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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
Steven Millward / Tech in Asia:
Chinese web giant Tencent boosts its search engine, takes stake in rival for $448 million   —  China's top web companies are on an acquisition blitz this year.  The latest big stake grab comes in the realm of search engines, with Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) confirming today …
Sep 16, 2013, 10:30 AMIn context
C. Custer / Tech in Asia:
‘Xiaomi is now worth $10 billion,’ confirms CEO Lei Jun after new funding round   —  Titans of industry: Kingsoft, YY, and Xiaomi execs apparently celebrating the finalized deal.  —  Last June, Chinese mobile startup Xiaomi had netted an additional $216 million in series C funding that gave …
Aug 22, 2013, 3:15 PMIn context

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