IBM partners with Chinese Company to build Asia’s Largest Cloud Center

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IBM, together with China-based Range Technology will join forces to build the largest and most advanced cloud data storage center in China. The 620,000-square-meter data storage center will be located at Langfang, Hebei province and construction will being in weeks. It is projected to complete in 2016 and will become the largest cloud storage industry [...] Yada Yada MarketingUSA laura@yadayadamarketing.com

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This Facebook China Looks so Real

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Nope, Im not talking about China’s largest social network, Renren. We recently found out about facebook.facemy.com, another Chinese Facebook clone which claims to be Facebook’s Chinese version. It looks real, especially with the bold copyright claim “© 2008-2010 facebook Inc.” shown at the bottom of every webpage. On it’s front page, visitors are greeted with [...] Related posts: Facebook Users …

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Facebook Users in China Doubled to 700,000 within a Month

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Just last month, we wrote that China had about 300,000 Facebook users. In less than 4 weeks, that figure has doubled to over 694,000 users. What happened? We made a check on just-ping.com and as of now, Facebook.com remains blocked in China. The only thing that had happened over the last couple of months between [...] No related posts.

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Google opens an office in Malaysia (and hiring)

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Google said Wednesday it will launch a new office in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. The Malaysian office is Google’s second in Southeast Asia followed by the Singapore office. The new Google office will focus on customizing products like Google Maps, News, Google Translate for the locals to boost ad sales around the region. [...] Related posts: Groupon Acquires …

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Facebook Places coming to Singapore and Hong Kong next week

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During Wednesday Facebook event at Beer Market, Stephen Chun, Director of Asia Pacific, Facebook Singapore, announced that Facebook Places will be available for users in Singapore and Hong Kong starting next week. If you haven’t already known, Facebook Places is a location-based service that allows you to check-in to locations with your friends. Facebook aptly [...] Related posts: China’s Twitter …

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Groupon HK’s Local Strategy: Now partners with China’s Foursquare, Jiepang

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This is when group buying fusions with location-based service (LBS) in Asia: Groupon Hong Kong has made the initiative to partner with Chinese location-based service, Jiepang (loosely translated as street side). For those who don’t know, Jiepang is a location-based service founded by David Liu. Liu tried Foursquare in the U.S and felt that this [...] Related posts: Groupon, Tencent, …

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Social Media Marketing in the U.S [INFOGRAPHIC]

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In 2010, advertisers spent $1.7 billion on social media marketing in the U.S. So, where did most of the ad spending go to? Answer: Facebook. Facebook owned more than half of the total ad spending in the U.S last year. The recently revamped MySpace owned 17 percent while Twitter took a modest 3 percent. What’s [...] Related posts: Twitter is …

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Understanding Asia Internet Landscape [EVENT]

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The World is looking: India and China are two main engines that are driving Asia’s Internetindustry. So, what’s the Internet landscape and culture in Asia? Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) has organized an event to answer all that. ‘Winning Strategies in a Global Marketplace’, is an event powered by speakers from various IDA offices [...] Related posts: Top Facebook …

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Top Facebook Markets are U.S, Indonesia, U.K and… Asia

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What’s Facebook’s largest market? Undoubtedly, first place belongs to U.S (146 million users), the country of origin. Second place goes to Indonesia (34 million users) and third goes to United Kingdom (27 million users). What’s most intriguing is Indonesia’s growth. Out of a population size of 240 million (fourth most populous country in the world), [...] Related posts: Facebook Has …

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China Police Tweets with the Public

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We have a list of 18 really interesting ways people are using Twitter and that includes stopping bicycle thieves in Boston. We’re seeing a similar use in China’s micro-blog, Sina Weibo (????). The police department in Beijing has found micro-blogging a useful way to connect with the public. Peace Beijing (????) is the official Sina Weibo micro-blog account [...] Related posts: …

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Hitlantis is a Gorgeous World of Indie Music

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Penn Olson features start-ups. Find out more here. If you’re into music, you got to check out Hitlantis, a Finland-based free-to-listen indie music web start-up. I’m promoting it with strong reasons. My first on-trial impression was great. After signing up (takes just 30 seconds), you are thrown straight into its music database and greeted by a sea of [...] Related posts: …

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Groupon wants China

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What’s next for Groupon after rejecting Google’s $6 billion mouth-watering offer? ‘More expansion’ is the answer. Groupon has recently acquired 3 group-buying sites based in Singapore and Taiwan and is looking to expand to larger markets in Asia. “We’ll continue to expand geographically and on the subscriber front,” Rob Solomon, Groupon president and chief operating officer, [...] Related posts: Benz …

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Facebook Domination Visualized on a World Map

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Facebook has grown to become a social network behemoth, which bashes and throws competitors out of their domain countries. Facebook domination is what we observed and it is now visualized on a world map. Vincenzo Cosenza created the map with data based on Alexa and Google Trends. This map is an upgraded version of the previous [...] Related posts: Facebook …

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US-Sino Currency Rap Battle on YouTube [VIDEO]

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One week and over 200k hits, this video has the potential to go viral. The animation video depicts the ongoing economic tension between U.S and China in a humorous manner. It also mentions some controversial issues like Liu Xiao Bo, the recent Nobel Peace Prize recipient and the relationship between IMF and the U.S. I’m sure you [...] Related posts: …

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Walmart Follows Groupon Model On Facebook

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Walmart recently introduced a new feature on its Facebook fanpage, called the Crowdsaver. This new Walmart’s Facebook initiative basically follows Groupon’s model. For example, Walmart will slash the price of its Plasma TV by 18 percent if there were more than 5,000 fans ‘liking’ the deal. So far, the idea seems to be working well. All [...] Related posts: Walmart …

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