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Docomo and KT Agree to Share Smartphone Content

This afternoon Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo announced an agreement with South Korean operator KT that will see the two companies shar...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Qihoo’s Group Messaging App, KouXin, Hits China’s Smartphones

Qihoo 360 has launched a beta version of its brand-new group messaging app KouXin, which means ‘message’ in Chinese. It joins an increas...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 4:18 pm
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ecommerce

E-commerce Soars in Japan, Smartphones the Cause?

The Nikkei reported this week that Japan’s e-commerce sales increased 16.9 percent during fiscal 2010. This brings online shopping sal...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 1:14 pm
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SMS GupShup, India’s Twitter-like Service, Raises $10 Million in Funding

SMS GupShup, India’s Twitter-like SMS service, has raised Rs 50 crores ($10 million) from a series of venture capital investors to reach a...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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tolalu

Tolalu.com Adds Kids Names on Gifts, Makes You Look Like a Loving Parent

Personalizing gifts can be really tough, especially when you’re a busy parent looking for gifts for your very own kids. And if you can’t...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Customer Service in the Weibo Era

Customer service in China is traditionally…well, not so great. Why? At least in part, it’s because companies don’t really ...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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xiuzhu

Chinese CEO Demonstrates How Not to Pick Up Girls on Weibo

Sina Weibo is an interesting place. Just a few months back, we reported on China’s answer to the Anthony Weiner scandal, in which a Chines...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Yay! There Will Soon Be More Hot Spots in Indonesia!

Aside from the government’s plan to hook-up every region of the country with an internet connection, some companies have also laid out...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 5:14 pm
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Lei Jun: ‘We’re All Just Waiting for Steve Jobs to Kick the Bucket’

Lei Jun is an interesting guy. Right now, he’s the man behind the remarkable Xiaomi Android phone, which boasts impressive specs for i...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Google Survey Reveals Smartphone Usage Trends in Hong Kong

Google has completed its first-ever user survey of smartphone usage around the globe, and we have a glimpse into some of the Hong Kong-focus...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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mixi-harada

Japan’s Mixi Takes a Page From Facebook

Japanese social networking site Mixi followed the lead of Facebook today by launching public pages for companies and individuals. ‘Pub...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 3:57 pm
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Are Apple Suppliers Causing Cancer in China?

Apple hasn’t had the best luck when it comes to suppliers in China. Or perhaps it’s that Apple just doesn’t care. Whatever...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 11:45 am
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China’s Top 10 Online Ad Styles – Which Get More Clicks?

We’ve probably all cursed banner ads or pop-up messages. So I have good news and bad news for you. Good news is that those two ad deli...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Microsoft is Being Sued for Abusing its Dominant Position in India

A New Delhi based law firm Singhania & Partners has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft India in Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT)...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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GREE Extends Partnership with Unity, Aims to Lower Costs Further for Developers

After partnering with game authoring software maker Unity earlier this year, Japanese gaming giant GREE announced today that this cooperatio...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Microsoft Launches Piracy-Fighting Viral Marketing Campaign in Hong Kong

Microsoft is launching a viral web campaign today in Hong Kong that’s aimed at reducing software piracy. The spot centres around a short c...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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smsspam

How To Block SMS Spam

SMS spam is a common problem. And in my own travel experience, spam is severe in countries like India, Taiwan, and Indonesia. Such unwanted ...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 4:15 pm
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groceries

Start-up Builds Online Supermarket For Busy Singaporeans

Buying groceries can be a pain in the ass for many. It can be a real chore, especially when buying bulky items like milk or rice. Plus, most...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 1:38 pm
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