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Apple Fans Queue For iPhone 4S in Japan [Video]

Apple Stores opened their doors to hundreds of eager customers this morning, as the much anticipated iPhone 4S goes on sale today. There wer...

  • October 14, 2011
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Japanese Ad Company Mediba To Open Singapore Office

Japan’s Mediba Inc., an advertising unit owned by KDDI, announced today that it would be establishing an office in Singapore, in an effort...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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After Death, QQ Numbers and Virtual Property are a Legal Grey Area

After death, a person’s online life – from QQ numbers to social media passwords and virtual currency – remains a legal gre...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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Japan’s Milog Builds Business Around Selling User Data, Angers Android Users

Milog, a Japanese startup focused on Android development, has recently been the recipient of much negative attention regarding its sneaky bu...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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Denso: A Social Video Magazine App That Keeps You Glued to your Tablet

The folks at Anideo have just launched another new app. This time it is Denso, an app which the team describes as a cross between Flipboard ...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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MeiCan: How a Take-Away Start-Up Takes Off

In the online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce sector, being useful is more important than having spectacular features – but MeiCan is tryi...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 11:53 am
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Gartner: Lenovo is Now Number 2 PC Maker

Last month we looked at second quarter figures from iSuppli that indicated Lenovo (HKG:0992) had jumped to third spot in the personal comput...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 9:50 am
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Sony Detects Hacking Attempt, Temporarily Locks Tens of Thousands of Accounts

Sony said in a blog post today saying that it had detected attempts to test ‘a massive set of sign-in IDs and passwords’ on its ...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Japan’s 10,000 Free Flights Would Be Best Spent On Asian Tourists

In an effort to reassure tourists that Japan is a safe place to visit after the nuclear disaster in March, the Japan Tourism Agency is plann...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Xiaomi Preorder Numbers Being Sold On Taobao

Xiaomi, China’s remarkably cheap potential iPhone killer, met with an awful lot of interest when they started taking preorders for the...

  • October 14, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Sina Weibo Helps the Chinese Government to Tweet and Engage

Today, Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) rolled out a Government Edition of its Weibo microblogging platform that will help the Chinese government to get o...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Blackberry Blackout Gets Animated, RIM Claims Services Improving

RIM’s BlackBerry woes continue today as it scrambles to recover from a service disruption that has gone on since Monday. The company says ...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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Chinese Gamers Already Way Better Than You at Diablo 3

Western gamers are already used to the idea that Asians tend to dominate Blizzard games like World of Warcraft and Starcraft. Heck, Korea is...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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Layoffs and Closings for 55tuan; Group Buy in China Hurting

55tuan, one of China’s largest group buy sites, has become the latest to fall victim to large scale office closings and layoffs. Follo...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Zynga To ‘Hire Aggressively’ For Its Bangalore Office

We reported back in March about social game developer Zynga and its plans to double its Bangalore office staff from 100 to 200 employees. An...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 10:53 am
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KanGuo: Geotagging for the Smartphone Set

KanGuo – which means ‘seen before’ in Chinese – is one of the most delightfully aimless location-based service (LBS)...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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One Thing is For Sure, We Didn’t Fuck it Up

We published a piece of news today. Then we took it down shortly after. Why, you might ask? Well, it turns out that the news was released to...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Watch Out Amazon, Flipkart Enters Digital Distribution Space with Mime360 Acquisition

Flipkart, currently one of the largest e-commerce portals in India, has entered the digital distribution space by acquiring a Mumbai-base...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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