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Chinese Game Developer CocoaChina Raises $14 Million in Second Round Funding

It likely surprised many of you back in June when we reported that China was ranked by Distimo as the second largest iOS app market after th...

  • August 26, 2011
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A Discussion With Senh Duong, Founder of Rotten Tomatoes [INTERVIEW]

Today, we bring you Senh Duong, co-founder of the famous movie review site, RottenTomatoes. Not too long ago he started another site called ...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 11:08 pm
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Nokia and Jiepang Team-Up for NFC Check-In Trials Across China

Chinese location-based service Jiepang is once again teaming up with Nokia to bring NFC-enabled check-ins to venues across China. When we sp...

  • August 25, 2011
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Greentech Start-up, elLoka, Gives Rural Kids Access To Computers

It’s small and it runs on solar power. It’s light, requires little maintenance and it runs on a license-free operating system, HomeOS. I...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 4:59 pm
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Sino-US Joint Operation Brings Down China’s Biggest Porn Site Ring

It has been revealed that China’s biggest ring of pornographic websites was brought down – and its US-based creator arrested ...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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IdeoSource Invests in TouchTen, Launches New Game

Remember Hachiko? The mobile game app that was mentioned by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt in a talk at Bali, Indonesia last month? Well, Hac...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 1:11 pm
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New Statistics Show Blogs are Big in Japan

ComScore is reporting some interesting numbers about which countries in the world spend the most time on blogs. With an average visitor spen...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Telkomsel Guarantees Network Coverage on BOATS!

Ramadan is almost over and Eid is coming in few days. Many Indonesians who live in urban areas are preparing for their travel back to hometo...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 9:48 am
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Hey Baby, Let’s Be Relevant Together: MSN China and Renren Partner Up

Today, Renren and MSN China announced plans to cooperate. The strategic cooperation will integrate the two companies social networking platf...

  • August 24, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Drumo is a Quora-like Location-based Service

Start-up Drumo is a platform to connect users and small businesses to find out what’s hot and happening right now in their local area. It ...

  • August 26, 2011
  • at 8:58 am
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Caller ID App TrueCaller Nears Half a Million Users in India [INTERVIEW]

Ever since I’ve heard of it, TrueCaller has been a must-have phone app for me. It not only acts as a global caller ID, but also helps me b...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 9:18 pm
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A New Website To Monitor Traffic Jams and CCTV During Mudik

Even though the holiday is not here yet, many people have already started the journey back to their hometowns (pulang kampung or mudik). For...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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IE9 Turns Hungrygowhere.com and Tigerairways.com Into Windows Desktop Apps

Singapore-based sites Hungrygowhere.com (food reviews) and Tigerairways.com (flight booking) are now “site-pin enabled” if you’re usin...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 3:48 pm
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Qihoo Ready for New Tencent Battle, This Time With Group Messaging App

Qihoo 360 looks set to renew its rivalry with Tencent by launching its own IM service and group messaging app, which will be called KouXin.....

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 1:45 pm
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China Mobile Makes Way, Way More Money than Unicom and Telecom

China Mobile announced its half-year financials today. China’s most popular telecom company is doing quite well — that’s n...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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9flats Runs Past Airbnb, Calls the Couch in Southeast Asia

This whole DIY bed-and-breakfast (or rent-your-house-to-a-stranger) concept is catching on like wildfire. Despite the buzz in the west, ther...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 10:28 am
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2nd Quarter 2011 Data ARPU

Japan’s Mobile Carriers Play Chicken with Smartphone Data Plans

On multiple occasions this week, Japan’s mobile carriers have publicly addressed a looming problem: networks are not prepared for the ...

  • August 25, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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China Has 150 Start-up Incubators Just for Returning Study-Abroad Students

According to the China Daily, China now has over 150 startup incubators specifically aimed at funding startups in China launched by Chinese ...

  • August 24, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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