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Apparently, China is Trying to Buy Facebook

Maybe it’s decided that Facebook is the lesser of two evils when it comes to Western social networks. Maybe it’s just Beijing bu...

  • July 4, 2011
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Baidu Japan Posts Losses Totaling RMB 700 million since 2008

Baidu Search dominates its Chinese homeland, but it’s struggling elsewhere – its biggest overseas venture in Japan, Baidu.jp, ha...

  • July 4, 2011
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Buy Indonesian Comics With Phone Credits

Indonesian digital comic publisher Ngomik.com has recently launched a new feature which enables customers to buy content using their mobile ...

  • July 4, 2011
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Top 40 Facebook Countries in Asia [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Update: We made changes to th...

  • July 4, 2011
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Radiohead Joins Chinese Microblog Sina Weibo

British supergroup Radiohead has opened a Sina Weibo account, posting its first message to the Chinese microblog recently. The band has just...

  • July 4, 2011
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You don't need professional designers to develop good products

And other penetrating insights from the Rainmakers LIVE! 2011 mini-conference, which brought together designers and startup founders from Si...

  • July 4, 2011
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Tata Docomo, The First Brand in India To Run Twitter Ads

There are ways for brands to acquire fans legally and quickly on Facebook. And while Twitter has been a different story up until now, thing...

  • July 4, 2011
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China Mobile, After Corruption Scandals, Appoints New Chief

China Mobile, the country’s biggest mobile telco, this week installed a long-serving bureaucrat as the new ‘Party Chief’ a...

  • July 3, 2011
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Top 10 Baidu Searches Last Week

Here’s what people were searching for on Baidu (China’s biggest search engine) last week: Honor Mission: Honor Mission is a free-to-play...

  • July 3, 2011
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It’s a Deal: Baidu to Get English Search Results From Bing

Finally it’s official. Both Baidu and Microsoft China have confirmed it: Baidu’s partnership with Microsoft’s Bing for English-languag...

  • July 4, 2011
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Alibaba To Launch Mobile Operating System [REPORT]

It seems like a lot of Chinese companies are aiming to launch their own mobile operation systems. First we have a rumored Baidu mobile opera...

  • July 4, 2011
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Japan’s Digital Garage Invests in SV Angel

Digital Garage, a Japan-based start-up investment and incubation firm, announced its investment in SV Angel on Friday. The investment, as t...

  • July 4, 2011
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5 Creative BlackBerry Commercials in India

Every brand needs to communicate their product message consistently to remain foremost in their consumers’ mind. As one of the most po...

  • July 4, 2011
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India telco One97 Communications invests in Singapore-based LeapSky Wireless

LeapSky Wireless, which is working on a solution that gives business travelers access to wireless Internet on mobile devices by tapping on t...

  • July 4, 2011
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Google Street View Gets a China Clone

A small Chinese mapping website has cloned Google’s Street View service and tailored it for China. Google hasn’t unleashed its S...

  • July 4, 2011
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Samsung Galaxy S2 Hits 3 Million Overseas Sales

Apart from South Korea, Samsung’s Galaxy S2 has launched in lots of countries including Japan, India, and the United Kingdom. A report tod...

  • July 3, 2011
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Our Top 10 Asian Tech Posts for June

Here’s a quick run-down of our most popular articles during the month of June. 1. India’s $35 Android Tablet Finally Ready Ship Indi...

  • July 3, 2011
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Project Eden, Indonesia’s First Startup Accelerator

In our discussion of the Jakarta Founder Institute yesterday, we mentioned that Project Eden is one of the startup incubators/accelerators s...

  • July 2, 2011
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