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Hu Hui - "Spring In Hometown" at Asia Fine Art Gallery

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Hu Hui - "Spring In Hometown" at Asia Fine Art Gallery
Mac mini reportedly Apple's choice of Mac line to be made in the U.S. in 2013 by Foxconn

Judge to Apple and Samsung: So How Does All This End?

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The federal judge overseeing the Apple-Samsung case asked a question last week that is clearly on everyone’s mind. When will all of this mobile patent warfare come to an end? Unfortunately, the responses that she and the rest of us got back indicate that the answer is probably no time...
Judge to Apple and Samsung: So How Does All This End?

'Introverted' Evernote pairs with messaging app Kakao Talk (and its 90 million users)

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It's not all WhatsApp and LINE. If you're in Korea, then your messaging app of choice is most likely to be Kakao Talk, and Evernote hopes that allying with the app will expand its remit and boost its presence in Asia. The team-up looks set to bring Evernote's services...
'Introverted' Evernote pairs with messaging app Kakao Talk (and its 90 million users)

U.S. sees tech's 'center of gravity' shifting to Asia

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After each presidential election, the government's top intelligence experts release a report about the future. It's always a best seller....
U.S. sees tech's 'center of gravity' shifting to Asia

GetJar: Mobile App Sales Will Overtake CD Sales By 2012 (Video + Slides)

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An independent study released this morning by neutral app store GetJar indicates that the market for mobile apps should grow to a whopping $17.5 billion within the next three years. This would basically mean that the value of apps sold would be greater than the value of CDs sold...
GetJar: Mobile App Sales Will Overtake CD Sales By 2012 (Video + Slides)

LTE iPhone 5 coming to EE and Three in UK, but not O2 and Vodafone

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Brits ready to stake their preorder claim this Friday might have a harder time deciding between the myriad of networks offering the device. While all of the major UK carriers will be ready to offer you the iPhone 5, that LTE radio will only be working on the newly-christened...
LTE iPhone 5 coming to EE and Three in UK, but not O2 and Vodafone

WSJ: Microsoft working with suppliers on touch-enabled smartwatch

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Microsoft is the latest tech giant said to be working on designs for a smartwatch. Sources tell The Wall Street Journal that the Redmond-based company has been working with suppliers in Asia to acquire components for a wearable computing device, though the likelihood of such a device's release is uncertain....
WSJ: Microsoft working with suppliers on touch-enabled smartwatch
A 'site issue' is preventing some users from logging into Facebook

YouTube And The Olympics: 231M Video Streams And Up To 500K Concurrent Viewers

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The less said about the quality of NBC’s Olympics coverage in the U.S., the better, but in terms of the quantity of live and recorded Olympics video streamed this year, the partnership between NBC and YouTube clearly worked out well. Even by YouTube’s standards, live streaming the Olympics for NBC...
YouTube And The Olympics: 231M Video Streams And Up To 500K Concurrent Viewers
One year after debut, Windows RT is a Computex no-show

Exclusive: Daniel Kim Stepping Down As Nexon America CEO

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After three years running Nexon’s U.S. office, Daniel Kim is stepping down as CEO to join his family in Korea. Nexon confirms to AllThingsD that effective Sept. 1, Min Kim, Nexon’s SVP of live games will be replacing Daniel Kim. The announcement was made in front of the company’s 200 U.S....
Exclusive: Daniel Kim Stepping Down As Nexon America CEO

Expedia - Asia awaits: Hotels from $45, Flight + Hotel from $1055

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Expedia - Asia awaits: Hotels from $45, Flight + Hotel from $1055
Amazon begins selling its own 'Basics' Lightning cables then mysteriously pulls them in the US

Apple to open retail store in Shenzhen, China on November 3rd

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Shenzhen made a name for itself as the city that manufactures the world’s electronics, including many of Apple’s devices, but residents will now have a chance to buy Apple’s goods directly from the source when the company opens its first retail store there on Saturday. Chinese media noticed on Monday...
Apple to open retail store in Shenzhen, China on November 3rd

Buzz Building for Smaller Apple Tablet

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Apple hasn't officially confirmed plans to launch a smaller tablet, but the buzz is already building. Some component suppliers to Apple in Asia say they have received orders to make more than 10 million units of the smaller tablets in the fourth quarter....
Buzz Building for Smaller Apple Tablet

LG Says Optimus L7 to Start Shipping This Month, At Least In Europe

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Korea’s LG said Friday that the Optimus L7 phone introduced at Mobile World Congress will start shipping in Europe later this month. The device will then head to Asia and beyond, though no U.S. plans have been announced. The L7 is at the upper end of a mid-range line that...
LG Says Optimus L7 to Start Shipping This Month, At Least In Europe
European Parliament approves plan to free up 800MHz band for 4G

Hurt by Rivals From Asia, Dell Profit Falls 47%

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Dell said its third-quarter profit was hurt by lower PC sales and weaker demand from large corporations....
Hurt by Rivals From Asia, Dell Profit Falls 47%

Peter Misek raises Apple estimates, lowers price target

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Jefferies' Apple specialist flew in from Asia with a sack full of predictions FORTUNE -- There's a lot to digest in Peter Misek's note to clients Monday. Just back from a visit to some of Apple's (AAPL) Asian suppliers, Jefferies' managing director has a lot to say about the rate at...
Peter Misek raises Apple estimates, lowers price target

Apple forces Line to remove the ability to send virtual items as gifts from its iOS app

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Asian mobile messaging service Line is seeing early success with its monetization model — to the tune of $58 million in revenue for Q1 2013 — but there’s a little bad news today as the company has withdrawn the gift sharing feature from its iOS app at the request of...
Apple forces Line to remove the ability to send virtual items as gifts from its iOS app

After a 20-month suspension, Google reopens paid app sales in Taiwan

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After more than 20 months without access to paid apps on Google Play, Taiwanese Android devices users will finally be able to download their favourite premium titles, after Google ended its dispute with the Taipei City Government over longer app trials. Ealier today, Google told Focus Taiwan that it was “pleased...
After a 20-month suspension, Google reopens paid app sales in Taiwan

iPhone 5 sales above 5 million, Apple says, surpassing iPhone 4S

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Apple announced Monday that it had sold more than 5 million units of its new iPhone 5 in the smartphone's first weekend on the market. The phone, which began selling Friday in nine markets across North America, Europe and Asia, is set to launch in 22 more countries on...
iPhone 5 sales above 5 million, Apple says, surpassing iPhone 4S

New Samsung Galaxy S4 Ad: When you go to Asia without learning a word of the local language

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Good thing she had the phone....
New Samsung Galaxy S4 Ad: When you go to Asia without learning a word of the local language
Apple to relocate Tokyo HQ to magnificent Roppongi Hills complex

Report: Fujitsu To Launch Handsets In Europe. U.S. Next?

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Fujitsu once said that it didn’t have any plans to launch mobile handsets outside of Asia, but that strategy appears to be changing rapidly. Today comes a report that the Japanese handset maker — which makes both Android and Windows Phone-based devices — is planning to start selling its devices...
Report: Fujitsu To Launch Handsets In Europe. U.S. Next?

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi hits $158m in revenue, 500,000 monthly shipments

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Apple may be the company generating headlines from its Chinese smartphone efforts but lesser known Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi‘s business is taking off impressively. The firm introduced its $320 MI-One device last year, and it is now seeing revenues of $158 million and is shipping half a million handsets each month. The...
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi hits $158m in revenue, 500,000 monthly shipments

AudienceScience scores cash, names former PopCap exec as CFO

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AudienceScience has raised additional capital and named former PopCap Games executive Bob Chamberlain to the role of chief financial officer. The marketing services company declined to comment on how much cash it raised in the most recent round, but a SEC filing indicates that it has reeled in $9.2 million...
AudienceScience scores cash, names former PopCap exec as CFO

Gamification Platform Beintoo Secures $5 Million In Series A Funding

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Beintoo, which has a loyalty rewards and monetization platform for mobile games, apps, and sites, has secured $5 million in Series A funding led by Italian VC firm Innogest Capital. The startup won the startup competition at Le Web in Paris last year. Beintoohas managed to get itself onto –...
Gamification Platform Beintoo Secures $5 Million In Series A Funding

Baidu has chosen Skyscanner as its international flight search partner

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When China’s number one search engine, Baidu, decides to partner with a company, it’s a really big deal. Today, Skyscanner, Europe’s biggest flight search engine, has announced a partnership which means that it will power Baidu’s international flight search. Baidu already owns a chunk of a travel search site Qunar,...
Baidu has chosen Skyscanner as its international flight search partner
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