Posts Tagged: Beijing


Spottly launches video sharing as it tries to grow its social network for travellers

Spottly, a Pinterest-esque social network for the wanderlust-prone, has been active for over a year. Tech in Asia caught up with the Hong Ko...

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 4:00 am
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Uber tries something new in Beijing with launch of not-for-profit ridesharing

Uber tries something new in Beijing with launch of not-for-profit ridesharing

Uber, which first launched its app-connected limo service in Beijing in April, is now trying something new in the Chinese capital. Yesterday...

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 3:26 pm
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Hulu founding CTO and Flipboard CTO Eric Feng: Don’t listen to your investors, never stop recruiting

Eric Feng spoke to a packed house about the trials and tribulations of his entrepreneurial journey, and gave aspiring entrepreneurs his uniq...

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 12:56 pm
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GMIC Beijing gears up for its biggest conference yet (promo)

The annual Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing is one of the most influential mobile industry conferences on the continent...

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 8:50 pm
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An education app’s dilemma: most are crap, and freemium doesn’t work

Andrew Friday is passionate about teaching kids to read using technology, but he knows full well the odds are stacked against him. He co-fou...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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No, Beijing residents are NOT watching fake sunrises on giant TVs because of pollution

Over the weekend, a story that originated on the smut-ridden UK-based Daily Mail went viral among major media outlets across the world. T...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Apple commences Asia’s Red Friday sale with new store opening in Beijing

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has entered full-on sales mode in China ever since it sealed a deal with China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941), the wor...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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China’s next Apple Store will open its doors on Friday

Beijingers, rejoice – China’s next Apple store opens for business this Friday at a newly-built location in China Central Place Shopp...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 4:24 pm
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Listen to local nightclubs’ music before deciding where to go out with Bobamusic

Electronic music fans can be pretty picky about their DJs, and keeping track of who performs where can be a hassle, especially for newcomers...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Born in Vietnam and raised in Y Combinator, Kimono wants to API-ify the entire Internet

Kimono puts the power of data analysis into the hands of anyone. No coding required.

  • August 13, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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This new startup touts uber-cool fashion designs for China’s hippest hipsters

Companies like Fab and Fancy carry the torch for US-based startups that turn a designer’s eye towards traditional ecommerce, but wha...

  • July 16, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Uber now in 100 cities worldwide as limo service rolls into Beijing

Eight months after first launching in the Chinese city of Shanghai, Uber has now rolled into Beijing.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 11:34 pm
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Xiaomi to build new campus in Beijing's Haidian district

Looking to future growth, Xiaomi will build its own campus

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi revealed today that it’ll build its own campus in Beijing’s top Silicon Valley area. The company sign...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 9:15 pm
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An unlikely team makes budget air purifiers for China’s pollution-choked residents

Despite having no business background, setting an arbitrary price point, and starting off with no name recognition whatsoever, Beijing-based...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Xiaomi gets another new convert as Steve Wozniak drops into Beijing HQ

Xiaomi gets another new convert as Steve Wozniak drops into Beijing HQ

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has long since discovered the magic key that helped him escape from Apple’s walled garden. Now he’...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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View an app’s rank in different countries simultaneously with App Annie’s latest update

Beijing- and San Francisco-based App Annie remains a market leader in mobile app analytics throughout the world, and it continues to impro...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Ticket startup Accupass plots expansion across Asia

Ticket startup Accupass gets nod for Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Beijing

When we last checked in with the Taiwanese events and ticketing site Accupass, it had secured funding from DCM and Qualcomm Ventures. Now, d...

  • December 27, 2013
  • at 7:05 pm
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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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