Posts Tagged: hong kong

[NSFW] fuses soft porn with Chinese language classes

On SexyMandarin, users pay a monthly fee to watch videos of girls frolicking in bed, or doing other silly things. They speak to one another ...

  • February 5, 2013
  • at 5:24 pm
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Viss App Makes it Easier for Fashionistas to Buy

Last fall we told you about Hong Kong-based startup Viss (, which encourages its users to share fashion photos and follow their ...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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‘Handy’ smartphone rental service in Singapore, Hong Kong offers unlimited 3G data and calls

Handy wants to give travelers the feeling that they've never left home. Well, at least data-wise.

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 12:46 pm
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Spotify expanding in Asia, hiring in Hong Kong and Singapore

Spotify is seeking a Sales Director and Key Account Manager in Singapore as well as a Commercial Lawyer in Hong Kong.

  • January 17, 2013
  • at 1:25 pm
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Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet is a Berlin headquartered company that is well-known for cloning successful online startups (usually from the US), replicati...

  • January 10, 2013
  • at 9:32 am
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In 2012, startup accelerators rise in Asia, but venture funding yet to catch up

Startup accelerators give entrepreneurs a better head start, but they need a thriving venture capital industry to succeed.

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 2:25 pm
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Street Directory Map App Takes You to the Right Place

After the dismal launch of the Apple Maps app, I knew I needed an alternative. I had been using Google Maps prior to the roll-out of iOS 6 a...

  • December 20, 2012
  • at 7:48 pm
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This is Apple’s Amazing Glass-Fronted Third Store in Hong Kong [PICS]

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) third official Hong Kong store opens tomorrow morning and already the covers are off, giving everyone a great view o...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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Hong Kong’s 3rd Apple Store, This Time in Causeway Bay, Close to Completion

Nearly three months after Hong Kong got its second official Apple Store, it’s all set for a third, which is due to open quite soon ...

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Nokia China sales numbers 2012

Nokia Sales Down 79% in China as Symbian Dies, Lumia Slow to Grow

If you thought Nokia’s (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) China figures for 2011 were a disaster, you should see what just emerged today. NokiaR...

  • January 24, 2013
  • at 8:59 pm
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Indonesia’s Telkom Eyes Expansion to Seven More Countries

Kompas reported over the weekend that Indonesia’s biggest telco Telkom is looking to expand its business to seven more countries in the fu...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 1:15 pm
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Chinese tech IPOs in 2013

9 Likely Chinese Tech IPOs in 2013

2011 saw economic turmoil and financial scandals that led to only two Chinese tech companies venturing to IPO in 2012. But 2013 is looking u...

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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Rumor: Alibaba Hires IPO Underwriters, Ready to Raise $4 Billion This Year

It was just yesterday that Alibaba founder Jack Ma said he’d be retiring from his CEO role at the e-commerce giant in May. And now Blo...

  • January 16, 2013
  • at 7:57 pm
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Asia Tech Scene 2012 Year in Review

Be schooled in the happenings of the Asian tech startup scene over the last 12 months.

  • December 31, 2012
  • at 9:09 pm
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Xiaomi Teases Phone Launch in Hong Kong

China’s young phone-maker Xiaomi has teased a possible expansion into Hong Kong. That’s what’s implied in a tweet from the...

  • December 20, 2012
  • at 10:17 pm
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China Mobile Brings Dual-Mode 4G to Hong Kong Tomorrow

Hong Kong’s 4G landscape will get a bit more inclusive tomorrow with the roll-out of China Mobile’s (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) dual-mo...

  • December 17, 2012
  • at 1:44 pm
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Stock Trading Platform 8 Securities Raises More Funds, Will Soon Launch in Japan

We’ve been following the progress of Hong Kong-based 8 Securities for about a year, and the socially-oriented stocks trading portal ha...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 3:06 pm
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New Opera Mini Report Reveals Asia’s Most Social Nations

Opera has revealed a report today regarding the browsing habits of its 194 million Opera Mini users in October. The data is particularly int...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 11:39 pm
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