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Sparsha

E-learning Start-up Wants Students To Learn By Doing

Update: Sparsha just uploaded their demo video on YouTube. Catch it below Education and technology always intersect. And Sparsha, an India-b...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 10:02 pm
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Google Debuts Its YouTube Partner Program in India

Google has today officially announced the launch of YouTube Partner Program in India, after selectively rolling out to a few partners last D...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 7:39 pm
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Google Brings Search Stories To Taiwan, Wants More Taiwanese Searchers

Google Search Stories are fun to watch. Many of you would probably remember the Parisian love story video which later became a Super Bowl co...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 4:51 pm
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Docomo, Samsung Planning Smartphone Chip Venture

A report from Kyodo cites ‘sources close to the matter’ saying that Docomo is planning to partner with Samsung to “design ...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 1:21 pm
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StumbleUpon Should Include Indonesia as an Interest

To us, StumbleUpon is a platform where we can share and consume content, and connect with new readers. In some ways it’s like a random bli...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 10:15 am
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Jiepang Check-Ins Reveal Favourite Brands, Foods, Movies in China [INFOGRAPHIC]

One of Jiepang’s most popular location-based services (LBS), Jiepang, has made a neat infographic that breaks down some user trends. It gi...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Google Invites Indian Kids To Create A Children’s Day Doodle

Google is famous for its amazing doodles, created to celebrate scientific and artistic achievements, festivals, and historic events. The In...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Google Launches Shihui, a Beta Test Group Deal Aggregator in China

There are so many group buying sites in China that consumers, if they want to find great bargains, might very well end up hopping from site ...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 4:18 pm
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Taiwanese Pop Star Jay Chou Invests in 31SMS Start-Up

Taiwanese pop singer Jay Chou (pictured right) seems to have been inspired by Hollywood movie star Aston Kutcher in investing in a start-up....

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 12:57 pm
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Appmom Recommends Android Apps to Install and Uninstall

Earlier this week, Tokyo’s web service juggernaut EC Navi released the English version of Appmom (available here), an Android app th...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 9:08 pm
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Tencent B2B2C Platform Set for October Launch, With Partners

Tencent’s huge new B2B2C e-commerce platform is on course to launch in October, according to the Chinese media today. Tencent already ...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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Rumor: Apple’s Third Shanghai Store Set to Open Next Week

Apple’s third Shanghai store – its fifth in mainland China (and sixth, if you include the upcoming Hong Kong store) – look...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 2:43 pm
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Social Media Engagement in China: Top 20 Luxury Brands

A new annual report from the L2ThinkTank has been released today, giving insights into which big-name luxury brands are best engaging with C...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 11:43 am
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Nintendo Holds Annual Conference, Adds Button

I used to be a die-hard Nintendo DS player. But the console just doesn’t do it for me anymore. What does it say that out of all the ne...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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31sms

Jay Chou’s 31SMS is One Big Confusing WhatsApp Clone

So today’s big news is Taiwanese celebrity Jay Chou’s investment on 31SMS, a WhatsApp clone in Taiwan. After Steven wrote that the Andro...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 10:03 pm
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Baidu Facelifts its Android App Catalog, Brings Maps into the Browser

Baidu has been big on its mobile apps recently, with a host of speedy updates to its downloadable Android apps. And now we have some new web...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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Blaast

Blaast Announces the Winners of its Application Competition

Indonesia has lots of great developers just waiting to be discovered. The folks who created Blaast, a cloud mobile development platform, are...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 3:59 pm
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Facebook: Do you have a Chinese name?

I’m currently spending some time in Taiwan, and shortly after my arrival here I was greeted by Facebook with the alert box (above) asking ...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 11:27 am
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