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Kaixin Opens Up its Group Buy Site, Looks for Partners

Kaixin, the Chinese social network, is opening up its fairly new group buy site, Kaixin Tuan Gou, to partners, making it an open platform. T...

  • September 15, 2011
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Sohu, Spending Big on Video Content, Licenses 400 More Hollywood Titles

Chinese web portal Sohu (NASDAQ:SOHU) is splashing the cash this week, licensing 400 movie titles from Hollywood studio, 20th Century Fox. T...

  • September 15, 2011
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MySellr Combines Facebook Pages and E-Commerce Into One

Facebook and e-commerce have something in common in Indonesia: They are both huge, yet still have a lot of potential here. Many people are m...

  • September 15, 2011
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Twitter is Working in China, While the Trick Lasts

Good news, everyone! Twitter is now working in China, without the need for a proxy or a VPN, via a genuine, alternative Twitter server. This...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 12:22 pm
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Everyone Can Be a Web Hero with Google Chrome

Google is ready to take a hot spot in Indonesia. After disclosing intentions to open an office in Indonesia, it is now actively campaigning ...

  • September 15, 2011
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Chinese Search Giant Baidu Joins World Wide Web Consortium

Yesterday we received word from Baidu that it has joined the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an international community whose members work ...

  • September 15, 2011
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Sparsha

E-learning Start-up Wants Students To Learn By Doing

Update: Sparsha just uploaded their demo video on YouTube. Catch it below Education and technology always intersect. And Sparsha, an India-b...

  • September 14, 2011
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Google Debuts Its YouTube Partner Program in India

Google has today officially announced the launch of YouTube Partner Program in India, after selectively rolling out to a few partners last D...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 7:39 pm
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Google Brings Search Stories To Taiwan, Wants More Taiwanese Searchers

Google Search Stories are fun to watch. Many of you would probably remember the Parisian love story video which later became a Super Bowl co...

  • September 14, 2011
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SoftBank Invests $200 Million in InMobi

Ka-ching! SoftBank invested $200 million in InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile ad network, joining existing investors Kleiner,...

  • September 15, 2011
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Google Expands Chrome Web Store to India and 23 Other Countries

After launching its YouTube partner program yesterday, Google has extended the Google Chrome Web Store to India and 23 more countries, maki...

  • September 15, 2011
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Japan

Japan’s Smartphone Gaming to Grow 30-Fold by 2015

Seed Planning, a market research and consulting firm, recently released a report projecting massive growth in Japan’s smartphone gamin...

  • September 15, 2011
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Groupon Malaysia Earns 3x More Monthly Revenue Than Competitor Everyday

Groupon Malaysia sure has come a long way. It first started business as Groupmore around the middle of last year and was acquired by Groupon...

  • September 15, 2011
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Japan’s Shiseido Set to Begin E-Commerce in China

Earlier this year we reported on how cosmetics giant Shiseido was opening its online mall in Japan. Aptly named ‘Beauty Platform,̵...

  • September 15, 2011
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China Dominance Ends, as Brazilian-Made iPads Ready to Roll

Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in Brazil. We’re more used to seeing the name China at the end of that phrase, but thatR...

  • September 14, 2011
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Appmom Recommends Android Apps to Install and Uninstall

Earlier this week, Tokyo’s web service juggernaut EC Navi released the English version of Appmom (available here), an Android app th...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 9:08 pm
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Tencent B2B2C Platform Set for October Launch, With Partners

Tencent’s huge new B2B2C e-commerce platform is on course to launch in October, according to the Chinese media today. Tencent already ...

  • September 14, 2011
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Rumor: Apple’s Third Shanghai Store Set to Open Next Week

Apple’s third Shanghai store – its fifth in mainland China (and sixth, if you include the upcoming Hong Kong store) – look...

  • September 14, 2011
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