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Rumor: 360Buy Prepping a Fashion E-tailer Site for November Launch

Chinese B2C e-commerce site 360Buy – also known as Jing Dong Mall – is rumored to have bought the Toplife.com domain in preparat...

  • October 18, 2011
  • at 12:45 pm
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High-Street Retailer Suning to Launch Online Bookstore This Month

In most consumers’ minds, Suning (SHE:002024) is still just a retail chain selling home appliances. In fact, it is not only China’s seco...

  • October 18, 2011
  • at 11:15 am
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Startups Fish for Cash at Chinaccelerator Demo Day

Chinese tech startups got together at a beautiful old opera theater to pitch their products to a room full of investors on Monday in Beijing...

  • October 18, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Alibaba’s 1.8 Billion RMB Peace Offering to Small Businesses Ends Tmall.com Digital Protests

The virtual protests by smaller vendors on Tmall.com, the B2C e-commerce platform that’s owned by Alibaba (HKG:1688), have come to an end ...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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TV-Time: A Chinese Start-Up Aims to Make Watching TV More Social

Watching TV is almost always an anti-social activity – but one Chinese start-up wants to change that, and is building a social network...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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The Mobage Brand Is Everything to DeNA, Even As It Expands

I have written much about the expansion methods that both DeNA and GREE have adopted in recent months. DeNA’s Mobage has chosen to expand ...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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China’s “Silicon Valley” Malls Looking to Go Legit

Beijing’s Zhongguancun neighborhood, in the city’s northwest, has long been recognized as the center of its tech industry. Many ...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Japan’s Samurai Incubate To Establish ‘Startup Island’ in Tokyo

Tokyo-based tech start-up incubator Samurai Incubate announced it would launch an incubation space in the Tokyo’s waterfront town of T...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 10:20 am
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3 Reasons Why Japan’s Mobile Gaming Giant, DeNA, is Here in Singapore

After day one at TechVenture last week, I sat down with Tetsuya Mori, managing director of DeNA’s Singapore office. We had a really long c...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 8:58 am
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Indian E-commerce Portal Letsbuy Expected To Raise $40 Million

eTree Marketing Pvt Ltd is a Haryana-based company which operates one of the popular Indian e-commerce portal, Letsbuy.com. The company is...

  • October 18, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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After $10 Million Investment Round, Affle Eyes China and Japan

Singapore-based start-up, Affle has received $10 million in fresh funds from D2C several weeks ago. I sat down with Anuj Khanna Sohum, the...

  • October 18, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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McKinsey: Japan ‘Downright Slow’ Adopting New Technologies

Research firm McKinsey published an interesting report recently summarizing a survey that showed the digital habits of 5000 people across ei...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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This is Epic: The Most Awesome Gamer in Thailand [VIDEO]

In an arcade in Thailand, this gamer is making the first person shooter genre into a really entertaining spectator sport. He is acting as if...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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Ogilvy’s ‘Social Media Equivalents’ in China 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ogilvy’s Asia Pacific arm has recent republished its ‘China Social Media Equivalants’ chart. There are a couple of interesting updates...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Groping a Penguin, Cristiano Ronaldo Signs Up for Tencent Weibo

Rather awkwardly clutching a toy penguin, the Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo started tweeting on Tencent (HKG:0700) Weibo yesterday...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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Startup Weekend Beijing To Kickoff On Friday With Techcrunch Disrupt Prize

This upcoming weekend will see another Startup Weekend event kick off in Beijing. Regular readers of this site may remember our coverage of ...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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For Over 2,000 US Dollars, an iPhone 4S in Beijing Can Be Yours

Like bottles of Prohibition era moonshine, arriving in docks under cover of darkness, China’s first iPhone 4S handsets are arriving in...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 9:40 am
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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 9 That Caught Our Eye

As usual, we have quite a few Asian tech start-ups on our radar this week, from Hong Kong, China, Laos, and Singapore. For folks who are int...

  • October 16, 2011
  • at 11:08 pm
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