Posts Tagged: News

Gree leads $36M investment in Japan’s SmartNews

The investment will diversify Gree's mobile holdings as it looks to supplement lost gaming revenue.

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 3:15 pm
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Apps Foundry’s Scoop News generates Indonesian local news in a smart way

(Updated on January 27th: Scoop News is now available for iPhone.) Following the popularity of e-Reader Scoop, Apps Foundry1 launches Scoop ...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 10:05 am
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Did Sina Just Introduce — and then Kill — an Anonymous News Reporting Platform?

Another day, another weird thing happening with Sina Weibo. This morning, we came across this story on China Internet Watch about a new weib...

  • April 19, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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On the Chinese Internet, Anything Can Be Deleted If You’ve Got the Cash

March 15, World Consumer Rights Day, is something of a big deal in China. Among other things, state broadcast conglomerate CCTV generally us...

  • March 13, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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Google Redesigns its Indian Edition of Google News

Google yesterday announced the redesign of its UK and Indian editions of Google News, in a effort to unify the experience across its various...

  • September 30, 2011
  • at 7:36 pm
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“Tiger Wife” Wendi Deng Mauls Murdoch’s Pie Attacker, in NMA Animation [VIDEO]

Wendi Deng (pictured in a pink jacket) is the Chinese-born third wife of the News Corporation overlord Rupert Murdoch. And now, after a spee...

  • July 21, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Para Group Acquires Online Media Giant, the first and most popular news website in Indonesia, has been acquired by Para Group. Well, rumor on the acquisition has already...

  • July 1, 2011
  • at 1:20 am
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Major Chinese Websites Go Red for Communist Party’s 90th Anniversary

July 1st marks the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), and already a number of China’s major websites and web port...

  • June 29, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Facebook is 3rd Favorite Online Source for Election News in Singapore

A study commissioned by Today revealed that the 17.4 percent of Internet users in Singapore rely on Facebook for General Election news, maki...

  • April 26, 2011
  • at 11:36 am
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5 best free Android apps in China for all your mobile mass media

Anyone who has ever ridden the subway in Beijing knows the Chinese love to consume content on their smartphones. But because of censorship o...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Coffee Chat: The Entrepreneurial Story Behind Kaskus, and its E-Commerce Future

Indonesia’s Kaskus was started up way back in 1999 as a BBS and news portal. Its metamorphosis into a local web giant, more recently e...

  • June 8, 2012
  • at 3:35 pm
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Updaterus is Mixing Beauty and News Into One

After a launch event at Planet Hollywood, Jakarta, the social news and beauty site Updaterus is officially open to the public after months o...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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BBC India (Weather) Steps Up Efforts to Localize News for Asia

International premier news portal has launched three new dedicated editions of its website for India, Asia, and Australia/New Zealan...

  • November 3, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Tata Docomo and Network18 Offer Breaking News in Video

With all the recent new mobile and tablet technology, consuming news can be really fun – think Flipboard, Twitter, YouTube, and many m...

  • September 21, 2011
  • at 11:12 pm
Read More Rewards Hero Mother Who Saved Child From 10th Floor Fall will reward one its workers with 200,000 RMB (which is about US$31,000) in cash after she miraculously saved a young child that ...

  • July 4, 2011
  • at 10:48 pm
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China’s Radio, TV Ministry Clamps Down on Online Video News

China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) is clamping down on the news content of online video sites such as ...

  • June 29, 2011
  • at 2:47 pm
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VIVASocio Mashups Social Media, News, and E-commerce For Indonesia

The online world in Indonesia is buzzing about the arrival of VIVASocio, a new e-commerce site by Indonesian giant Bakrie Group and popular ...

  • June 23, 2011
  • at 11:09 pm
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Ravi Venkatesan Quits Microsoft India

The head of Microsoft India, Ravi Venkatesan has announced his resignation. This is the second time a top official has quit the software gia...

  • February 11, 2011
  • at 9:37 pm
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