Posts Tagged: web apps


This app turns Twitter into a Quora-esque search engine for all your burning questions

God bless Twitter – it’s a breaking news haven, a 24-hour virtual networking event, a help-desk line, a job search tool, an RSS ...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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Baidu Launches SiteApp to Get Chinese Websites Going Mobile

With so many websites neglecting to make a mobile website – despite China now having more mobile web users than there are on PCs ̵...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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Makers of Camera360 Launch a Photoshopping Web App

The makers of the hit photo app Camera360 have brought their image-altering expertise to a new stage: a Photoshop-esque website called 52Pho...

  • July 25, 2012
  • at 3:05 pm
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Douban Launches Ebook Store, Reading is the New Rock ‘n’ Roll, the Chinese social media site that’s focused around hobbies such as music, movies and reading, has today launched an ebook sto...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 11:50 am
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Baidu Wants to Help You Waste More Time Watching TV

In good news for square-eyed fans of TV shows, the web apps on the front page of Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s biggest search engine, n...

  • January 13, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Slick New Web Apps From Youku Entice You to Study, Then Party

Youku (NYSE:YOKU), China’s biggest online video site, has today launched two new web apps on its platform. One is an impressive virtua...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 10:15 pm
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Alibaba Creates 1 Billion RMB “Cloud Fund” For Cloud Apps, Start-Ups

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is today starting a 1 billion RMB (US$156.9 million) “cloud fund” that will invest in cloud...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Baidu Previews a Redesigned Homepage, With Web Apps

Today at its Baidu World conference in Beijing, China’s biggest search engine is showing off a redesigned homepage that open...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Baidu Pushes ‘Box Computing’ for Smarter, Interactive Web Searches [REVIEW]

Baidu is pushing to make its search results box smarter, more relevant, and more alive – that’s why numerous popular searches in...

  • June 28, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Baidu says app stores are flawed, asks developers, “Do you feel happy?”

Despite Baidu‘s recent $1.9 billion acquisition of mobile app store 91 Wireless, China’s most popular search giant didn’...

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 4:03 pm
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Camera360 Tests ‘Cloud Albums’ Service, Will Soon Appear in the App

The Chinese app makers behind the smash-hit Camera360 seem to be busy spending their $10 million in new funding on creating new stuff [1]. T...

  • August 21, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Tencent’s Penguin Helps You Find Music on New Song-Recognition Web App

Finding a piece of music can be frustrating if you don’t know the name of it, or even who sung it. But China’s biggest social me...

  • February 27, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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Karaoke Gets Even More Social, Competitive, With This Cute Web App

Karaoke is already a pretty social activity, but one Chinese startup wants to make it even more so. iHou allows users to sing pop songs onli...

  • January 19, 2012
  • at 9:15 am
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Ten websites to learn Ruby on Rails for free

What do Amazon, IBM, Kickstarter and Twitter have in common, other than being great technology companies? They all use Ruby on Rails. With s...

  • January 10, 2012
  • at 2:26 pm
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French Coders Cook Up Tianji Web App to Win Disrupt Beijing Hackathon

Three Frenchmen caught the judges’ eyes at the TechCrunch hackacthon to scoop the prize, despite plenty of international competition a...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 11:05 pm
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Firefox 7 Gets an ‘Appcenter’ – But Only in China

The recently-released Firefox 7 browser has a fun feature that’s unique to China – a web apps panel called Appcenter. It’s...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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Baidu Browser Launches, with Web Apps and a Change of Clothes [REVIEW]

Baidu has launched a web browser for Windows computers that’s focused on web apps and easy customization. Running on XP, Vista, or Win...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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