Posts Tagged: Business

Qihoo levels up its mobile gaming abilities with stake in Japan’s KLab

Qihoo levels up its mobile gaming abilities with stake in Japan’s KLab

Chinese search engine and web portal company Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU) has boosted its gaming capabilities by taking a stake in Japan’s KLab (...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 12:16 pm
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Check out China's 8 richest tech entrepreneurs in 2013

Check out China’s 8 richest tech entrepreneurs right now

The annual Hurun rich list weighs up the bank balances of China’s leading businesspeople. The new list for 2013 is now out, revealing ...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 10:09 pm
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HTC One sales 2013

End of An Era? HTC Shares Plunge, Now Worth Less Than in 2005

Markets and investors today passed their judgement on HTC’s Q2 earnings that were released last Friday. And the verdict is damning. HT...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 4:17 pm
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Qihoo Q1 2013 financials

Despite Being at War With Everyone, Qihoo Posts Stellar 2012 Financials

Despite every single one of its iOS apps being banned by Apple right now, and a lot of negative media coverage of how its desktop apps threa...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 10:59 am
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Alibaba Tencent PingAn insurance

Two Chinese Web Giants Get Approval for Online Insurance Business

China’s insurance regulator has confirmed approval, say sources, of a major new online insurance joint-venture between two Chinese web...

  • February 21, 2013
  • at 1:48 pm
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Huawei sales profit figures 2012

Huawei Profits Up 33% in 2012, Now Seeing 66% of Revenue from Outside China

Chinese telecoms firm and phone-maker Huawei might’ve had the kind of publicity in 2012 that’s usually only seen in a PR directo...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 6:23 pm
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Google glasses - got a 'mobile strategy' for this yet?

I am Calling Bullshit on Your ‘Mobile Strategy’

After 15 years of working for someone else, Mikaal Abdulla finally got smart and started his own company. He is the co-founder and CEO of 8 ...

  • January 17, 2013
  • at 12:48 pm
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Jack Ma - Chairman and CEO, Alibaba Group

Alibaba Rumored to be Gearing Up IPO in Mid-2013

China’s e-commerce behemoth, Alibaba Group, is playing its cards close to its chest in terms of a potential IPO. But rumors today sugg...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 9:37 pm
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Game On! China’s YY Ready to Hit NASDAQ, Will Debut at $10.50 to Raise $82 Million

Ending an eight-month drought of Chinese IPOs, the gaming community YY (NASDAQ:YY) is about to hit the tickers at the start of trading in Ne...

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 9:45 pm
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Giant Interactive delist

Gaming company Giant proposes management buy-out and NYSE delisting

Struggling gaming company Giant Interactive (NYSE:GA) has proposed a management buy-out that will see the Chinese firm de-list from the New ...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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Indonesian Telcom IM2’s Former Managing Director Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Indonesian Telcom IM2’s Former Managing Director Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

The former managing director of PT Indosat Mega Media (IM2) Indar Atmanto was sentenced to four years in prison and fined IDR 200 million ($...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Thai startups

How Overseas Startups Can Enter Thailand and Get Government Support

Julian Leitner, founder and former CEO of Zalora Thailand, a Rocket Internet company, recently started legal advisory firm Stein focusing on...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 8:05 pm
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Sony sells DeNA stake

Sony to Sell Whole 13% Stake in DeNA for About $438 Million

Troubled gadget-maker Sony (NYSE:SNE) is selling off its whole 13.14 percent stake in Japanese mobile gaming firm DeNA (TYO:2432). As Sony l...

  • March 4, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Ganesh

The Founding Story of MOL, One of Southeast Asia’s Largest Payment Companies

MOL is one of the biggest payment companies in Southeast Asia, with over 680,000 physical and online payment channels, 60 million annual tra...

  • February 8, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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5 Big Things Vietnam’s Tech Scene Needs To Grow

What do startups in Vietnam need or lack? I asked this recently to a bunch of friends on the way back from new annual conference for the tec...

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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A Lephone-made device

Google Didn’t Kill off Alibaba’s Smartphone OS, New Phone Hardware Due Soon

China’s Alibaba, the nation’s biggest e-commerce business, might have suffered the indignity and hassle of having its flagship phone lau...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Loc, Founder of Aothun, with his 250cc BMW motorcycle

Deep in Debt, Co-Founder Gone. Here’s How One Vietnamese Entrepreneur Fought Back

During my recent trip to Ho Chi Minh city, I met Loc, the founder of Aothun, a T-shirt design and printing startup which is now four years o...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Baidu dollar bonds issue

Baidu Raises $1.5 Billion in Bonds Issue, Now Has a Fistful of Dollars for Overseas Acquisitions

China’s top search engine, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), has raised $1.5 billion in its first-ever bonds issue. The dollar bonds are aimed at o...

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 11:24 am
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