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Chinese Luxury E-Commerce Start-Up Pockets Seed Funding

The Chinese luxury e-commerce start-up ‘The Luxury Club’ – or Hui She Shang to use its local name – has completed a ...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 3:48 pm
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JFDI: We’re Going To Create Success In 3 Ways

Update: Fresh from the oven, thanks to Erin — JFDI announced a piece of news that will skyrocket the attendance of the upcoming Start...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 2:32 pm
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What Are Asia’s Top 50 Apps?

SingTel Innovation Exchange is searching for Asia’s top 50 apps for 2011. The idea is simple. If you’re the creator of an app, you can s...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 11:47 am
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China’s Renren Acquires Video Site 56.com

Social networking service Renren has just announced that it has acquired 100 percent of 56.com, one of China’s video streaming service...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 10:05 am
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Michael Arrington is Back Blogging. Hurray!

Fyi, this post has NTDWA: Nothing To Do With Asia. It’s just some thoughts I’d like to share as a tech blogger and a TechCrunch fan. If ...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 10:23 pm
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Dangdang.com Calls for (Metaphorical) Beheadings in New 360Buy Price War

“Operation Beheading” is more the kind of phrase you’d expect from cave-dwelling terrorists or vengeful Mexican narco-boss...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Tencent Weibo Launches English Version, Goes Bilingual Faster than Sina

While surfing around Tencent Weibo today, we realized something unique about the Chinese microblogging site – it has launched an optio...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 2:40 pm
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Accel Partners Drops $400 Million Venture Fund in India

We were excited when Accel Partners announced its $400 million venture fund in India back in January. But after only eight months, things se...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 12:07 pm
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Chaopin, an App Made in 2 Weeks, Takes Aim at Chinese Fashion on Weibo

The folks behind Steply and Stepcase apparently decided they were looking for a challenge. Make a complete app in two weeks? That sounds cha...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 10:04 am
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Eat2eat Raises $4 Million From Kewalram Chanrai Group

Update: This investment is eat2eat’s first in the decade. More updates from eat2eat’s PR rep: Eat2eat is looking to expand into ...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 3:09 pm
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Giant Interactive’s “Long Journey 2″ Hits Over 400,000 Players Online at One Time

Giant Interactive (NYSE: GA) has achieved quite a bit of success with its Long Journey online games. Both the original game and its sequel,...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 12:58 pm
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LeKan Aims to be a Cartoon Netflix for Chinese Kids

LeKan is a brand-new Chinese start-up – it launched only last Friday – that aims to be a sort of Netflix for Chinese kids. It streams a ...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 11:05 am
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Samsung Launches LTE Galaxy S II and Galaxy SII HD in Korea

Earlier today we told you about Huawei’s upcoming ‘Honor’ smartphone, which bears a striking resemblance to both AppleR...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 11:16 pm
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Indian Government Launches A Web Based Optical Character Recognition System

Sachin Pilot, Indian Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, has launched a new web based Optical Character Recogni...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 9:05 pm
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Huawei Packs Powerful Smartphone Specs In Familiar Design, Calls it Honor

We just received an announcement that Chinese manufacturer Huawei is planning to release an intriguing new smartphone in the fourth quarter ...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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China’s Windows XP Pirate is Out of Jail – and Now Eyeing Android

The notorious Chinese software pirate behind the ‘Tomato Garden’ cracked editions of Windows XP is now out of jail, having serve...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 12:25 pm
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200,000 Users Strong, Cacoo Launches a Stencil Store

When we last spoke to Japan’s Cacoo, a web-based diagram and mind-map creator, in March earlier this year, they told us that they would so...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 11:10 am
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Well-known Japanese Venture Capitalist Finally Launches His Own Fund

Hiroyuki Watanabe, a well-known venture capitalist in the Japanese start-up community, recently launched his own fund for investing in tech...

  • September 26, 2011
  • at 8:58 am
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