Viki Strikes Deal With Baidu to Bring Crowd-Translated Programming to China

“Hulu for the rest of the world” enters a big market.
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In Chip Deal, Singapore’s Avago to Acquire LSI for $6.6 Billion

The deal is being financed with bank loans and a $1 billion investment from private equity firm Silver Lake.
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PlayPhone Adds SingTel to Its Roster, Betting on “Not Yet Mature” Emerging Markets

And it’s a safe bet, too. Just don’t expect a whole lot of change overnight.
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Exclusive: Mayer Set to Get Yahoo’s Alibaba Billions in One Week (But Will Investors Get Some Back, Too?)

What will the Silicon Valley giant do with $4.5 billion?
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Apple’s iTunes Store Goes Live in Hong Kong, Singapore and Ten Other Asian Countries

Apple debuted its iTunes Store to a dozen new markets in Asia today, bringing it to Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. This is the company’s first big iTunes push into Asia since it launched the store in Japan back in 2005. The iTunes Store is still not available in China, Apple’s fastest growing market.

SingTel To Buy U.S.-Based Mobile Advertising Firm Amobee

Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. said it will acquire U.S.-based Amobee Inc., a provider of mobile advertising solutions, for about $321 million — the company’s first major acquisition since 2007.

PayPal Wants You to Shop While Straphanging In Singapore

PayPal and others are looking to make mobile payments even more mobile.
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Google to Invest $120 Million in Singapore Data Center

Google Inc. will invest $120 million in a data center in Singapore, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia, executives of the Internet search giant announced Thursday, in a move to significantly expand operations in Asia.

We Wanted the BlackBerry Server in Indonesia, Not Singapore, You Idiots

And if it’s not here quickly, we may just cut off all RIM services in the country.
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Google Adds to Cloud Coverage in Asia

Google announces plans to build new data centers in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan.
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Viral Video: Some Hong Kong Action

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