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Baidu Previews a Redesigned Homepage, With Web Apps

Today at its Baidu World conference in Beijing, China’s biggest search engine is showing off a redesigned Baidu.com homepage that open...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Baidu Launches Android-Based Mobile OS

This morning, Baidu – at its annual Baidu World event in Beijing – launched its Android-based mobile OS, dubbed Baidu Yi (pictur...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 11:59 am
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Youth4work: Helping Indian College Students Find Internships, Part-time Work

Youth4work.com is an online platform where companies and job-hungry college students meet. The idea is simple: There are short-term projects...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 10:13 am
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VODone: the Biggest Chinese Tech Company You’ve Never Heard Of

For a Chinese tech company of its size and clout, VODone – with its V1.cn video portal, V1Tuan group buy site, mobile ad network, and ...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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OnSay iPhone App Lets You Call Twitter Friends For Free

While many of us use Skype for our internet phone calls, one application in Japan is aspiring to provide an alternative, one that taps into ...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 9:50 pm
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Learning Chinese Online with Social Mandarin

An important part of learning a new language is using it on a daily basis — reading it, speaking it, etc. We can practice verbal commu...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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Pray Hard, Geeks: 3D Indian Temple Now on iPhone, iPad and Web!

If humans can go 3D, then gods and temples can too. Girish Dhakephalkar, founder of India-based start-up, Shoonya, had the vision to use 3D ...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 3:29 pm
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Sony’s Tablet S, Tablet P Available this Fall, on Docomo Network in Japan

This morning in Tokyo, I dropped in on Sony’s press conference where it was showing off its upcoming pair of Android tablets. It was a...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 12:25 pm
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Chinese Student Loses a Year’s Tuition in a Day of Online Gambling

Online games are changing the lives of China’s younger generation, sometimes in a bad way. September 1st is the beginning of the new schoo...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 10:09 am
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China’s Net Users Among World’s Most Active, Engaged

Everyone knows China has a lot of internet users, about 485 million to be precise (that’s about equivalent to all the internet users i...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 1:27 pm
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What’s popular on Google+? Find out on Journal+

Journal+, a website that gathers popular posts from Google+, was released by User Local last week. It’s a web magazine that brings tog...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 11:20 am
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Japan’s GREE Announces Plans For Five Overseas Subsidiaries

We’ve written a lot about the recent overseas activities of notable Japanese companies. Just a couple of weeks back we told you about ...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Facebook is Finally Looking At Asia SERIOUSLY

I love Facebook as a product, but sadly its team in Singapore doesn’t live up to the standard. Why? Because the Facebook team in Singa...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 10:47 pm
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Video Site Ku6 is Holding Back Shanda Online

Shanda Online, a division of the larger Shanda company that’s responsible for a number of its online ventures, reported profits for Q2...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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Here’s How to Get the Angry Birds Seasons Moon Festival Update for Android – Right Now!

This afternoon, Rovio updated its Angry Birds Seasons game with the newest, Chinese-themed Moon Festival episode. It brings lanterns and moo...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 4:39 pm
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Li Kai-fu’s Innovation Works Nails $180 Mil. Silicon Valley Fundraiser

Innovation Works, the start-up incubator that was conceived by former Google China head Li Kai-fu, has just wrapped up a $180 million fundra...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 12:45 pm
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Stabbing at Foxconn Leaves Worker Dead

A Foxconn worker named Ah Hao was stabbed to death by three other workers in a pool room near Foxconn’s Guanlan factory on August 17. ...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 11:01 am
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Using Social Media for User Acquisition

Yesterday’s Founders Drinks topic was focused on using social media for user acquisition. Typically start-up founders use make use of digi...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 9:04 am
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