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Kyocera’s Demos Tactile Feedback Touchscreen Buttons at CEATEC [VIDEO]

When we visited Kyocera at CEATEC Japan last week, we had a chance to try out the company’s ‘New Feeling Touch Panel.’ It&...

  • October 10, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Beijing Public Transit Cards Track Your Every Move

If you live in Beijing and you take public transit much, you’ve probably got one of those blue Yikatong public transit cards. They wor...

  • October 10, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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MoVend Adds Alipay and Cherry Credits as New Payment Channels, Enters China

Exclusive — MoVend is an in-app mobile payment platform for Android, BlackBerry, and Windows 7 phones. It allows in-app payments using MOL...

  • October 10, 2011
  • at 10:38 am
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Steve Jobs Tributes From Asia

Last week we told you about the many tributes to Steve Jobs that were happening in Asia, particularly in China. Since then we’ve come ...

  • October 10, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

This week was dominated by a loss, with the too-young death of Apple co-founder and CEO, Steve Jobs. Even though it happened thousands of mi...

  • October 9, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Why Did China’s Xiaomi Mock Steve Jobs’ Death?

Xiaomi’s founder, Lei Jun, is apparently a popular figure in China as shown by the large number of fans following him on Sina Weibo. I’m...

  • October 8, 2011
  • at 3:23 pm
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Jack Ma’s Speech at Stanford, Comments on Yahoo [Full Video]

Stanford Business has put the footage of Jack Ma’s recent speech online. The Alibaba CEO raised eyebrows on both sides of the ocean wh...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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Walt Disney Reportedly Acquires Indiagames For $80 – $100 Million

In what could possibly be the biggest acquisition in India’s mobile and online gaming scene to date, Walt Disney has acquired India&...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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Mix: China’s Sexiest, Most Flirtatious Social Network

A Chinese start-up has this week launched China’s most flirtatious social network, called Mix. It’s a mobile- and LBS-based serv...

  • October 7, 2011
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China Cripples Android With Fitful Blocks of Gmail, Market Apps

Google’s chronicle of woes in China has grown even larger, with the apparent Great Firewall block of Android’s Market and Gmail ...

  • October 10, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Facebook Overtakes Cyworld in Korea?

A recent report in The Korea Times is indicating that Facebook has overtaken the nation’s dominant social network Cyworld in terms of ...

  • October 10, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Chinese Auto-Maker BYD Teases Android Smartphone For Less Than 1000 RMB

He Tao, a senior exec at Chinese battery- and auto-maker, BYD, posted news and a photo to his Weibo account yesterday, saying the company wi...

  • October 10, 2011
  • at 9:48 am
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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 11 That Caught Our Eye

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

  • October 9, 2011
  • at 10:08 pm
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Connectindia.in Hits 100,000 Customers Milestone, On Track For $5 Million Annual Revenue

Connectindia.in is an internet and mobile plan e-commerce marketplace in India which recently announced passing its 100,000 customers milest...

  • October 8, 2011
  • at 9:31 pm
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Facebook India Gets a New Public Policy Head Amid Nation’s Digital Security Concerns

It is a well known fact by now, that Indian government is seeking access to user data from Internet companies like Google and Skype, citing ...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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Facebook on China: Still Not Talking

Mark Zuckerberg once said that Facebook can never connect the world without including China’s 1.3 billion people. And we all assume Facebo...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 9:12 pm
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Facebook Singapore Eyes Sales and Developers in Asia. No Office for Indonesia, Yet

What’s the function of Facebook’s Singapore office? Well, it’s pretty much still a sales office but it will now also focus on platform...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 4:50 pm
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f8 Singapore Kicks Off

Facebook Singapore got a new leader from Google Singapore and apparently has something huge to announce. I was told to put my questions on h...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 12:20 pm
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