Posts Tagged: China

China is often called a land of contradictions, and its tech industry is no different. Yes, the middle kingdom is the source of some hackers and copycats, but it’s also the source of some startling innovation, one of the world’s most unique and vibrant internet cultures, and some of the most passionate techies and gamers in the universe. China’s internet may be censored but that hasn’t stopped web, gaming, and mobile startups from springing up all over the country. Here at Tech in Asia we’ve got it all: the good, the bad, and the ugly. The hottest startups, the craziest copycats, and the darkest tales of censorship in Asia.


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Benz Sold 200 Cars Within 4 Hours On China’s Groupon-Like Site

Groupon is hot in the U.S, so is Taobao in China, the country’s very own group buying site. To leverage the popularity of group buying...

  • October 1, 2010
  • at 11:00 pm
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Understanding China’s Mobile Market

We know China is obsessed with the Internet, but this obsession has now reached a higher level with the rise of smartphones. As technology a...

  • August 9, 2010
  • at 12:04 am
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TWIA #47: Chris Evdemon from Innovation Works

How is the venture incubator space emerging in China after Lee Kaifu’s departure from Google China to create Innovation Works? What is...

  • June 7, 2010
  • at 11:40 pm
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TWIA #27: What's the deal with Softbank?

The TWIA crew returns without our moderator, John Lim. In his place, our co-producer Mike Foong has taken the helm and drive the discussion ...

  • May 2, 2010
  • at 5:50 pm
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China Is Obsessed With The Internet [STATS]

China is huge, real huge! By the end of 2009, there were a total of 384 million Internet users in China. That’s bigger than the entire...

  • March 30, 2010
  • at 11:35 am
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GoogleBye: Flowers Presented To Google China [PICS]

Google made their irreversible stand against China’s Internet censorship in a blog post published on 12 Jan. Well, long story short, i...

  • January 14, 2010
  • at 11:15 pm
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The Blue Sky in Zhong Guan Cun, Beijing

If there is a potential candidate which can pose as an alternative to the Silicon Valley in California, Zhong Guan Cun in Beijing is possibl...

  • October 1, 2009
  • at 10:42 pm
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Startup in China by Chris Evdemon

Yesterday, Chris Evdemon (board member, BANSEA and partner, Eastern Bell Venture Capital) gave a interesting presentation about investing an...

  • September 5, 2009
  • at 8:33 pm
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In Conversation with Dr Gang Lu, MOBINODE and OpenWeb Asia

In Conversation with Dr Gang Lu, MOBINODE and OpenWeb Asia

  • June 14, 2009
  • at 12:01 am
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China to Launch State-Run Search Engine

China, the country with the most Internet users has set sight to launch a government controlled search engine. The project will be a joint e...

  • August 13, 2010
  • at 10:55 pm
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TWIA #54: All over CommunicAsia, Nokia & InMobi

The TWIA crew in our virtual studio, sets off this week on two major events: CommunicAsia 2010 & Nokia Connection. With a flurry of tal...

  • June 24, 2010
  • at 6:31 pm
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TWIA #44: Benjamin Joffe from CMUNE & +8*

Following the special interview series in conjunction with Echelon 2010, we have Benjamin Joffe, partner from CMUNE and co-founder of Plus E...

  • June 1, 2010
  • at 6:11 pm
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65Bits #162: Live at BarCamp Singapore 5

Our friends at Tech65 starts off this week with their weekly podcast on the following issues that dominated the tech landscape: [1] Google t...

  • April 2, 2010
  • at 6:30 pm
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What Does China Censor Online?

“We have decided we are no longer willing to continue censoring our results on Google.cn…” The heat between Google and Chi...

  • January 26, 2010
  • at 9:00 am
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STATS: User Generated Content In U.S, Japan, China

eMarketer has recently released some interesting statistics showing how the big three (countries) are creating content on the web. Although ...

  • December 29, 2009
  • at 10:21 pm
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60th National Day: China Blocks Twitter, Facebook

This coming October 1st is China’s 60th National day. If the nation’s age happens to be a multiple of 5, celebration tends to be...

  • September 24, 2009
  • at 11:39 pm
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Thoughts on Setting up in China from an SG Entrepreneur in Beijing

What are the issues that an entrepreneur needs to think about about setting up in China? We discuss them taking a leaf from a SG Entrepreneu...

  • August 15, 2009
  • at 1:06 am
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The Geek Goddess Show Episode 3: Virtual Worlds & NetBash

The 3rd episode of the Geek Goddess show is out. Do take a look and send us your feedback on the Geek Goddess Show website. This episode cen...

  • May 29, 2008
  • at 11:36 am
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