Posts Tagged: English


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This new app helps Koreans and Japanese speak English like it’s their first language

Korean educational startup Smatoos, known for its BeNative apps, has just launched an iOS app called Formula for English Conversation (our t...

  • January 29, 2014
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Woof Woof Studio Brings Fairy Tale Storytelling to iPad

Woof Woof Studio, a Thai startup based in Bangkok with the goal to create infrastructure for digital parenting, has recently launched its fi...

  • July 24, 2013
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Sina Weibo Launched an English Web Interface, But Why So Little So Late?

Yesterday we discovered that Sina Weibo appeared to have rolled out a partial English-language interface, a revelation that Sina later confi...

  • January 10, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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24% of Web Content is Now in Chinese, Will Soon Surpass English [Infographic]

A new infographic shows that Chinese will soon overtake English as the dominant language online. At the end of 2011, 27 percent of web conte...

  • April 20, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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ABCLoop: A Community For English and Japanese Language Learners

I recently had a chance to visit Open Network Lab, a start-up incubation program in Tokyo, Japan. One of the first start-ups that I’d like...

  • August 15, 2011
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Twitter Is Top Word For 2009

In Global Language Monitor’s annual global survey of the English language, top words were sourced out from throughout the whole Englis...

  • November 30, 2009
  • at 7:01 pm
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The number one thing Vietnamese startups need to learn in 2014: English

When asked about what Vietnam needs to improve, Joe Lonsdale said: "English is really important. I hope to come back here and speak English ...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Eclipse Day Comes to China, Local Developers Hit a Language Barrier

China's first ever Eclipse Day brings together Chinese and foreign developers, but language barriers stand in the way of it's potential.

  • July 5, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Rakuten’s CEO Hiroshi Mikitani on his Company’s ‘Englishnization’ [Live blog]

At the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan, Rakuten (JSD:4755) CEO Hiroshi Mikitani gave a talk on the progress of his company’s R...

  • June 29, 2012
  • at 11:47 am
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$899.99 Kongfu English App Has 3,000 Downloads, for $2.7 Million!

Two weeks ago, I wrote about Kongfu English. You know, the app that costs a whopping $899.99 on iTunes? Yeah… it was also the app that mad...

  • December 2, 2011
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It’s a Deal: Baidu to Get English Search Results From Bing

Finally it’s official. Both Baidu and Microsoft China have confirmed it: Baidu’s partnership with Microsoft’s Bing for English-languag...

  • July 4, 2011
  • at 6:25 pm
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