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vetter

Vetter Streamlines the Idea Generation Process

Canvassing ideas and then getting feedback can be a pain in the ass. But the internet world isn’t short of solutions. Some might use Faceb...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Limelight Builds Showcase Sites For Your Apps, Now Serving Japan

Limelight is a clever service that recently came to our attention, which aims to help app developers put together a simple, beautiful site t...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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Bharti Enterprises, SoftBank To Focus on India’s Mobile Internet With New JV

Bharti Enterprises, one of India’s leading business conglomerates, and SoftBank (TYO:9984), Japan’s leading Internet company ha...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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Jack Ma at AsiaD: Money is Not the Problem, Yahoo Just Needs to Say Yes

Jack Ma’s onstage interview at the AsiaD conference in Hong Kong has just come to an end, which gave the Alibaba Group founder and CEO...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 1:45 pm
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Mydala Crosses 5 Million Subscribers, Launches A New WAP Portal

Indian group buying website, mydala.com has announced that it has crossed five million registered users this week, since its inception in No...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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360Buy Announces its 100 Millionth Order, Thanks Social Media

360buy – also known as Jingdong Mall – is now China’s second largest B2C online market place. Yesterday afternoon, 360buy anno...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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hermit crab

Building Your Social Network

Heads up — I’m not talking about adding/following more friends on Facebook or Weibo here. Rather, this post shares some of my th...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Report: 42.2 Million Chinese Use Daily Deals Sites [STATS]

The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) has today released a paper entitled 2011 China Group Buy Users Investigative Report wh...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 10:45 pm
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tomtom

TomTom Buys Out Minority Stake in India JV: Precursor of Big Things to Come?

In 2008 TomTom (AMS:TOM2) arrived in India via a joint venture that was initially a 60:30 partnership with an Indian firm named Kalyani. How...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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China Mobile Loses 30% of Campus Market, A Threat to its Future

A new school year in China, a new battle for mobile subscribers amongst China’s three mobile telcos. It’s an annual campus battle, in wh...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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linkedin

LinkedIn Launches in Japan, Poised for 20 Million Users in Asia

We all knew this was coming from news earlier this year, but we were a bit taken by surprise just now to learn that LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) hel...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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A Chinese Government-Made iPhone App Provides Free Condoms in Beijing

In a sexual health initiative, Beijing authorities are giving away free condoms to its citizens via a custom-made iPhone app called FreeCond...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 3:40 pm
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YouTube Officially Launches in Singapore

Thanks to the folks over at ZDNet for pointing out that YouTube has just launched a localized Singapore site (with a very sharp logo, see ri...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 1:25 pm
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hotel-sucks

Free Social Media Monitoring Tool Zeros in on Hotel Reputation Management

Hoteliers take note — Brand Karma is offering Brand Karma Express, a social media monitoring tool at zero cost. The tool tracks social men...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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Amazon Set To Take On Japan’s E-book Market [Report]

The Nikkei business daily is reporting that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) could enter the Japanese e-book market sometime this year, bringing its new...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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COODE: Professional Stylists Answer Fashion Questions With Digital Collages

COODE is a fashion Q&A site that was launched on September 7th. We have seen online collage website such as Polyvore, and there is a Japan...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Tata Teleservices To Unify All Its Customers Under Tata Docomo Brand

Tata Teleservices Limited (BOM:532371) has announced that it will be unifying all its CDMA, GSM, and Photon consumers under the Tata Docomo...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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If You Like Meeting Random Strangers, Then This LBS App is for You

There are so many location-based service (LBS) Chinese start-ups appearing of late, that even some of the ones that look fantastic don’...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 8:20 pm
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