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As Group-buy in China Slows Down, Qianpin Focuses on Localizing E-commerce

While group-buying has slowed down in China (see our previous posts here and here), upcoming new start-up Qianpin is focusing on making e-co...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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China’s KanBox Raises $20 Million, Targets 8 Million Users By Year’s End

KanBox among the first batch of start-ups to receive investment from DCM’s A-Fund. The investment amount wasn’t revealed until ...

  • October 26, 2011
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You Can’t Create A Steve Jobs

Last weekend at Qinghua University, Lee Kai-Fu shared some interesting thoughts on mobile and entrepreneurship in China. The conversation wi...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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TeliportMe, Maker Of The Awesome 360 Panorama App, Debuts A Slick New Website

After months of teasing, the Indian startup TeliportMe has finally unveiled a slick new website, drifting completely away from its earlier...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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WoW’s New Expansion Angers Dumb Chinese Nationalists

It’s only been announced for a couple days, and it won’t be released for who-knows-how-long, but apparently some Chinese gamers ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 9:38 pm
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Thoughts on Innovation and What’s Really Cool in Tech Start-ups

Dedicated readers may have noticed that I was away for a few days last week. I was in Hong Kong, dealing with the tail end of a visa nightma...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 4:15 pm
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The Chinese Fitness App Start-Up That’s Chasing Smartphone Users

A Chinese start-up is trying to ride a new wave in health and fitness in the country with its multi-platform exercise app called Codoon. As ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 2:17 pm
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India’s Flipkart To Raise as Much as $200 Million From Carlyle and General Atlantic

U.S. private equity firms Carlyle Group and General Atlantic are reportedly planning to invest $150 to $200 million in the Indian e-commerc...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Mozilla’s Innovation Accelerator WebFWD Targets Southeast Asia

WebFWD is an innovation accelerator program by Mozilla, catered to help developers and entrepreneurs to build better applications for the we...

  • October 25, 2011
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Nearly 40% of Emails in China Go Missing

I knew it felt like more emails seemed to disappear into the ether here than usual! According to an iResearch report based on data from Retu...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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Ustream Partners with KT Corporation for Joint Venture in Korea

Ustream announced this morning that it is poised to establish Ustream Korea in December of 2011, with a Korean site to follow in the first q...

  • October 26, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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E-Commerce Site 360Buy Blocks Alibaba’s Product Search Engine

China’s second-largest B2C e-commerce site, 360Buy – also known as JingDong Mall – appears to have blocked Alibaba’s product search-...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 11:15 pm
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The State of the Internet in Asia [MAP]

No sooner than we had mentioned Akamai in a piece earlier today, did we discover that its State of the Internet report for Q2 had been publi...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 10:30 pm
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Corporate Use of Social Media Across Asia [INFOGRAPHIC]

Burson Marsteller (BM) has just released its 'Asia-Pacific Corporate Social Media Study' for 2011, giving insights – and infographics – ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Mumbai Tops in India Internet Users, But Rural on the Rise [REPORT]

A new report from the IMRB and IAMAI on the Internet in India concludes that Mumbai is the nation’s top Internet-using city. According...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 3:15 pm
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Chinese Gaming Company The9 Establishes South Korean Branch

Chinese gaming company The9 Interactive — the giant operator that distributes a number of major Western games in China and the former ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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Publishing Tools to Share: TextMate Snippets for Stock Tickers and Live Blogging

We like to experiment with new publishing tools here at PO. And like many of the start-ups we cover, our team has to try to figure out the b...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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China’s Moment Systems Raises $20 Million From KPCB, CBC, and Others

China-based Moment Systems (or Miaozhen) announced yesterday that it has concluded a $20 million funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufie...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 9:15 am
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