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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

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

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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Taking a Bigger Bite Than Expected, Sina Takes 9% of Tudou.com

China’s second-biggest video-sharing site Tudou.com (NASDAQ:TUDO) nailed its US IPO two weeks ago, and since then has been courting at...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 12:28 pm
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samsung-web-os

Will Samsung Step Up to Buy WebOS?

A report from Digitimes is claiming that Samsung is considering buying Hewlett Packard’s webOS in order to strengthen its position aga...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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cloud lock in

Holy Crap, I’m Locked Into This Cloud Hosting Service!

When a cloud host goes down, the sites hosted on it go down too. When Amazon EC2 went down earlier this month, TechCrunch wrote that the ent...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 9:13 am
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LG Optimus

LG to Demo First 3D Game Conversion Engine for Smartphones

Korean electronics giant LG announced today that it will be demonstrating a 2D to 3D game conversion engine for smartphones at IFA 2011 in G...

  • August 29, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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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-unity

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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india startups

SafeAutoRickshaw.com Makes Auto Rides Easier, Safer and Friendlier

SafeAutoRickshaw.com, a new initiative by Viswanath Seetharam and Bangalore City Traffic Police Force, hopes to solve some of the problems b...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 11:48 am
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weicity-main

MiniGames: A Review of Sina Weibo’s WeiCity

In a bid to monetize its user-friendly but financially dragging giant, Sina recently imbued its Weibo microblogging platform with its own cu...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Om nom nom! Squawk! Angry Birds Mooncakes Hit China

Last month we saw Rovio Mobile give a sneak peak of its next Angry Birds Seasons update, which will be themed around the upcoming Chinese Mi...

  • August 29, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Mudik with Indosat

Indonesian Telcos Help Retail Staff Return Home For Eid

During Ramadan, Indonesian telcos are busy upgrading their services. It also means hard work for SIM card and phone voucher sellers. They pl...

  • August 29, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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