Posts Tagged: localization

Yes, Indonesia is incredibly complex for brands. But here’s how you can win the market

According to a McKinsey and Co report, some 90 million Indonesians will join the consumer class by 2030. That’s more than in any other eme...

  • September 30, 2014
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China’s Yodo1 to localize games for Korea and Japan with latest $11 million investment

Yodo1 has just closed an $11 million series B funding round led by GGV Capital. The Beijing-based mobile game localization specialists als...

  • December 11, 2013
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Sina Weibo rolls out English version

Finally, China’s Sina Weibo Rolls Out Partial English Interface [UPDATE: Sina Confirms]

Sina Weibo has over 400 million registered users, though it’s hard to know how many of those are overseas. Nonetheless, we’ve noticed to...

  • January 9, 2013
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Is Zodio Asia’s Yelp?

Zodio, the Thailand-born startup founded by Jai Govindani, is a company that aspires to be the Yelp of Asia. Launched in Thailand, it plans ...

  • August 6, 2012
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88tc88 Receives Investment, Aspires to Bring Legit Western Content to China

Readers may recall late last year we wrote about startup 88tc88, which helps artists and record labels sell their music legally in China. Th...

  • May 22, 2012
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What Do You Do When Tencent Copies? Here Are 10 Ways a Startup Can Beat the Giant

Some of you might have read this article where it quotes Stephen Bell, a Shanghai-based partner at Trinity Ventures, who says he hears this ...

  • February 13, 2012
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LinkedIn Now in 3 New Languages: Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, and Korean

Update: We asked why LinkedIn has decided to go with Indonesian, Bahasa Malaysia, and Korean first. And here’s the team’s take: ...

  • December 1, 2011
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Memolane to Partner with Digital Garage on Japan Localization

Social media scrapbook/timeline service Memolane just announced on its blog that it will be creating a localized version of its service for ...

  • November 2, 2011
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Foursquare Adds Indonesian Language, But Lacks Accuracy

On its blog, Foursquare has announced that it has added Bahasa Indonesia and four other languages (Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Thai) to ...

  • September 3, 2011
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Chinese publisher and localizer of Fruit Ninja and Temple Run 2 files for $115M US IPO

iDreamsky translates and localizes artwork and other content for the Chinese market, then distributes it to Chine's myriad of third-party An...

  • July 4, 2014
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Clara Online helps Japanese games expand into Asia

This article is part of our coverage of TGS 2013. Be sure to keep an eye out for our new gaming-focused site, Games in Asia, coming soon. Th...

  • September 20, 2013
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Why You Should Consider Building Apps for China’s Ethnic Minorities

As the Chinese internet and mobile markets grow, a lot of people are looking to localize their products in China. In general, this might mea...

  • November 17, 2012
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3rdKind Bringing More Foreign Smartphone Apps to Japan’s Mobile Market

Japan’s 3rdKind Inc. has just announced a new partnership with London-based games and apps developer AMA Ltd (Advanced Mobile Applicat...

  • July 20, 2012
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Rocket Internet’s Amazon Clone, Lazada, Hits Indonesia

Rocket Internet recently launched fashion e-commerce site Zalora, and now it has brought out another e-commerce venture that’s focused on ...

  • March 26, 2012
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Diablo 3 Korean Localization Nearly Done, Chinese Not So Much?

Blizzard games are big in Korea. Starcraft is a sport there and WoW is a passion, so Diablo 3 — which will be released next year ̵...

  • December 15, 2011
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iOS Download Stats for China Show the Importance of App Localization [INFOGRAPHIC]

New statistics showing the popularity of various free and paid iOS apps in China show the great importance of localization. And now that Chi...

  • November 25, 2011
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Tencent Weibo Launches English Version, Goes Bilingual Faster than Sina

While surfing around Tencent Weibo today, we realized something unique about the Chinese microblogging site – it has launched an optio...

  • September 26, 2011
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Research New Markets Using Google Global Market Finder

If you have ever advertised for your company, you should take note – especially if you use Google’s advertising tool, AdWords. A...

  • May 14, 2011
  • at 2:33 pm
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