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Looking for Information on Korean Internet Development

As many of you already know, there are areas where the development of the Internet in South Korea has been influential in China, especially online gaming, which was really born there. Compared to China today though, the Internet in South Korea has much deeper penetration and is much more pervasive than in China. For most [...]

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Apple’s App Store Shows Early Financial Success for Devs

Several months ago I wrote about how Apple’s opening of the iPhone SDK and its App Store would create a whole new business ecosystem for application developers for that platform. Apple offers globally accessible hosting and payment clearance in return for a 30% cut of the app’s sales price. Now, there are early signs that [...]

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Apple’s iPhone Computer SDK Just Changed the World Today

In Sept. 2007 I wrote an article about how Apple’s global marketing for the iPhone was attracting and creating a new user base in China. Now, we know that there are more than 400,000 unlocked iPhones in regular use in China. Since Apple gets recurring revenue for the iPhone through its contracts with the operators, [...]

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A Quick Look at 2008 and China

Is there any way at all that 2008 will not be the year of the Chinese Olympics, and by extension, China? Will we be stuck between the rise of China narrative and the sourness to the point of completely puckering up of the US media and to a lesser extent European media re China? I [...]

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The Big Hole in Chinese Productivity Apps

When I look at web apps and ideas in China today, practically everything I see has to do with the retail consumer. Popular fields are gaming, because it proven and China has a large gaming population, not to mention the success of the major players including Shanda and The9, and music and search. The result [...]

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