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The Average Beijinger Spent $1446 Online in 2011

Now that 2011 is over, we’re starting to see some numbers that indicate with hard data what everyone already knew: this was a big year...

  • January 10, 2012
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China’s Digital Content Wars Escalate, with 360Buy Launching E-Book Service Soon

The vice-president of 360Buy, one of China’s leading B2C e-commerce sites, has said that it is currently testing out an e-book service...

  • January 10, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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How Local Broadband Monopolies Trap Chinese Users in Slow Internet Connections

As ‘things’ on the internet get bigger, so too have broadband speeds increased to keep up with them. These days, when multiple p...

  • January 10, 2012
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Openbar App Wants to Go Drinking with You in Hong Kong

I have a bit of a weakness for ‘hyperlocal’ websites and apps that map important information about cities that others can benefi...

  • January 10, 2012
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Dianxin Shows Off Android 4.0 ROM, Promises Actual Phones Coming Soon

The Chinese mobile startup Dianxin – which is called Tapas in English – has today shown off its Android 4.0 ROM, which is ready ...

  • January 9, 2012
  • at 10:45 pm
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Reflecting on the Real Cost of Owning Apple

Update March 17th: ‘This American Life’ has issued a retraction of the episode which we shared with you (below) back in January,...

  • January 9, 2012
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Chinese Startup Green Bullet Aims to Help Net Users Get Green

It’s no secret that China has, erm, some environmental issues. But what can regular people do to try and fix them, or at least keep fr...

  • January 9, 2012
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Microsoft’s WP7 Prepping Launch in China and Across Asia, Stricter App Rules Apply

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has announced that app developers on its Windows Phone 7 (WP7) platform can now enable their apps and games to be di...

  • January 9, 2012
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Over a Billion People Have Visited China’s Train Ticket Site

We’re nearing the two week mark and China’s new online train ticket sales site still doesn’t seem to be working properly. ...

  • January 9, 2012
  • at 11:05 am
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Ten websites to learn Ruby on Rails for free

What do Amazon, IBM, Kickstarter and Twitter have in common, other than being great technology companies? They all use Ruby on Rails. With s...

  • January 10, 2012
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360Fashion App Knows What Chinese Women Want, Coming Soon to iPhone, Android, WP7

American model and entrepreneur Anina loves fashion, tech, mobile – and China. And that’s why the country is the focus of her 36...

  • January 10, 2012
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Is Indonesia the World’s Chattiest Twitter Nation?

Some of you may recall earlier in the year when we looked at the Eric Fischer’s wonderful visualization of Twitter languages, and how ...

  • January 10, 2012
  • at 11:08 am
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INDOMOG Aims to Solve Indonesia’s Online Payment Woes

Payment gateways have always been a curse for the Indonesia online ecosystem. We spoke with Wendy Vega, the founder and owner of INDOMOG whi...

  • January 10, 2012
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This online flea market gathers every Tuesday

Thailand-based A-week gives buyers and sellers a place to shop, haggle, and interact.

  • January 9, 2012
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China Gaming Market Worth $7.1 Billion in 2011, Still Growing Fast

The 2011 China Game Industry Annual Conference is being held in Xi’an in northern China today and tomorrow, and it kicked off with som...

  • January 9, 2012
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How China’s Smaller Cities Can Be a Sweeter Deal for Startups

We’ve seen recently that Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangdong are the three main hubs for startups in China. But due to the rising costs o...

  • January 9, 2012
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10 Predicted Trends In Indian Social Media for 2012

Indian social media grew by leaps and bounds in 2011. Indians witnessed the true power of social over the course of the year – whether...

  • January 9, 2012
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Web Wednesday – 11 Jan

The very first session of Web Wednesday Singapore 2012 will feature Willis Wee, our friend and founder of Penn Olson. He will share with the...

  • January 9, 2012
  • at 10:55 am
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