Beijing and Silicon Valley Come Together for First Ever Cross-Border Startup Contest

Here’s a great new chance for both Chinese and American startups to mingle with top investors and perhaps claim a prize of up to US$50...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 11:55 am
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First Shanghai Barcamp of the Year Ready to Spring Into Action

Later this week, Shanghai BarCamp Spring 2013 is back in action with the usual mix of sessions, workshops, and presentations. Among the spea...

  • March 18, 2013
  • at 11:59 am
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China’s Biggest Web Company Celebrates New Year with Giant, 3 Ton QR Code Cake [PICS]

Tencent (HKG:0700) takes huge slices of lots of Chinese online markets (social media, online gaming, e-commerce, etc), but earlier this week...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 12:18 pm
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SimPATI’s Dance Competition Breaks Indonesian Record

Dance Like Agnes, a video dance competition run by Indonesian telco SimPATI, has earned a place in the Indonesian Museum of Records (MURI) y...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 10:48 pm
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Can You Hack It at Startup Weekend Shenzhen, Starting Tomorrow?

If you live in the south of China and you’re a startup, developer, entrepreneur, or general fan of new ideas, then you might want to c...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 11:35 am
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Japanese Tech Entrepreneurs Still Playing Catch Up?

Here are a few interesting factoids from a New York Times piece on tech entrepreneurship in Japan, and the challenges they face. According t...

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 11:13 am
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Shanghai Barcamp is Back, Baby, This Weekend

Shanghai Barcamp is back for its Fall 2012 meet-up this Saturday (September 8). Once again organized by Techyizu, the newest Shanghai Barcam...

  • September 4, 2012
  • at 5:11 pm
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Kuratas, the Smartphone Controlled Mega-Robot, Unveiled!

Wohooo! It turns out that the robot ass-kicking fun in the Real Steel movie isn’t too far away now that the Japanese electronics company, ...

  • July 31, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Indian Startup Makes the World’s First Smartphone for the Blind

The Times of India recently caught up with Indian entrepreneur Sumit Dagar who’s working on an upcoming smartphone for blind people. I...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 7:28 pm
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99Designs Holds Fun Contest to Come Up with PS4 Logo

(UPDATED On February 21st: 99designs has picked a winner for the contest. You can see it here.) Sony’s Playstation 4 is going to be unveil...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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3D Printing Photo Studio Pops up in Xi’an, China

The folks over at Shanghaiist point out a very cool 3D photo printing studio which is located in the Chinese city of Xi’an. In total, ...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Check out Video from Voice Driver Cup in Japan

Last week we previewed the Voice Driver Cup, a collaborative effort between a number of Japanese companies (including Nissan) to put off a r...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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Rovio Offers Special Angry Birds Game Modes in McDonalds China Tie-up

Advertising Age highlights a fun new Angry Birds advertising tie-up that Rovio has established with McDonalds (NYSE:MCD) in China: TBWA/Shan...

  • October 23, 2012
  • at 7:10 pm
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Intel’s Ultrabook Promotion for Japan is Far Out

Here’s a fun piece over on arnnet on Intel’s (NASDAQ:INTC) very wacky approach to its Ultrabook promotion in Japan this year. If...

  • September 25, 2012
  • at 9:18 am
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Mumbai Turns to Twitter, Google Docs to Arrange Car Pools After Train Stoppages

There’s an interesting account over on Indian tech blog Pluggd.in showing how folks in Mumbai made very creative us of Twitter and Goo...

  • September 4, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Hone Your Ideas for Barcamp Beijing 2012, On August 5th

Barcamps – which are all about sharing ideas and inspiring people – are fun events wherever they occur, and so we wanted to shar...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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