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ClassDo is a Google Helpouts on steroids that’s optimized for emerging markets

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Foxconn’s FIH Invests $2.2M In Social Media Site mig33

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Following a recent fatality, Apple publishes Chinese web page encouraging use of official chargers

Following two back-to-back accidents in China believed to be iPhone-related, Apple has added a page to its China website dedicated exclusively to informing consumers about its chargers. A message at … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

China’s censorship on Sina Weibo in overdrive after former official Bo Xilai is charged with bribery

China’s censorship is in overdrive after a former high-ranking official Bo Xilai was charged today with bribery, embezzlement and power abuse, the Wall Street Journal reports. Censors have reportedly been … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Indian operator Reliance puts messaging app Nimbuzz and Facebook hard keys on $42 phone

Nimbuzz is responding to increasing smartphone adoption in India after it jointly unveiled the first phone that sports a quick-access hard key to its mobile messaging service. The phone is … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Japan’s Docomo prepares upgrade to bring 150Mpbs downlink speeds to its Xi LTE network

NTT Docomo, the largest mobile network operators in Japan, announced today that it will be starting prelaunch operations for an upgrade to its Xi LTE network, offering downlink speeds of … Continue reading

February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rocket Internet-Backed Fashion Site Zalora To Launch Marketplace In Asia

Zalora, a fashion e-commerce site that has raised $238 million from investors such as Rocket Internet and Access Industries, plans to launch its marketplace in South East Asia early this … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Top smartphone dog Samsung’s explosive growth period is over

Despite posting record net profit for the second quarter of 2013 that was up 50 percent year-on-year, Samsung spent its earnings call assuring investors that the company is poised for … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Xiaomi will make joint announcement with Tencent next week on product-related partnership with QQ

Rumors typically abound in the Chinese tech scene, and Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has been bombarded by plenty recently – with one report a few days back notably saying that … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spy agencies reportedly have a long-standing ban on Lenovo PCs due to back-door vulnerabilities

Spy agencies in the UK, Australia and the US have internally banned using Lenovo PCs because of remote access vulnerabilities that were discovered during testing, a new report from the … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment