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iRush? 8 GB iPhone 4 Out of Stock Just After China Arrival

While Hong Kong got their Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 4S on Singles Day (November 11, 2011), the rest of China as in the mainland was “...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Gumi: From Social Networking to Social Gaming and Making Loads of Money

Over at Myojo Wakaru (sort of Japan’s answer to SXSW) in Fukuoka, I met up with Gumi’s founder and president, Hironao Kunimitsu. It was ...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 4:38 pm
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Popcap Partners with China Mobile to Introduce “DotA Mode” for Plants vs. Zombies

Popcap’s Plants vs. Zombies has been a big hit in China, just like it has everywhere else. This weekend at GDC China, Popcap announced...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 2:45 pm
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More Bad News About Air China’s In-Flight Intranet: No Phones Allowed

Last week we told you that Air China was planning to introduce wireless intranet service to some of its flights. The test service was suppos...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Tiket Soft Launched With a Viral Competition

Last week, on 11-11-11, the day that triggered weddings and other celebrations, Tiket.com finally soft-launched its website. With all the gr...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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RIM to Hold BBM Apps Hackathon in Indonesia

After launching its latest smartphone in Indonesia, RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) is bringing the BBM Apps Hackathon to the nation as well. The handset ...

  • November 13, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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7 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

This past week saw big news for Inmobi in China, ups and downs for Lashou.com, new user stats for both Sina and Tencent Weibo, a major new p...

  • November 13, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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PC Industry Shows Double-Digit Q3 Growth in India [Report]

New numbers from research firm Gartner on the PC market in India say that there’s an increase of nearly 13 percent in the units shippe...

  • November 12, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Sina Weibo Has Over 2 Million Users in Hong Kong

Sina Weibo is freakin’ huge. I think we’ve mentioned that before. But they’re not just big in mainland China, you know. Ac...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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Vgift Nets Over 10 Million RMB VC Funding for its Corporate Gifting E-Commerce Site

The specialist B2C e-commerce site Vgift.com.cn has just wrapped-up a round of funding – which is impressive as it hasn’t even officiall...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 5:08 pm
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CheWen, Renren’s Social Network for Car Fanatics, Revs Up to 4 Million Users

CheWen.com is the Renren Inc. (NYSE:RENN) owned, car-oriented social network that’s a mix of Quora, microblogging, and automotive news...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 3:45 pm
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PickRide Hopes to Hook-Up Urban Chinese With Carpool Rides

PickRide, with its apps for Android and iPhone, allows people to carpool in order to save money and find a convenient ride as an alternative...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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Warning: Scumbag Startup Mentors On The Loose!

I love start-ups and the journey of building businesses. So I’m extremely frustrated when I hear stories from budding entrepreneurs who go...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Hotel Finder, Uses LBS To Help You Find and Book Hotels in China

Hotel Finder (aka Jiu Dian Da Ren) is a hotel booking mobile app for China with over 30,000 hotels in its database. The app, developed by Ik...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 15 That Caught Our Eye

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

  • November 13, 2011
  • at 9:48 pm
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Hardware Startup, iTwin Bags CES Innovations Design and Engineering Honor

Singapore-based hardware startup, iTwin told us earlier this week that the company is one of the honorees of the recent 2012 CES Innovation ...

  • November 13, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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A Chinese Start-up Adds Social Fun To Travel

Specialist social media can be super-useful in their specificity – and Tong Xing (‘Journey Together’ in Chinese) is a prim...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 10:45 pm
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Deals And You Raises $17 Million Funding from Mayfield Fund and Norwest Venture Partners

Group buying website Deals and You has raised $17 million from a group of investors, led by Mayfield Fund and Norwest Venture Partners ̵...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 8:40 pm
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