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Archive | November, 2011

NewsWrap: A Special NewsWrap For Colin Hart

NewsWrap brings you the latest today in Tech News from China and the world at large. Today we look at Korea’s attempt at curbing internet addiction in teens, Morgan Stanley’s assessment of the driving factor in smartphone sales, social media in China, the result of adding an RMB currency option to iTunes App Store, and the hurting…

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GWC and mobiSights Are Hiring!!

Do you want to work for the company behind the largest mobile Internet conference in Asia?  Do you want to rub elbows with some of the most powerful people in the mobile tech industry??  Do you have an opinion of iOS or Android OS that runs deeper than, “Well, the icons are pretty…”???  Do you…

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NewsWrap: Groupon Stock Plummets, Samsung Collaborating with Indonesian Developers, Beijing Unicom Upgrading Broadband, Facebook IPO Coming in Spring, Incredible Mobile Statistics from India: 40% of Google Searches are Mobile

NewsWrap brings you the latest today in Tech News from China and the world at large. Today we look at Groupon’s stocks plummeting, Samsung working with local Indonesian developers, the possibility of Beijing Unicom upgrading broadband speeds, Facebook IPO coming between April and June, and amazing statistics out of India on mobile use and mobile…

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NewsWrap: Korean Gaming Market Changing, Thousands Line up for BlackBerry 9790, Social Gaming Running into Obstacles, Samsung Dropping Netbooks, Twitter Partnering with Mixi

NewsWrap brings you the latest today in Tech News from China and the world at large. Today we look at future changes in the Korean gaming market, the turnout for the new BlackBerry device release in Indonesia, the obstacles that social gaming is currently facing, Samsung dropping netbooks in 2012, and Twitter partnering with Japan’s…

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Battlefield: Getjar – Where Chinese Internet Companies Are Pushing The International Frontlines

The New International Battlefield for Chinese Mobile Internet Companies is Getjar A few days ago, we saw Tencent launch their QQ Browser on Getjar in order to target the global market and more specifically, the US. The obvious theme that has been discussed quite a bit lately is that Chinese mobile and Internet companies are…

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NewsWrap: iPhone 4S Sales in Korea, HTC Final Quarter Revenue, Size of China’s Smartphone Market, Microsoft Eyeing Yahoo, Nexon IPO

NewsWrap brings you the latest today in Tech News from China and the world at large. Today we look at iPhone sales slowing in South Korea, HTC drastically cutting their revenue predictions for their final quarter, China’s smartphone market larger than U.S. by volume, Microsoft looking at Yahoo again, and Nexon’s coming IPO.   iPhone…

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The Tipping Point in the Chinese Group Buying Market?

Living Social (second largest group buying firm by market share in the United States) seems slated to raise another US$200 million that will value it between US$5 billion to US$6 billion. JP Morgan Asset Management’s new Digital Growth Fund and existing stakeholders, Amazon and T. Rowe Price, are some of the contributors to the round….

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[Event] Startup Asia Singapore

Startup Asia Singapore is the latest venture by Willis Wee and gang over at Penn-Olson.  It should be pretty interesting, so if you plan to be in Singapore when the event is going on, be sure to book yourself a ticket — we already booked ours!  Here is a run down of the event in their…

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China Is Now The World’s Largest Smartphone Market By Volume

Strategy Analytics (SA), an industry research and consulting firm, released its latest findings concerning the sale of smartphones today.  According to SA, 24 million units where shipped in China during the third quarter of 2011 which set a new record.  This record also allowed China to overtake the United States, which shipped 23 million units,…

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NewsWrap: Apple Wins Patent Ruling, DeNA Taps VNG, Apple iReserve, Growth of Incubators and Mentorships in Indonesia, Kindle Fire Possible Sales

NewsWrap brings you the latest today in Tech News from China and the world at large. Today we look at Apple winning their patent lawsuit with HTC, DeNA tapping VNG for their Mobage platform, Apple’s iReserve in Hong Kong, the possible growth of incubators and mentorships in Indonesia, and the possibility of Amazon stealing 15…

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