeast Asia

WebFWD is an innovation accelerator program by Mozilla, catered to help developers and entrepreneurs to build better applications for the we...

  • October 25, 2011
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iTools is an Alternative Universe iTunes App Where Jailbreaking is Encouraged

Owners of iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches have a fairly new desktop app for Windows called iTools, which can be used instead of Apple’...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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How Innovation Works Works: Lee Kai-Fu on Entrepreneurship in China

CEO and founder of Innovation Works, Lee Kai Fu, spoke at Qinghua University this past Saturday. Besides sharing his thoughts on mobile Inte...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Big Surprise: Local Group Buy Sites in China Not Doing Well

If you didn’t get that the title is sarcastic, you probably haven’t been following the group buy scene in China very closely. Ev...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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Is Blizzard Panda-ring to Chinese Gamers with New WoW Expansion?

Blizzcon, the annual conference of mega game developer Blizzard, was this weekend, and one of the biggest pieces of news to come out of the ...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 4:45 pm
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Dianping Gets Glowing Review From Chinese VCs

The Chinese group buying and venue review site, Dianping.com, has been awarded the title of “Chinese web company with the most investm...

  • October 24, 2011
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Why Lenovo’s eedoo iSec Costs Way Too Much, is Screwed

It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a skeptic when it comes to Lenovo’s eedoo iSec gaming console. Even so, I did a double-ta...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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Rumor: Alipay Going Global, a Huge Online Payment Threat to Paypal

According to rumors in the Chinese media, Alibaba’s online payments platform, Alipay, has completed its technical preparation for expandin...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 11:15 am
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Publishing Tools to Share: TextMate Snippets for Stock Tickers and Live Blogging

We like to experiment with new publishing tools here at PO. And like many of the start-ups we cover, our team has to try to figure out the b...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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China’s Moment Systems Raises $20 Million From KPCB, CBC, and Others

China-based Moment Systems (or Miaozhen) announced yesterday that it has concluded a $20 million funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufie...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 9:15 am
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Sky-mobi Teams Up With Sina Weibo in Mobile Partnership

When we last caught up with Chinese mobile online media company Sky-mobi (NASDAQ:MOBI) it was at the Global Mobile Internet Conference this ...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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EdServ, Tata Docomo To Offer Mobile Video Learning For IIT and AIEEE Exam Preparation

With increasing the adoption of mobile phones in India, consuming content has never been easier — from reading an article on your favo...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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Disney To Bring Cars 2 To Tudou

We received word from Chinese video service Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO) today that it has signed an ‘excusive agreement’ with Disney (NY...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Alibaba Creates 1 Billion RMB “Cloud Fund” For Cloud Apps, Start-Ups

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is today starting a 1 billion RMB (US$156.9 million) “cloud fund” that will invest in cloud...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Co-founder Jerry Yang Joins Yahoo Singapore For Charity Initiative

Purple Hope, a charity initiative by Yahoo Singapore, has raised more than SGD $50,000 for the Children’s Cancer Foundation (CCF) through ...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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4 Ideas At Startup Weekend Beijing

It was relatively cold for this Singaporean in Beijing yesterday, but that didn’t deter me from dropping in on Startup Weekend, organized ...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Carrier Wars Intensify in Japan After iPhone 4S Enters The Game [CHART]

When Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 4S went on sale, Japanese consumers were eager to queue up as much fans elsewhere around the world. ...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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