Posts Tagged: Shenzhen


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In pictures: Shenzhen factory strike against Lenovo-IBM deal

Factory workers in Shenzhen have been on strike for over four days now protesting the takeover of IBM’s (NYSE:IBM) server unit by ...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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Uber hits streets of Shenzhen, its second city in China

Uber hits streets of Shenzhen, its second city in China

Three months after first entering China by rolling out in Shanghai, fancy car-booking service Uber has today launched in Shenzhen. As is Ube...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 4:47 pm
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Check out these 10 new gadgets from HAXLR8R

Check out these 10 new gadgets from HAXLR8R’s hardware accelerator

HAXLR8R, the Shenzhen-based hardware accelerator program, has graduated 10 new teams from its latest 15-week incubator. At an event in San F...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Boyaa Interactive Texas Hold

Chess and poker app maker Boyaa to snag $133 million in IPO

Shenzhen-based mobile games developer Boyaa Interactive announced it will start an initial public offering Thursday on the Hong Kong stock...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 9:59 am
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Chinese City Bans Taxi Finder Smartphone Apps, Threatens to Punish Drivers Who Use Them

Chinese City Bans Taxi Finder Smartphone Apps, Threatens to Punish Drivers Who Use Them

Taking a cab in China can be a real pain, but increasingly, smartphone apps can make the process quicker and easier by allowing you to conta...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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ZTE Wins Major Contract to Build China Mobile’s 4G Network in 5 Cities

Phone-maker and telecoms firm ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063) might be reviled in the US, but it’s still loved by fellow Chinese companies....

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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China’s Broadband Speeds Show Shanghai Zooming Ahead [INFOGRAPHIC]

Regular readers will know that China is aiming for 100 Mbps broadband in some regions by 2015. But for now, most Chinese web users spend a l...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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AngelVest Preps $10 Million China Fund, Will Focus on Seed Funding

In great news for China-based startups, they’ll soon have a new potential source of seed funding in the form of a $10 million fund fro...

  • August 13, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Zaarly Brings Its Marketplace to China, With New Name and Apps

Zaarly, the American startup that helps people outsource simple errands and tasks, has launched in China with the Chinese name Jieqoo, and s...

  • May 4, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Hackerspaces are becoming centers of liberal arts in Asia: NUS prof

Tech startups in Southeast Asia are getting acquired, and more investors are looking at investing in the ecosystem. As such, the need to dev...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 4:10 pm
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Temple Run 2 in China

Game publisher helps Temple Run 2 dash to 130 million users in China

Getting China’s smartphone owners to play mobile games is as easy as getting a horse to water, but getting them to drink up in-app pur...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 1:59 pm
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Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Pricey car chauffeur service Uber has launched in China, and the country is home to plenty of taxi-hailing apps, but one Chinese startup has...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 11:47 am
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Petcube launch

I can haz Petcube? Haxlr8r-incubated project exceeds $100,000 Kickstarter goal

Petcube is a sinister-looking little black box that actually does something adorable – it lets you remotely monitor your pets, and you...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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New Shenzhen Apple Store Set to Open November 3rd

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has set an official opening date for its seventh store in mainland China – and its first in the south of the count...

  • October 29, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Australian Entrepreneurs Aim to Reinvent the Light Bulb With LIFX

Last Thursday, I was catching up over the phone with a friend, Ben Hamey, a mobile app developer from Melbourne. He told me about a new proj...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Why the 2013 Minimum Wage Hike in Shenzhen, China’s First Tech Hub, is Not That Scary

The hi-tech manufacturing hub around the city of Shenzhen, in southern China, is set to be hit with a rise in the minimum wage of 13.3 perce...

  • August 30, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Rumor: China Mobile Conducting First “Open” 4G Tests in Shenzhen This Month

China Mobile (HKG:0941, NYSE:CHL) has lost a lot of ground thanks to its choice of TD-SCDMA for its 3G network, but the company is determine...

  • May 7, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Report: Already 200,000 New iPads Smuggled Into Shenzhen, China

Chinese media are quoting grey importers – those who smuggle gadgets across borders, evading taxes and making a quick profit – a...

  • March 20, 2012
  • at 5:20 pm
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