Posts Tagged: shanghai


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AngelHack CEO: “If you go after the expat community, you’ll never be a truly global company”

Last weekend, Silicon Valley-based global hackathon organizer AngelHack wrapped up its second-ever event in mainland China, Apphack Beiji...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 5:42 pm
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What’s really going on in the Chinese Bitcoin community

On a chilly November evening, on the usually neglected third floor of a popular expat hangout called the Boxing Cat Brewery, a group of geek...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Pricey car chauffeur service Uber has launched in China, and the country is home to plenty of taxi-hailing apps, but one Chinese startup has...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 11:47 am
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How freemium games make you pay (VIDEO)

This post was first published on Games in Asia. Nils Pihl is the cofounder of a behavioral analytics startup based in Beijing called Men...

  • September 28, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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China’s Facebook ban to be removed in Shanghai’s free-trade zone

China will lift its ban on sensitive international websites like Facebook, Twitter, and the New York Times within the perimeters of Shanghai...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Uber Launches in Taiwan

Jobs listings show Uber prepping launches in Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong

A new job posting on a Shanghai-based site shows that the American online car booking service Uber is hiring in China ahead of a launch in t...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Beijing and Shanghai Ban Monetized Taxi-Finder Apps, But Free Ones are OK

Beijing and Shanghai Ban Monetized Taxi-Finder Apps, But Free Ones are OK

Last week, we saw Chinese local governments take a stand against convenience, with Shenzhen banning taxi finder apps outright and Beijing ba...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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This Report Shows That Chinese Startups Need to Get the Hell Out of Beijing

You’re an entrepreneur or working for a startup. You’re young. You’re about to have a family that you want to bring up in ...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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New Shanghai Incubator Seeks Startups With Big Ideas For the Global Supply Chain

With plenty of support already existing for consumer-oriented startups in China – with things like Innovation Works and Chinaccelerato...

  • May 9, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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This simple exercise app wins 3 awards in 12 days in Shanghai, but can prizes correlate to success?

Pooshup, a simple exercise app that uses your phone’s proximity sensor to count push-ups, doesn’t have a typical founding story....

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 5:22 pm
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China’s taxi-booking app race heats up between Alibaba and Tencent

Chinese taxi booking app Kuaide will acquire its Shanghai-based competitor, Dahuangfeng, according to a tweet from Kuaide on Sina Weib...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Shanghai’s new free trade zone bans online gaming, internet cafes, and media businesses

Shanghai’s local government this morning announced a series of measures to control foreign investment in its newly-launched free trade zo...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Government document says China is ready to lift ban on game consoles

Government document says China is ready to lift ban on game consoles

Could this be the real thing? After many false alarms, a document issued by China’s State office this morning suggests that the nation...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 11:32 pm
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Australia-made game Whore of the Orient slammed as racist

Australia-made game Whore of the Orient slammed as racist and a disgrace to Chinese culture

The Australian video game studio that created L.A. Noire is running into a racially-charged controversy with its next major project, a game ...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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The Race is On: China’s Jingdong Starts 3-Hour Delivery in Major Cities

China’s largest Amazon-like e-store, Jingdong, has just rolled out two new supercharged delivery options in six major cities. The nigh...

  • May 31, 2013
  • at 4:17 pm
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Startup Scenes Across Asia: Let’s Look At 11 Of Asia’s Top Tech Cities

Asia is very young and fresh in terms of tech, so the continent is just getting started. In fact, economically, Asia’s only really had its...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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China Mobile Preps Biggest Ever 4G Trial in Shanghai

With China Mobile thought to be keen to launch its 4G network nationwide later this year, the behemoth telco is prepping its biggest ever ci...

  • May 20, 2013
  • at 10:37 pm
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Calvin Chin: The Motivation for Social Innovation in China and “Making Epic Shit”

At Mailman Group’s T13 conference in Shanghai yesterday, one of the city’s top entrepreneurial voices, Calvin Chin, took to the stage to...

  • April 13, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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