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HomeShop18′s CEO Talks About E-commerce and CoinJoos Acquisition

E-commerce is booming in India, and as you read this very blog post, money is being spent online in India. There are a couple of major playe...

  • September 30, 2011
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360 Loses Web War to QQ, Court Rules

Three companies related to Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU) have to apologize to Tencent (HKG:0700) and compensate it 400,000 RMB (US$62,530) for sland...

  • September 30, 2011
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Softbank Brings Together Chinese Rivals to Build its 4G Network

Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei and ZTE will help Softbank build it’s new 4G network. Softbank announced the new 110 Mbps ...

  • September 30, 2011
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WangPiao to Use Funding to Make Buying Cinema Tickets More Social

Wang Piao – meaning “web tickets” – is a Chinese net company that sells cinema ticket deals in 23 cities. It will soon complete a se...

  • September 30, 2011
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China Now Has Over 500 Million Net Users [CHART]

We knew it was coming, but we didn’t think it would come so fast! At his keynote at the China-UK Internet Roundtable in Beijing yester...

  • September 30, 2011
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Huofar Aims to Promote Healthy Living in China [INTERVIEW]

Huofar.com caught my eye as soon as I saw it. Now, I know what you’re thinking — why should anyone care about yet another social...

  • September 30, 2011
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Amazon.com Launches Special Section for China Books, Maybe

Amazon.com’s big announcement today was the new family of Kindles, most especially the impressive — and cheap — Kindle Fir...

  • September 29, 2011
  • at 10:52 pm
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Weibo Launches New Rules Against Spam, Calls Out Spammers Publicly

In the wake of high-profile accidents, pundits have fretted about the danger of rumors on Weibo, but for the average user, spam, ad bots, an...

  • September 29, 2011
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India To Launch its $35 Tablet on October 5th [REPORT]

Speaking at an awards ceremony for Technology in Education, Kapil Sibal, the communications and information technology minister, announced t...

  • September 29, 2011
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Japan Develops Augmented Reality Breasts for the Kinect

Much has been said in the past about how weird and crazy Japan can be. But we just stumbled across an amazing Kinect hack that makes up for ...

  • September 30, 2011
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Google Redesigns its Indian Edition of Google News

Google yesterday announced the redesign of its UK and Indian editions of Google News, in a effort to unify the experience across its various...

  • September 30, 2011
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Microsoft India Offers Free Windows Phone Devices To Student Developers

In a bid to promote its new mobile operating system and attract young app developers, Microsoft India is offering free Windows Phone devices...

  • September 30, 2011
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Listen to Feedback and Get The F* back to Work

An interesting conversation happened over at e27. My friend, Joash, wrote a post about something that ticked him off this week. It’s an in...

  • September 30, 2011
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It’s a Deal! FTuan Snags $60 Million in Funding, Kaixin Partnership

Chinese group buy site FTuan has confirmed, by way of its CEO, Lin Ning, that it has secured US$60 million in third-round funding. With 2,00...

  • September 30, 2011
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GREE’s Billboard in SF: Huge in Japan. Growing Here… Growing Everywhere!

After splashing a good chunk of its marketing budget at the Tokyo Game Show (TGS), GREE has now rolled out a billboard in San Francisco (hat...

  • September 30, 2011
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KampungPulsa Makes Buying Phone Credits Easy, Plans to Sell Over Social Media

In Indonesia, where everybody is well connected via mobile phones, most telcos try to give the best deals to provide cheap calls and messagi...

  • September 29, 2011
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LobangClub App Hits Number One on iTunes Singapore

Update: Guyi Shen (I call him lobang king) told me that his LobangClub App has received about 2,000 downloads just on Wednesday alone. He is...

  • September 29, 2011
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Popcorn App for Movie Lovers in Singapore Works Great

Popcorn is a new mobile app on iTunes which helps movie lovers to search for showtimes, previews, and book tickets. We recently met co-found...

  • September 29, 2011
  • at 5:02 pm
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