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Apple publishes Chinese New Year gift guide

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Apple has enjoyed a recent burst of success in China, with the new iPad mini selling out faster than supplies can be replenished, but rather than sitting back and enjoying the regional boom, the company is going on the offensive with a new Chinese New Year Gift Guide. M.I.C....
Apple publishes Chinese New Year gift guide

PayPal Wants To Go From 1000 To 2000 Employees In Asia – This Year

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PayPal has seen the future, and apparently it lies out East. The eBay company has just announced plans to double its presence in the Asian-Pacific region by the end of 2010, and made a couple of other, separate announcements to underscore its focus on Asia. At PayPal’s new international headquarters...
PayPal Wants To Go From 1000 To 2000 Employees In Asia – This Year

China Telecom Confirms iPhone 5 Arriving On Its Network In "Early December"

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Apple is gearing up for the iPhone 5′s launch in China, tracking down all the necessary certifications it requires ahead of launch, and now the Wall Street Journal is reporting that China Telecom, the country’s third-largest operator, will offer it by early December, if not earlier, echoing statements made by...
China Telecom Confirms iPhone 5 Arriving On Its Network In "Early December"

Google Maps Gets Search Suggestions

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The list of suggestions that pops up whenever you enter text into the Google search bar has just been added to Google Maps, Google announced today. The feature, which has been in testing in Germany, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, has been added to 10 more domains in 8 additional...
Google Maps Gets Search Suggestions

Edward Snowden: Hong Kong escape may prevent more poisonous row

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Experts say US-Chinese relations could have worsened had the whistleblower decided to stay on the autonomous islandEdward Snowden's unexpected departure from Hong Kong threatened to sour US-Chinese relations further on Sunday, infuriating US officials whose extradition attempt was deftly deflected by the Hong Kong authorities.The NSA whistleblower's dramatic flight came...
Edward Snowden: Hong Kong escape may prevent more poisonous row
China Unicom Receives Orders for More Than 100,000 iPhone 5 Units

Apple courts China with Sina Weibo, Baidu, Youku and more integrated in Mountain Lion

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With all of the announcements surrounding Apple’s new OS X Mountain Lion beta today, it’s easy to overlook the signs of how aggressively Apple is pursuing the Chinese market. On its Mountain Lion preview page, there is a whole section dedicated to all new features for the Chinese user of...
Apple courts China with Sina Weibo, Baidu, Youku and more integrated in Mountain Lion

Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Tech Hints That Its Next Stop Is Hong Kong As It Seeks To Become "China's Apple"

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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, which has been referred to as “the Apple of China,” strongly hinted at an expansion into Hong Kong on its official Twitter account. A graphic features the company’s latest model, the Xiaomi Mi2, with specs listed in traditional Chinese characters (which is used in Hong Kong, but...
Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Tech Hints That Its Next Stop Is Hong Kong As It Seeks To Become "China's Apple"

Here's The Secret Advantage Twitter has Over Google In The Mobile Ad Business

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We don't know how big Twitter's mobile ad revenue stream is -- there are conflicting reports -- but eMarketer puts it at $130 million for 2012. We do, however, know that Twitter offers advertisers one major advantage that clients on Google often don't get: The universal ability to target users...
Here's The Secret Advantage Twitter has Over Google In The Mobile Ad Business

Search Suggest Comes to Google Maps

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Google Suggest — the often amusing auto-suggest feature in search boxes — has made its way to Google Maps today.Previously only available in Germany, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, the feature is now available on ten new domains — including the U.S. and the U.K — and in eight...
Search Suggest Comes to Google Maps

Opinions Differ Widely On The Effectiveness of Apple's Apology In China

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Tim Cook’s apology to Apple’s Chinese customers has divided observers, some of whom claim that the public mea culpa might undermine the Cupertino company by giving credence to government criticism. Cook’s letter was posted (link via Google Translate) on the Chinese Apple Web site on Monday after two weeks of heated attacks...
Opinions Differ Widely On The Effectiveness of Apple's Apology In China

Our favorite Google Doodles from 2012

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Google Doodles are always a nice bit of fun and today the company is looking back over its artwork and invention with a selection of Doodles from 2012. That’s a great excuse for us to recap a year of Doodles, I think you’ll agree. Google’s New Year’s Eve Doodle —...
Our favorite Google Doodles from 2012

Marine walks across Asia guided by Google Maps, raises $70K for charity

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U.S. Marine Sgt. Winston Fiore walked 5,000 miles. In October of 2011, he set off across Southeast Asia with only the boots on his feet, a 20 pound carrying vest, and the resources of his Android phone. Titled “Smile Trek,” this epic journey was in an effort to raise money...
Marine walks across Asia guided by Google Maps, raises $70K for charity

iOS 6.1 Beta 5 Code Hints at Upcoming 128 GB Devices

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As noted by @iNeal and iDownloadBlog, the new iOS 6.1 Beta 5 released yesterday contains a reference suggesting that Apple may be looking to offer 128 GB iOS devices in upcoming generations. The reference to a 128 GB capacity comes as part of SystemPartitionPadding key in the build manifest associated...
iOS 6.1 Beta 5 Code Hints at Upcoming 128 GB Devices

Hong Kong court allegedly sides with Apple in iPad name dispute

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If you've been following the latest bub around the hub, you may remember Apple's recent scuff with Shenzhen-based Proview Technology -- the Chinese outfit that holds the local trademark on the name "iPad." Not only did Apple lose a trademark lawsuit for the iPad name, but some time later...
Hong Kong court allegedly sides with Apple in iPad name dispute

Apple Updates Apple TV with Up Next and Bluetooth Keyboard, New 'AppleTV3,2' Model Revealed

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Alongside today's release of iOS 6.1, Apple also issued an update for the Apple TV. The new 5.2 software update includes a number of enhancements including direct iTunes in the Cloud music streaming, Bluetooth keyboard support, Up Next support, and more.- iTunes in the Cloud: Browse and play your purchased...
Apple Updates Apple TV with Up Next and Bluetooth Keyboard, New 'AppleTV3,2' Model Revealed

Apple Sees Highest Growth in China, Revenue Up 67%

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During today's quarterly results conference for the first fiscal quarter of 2013, Peter Oppenheimer mentioned that the company focused on establishing a new operating segment of Greater China, including Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan "We have established a new operating segment for China, given the contribution of that region...
Apple Sees Highest Growth in China, Revenue Up 67%

Tep Wireless expands mobile hotspot rental plan to 50 countries, revamps pricing

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The international mobile hotspot rental market just got a lot more interesting. While Xcom Global's offerings are still broader, Tep Wireless is expanding in a major way. Previously reserved for European nations, the upstart is now serving a full 50 nations, adding Brazil, the United States, South Africa, Singapore,...
Tep Wireless expands mobile hotspot rental plan to 50 countries, revamps pricing

Apple's Chinese iPhone sales explode

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Bottom line: Roughly 2 million units sold in greater China in the space of 6 months Analysts scratching their heads about how they could have so badly underestimated Apple's (AAPL) iPhones sales — and as a result, its revenue and earnings — in the quarter that ended March 27 need...
Apple's Chinese iPhone sales explode

Apple to Launch 128 GB iPad on February 5 for $799/$929

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In line with a stock database leak from earlier this week, Apple today officially announced a new 128 GB version of the fourth-generation iPad with Retina Display."With more than 120 million iPads sold, it's clear that customers around the world love their iPads, and everyday they are finding more great...
Apple to Launch 128 GB iPad on February 5 for $799/$929
First Alleged Part Photos from iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 Surface
Apple to hold 'Red Friday' shopping event in Asia on January 25th, celebrates Chinese New Year

Report claims 200,000 new iPads have already been smuggled into China-Hong Kong border city

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It’s only been four days since Apple launched the new iPad in 10 markets worldwide, but already Chinese media outlets are reporting that some 200,000 grey market devices have been smuggled into Shenzhen, a city bordering Hong Kong. According to a CUTV report [Chinese] — translated and cited by Tech In...
Report claims 200,000 new iPads have already been smuggled into China-Hong Kong border city

Beijing remained the top locale for Chinese startups in 2012, but second-tier cities are on the rise: Report

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China’s capital of Beijing held on to its position as the top city for startups in Greater China, but entrepreneurs are increasingly choosing to start their companies in second-tier cities, according to a year-end report from 17Startup. The site, which maintains a database of startups in mainland China, Hong Kong...
Beijing remained the top locale for Chinese startups in 2012, but second-tier cities are on the rise: Report
Apple's 'Red Friday' Lunar New Year Sale Will Bring Deals for Asian Customers on January 25

Microsoft does Chinese New Year with a Metro twist

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For those of you near China/Hong Kong (or like ourselves, in New York City) Chinese New Year is a pretty big deal and tends to be a lot of fun. So it's very cool to see Microsoft getting into the mix by distributing traditional Chinese "Red Envelopes" to the...
Microsoft does Chinese New Year with a Metro twist
Nokia Lumia 610 launching in Asian markets at the end of April

Starting April 23, Google will allow trademarks as keywords in AdWords campaigns worldwide

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It’s gone relatively unnoticed, but Google earlier this week announced a fairly important update to its AdWords trademark policy. In a nutshell, Google has revised the policy to lift a restriction on using trademarks as keywords in AdWords campaigns in a range of countries, including China, Australia, Brazil and Hong...
Starting April 23, Google will allow trademarks as keywords in AdWords campaigns worldwide

Apple Seeds iOS 6.1 Beta 5 to Developers

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In a relatively rare weekend release, Apple today pushed out the fifth beta of iOS 6.1 to developers. The release comes just two days before the fourth beta, which was seeded on December 17, is scheduled to expire. No public release timeframe for iOS 6.1 is known yet, but registered...
Apple Seeds iOS 6.1 Beta 5 to Developers

Apple profits in Greater China jump 66% year-over-year to $6.8B, 26% quarter-over-quarter in Q1 2013

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Apple continues to show growth in China, reporting $6.8 billion in revenue in Q1 2013, a 66 percent growth year-over-year and 26 percent growth quarter-over-quarter. “It’s clear that China is our second largest region from data that we’ve given you, and it’s clear that there’s potential there,” CEO Tim Cook...
Apple profits in Greater China jump 66% year-over-year to $6.8B, 26% quarter-over-quarter in Q1 2013
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