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Has Google Dropped to Third Place in China? [STATS]

New data from web analytics company CNZZ suggests that Google (NASQAQ:GOOG) is now in third place in China in terms of search engine traffic...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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LinkedIn Advises Users to Banish CV Buzzwords – Here’s Your Top 10, Singapore [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Motivated. Dynamic. Innovative...

  • December 14, 2011
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New Accelerator Focuses on India, Aims to Work with US Talent

The India Internet Group (IIG) is a new startup accelerator which is announcing its public launch today. It will target startups that focus ...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Why CyberAgent Ventures Chose Indonesia? Takahiro Suzuki Answers

Most venture capital firms would usually establish a Southeast Asia (SEA) fund in Singapore because of its stability and strong governmental...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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How Many Downloads Does Your App Need to Top Apple’s Charts?

Research firm Distimo has been looking into regional differences in the amount of downloads required to reach the Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 9:35 pm
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China’s Top 50 Brands List Features 14 Tech Giants

The market research firm Millward Brown has just released the 2012 edition of its ‘BrandZ most valuable Chinese brands top 50’ r...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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Increased E-commerce Sales Putting Big Pressure on Delivery Companies

China has been experiencing impressive growth in the e-commerce sector, and that growth has also been a windfall of sorts for Chinese delive...

  • December 13, 2011
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Google Archives Japan’s Disaster Zones on Street View

After initially announcing its plans back in July to digitally archive the devastation from the 3/11 earthquake and tsunami, Google (NASDAQ:...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 12:24 pm
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LiveShare Launches First International Version in Japan

We’ve been keeping tabs on CoolIris’s LiveShare photo sharing app for web and mobile, and we’re happy to hear today that i...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 10:33 am
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LG Optimus LTE Launch in Japan

LG Introduces Optimus LTE in Japan

We had a preview of LG’s Optimus LTE phone back in October at the unveiling of Docomo’s (NYSE:DCM) winter lineup. And today LG (...

  • December 14, 2011
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The Year in Sina Weibo Topics: Will Weibo Stay Political?

As the year draws to a close, people are beginning the retrospectives and looks back that will soon cover the entire internet like a big, bo...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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“Siri for Android” Nears 1 Million Downloads

If you’re an Android user who envies Siri on iOS5, worry not, you have Iris to play with. Iris, or Siri spelled backwards, spits out infor...

  • December 14, 2011
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Meizu’s New Hong Kong Store Looks Ready for Upcoming Meizu MX Launch

This is going to be a big month for the Chinese gadget manufacturer Meizu as it opens a flagship Hong Kong store in time for the launch of i...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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Chinese Advocacy Groups Say Many Group Buy Sites Violate Consumers Rights

According to the Beijing News, yesterday consumer advocacy groups in twenty-one cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Macau and Hong ...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Baidu Japan Acquires Simeji Mobile App Team, For Added Japanese Typing Fun

The Japanese subsidiary of Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), the Chinese search engine giant, has acquired the small startup team behind the Simeji input...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 3:32 pm
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Apple Rates Qunar’s Mobile Effort As Best Chinese-Made Travel App

Qunar, the online travel site which attracted over US$300 million of investment from Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) earlier this year, has proved to be...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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HTC, 360Buy Execs Honored on CCTV Award List

Each year, CCTV — China’s state-owned television conglomerate — announces awards honoring successful businessmen and econo...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 11:35 am
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Health 2.0 ScolioTrack App Hits 80,000 Downloads, Now in Chinese, Japanese

If the iPhone can be used to measure length and gradients, it can also be used to track the progression of scoliosis, an abnormal lateral cu...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 9:18 am
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