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Chinese Netizens are Very Disappointed by the iPhone 4S

Early this morning, Apple announced its next-gen iPhone, the iPhone 4S. For people expecting an iPhone 5, this was a little disappointing; f...

  • October 5, 2011
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The Potential of E-Commerce in India [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. The good folks at ReferralCa...

  • October 5, 2011
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KDDI To Sell iPhone 4S, Ends Softbank’s Exclusivity in Japan

We reported rumors that KDDI could be the second telco to offer iPhones in Japan – and it’s now official, we learn from Nikkei. KDDI...

  • October 5, 2011
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China Taking Over the Tech World? Not So Fast…

China has made great strides in the tech world over the last decade, particularly in the technology sector. Internet companies like Baidu, S...

  • October 4, 2011
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Faceoff: iOS or Android? Flipter, the Q&A Platform Wants to Know

Flipter is a Hong Kong-based Q&A start-up. It focuses more on multiple choice answers — click and go — as compared to Quora, where a...

  • October 4, 2011
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India’s First Islamic Phone, for Faithful on a Budget

India will soon get its first-ever Islamic mobile phone that has been custom-built for Muslim consumers, filled with relevant apps such as a...

  • October 4, 2011
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Pornographic Mobile Sites Flourish in China, As Set-Up Gets Easier

Chinese authorities are playing an increasingly fast-paced game of whack-a-mole with mobile/WAP pornography sites in China, with numerous co...

  • October 4, 2011
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Frustrated With Twitter Search? Try CloudMagic. It Will Blow Your Mind

Although Twitter is brilliant as a service, its a well known fact that its search sucks big time. You can’t search for tweets which are a ...

  • October 4, 2011
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iberry to Offer $142 Tablet in India, Acting Secretively…

Hong Kong-based hardware manufacturer iberry is all set to launch its Rs 6,999 (US$142) tablet in India, The Mobile Indian reported. Serious...

  • October 4, 2011
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RIM Promises to Invest in R&D in Indonesia, But No Data Centers

Canadian BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has promised to make an investment in Indonesia, in the wake of its recent troubles in th...

  • October 5, 2011
  • at 12:15 pm
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5 Reasons Chinese Consumers Should Avoid the iPhone 4S

Now that Apple’s iPhone 4S is out in the open (if not anywhere near Chinese shelves), consumers can weigh up the pros and cons of upgradin...

  • October 5, 2011
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Apple’s New Hong Kong Store Sold More on Opening Day Than Any Other Apple Store

Last month, Apple opened new Apple stores in Hong Kong and Shanghai. And while we knew that Apple’s commercial endeavors in greater Ch...

  • October 5, 2011
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Affle Raises $10 Million From Japan’s D2C

Affle, a Singapore-based mobile media start-up, has raised $10 million from D2C, a Japanese mobile ad agency, it announced today. Affle prod...

  • October 4, 2011
  • at 9:06 pm
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Favspot: Location-based Bookmarking on Your Mobile

Favspot is a location-based service that helps you check-in and save all the locations you have visited and hope to visit in the future. It ...

  • October 4, 2011
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Japan’s DeNA Acquires Atakama Labs, its First Latin American Subsidiary

We’ve written much this year about how Japanese internet companies — particularly GREE and DeNA — are expanding their busi...

  • October 4, 2011
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8 Nations Sign Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, Including Japan, Korea, US

An agreement that has been years in the making, ACTA (the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement), was finally signed in Japan over the weekend...

  • October 4, 2011
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Fake iPhone 5s Beat Real iPhone 5 to Market in China

Sometime early tomorrow morning Beijing time, Apple will announce the iPhone 5. But if you want to buy one, you can get one right now in Fuz...

  • October 4, 2011
  • at 11:41 am
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Clingle: A New Location-based Discovery App in Singapore and India. Will it Work?

Update: Clingle insists that it is not another Foursquare or SCVNGR. Vignesh emailed me repeatedly wanting me to tell our readers that ̶...

  • October 4, 2011
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