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Line Helps You Save Indonesia’s Orangutans by Downloading Free Stickers

In celebration of Earth Day today, Japan-based chat app Line is collaborating with WWF Indonesia to help the preservation of Indonesia’s o...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 6:10 pm
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The Words That Cause Skype to Spy on You, Snitch to Chinese Authorities

It has been known for years that the made-for-China version of Skype, run in conjunction with local web company TOM Online, spies on its use...

  • March 8, 2013
  • at 11:36 pm
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After Being Unblocked in China, Github Suffers Attack on Site’s HTTPS Certificate

After the social coding site Github got blocked and then unblocked in China last week, there was a new scare for its users over the weekend....

  • January 28, 2013
  • at 12:31 pm
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South Korean Government Wants to Block Porn, Swear Words and Cyber-Bullying on Teens’ Smartphones

Let’s file this one under the ‘good luck with that’ tag: the South Korean government has plans to implement the blocking o...

  • December 29, 2012
  • at 11:55 pm
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Beijing Man Jailed for Fictionalized Tweet

Oiwan Lam has a good account of the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a Twitter user in Beijing. He has been detained since November 7...

  • November 19, 2012
  • at 7:50 pm
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A YouTube Tour of Japanese Culture

From Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a series of YouTube videos entitled “Japan: Fascinating Diversity” which aims to...

  • October 29, 2012
  • at 10:29 am
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YouTube, Facebook Reportedly Blocked in Kashmir

Following the controversial amateurish online film called ‘Innocence of Muslims’ several countries have protested against it and sought ...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 2:23 pm
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Say Cheeeeese: SingTel Acquires Photo App Pixable for $26.5 Million

Singapore-based carrier SingTel (ASX:SGT) sure loves social apps, today snapping up the US photo-sharing service Pixable for US$26.5 million...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 2:02 pm
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China’s Tencent Raises $600 Million from Notes Offering

China’s biggest web company by revenue, Tencent (HKG:0700), has today set a price of $600 million, and a rate of 3.375 percent, on a s...

  • August 29, 2012
  • at 11:20 am
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Wego Team Is Going Barefoot on April 16th, Here’s Why

Travel search engine Wego is helping US-based shoe maker Toms in spreading awareness about the latter’s global “one day without shoes”...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 5:08 pm
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Facebook Messenger Targets Indonesia and Southeast Asia With New Telco Deals

Facebook announced yesterday that it will partner with 18 operators in 14 countries to offer free or discounted data access to Facebook Mess...

  • February 26, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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UN’s Ban Ki-Moon Honored by Sina Weibo for His Social Engagement with China

Earlier this week, UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon was honored by Sina Weibo, China’s biggest Twitter-like site, for his social engag...

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 4:22 pm
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Japanese Politician Winning Fans on Facebook

The leader of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party, and former Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has been winning a lot of attention recently by...

  • November 22, 2012
  • at 10:15 pm
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Alibaba to Invest in Sina Weibo?

The Global Times reports that Alibaba Group will invest in Sina Weibo, buying between 15 and 20 percent in China’s most popular microb...

  • November 19, 2012
  • at 9:45 am
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Indonesia’s President Annoyed with Social Media Commentaries

Indonesia’s State Secretary, Sudi Silalahi, at a press conference in the presidential office in yesterday gave a statement about President...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 6:15 pm
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Mitt Romney Held Shares in Youku Whilst Trashing China

US presidential candidate Mitt Romney – who definitely does pay some level of tax (though nearly half that of the plebs, and maybe not...

  • September 25, 2012
  • at 10:28 pm
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Weird: Tencent Now Allows You to Close Your Weibo Account

The folks at TechWeb spotted that Tencent Weibo has silently inserted an option for users to close their accounts. However, only users who h...

  • September 3, 2012
  • at 10:05 pm
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South Korea Says Real Name Web Rules are Unconstitutional – But No Such Luck in China

South Korean courts have ruled that the proposed “real name internet system” is unconstitutional and would be ineffective at sto...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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