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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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Lee Kai Fu Talks About Mobile Internet at Qinghua University

Founder and CEO of Innovation Works, Lee Kai Fu, was a guest speaker at Beijing’s renowned Qinghua University on Saturday night, speak...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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8 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

This past week in China saw action all over the spectrum – rumors, earnings, new joint-ventures, new hardware, and new milestones. 1. ...

  • October 23, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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M1 First To Release iPhone 4S Prices in Singapore, Launching On 28 October

Singapore is the only Asia country out of the 22 others to launch the iPhone 4S on 28 October, next Friday. And we just received news from M...

  • October 22, 2011
  • at 2:35 pm
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KanBox, After its VC Funding, Faces Tough Cloud Sync Competition

The cloud storage and syncing service KanBox had some good news today, as DCM’s A-Fund invested in it, along with six other Asian star...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 10:20 pm
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India’s Tech Hub Bangalore Gets Metro Rail, Complete with On-Board Wi-Fi

India’s self professed Silicon Valley, Bangalore, has something to cheer about. The technology hub is now the third Indian city to have it...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 7:29 pm
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Thailand Floods Cripple Hard Drive Supply Chain, Create Shortages

In the market for a new hard drive? Better buy it sooner rather than later, as a global shortage will probably jack up prices on the devices...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 4:45 pm
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New Social Media Insights for Retailers in Asia [REPORT]

Simon Kemp of We Are Social Singapore sent us along an interesting report on the role of social media in retail in the Asia Pacific region. ...

  • October 21, 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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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 10 That Caught Our Eye

As usual, we have quite a few Asian tech start-ups on our radar this week, from China, Japan, Taiwan, Korea and Singapore. For folks who are...

  • October 23, 2011
  • at 11:50 pm
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Group-Messaging App KakaoTalk, with 25 Mil Users, Leads the Way for Korean Start-Ups

Korea-based Kakao Corp is one of the companies who received investment from A-Fund yesterday. The app development start-up made its name wit...

  • October 22, 2011
  • at 6:50 pm
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Top Indian Actor Shah Rukh Khan Joins Hands with HomeShop18 to Sell Movie Merchandise

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has joined hands with India’s e-commerce giant Homeshop18, to retail Ra.One’s original movie...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 11:10 pm
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Teamie Brings Social and Analytics To E-learning

Teamie is a start-up that fuses social and learning into one. It is essentially built with three different groups of people in mind: student...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 9:18 pm
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Renmo, China’s “Evil” Social Network, Revealed as a PR Stunt

When we previewed the upcoming launch of Renmo last week, which promised to be a devilish twist on social networking, we were intrigued by h...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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Co-founder of Xiaomi Demos New Smartphone, Just Released [VIDEO]

I met up with Bin Lin, co-founder of Xiaomi, yesterday morning to find out more about the start-up’s product. And coincidentally, yest...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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A-Fund Invests in 7 Companies in Japan, China, Korea, and U.S

A-Fund is an Android-focused fund managed by DCM that was established in April this year. The $100 million fund is backed by GREE, KDDI, and...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 12:11 pm
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