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Virus Attack on Sina Weibo

China’s Sina Weibo experienced what we believe is its very first virus outbreak this evening. Within only a few hours, over 30,000* users ...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 11:47 pm
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Baidu Pushes ‘Box Computing’ for Smarter, Interactive Web Searches [REVIEW]

Baidu is pushing to make its search results box smarter, more relevant, and more alive – that’s why numerous popular searches in...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Indonesian Civil Servants Get Piracy Training, Thanks to Dubious Study

To support the anti-piracy program in Indonesia, the Indonesian government and Business Software Alliance (BSA) conducted ‘software piracy...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 6:09 pm
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How To Create And Sustain A Bankable Business Workshop – 21 Jul

For the first workshop of their workshop series, venture accelerator iAxil will bring in Francis Tay, Director of Singapura Management to sp...

  • June 28, 2011
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Groupon India, Sosasta, Accidentally Publishes User Database

Last week I wrote about how Air India’s Centaur Hotel accidentally published customer information to its website. At the time, I remarked ...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 3:59 pm
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Groupon Rival LivingSocial Enters Thailand, Indonesia, and Philippines

There’s a new lifeline for many of the Groupon clones out there in Asia. LivingSocial just acquired Ensogo, DealKeren, and GoNabit, report...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 2:01 pm
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Eric Cheng, ECG Holding CEO, Wins Young Entrepreneur Award

For improving profit margins in the midst of the recent recession, Eric Cheng, chief executive of ECG Holding, was crowned Young Entrepreneu...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 12:17 pm
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From Sex Toys to Handbags: 5 Specialist Chinese E-Commerce Sites to Watch

Sex toys, handbags, high heels, baby milk. No, this isn’t a review for an upcoming chick-flick movie – those are some of the key...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 10:48 am
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Tudou Shifts Strategy, Will Move Away from Licensed TV Shows, Movies

Tudou.com is set to change its content strategy, and will stop trying to compete on increasingly pricey licensed/copyrighted movies and TV s...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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New Game App: Stack The Stuff For iOS and Android [REVIEW]

East Venture backed, Indonesia-based gaming start-up, Nightspade recently launched a new mobile game for iOS and Android gamers titled Stack...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Here’s your iPad 2, Soldier!

National service is a pain for most men in Singapore, but it does make things better when the Singapore defense ministry issues iPad 2s to i...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Youku Inks Deal With Warner Bros, Will Add 400+ Premium Titles

Youku today announced it has signed a three-year deal with Warner Bros’ China joint-venture, CAV Warner Home Entertainment, to “...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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Lion City Startup Brekkie – 2 Jul

Lion City Startup Brekkie (LCSB) brings together early morning startup folks on a bright Saturday morning. It promises to revive the kindred...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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Korean Job Seekers’ Favorite Foreign Companies are Apple, Google

Yesterday we looked at a survey of Chinese students and which companies they hope to work for. Among the top foreign organizations on that l...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 2:48 pm
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Souniq, Indonesia’s First Homegrown Music Application on the Cloud

For music lovers in Indonesia, you now can enjoy music through homegrown application Souniq Music. This application enables users to enjoy m...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 12:48 pm
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Wikileaks Cable Says Chinese Minister’s Mistress Was Taiwan Spy

From Wikileaks’ massive collection of U.S. diplomatic cables, comes a very juicy piece of news that former Chinese Finance Minister Ji...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 11:48 am
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Nokia Beats iPhone to the Title of China’s Web Browsing King

Of all the smartphones being tapped, prodded and caressed in China, on which one do people spend the most time web browsing? The answer is n...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 9:48 am
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Nokia Ships Phones With Mobile Banking Service in India

Nokia’s Mobile Money will be preloaded in all the phones in India starting today. In a nutshell, Mobile Money allows new Nokia phone owner...

  • June 27, 2011
  • at 11:59 pm
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