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Twitter is Working in China, While the Trick Lasts

Good news, everyone! Twitter is now working in China, without the need for a proxy or a VPN, via a genuine, alternative Twitter server. This...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 12:22 pm
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Everyone Can Be a Web Hero with Google Chrome

Google is ready to take a hot spot in Indonesia. After disclosing intentions to open an office in Indonesia, it is now actively campaigning ...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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Chinese Search Giant Baidu Joins World Wide Web Consortium

Yesterday we received word from Baidu that it has joined the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an international community whose members work ...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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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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Groupon Malaysia Earns 3x More Monthly Revenue Than Competitor Everyday

Groupon Malaysia sure has come a long way. It first started business as Groupmore around the middle of last year and was acquired by Groupon...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 11:15 am
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Japan’s Shiseido Set to Begin E-Commerce in China

Earlier this year we reported on how cosmetics giant Shiseido was opening its online mall in Japan. Aptly named ‘Beauty Platform,̵...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 9:45 am
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China Dominance Ends, as Brazilian-Made iPads Ready to Roll

Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in Brazil. We’re more used to seeing the name China at the end of that phrase, but thatR...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 11:30 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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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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