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Indian E-commerce Portals Brace for Amazon’s Challenge With $50 Million in Investments

With Amazon poised to enter the Indian market early next year, home grown e-commerce portals like Infibeam and uRead are reportedly prepari...

  • September 20, 2011
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LobangClub iPhone App Scans Barcodes, Compares Prices In Singapore

Typical pre-purchase research today involves googling, checking prices, and reading reviews. But sometimes the search engines don’t give y...

  • September 20, 2011
  • at 2:18 pm
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Tokyo Game Show: Interview with Taisei Yoshida of GREE

If you attended the Tokyo Game Show this past weekend, chances are you saw GREE’s mammoth exhibition area, the largest one at the show...

  • September 20, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Samsung Wants Developers For Its Sexy Smart TV in Singapore

Yesterday afternoon, the Edelman PR folks for Samsung told me that they are looking for developers in Singapore to build educational applica...

  • September 20, 2011
  • at 10:12 am
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China Risks No US IPOs, Terrified Foreign Investors, in VIEs Clampdown

There are fears in the international investment community that foreign investment will be squeezed out of Chinese web companies if authoriti...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Alibaba Announces Real-Name Requirement for All China Users

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced last week that all of its China users must register using a legitimate government ID number befor...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Hong Kong’s First Apple Store is Coming This Saturday!

Good news, Apple fans in Hong Kong! If you are a hardcore Apple fan, you should know by now that an Apple store will be opening soon in Hong...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 4:15 pm
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This Month’s Founders Drinks is on Usability, Design, and Monetization of Mobile Apps

Update: Lichi Wu, director of biz dev at Chalkboard, will take Bernard’s place. Made changes to Chris Ismael’s profile. Unfortun...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 2:44 pm
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MiQi, With New VC Funding, Aims to be China’s Cosmetics Store

The Chinese e-commerce site MiQi.cn, which specializes in cosmetics, has just completed a round of funding from DT Capital. It’s valued, i...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 11:57 am
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360 Browser for Android, Yet One More Choice for Chinese Netizens

Desktop and mobile web browser apps in China are increasingly becoming freebies, like tea-bags at hotels, from companies desperate to be rem...

  • September 20, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Mentor Me and Believe In My Product, or Let’s Just Break Up

As a follow-on from my previous post I wanted to write a little more in detail about the foremost area I felt was lacking in the Indian star...

  • September 20, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Report: Pandora Prepping a Move Into China, Looking for Local CEO

The streaming subscription music service Pandora (NYSE:P) is reportedly head-hunting a capable China-area CEO ahead of a Pandora service lau...

  • September 20, 2011
  • at 10:55 am
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A Map of China’s Digital Landscape [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Here’s another handy inf...

  • September 20, 2011
  • at 9:07 am
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MiniGames: A Review of Sina Weibo’s Ha Ha Market

In a bid to monetize its user-friendly but financially dragging giant, Sina recently imbued its Weibo microblogging platform with its own cu...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Apple Store in Shanghai, Officially Launching This Friday

Shortly after we blogged about Apple Hong Kong’s officially launch this coming Saturday, we learned from the good folks at Shanghaiist.com...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 6:39 pm
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38 Chinese B2C Sites Clamber Aboard New Taobao Mall Open Platform

As expected, Alibaba today announced a major series of B2C site partnerships for its brand-oriented online storefront known as TMall. It mak...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 3:31 pm
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LG Gets Exclusive Rights to Street Fighter IV on Android Phones

Korean electronics company LG announced some big news today, disclosing that it has landed an exclusive deal with Japanese game developer Ca...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 1:08 pm
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Japan Castle Explorer: A Passion For History Shared Online

Here at Penn Olson we spend a lot of time writing about start-ups struggling to bring in revenue, or attract venture capital. But it’s imp...

  • September 19, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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