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KanGuo: Geotagging for the Smartphone Set

KanGuo – which means ‘seen before’ in Chinese – is one of the most delightfully aimless location-based service (LBS)...

  • October 12, 2011
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One Thing is For Sure, We Didn’t Fuck it Up

We published a piece of news today. Then we took it down shortly after. Why, you might ask? Well, it turns out that the news was released to...

  • October 12, 2011
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Watch Out Amazon, Flipkart Enters Digital Distribution Space with Mime360 Acquisition

Flipkart, currently one of the largest e-commerce portals in India, has entered the digital distribution space by acquiring a Mumbai-base...

  • October 12, 2011
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Alphatown, China’s Hippest Virtual City and Social Game

Alphatown is a social network and virtual community created in real-time by its users. It was developed by Douban – now China’s ...

  • October 12, 2011
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“Are You Human or Devil?” Teases China’s Weirdest Social Network

“Are you a human or a devil? Let people know your other side.” That’s the suggestive tagline of a brand-new, somewhat twisted,...

  • October 12, 2011
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Singapore Game Studio Nubee Raises $13 Million From Japanese VC

Singapore-based game development studio Nubee has announced the completion of a round of funding worth one billion yen (about US$13 million)...

  • October 12, 2011
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Tencent Revamps WebQQ and Relaunches as Q+

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) QQ is the most widely used IM service in China. However only Windows users can enjoy the complete QQ experience ̵...

  • October 12, 2011
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Exclusively.in Transitions From A Flash Sale Portal To A Traditional E-Commerce Site

Exclusively.in, the Gilt-like private sale site which debuted in June 2010, seems to have ditched its members-only avatar to adopt a regular...

  • October 11, 2011
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China’s e-Commerce Giant 360Buy Plans to Hire 20,000 Next Year

According to Chinese media, Chinese e-commerce service 360buy.com is gearing up to hire 20,000 new employees next year, including 5,000 new ...

  • October 11, 2011
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Sony Detects Hacking Attempt, Temporarily Locks Tens of Thousands of Accounts

Sony said in a blog post today saying that it had detected attempts to test ‘a massive set of sign-in IDs and passwords’ on its ...

  • October 12, 2011
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Japan’s 10,000 Free Flights Would Be Best Spent On Asian Tourists

In an effort to reassure tourists that Japan is a safe place to visit after the nuclear disaster in March, the Japan Tourism Agency is plann...

  • October 12, 2011
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International Flags

Start-up Provides Streamlined Language Translation Process Using its API

Language translation is a much-needed service for web products which aim to serve the world, like Facebook, Google, YouTube, and Twitter. Bu...

  • October 12, 2011
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Lenovo India Launches 3 Android Tablets, and Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs.

Lenovo had a big launch yesterday at the Mumbai Flying Club to announce the release of three tablets in the country. The Lenovo Thinkpad Tab...

  • October 12, 2011
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Google says: Gmail and Android Market Outage is Our Bad, Not a China Block

Google has finally spoken out on the four-day long inaccessibility of Android’s Market and Gmail apps in China by saying that it was Googl...

  • October 12, 2011
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NetDragon, with Cartoon Network, Launches a Kids Gaming Portal for China

NetDragon, one of the leading Chinese online gaming giants, recently launched a fun and cute content portal, 91kt.com, for kids and cartoon ...

  • October 12, 2011
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Youku’s iOS App Hits 7.9 Million Downloads, Allows Users to Upload Videos In-App

Youku (NYSE:YOKU) has released a major update for its iPhone and iPad app. One of the main features within this update is a sexy radial butt...

  • October 11, 2011
  • at 10:56 pm
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YunBiJi: China’s Cutest Cloud-Based Notebook App

The Guangzhou-based software-development company Fun Input has just launched perhaps the cutest-looking Evernote-style notes app, called Yun...

  • October 11, 2011
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ReferralCandy Makes Referral Marketing Effective and Measurable

Singapore-based ReferralCandy is an app that makes referral marketing easy to set up and measure. Its referral structure is modeled after Dr...

  • October 11, 2011
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