Posts Tagged: hong kong


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Apple confirms 10-key Pinyin keyboard only for iPhones in HK and China

In Hong Kong and China specifically, many are frustrated with the existing iOS 7 10-key pinyin keyboard.

  • October 17, 2013
  • at 5:34 pm
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Tease your wanderlust with ‘travel porn’ app Spottly, a new 500 Startups-backed venture from Hong Kong

The past few years have seen the emergence of apps and platforms on which users can post, curate, and share content while following the broa...

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 2:19 pm
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‘Human-powered’ search engine Verbase favors users over advertisers

According to a 2012 survey conducted by the Pew research center, users are more satisfied than ever with the quality of search results, bu...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Tmall International for global merchants

China’s top e-commerce marketplace to open up to overseas merchants

China’s top e-commerce marketplace, Tmall, is preparing to open up to overseas brands and merchants. As explained on this introductory...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 10:59 am
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BlackBerry denies allegations it misleads users by inflating number of apps

BlackBerry VP of developer relations Alec Saunders today refuted reports that Blackberry pads its oft-boasted 130,000 thousand apps on Blac...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 8:49 pm
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Google Play Books moves to 9 new Asian territories including Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) brings its Play Books store to nine new Asian countries today as it deepens the breadth of its app store for Android de...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 12:01 pm
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Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 get some Asia launch dates

Microsoft’s Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 get launch dates in Australia, Hong Kong, and China

While most of Asia was sleeping, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) unveiled its next generation of Windows 8 tablets, the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2....

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 10:42 am
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Twitter sets its sights on Hong Kong and Taiwan, posts job listing for “Greater China”

Twitter is looking to expand its influence into Hong Kong and Taiwan, as indicated by a recent job opening posted on its website, for a ful...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 7:36 pm
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Office and service provider vOffice widens its Asian scope, lands in the Philippines

Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises make up 99.6 percent of all businesses in the Philippines. Keen to tap into this huge number of sm...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Dating app Paktor chats up Southeast Asia

Dating apps are gaining ground in Asia, but not many of them are homegrown. Singapore-based startup Paktor has arrived to fill the gap. Only...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Puzzle and Dragons clone Tower of Saviors hits 7M downloads, daily ARPPU at $40

Puzzle and Dragons is doing well, with over 19 million users, generating over $4 million in revenue a day. Its clone, Tower of Saviors, crea...

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 9:58 am
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4 Asian countries Blackberry needs in order to survive

At BlackBerry Jam in Hong Kong this week, the company constantly repeated its mantra of “sense, understand, and adapt” –...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 11:56 pm
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BlackBerry Jam hackathon winner: augmented reality isn’t just for Google Glass

BlackBerry sponsored a regional hackathon put on by AngelHack at its Blackberry Jam conference in Hong Kong today. Eight teams qualif...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 10:58 pm
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Blackberry finally gets WeChat Moments and Sina Weibo

WeChat and Sina Weibo users on Blackberry – what’s left of them – will finally be able to get their social networking fix within the...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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HotelQuickly, a last-minute hotel booking mobile app, raises $1.16 million

If discounted, instant hotel bookings have become your thing, then this is welcome news: HotelQuickly, a mobile app for users to reserve hot...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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UN Report: this is how mobile and broadband penetration are growing in Asia

Mobile broadband is projected to reach seven billion subscriptions globally in 2018. Likewise, the number of broadband subscriptions in the ...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Brand Pit’s object recognition tech helps brands engage users better

At Tuesday’s Startup Sauna event in Tokyo, graced by the likes of Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka and GungHo’s Taizon Son, a number of start...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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Paktor: meet your date in 15 seconds

Thailand must be a land of lonely souls. I’m judging this based solely on the fact that I’m about to introduce you to yet another dating...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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