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Video Games on Train Handles? Yes Please!

Here’s a great design concept from Chinese designer Jiang Qian, who has a vision to gamify the straps that passengers grip while stand...

  • December 16, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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Tudou Threatens Youku With Lawsuit Over TV Show Piracy [UPDATED]

[UPDATED 12/16 - Youku counters that Tudou's claim is against only two episodes of the chat show, but that Youku has licensed that show from...

  • December 16, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Samsung Dominates Android in China, But Tablets Growing Less Popular [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. The Chinese mobile analytics c...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 8:20 pm
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For Tourists, Buying an Android Device in China is Best Avoided

There are a lot of nice things a foreign tourist could buy on a trip to mainland China – handicrafts, silk, porcelain – but an A...

  • December 15, 2011
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Diablo 3 Korean Localization Nearly Done, Chinese Not So Much?

Blizzard games are big in Korea. Starcraft is a sport there and WoW is a passion, so Diablo 3 — which will be released next year ̵...

  • December 15, 2011
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Chinese Dating Site Implements Real Name Policy, Kills Your Amusing Nickname

Starting today, the Chinese dating website Baihe.com is requiring new users to register their real name upon signup, which will be verified ...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 12:01 pm
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Dealised Acquires Hong Kong-based Lokaly

Dealised, the group buying service platform, has acquired Hong Kong-based Lokaly Network Limited (LNL). The acquisition sum isn’t disclose...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 9:18 am
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Renren Takes Its Social Games Mobile, Landing on iOS

The Chinese social network Renren (NYSE:RENN) has released its World War II real-time strategy game Iron Marshal onto iOS – taking it ...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 10:12 pm
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Kingsoft Office for Android Goes Free, Saves You a Few Bucks

In another victory for the ‘freemium’ model, the Chinese software company Kingsoft (HKG:3888) is making the international versio...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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Creator of “Android Siri” Raised $200,000 From One97 Mobility Fund

Remember Iris, the Siri-like app that is built on top of Google Voice Actions for Android users? I just learned that the startup that develo...

  • December 16, 2011
  • at 9:58 am
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Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak Questions Singapore’s Creativity

A stab in the heart for Singapore nationalists. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak isn’t a fan of Singapore when it comes to creative thinking...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 10:03 pm
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Clozette Launches Fashion Social Network with Glam Media Japan

Earlier this year we told you about Singapore-based Clozette, a fashion-focused social network that was growing pretty fast at that point. S...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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Rumor: China Unicom Orders 2 Million Xiaomi M1 Handsets

Finally, some news about a phone that isn’t the iPhone 4S! For the past few days, rumors have been swirling about a cooperation betwee...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Google Japanese Input Now Available on Android

On Tuesday we told you about Baidu Japan’s pickup of Simeji, a Japanese input method editor (IME) for Android. Well, it seems Android ...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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The Startup’s Toolkit [Infographic]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. I just came across this great ...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 10:25 am
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Startup 99labels.com Turns 2: Claims 1 Million Users, 2,000 Orders Per Day

Founded on December 9, 2009, 99labels has grown into a semi-giant in the e-commerce space in India in the span of two short years. It isn’...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 10:48 pm
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Cloud Computing Management Startup Nubefy Gets Love From Singapore Government

Remember Nubefy? We briefly talked about the startup back in August. Here was what I wrote: I met up with Christopher Bousigues and Eric Mey...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 9:38 pm
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GREE Brings Paypal Payment Option to its Gaming Platform

Hot on the heels of DeNA’s tie-up with Alibaba Cloud Computing earlier today that will further its expansion in China, rival gaming giant ...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 4:29 pm
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