Posts Tagged: hong kong



With 1.4 Million Users, Taobao Launches Hong Kong Official Site

E-shopping marketplace Taobao has been aggressively expanding to Hong Kong and Taiwan. With 1.4 million registered users already in Hong Kon...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 5:15 pm
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Translate Weibo

With One New App, Every Sina Weibo Post Can Be Easily Translated into English

A couple of months ago we previewed the creation of a new kind of third-party app for Sina Weibo – one that would translate the mostly...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Hong Kong’s Zorpia: Is This a Real Social Network or Just a Spammer? [UPDATE]

I first came across Zorpia a couple months ago, when I got an email saying that a friend — we’ll call him Mike — had ̶...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Amazon Appstore Asia countries

No Amazon Appstore for Indonesia and China – Here’s the Full List for Asia

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced yesterday the expansion of its Android Appstore to “nearly 200 countries” but didn’t specify the full l...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 10:37 am
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It’s Official: Spotify Launches in Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong

We mistakenly leaked last week that Spotify is set to launch in Singapore. So today’s launch by the Swedish music streaming giant into...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 11:58 am
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Qoo10 transactions in Asia doubled to USD 224M in one year; company gunning for IPO

In rapid fashion, Qoo10 has become a major e-commerce marketplace in Asia, processing SGD 278M (USD 224M) in its five countries last year, u...

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 6:01 pm
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ChateauAsia offers private sales for wines

We’ve been hearing more about online private sales in Singapore lately, with companies like Reebonz offering members-only discounts fo...

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm
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Lots of Buttons Still Offers an Astonishing Number of Buttons

Regular Tech In Asia readers and craft enthusiasts might already be familiar with Hong Kong based Lots of Buttons, now the world’s largest...

  • April 4, 2013
  • at 6:19 pm
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Taobao Southeast Asia

How E-Commerce King Taobao Is Expanding Out of China (Startup Asia Preview)

Taobao is a household name in China, being the online marketplace that first got the country going nuts for e-commerce. But Alibaba-owned Ta...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Crowdbaron, Real estate crowdfunding

Crowdbaron Brings Real Estate Crowdfunding to Asia

We’ve seen crowdfunding been put to use for zany gadgets and enacting positive social change, but we’ve not yet seen it being us...

  • May 6, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Apple China sales 2013

Apple: “Best Quarter Ever” in China with $8.8 Billion Revenue

“We had our best quarter ever in China,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier today. In its post-earnings conference call for Q2 of fiscal 20...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 11:40 am
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Xiaomi Hong Kong Taiwan sales

Xiaomi Sets Date and Prices for Launches in Hong Kong and Taiwan

China’s newcomer phone-maker Xiaomi said a while back that it would make its first ever venture outside mainland China. And now Xiaomi...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 11:20 am
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HotelQuickly brings mobile last minute hotel bookings to Asia

Empty rooms have always been a problem for hotels, especially during off-peak seasons. Besides the lost revenue opportunities, hotel operato...

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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Spotify now live in Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong

Spotify, a popular music streaming service, has just launched in Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong. The service, available in both free and...

  • April 16, 2013
  • at 11:29 am
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Dropbox Chinese Malaysian Indonesian

Dropbox Expands in Asia, Now Available in Chinese, Malay, and Indonesian

Dropbox is seeing stellar 537 percent annual growth in users in Indonesia already. Now available in Chinese, Malay, and Indonesian.

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 3:09 pm
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Alibaba launches Juhuasuan in Hong Kong and Taiwan

In a Challenge to Groupon, Alibaba Takes Daily Deals to Hong Kong and Taiwan

China’s top e-commerce player, Alibaba, also runs the nation’s leading daily deals site. Run under the familiar Taobao brand name and UR...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 11:44 am
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Candy Crush played by almost 20 percent of population in Hong Kong

Candy Crush is a puzzle game where players earn points by matching candies -- sort of like Bejeweled.

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 4:12 pm
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AcceleratorHK opens for applications for 2nd cohort

AcceleratorHK, which will start on 13 May, focuses on mobile startups doing cross-platform development with HTML5.

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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