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It's one thing to try to sneak a single prohibited item past customs when traveling -- don't do it, obviously, ever -- but it's another to try to get away with smuggling an entire Apple Store's worth of iPhones into a country using only your body. That's what officials at China's Futian Port discov...

January 12th 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Microblogging site Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, reported a pretty dazzling statistic in its third quarter results: it now boasts over 400 million registered users. We can't be sure how many are active, of course, but it's still a vast number considering appeal is localized to the People'...

November 16th 2012 at 2:36pm 0 Comments
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When is a "Facebook phone" not a Facebook phone? When it's in China. While this handset may look like an HTC Salsa at first glace, if you look a little closer you'll notice that the familiar little blue button has been replaced with one for Sina's Weibo social networking service. Lest you think t...

July 25th 2011 at 5:15am 0 Comments
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Shandra Interactive Entertainment, the Chinese operator of MapleStory, Dungeons & Dragons Online, The Legend of Mir, and the positively ginormous Ragnarok Online let the world know that its profits for Q3 2007 are up 66% vs. last year and that it is expecting further growth in coming months.Sha...

November 28th 2007 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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To North American and European MMO players, China is more than just a different country; it's a different universe. But it's important to keep an at least one eye on the Chinese market. Gamasutra ran its latest "China Angle" column today. Here's what we learned this time. The9, the Chinese publisher...

November 21st 2007 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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South Korea-based NCsoft (Lineage, City of Heroes, Guild Wars) is continuing their Asian expansion with the announcement of NCsoft China. The new Shanghai-based office is a result of the MMO maker's 51% equity stake in NCsoft Sina, a joint venture with the popular Chinese Internet media company. NCs...

March 25th 2006 at 3:35pm 0 Comments