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Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Xiaomi sells 26.1 million smartphones in first half of 2014, still on target for 60 million this year   —  Xiaomi founder Lei Jun said this morning that the Chinese phone-maker has sold 26.1 million smartphones in the first half of 2014.  He pointed out that it's a leap of 271 percent …
Jul 2, 2014, 10:45 AMIn context
Josh Horwitz / Tech in Asia:
Line's DIY sticker store now goes live in the US, UK, and 7 more countries   —  Early last month popular Japanese messaging app Line officially opened up its Creators Market in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia, letting graphic designers sell their own graphics to users while splitting the fees 50-50 with the company.
Jun 27, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
iPhone 5c reportedly accounts for 2% of active iOS devices in China, compared to 12% for iPhone 5s, and 15% for iPhone 5   —  Compared to the iPhone 5s, this chart shows the iPhone 5c has bombed in China  —  Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) isn't going to tell everyone precisely how much of each model …
Mar 17, 2014, 11:30 AMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
WeChat opens payments to businesses and retailers in China   —  WeChat, the popular messaging app made by Tencent, is pushing even further into mobile commerce territory.  Today Tencent (HKG:0700) added support for any brands to allow customers to purchase items or services inside the app.
Mar 10, 2014, 6:55 AMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
China's latest state-run search engine ChinaSo launches, unlikely to fare better than earlier ones   —  China has a new state-run search engine that nobody will ever use  —  China has a new search engine today, though most web users won't notice or ever visit it.
Mar 4, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Dropbox now accessible in China after it was blocked in 2010   —  Welcome back!  Dropbox is now unblocked in China  —  Dropbox got blocked in China in 2010.  It was probably due to Chinese authorities finding politically sensitive material being shared or stored via the US-based cloud syncing site.
Feb 17, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Enricko Lukman / Tech in Asia:
Lazada raises another $250 million, totalling $486 million in funding so far   —  Rocket Internet's e-commerce ventures are on a roll.  After just recently announcing $112 million in funding for fashion e-commerce sites Zalora and The Iconic last week, today its sister site Lazada also announces …
Dec 9, 2013, 2:35 PMIn context
Paul Bischoff / Tech in Asia:
China's biggest online video sites form alliance against piracy, collectively sue Baidu for $49 million   —  This afternoon, more than a dozen of China's biggest online video providers including Youku, LeTV, Sohu, and Tencent gathered in Beijing to announce, in the most extravagant way possible …
Nov 13, 2013, 10:10 AMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Samsung says 100 million Galaxy S and Note phones will ship this year, coins terrible word “fonblet”   —  Korean gadget-making behemoth Samsung (005930:KS) is holding its Analyst Day today in Seoul, the first it has held in eight years.  The company is touting a lot of figures as well as projections …
Nov 6, 2013, 3:25 PMIn context
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
China's Oppo launches N1 smartphone with CyanogenMod OS for overseas markets   —  Chinese phone-maker Oppo has unveiled its newest flagship phone at an event in Beijing today.  The new Oppo N1 is marked by a rotating 13-megapixel camera that can swivel between facing frontwards or backwards …
Sep 23, 2013, 10:45 PMIn context

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