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China Unicom Ready to Sell iPhone 4S, Just Waiting on MIIT

Is the iPhone 4S going to be released soon in China? We realize we’ve been torturing you with this for weeks now, but today there̵...

  • November 30, 2011
  • at 12:01 pm
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reqvu

Reqvu App Crowdsources Requests

Reqvu is a Taiwan-based startup that lets users crowdsource their requests. For example, if you want to see what’s happening live at ABC B...

  • November 30, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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Has Local Currency Boosted Downloads in China iTunes App Store? Distimo Says Yes

When we first broke the news about China’s app store offering apps in RMB – making payment much easier, with lots of common bank/deb...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 10:38 pm
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Tencent To Build Chinese Site for Barcelona Football Club

Tencent (HKG:0700) has been very good at bringing celebrities on board its Internet services. But recently, the Chinese Internet giant seems...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 8:27 pm
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How Asia is Going Social, Mobile, on the Web [INFOGRAPHIC]

Branding and PR agency We Are Social has created a vital and up-to-date overview of all that’s happening in social, digital, and mobile in...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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The Chinese Government is Paying Almost $1000 for a 128MB Memory Stick

So, it turns out the Chinese government doesn’t know crap about computers. Or maybe they don’t care about money? Perhaps there&#...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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tudou-naruto

Tudou Partners with TV Tokyo to Bring More Japanese Anime to China

We were surprised to hear a few weeks back that Chinese video site Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO) was reporting a net profit of 52 million RMB ($8.2 mi...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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groupon-korea

More Asia Problems for Groupon, This Time in Korea

Here’s some more troublesome news on the Groupon front (NASDAQ:GRPN), this time in Korea. The South Korean Fair Trade Commission (FTC)...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Taobao Protest Ringleader Arrested for Selling Fake LV Bags

Well, this is interesting. You remember the massive protests, first online and then in real life, that accompanied Alibaba’s rollout o...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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letv

Lenovo to Launch LeTV Linked to LeCloud

PC maker Lenovo (HKG:0992) will soon be rolling out a new ‘smart TV’ that will be internet-connected and integrated with 200 gigabytes o...

  • November 30, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Add Circles to Your Sina Weibo Experience With This ‘Interesting’ New App

A sweet-looking new app from a Chinese startup lets you ‘circle’ and categorize the people you follow on Sina’s (NASDAQ:SI...

  • November 30, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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Hundreds of Windows Phone 7 Apps Made at Bandung Institute of Technology

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) ‘Innovation Center’ at the Bandung Institute of Technology (MIC-ITB) has linked up with Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NY...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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android-games

Games Back in South Korea’s Android Market

When the South Korean government announced that all games would need to be approved by the games rating board before being sold in the count...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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kaifu-lee

Kaifu Lee Will Post His Autobiography for Free on Amazon

Last week we wrote about “science cop” Fang Zhouzi’s accusations of exaggeration in Kaifu Lee’s autobiography, which...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Huofar Customizes Your Diet Based on Health Needs and Traditional Chinese Medicine

We once interviewed the team at Huofar, a web and mobile-based application that promotes healthy living. But until now we hadn’t gotten th...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Bad Passwords with Chinese Characteristics

111111, 123456, password, abc123, qwerty. Boom. OK, I said it. If you have one of these set as your passwords, you’re in big trouble. ...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Running LinkedIn Singapore Like A Startup [PREVIEW]

Arvind Rajan, LinkedIn’s Managing Director for the Asia Pacific region is an experienced entrepreneur, corporate leader, and also an advis...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Want Made-in-Japan Android Apps? Infocom Has a Solution

Infocom Corporation, a Tokyo-based system integration company whose subsidiary is the world’s famous blog platform developer Six Apar...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 5:35 pm
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