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Apple’s Smartphone Brand in China Now Ahead of Nokia

Nokia may be having a rough go of it worldwide, but its brand has always been especially strong in China, where many consider its phones to ...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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Sony Acquires Ericsson’s Stake in Sony Ericsson

Today Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE) and Ericsson have announced that their joint venture, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (aka Sony Eri...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 3:25 pm
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Final Fantasy Coming to DeNA’s Mobage Platform

We just received official word from Japanese social gaming company DeNA (TYO:2432) that it will be bringing Square Enix’s Final Fantasy to...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 12:40 pm
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Text Spam in China: You Can Get Rid of It, But You Might Have to Sue Someone

Anyone who uses a mobile phone in China is familiar with the phenomenon of spam texts, and the longer you use one number, the more of them w...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Parking Gets Easier With Refreshed Summon Auntie Mobile App

The popular Summon Auntie app has pushed out a fresh update. There are a few improvements, as it is now more accurate and includes more usef...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Steve Jobs Biography: China Pirates it, Japan Defaces it

Well, that didn’t take long. The official Steve Jobs biography has only been out a few days, and Chinese pirates are already selling s...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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More Thoughts on Innovation in Asia, This Time From Serkan Toto

After Charlie’s piece yesterday on innovation and what’s really cool in tech start-ups, I thought it would be fitting to point o...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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China Mobile Has 10 Million iPhone Users, Without Any Apple Agreement

A report from Reuters is citing China Mobile chairman Wang Jianzhou as claiming that the network has over 10 million iPhone users. This desp...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Nearly 40% of Emails in China Go Missing

I knew it felt like more emails seemed to disappear into the ether here than usual! According to an iResearch report based on data from Retu...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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Etao Product Search Engine: Some E-Commerce Sites Embrace It, Some Block It

Etao is the product search engine that was created by Alibaba Group, China’s biggest e-commerce company. But its origins are cause for...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 4:31 pm
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China’s Unofficial Android App Stores are Malware Minefields

An investigation has found that China’s numerous unofficial Android app stores lack basic security checks on the apps they distribute ...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 2:22 pm
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Amazon Goes It Alone in China, With a New Name and URL

The American e-commerce site Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has made some big changes to its China site today – there’s now a new name and...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 12:20 pm
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J. R. Smith

NBA Player J.R. Smith Not a Fan of Chinese Net Censorship

As the NBA lockout continues on, shooting guard J.R. Smith is spending his time in China, having recently signed with Zhejiang of the China ...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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Skype Partners with Indonesia’s Telkomsel

Thanks to the folks over at Daily Social for the heads up on Skype’s new agreement with Indonesian telco Telkomsel. The mobile operato...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 11:02 pm
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Baidu Reader: A Desktop Reading App Integrated with Baidu Services

Today, Baidu announced the launch of a new product called Baidu Reader. It’s a reading app for the PC that combines the functionality ...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Group Buy Bigwigs Skip Government Meeting on Industry Troubles

The group buy industry in China is having a rough go of it. Aside from the layoffs and closings, there have been rumors of corrupt practices...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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As Group-buy in China Slows Down, Qianpin Focuses on Localizing E-commerce

While group-buying has slowed down in China (see our previous posts here and here), upcoming new start-up Qianpin is focusing on making e-co...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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China’s KanBox Raises $20 Million, Targets 8 Million Users By Year’s End

KanBox among the first batch of start-ups to receive investment from DCM’s A-Fund. The investment amount wasn’t revealed until ...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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