How Asia is Going Social, Mobile, on the Web [INFOGRAPHIC]

Branding and PR agency We Are Social has created a vital and up-to-date overview of all that’s happening in social, digital, and mobile in...

  • November 29, 2011
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The Chinese Government is Paying Almost $1000 for a 128MB Memory Stick

So, it turns out the Chinese government doesn’t know crap about computers. Or maybe they don’t care about money? Perhaps there&#...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Tudou Partners with TV Tokyo to Bring More Japanese Anime to China

We were surprised to hear a few weeks back that Chinese video site Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO) was reporting a net profit of 52 million RMB ($8.2 mi...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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More Asia Problems for Groupon, This Time in Korea

Here’s some more troublesome news on the Groupon front (NASDAQ:GRPN), this time in Korea. The South Korean Fair Trade Commission (FTC)...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Taobao Protest Ringleader Arrested for Selling Fake LV Bags

Well, this is interesting. You remember the massive protests, first online and then in real life, that accompanied Alibaba’s rollout o...

  • November 28, 2011
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Baidu’s Plan to Help Businesses in China

Reuters is reporting today that Baidu plans to invest 3 billion yuan (that’s $470.6 million) by the end of 2012 to help the nationR...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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“People’s Search Engine” Jike Won’t Totally Imitate Google (But Maybe It Should)

Last year, state-owned Party mouthpiece newspaper People’s Daily decided to get into the search game and launched Goso.cn. Perhaps bec...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 2:08 pm
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24quan in Trouble? CEO Du Yinan Responds

Last week we wrote about some of the concerning reports circulating on the net about group buy site 24quan’s, ahem, “restructuri...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 11:10 am
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Singapore-based Game Ventures Raises $620,000, Led by Joi Ito’s Neoteny Lab

Game Ventures has recently closed a funding round which raised them SGD$800,000 (approximately US$620,000) of fresh funds, led by Joi Ito...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Kaifu Lee Will Post His Autobiography for Free on Amazon

Last week we wrote about “science cop” Fang Zhouzi’s accusations of exaggeration in Kaifu Lee’s autobiography, which...

  • November 29, 2011
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Huofar Customizes Your Diet Based on Health Needs and Traditional Chinese Medicine

We once interviewed the team at Huofar, a web and mobile-based application that promotes healthy living. But until now we hadn’t gotten th...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Bad Passwords with Chinese Characteristics

111111, 123456, password, abc123, qwerty. Boom. OK, I said it. If you have one of these set as your passwords, you’re in big trouble. ...

  • November 29, 2011
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Running LinkedIn Singapore Like A Startup [PREVIEW]

Arvind Rajan, LinkedIn’s Managing Director for the Asia Pacific region is an experienced entrepreneur, corporate leader, and also an advis...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Want Made-in-Japan Android Apps? Infocom Has a Solution

Infocom Corporation, a Tokyo-based system integration company whose subsidiary is the world’s famous blog platform developer Six Apar...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 5:35 pm
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I’ll Do That for You If You Bribe Me: Chinese Government Website Hacked?

Like many local governments in China, the government of Longhushan in Jiangxi maintains a website that’s intended in part to serve as ...

  • November 28, 2011
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Mojing: An App To Look For Flings in China

Mojing, which means magic mirror in direct translation, is a face recognition app created by Beijing-based Facekoo. It recognizes your face ...

  • November 28, 2011
  • at 12:38 pm
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iCarpenters Rejoice: All Your Measuring Needs On Your iPhone!

iHandy Carpenter is an app introduced by Beijing app development firm, iHandy Soft. The app is made for folks who need to measure things suc...

  • November 28, 2011
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This Week in Asia Tech Startups: 7 That Caught Our Eye

As usual, we have quite a few Asian tech startups on our radar this week, from China, Japan, Indonesia, and Singapore. For folks who are int...

  • November 27, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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