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Sina and Tencent Weibo Are Like Countries [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Earlier this week we reporte...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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When the Cops Start Tweeting on Weibo…

I have to say, to the average expat, the cops here in the PRC might end up as being a little fearsome. It’s these guys who decide whether ...

  • November 10, 2011
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Micromax A85, from a Chinese OEM, is India’s Cheapest Android Dual-Core Smartphone

India’s up-and-coming telco Micromax is about to make its first move into the higher-end smartphone segment with the new A85, an Nvidi...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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Rumors Lashou Canceling IPO, and Our Sources Suggest…

It seems like just yesterday that Lashou was all ready to go IPO on the NASDAQ as LASO. But now, in the middle of its road show, a rumor is ...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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Localizing for China: Another Challenge for Lenovo’s eedoo iSec

We haven’t exactly been bullish on Lenovo’s (SEHK: 0992) eedoo iSec game console “home entertainment center” and its...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Want to Buy-Sell Farm Stocks in China Online? NX28 Has It All

NX28 is a platform to connect farm stock buyers and sellers together in China. The site isn’t too well-designed, but surprisingly it has q...

  • November 10, 2011
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Tencent Weibo Breaks 300 Million Users, But How Many Are Real?

Tencent (HKG:0700) announced their unaudited Q3 financials today, and just like Sina’s, those announcements were paired with some pre...

  • November 9, 2011
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Baidu’s Discussion Forum, Tieba, Gets an Android App

Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) lively discussion forum portal, Tieba (meaning ‘Post Bar’ in Chinese) – which is the closest t...

  • November 9, 2011
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China Unicom Brings a Cheaper 8GB iPhone 4, For “Free” At a Huge Cost

This might well be a stunt to capture non-romantically involved smartphone fans (since November 11 is also “Singles Day” here in...

  • November 9, 2011
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MapmyIndia Will Lead You to Businesses, Places, With New ShowNearby App

Today, MapmyIndia has launched a useful location-based service (LBS) app called ShowNearby that leads users to nearby places and venues, suc...

  • November 10, 2011
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Gamigo Buys 20.1 Percent Stake in Korean Game Developer OnsOn Soft

We just received news from Germany-based gaming publisher, gamigo, that it has acquired a 20.1 percent stake in Korea-based game development...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 6:19 pm
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InMobi Is Setting Up an Office in China, Hiring

At a conference last week in China, I stumbled upon a good friend from InMobi. My first thought was, “Why is he here in China?” ...

  • November 10, 2011
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Facebook: India to be Number 1 User-Base Soon, With Booming Mobile Usage

Facebook’s VP for mobile, Vaughan Smith, has expressed his great confidence in India, saying that the country will likely rise to be F...

  • November 10, 2011
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How Coca-Cola is Gamifying Vending Machines in Japan

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) wants its customers in Japan to get to know their favorite vending machines a little better. In the company’s late...

  • November 10, 2011
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China’s UCWeb Browser Has Sights Set on India

Recently we’ve been bringing you some information about the success of China’s UCWeb mobile browser, which after success in Chin...

  • November 9, 2011
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My365 = Photo-Taking + Calendar, Result? 100,000 Downloads in 10 days

My365 is a new photo app in Japan. It has similar functions to Instagram – social sharing and photo filters. But it does one thing bet...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 9:04 pm
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Sina Weibo Breaks 250 Million Users, But How Many Are Real?

This morning, Sina’s (NASDAQ:SINA) quarterly earnings call revealed a few choice tidbits about Sina Weibo, the microblogging service t...

  • November 9, 2011
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Wireless Intranet Coming to Air China (If You’re Excited, Read That Again)

Flying in China, like flying anywhere, can be an exercise in frustration, especially when you plane spends hours circling the airfield becau...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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