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This Week in Asia Tech Start-ups: 13 That Caught Our Eye

As usual, we have quite a few Asian tech start-ups on our radar this week, from Indonesia, China, India, and Singapore. For folks who are i...

  • October 2, 2011
  • at 7:35 pm
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Muslim Pro Has 850,000 Downloads But Founder Has Other Plans

If you’re a Muslim who owns an iOS or/and Android-powered phone, you might consider installing the Muslim Pro app on your smartphone. It p...

  • October 2, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Sunbridge Invests In Japanese Start-ups Wondershake and Midokura

Sunbridge, a Tokyo- and Sunnyvale-based tech incubator/VC firm founded by Oracle Japan’s former president Allen Miner, unveiled on Fri...

  • October 1, 2011
  • at 6:06 pm
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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
  • at 11:08 pm
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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
  • at 9:00 pm
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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
  • at 7:00 pm
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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
  • at 3:37 pm
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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
  • at 12:30 pm
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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
  • at 9:48 am
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China’s Taste for Apple [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Props go out to The Motley Foo...

  • October 2, 2011
  • at 1:50 pm
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It’s OK to Localize a Web Service, But it’s Not Cool to Copy the Website

…A case in point is the new Chinese social media app PengYou which is a clone of the social media dashboard-cum-diary Path. So it̵...

  • October 1, 2011
  • at 6:59 pm
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China’s Top 20 Daily Deals Sites – and Who Has the Hottest Deals?

In updated stats from group buy deal aggregator DaTaoTuan which go right up to the end of August, we get a new snapshot of China’s fra...

  • October 1, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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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
  • at 9:40 pm
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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
  • at 7:36 pm
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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
  • at 5:00 pm
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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
  • at 1:48 pm
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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
  • at 11:30 am
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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
  • at 9:08 am
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