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Sogou Maps Expands 3D Maps API, Brings Free Voice Navigation to Android App

Sogou Maps has Google’s rival service in its sight in China as its opens up its 3D maps API and adds voice navigation to its Android a...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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India’s e-Governance Services To Get A Single Payment Gateway By March 2012

India’s Department of Information Technology has announced that it will be teaming up with National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) t...

  • September 6, 2011
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Dell to Use New Baidu Yi Mobile OS, Launch in November? [UPDATED]

After Baidu’s unveiling of its Android-based mobile OS last Friday, we have word from Dell that it’s teaming up with China’s biggest s...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Ubox App + Vending Machines = Mobile Payments for Drinks and Snacks in China

Ubox is a Chinese app that brings mobile payments at vending machines to China for the first time. With apps for iPhone, Android, and JAVA-b...

  • September 6, 2011
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3G iPad 2 Coming to China Unicom, Probably Soon

Yesterday we shared a report from Sina Tech showing that Apple’s official China online store had added the 3G iPad 2 — not yet r...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 10:22 am
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Perfect World, Going Beyond Online Gaming, Invests $100 Million in VC Fund

Beijing-based game developer and publisher Perfect World (NASDAQ: PWRD) is to help set up a venture capital fund aimed at incubating small t...

  • September 5, 2011
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India’s Snapdeal To Make A Foray Into Singapore, Malaysia, and Philippines

After having a dream run in India, Snapdeal is apparently looking for expansion in South Asian countries like Singapore, Malaysia and Philip...

  • September 5, 2011
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3G iPad 2 Finally Coming to China, Starts at 4,688 RMB

The iPad 2 has been in China for some time now, but Apple’s 3G products are always slower to enter the Chinese market. The arrival of ...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Kickstarter-Funded Film ‘Blind’ Portrays Post-Nuclear Tokyo

In the past we’ve written about how many creative individuals have used the crowd-funding service Kickstarter to raise money for proje...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Apple to Ship Most Smartphones in 2011, But Chinese Makers to Enjoy Most Growth

A few months back we looked at first quarter numbers from IDC regarding year-on-year growth among the world’s top smartphone makers. A...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 9:10 pm
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Wikileaks Cables Reveal China Upset By US Embassy’s Twitter Account

Back in June of 2009, Twitter was still unblocked in China. So when the US Embassy decided to release its own reports on the quality of Beij...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 7:04 pm
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Record High Prices for Web Broadcast Rights in China

China’s online video streaming market is both fractured and highly competitive. Much like the crowded group buy market, there are lots...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 1:35 pm
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The Google Puzzle: A Crazy Browser Brain Game from Google Japan

We missed this when it initially dropped back in August, but after playing around with it a little bit this morning, I thought we’d te...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 11:10 am
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Sega Rolls Out Samurai Bloodshow for iPad [VIDEO]

A few weeks back I was playing around with Sega’s Genpei Taisen Emaki on the iPad. It was lots of fun, so I was delighted to see recently ...

  • September 6, 2011
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Why You’ll Want to Stack Your Tweets With StackRoll [INTERVIEW]

Twitter can sometimes be a difficult medium to master. Very often we want to get people’s attention, but at the same time we don’t k...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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8 Alternative Android App Stores From China

Just as the entire Android system is largely open, so the method of getting apps onto Google’s mobile OS is also unfettered. In most o...

  • September 5, 2011
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MaiMang: a Location-Aware Craigslist-Style App

A Chinese start-up is hoping to get China’s populace into the spirit of buying and selling second-hand items on their iPhone or Android sm...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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5,000 Group Buy Sites in China, But No One’s Making Money

We told you last week that winter is coming for net startups in China. And we’ve been following the floundering of Groupon in China &#...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 12:20 pm
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