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China’s Online Dating Booms, To Reduce Choice

In contrast to online dating in the United States and Europe – where people turn to the Internet to increase choice – Evan Osnos writes in The New Yorker this week about how Chinese netizens use dating sites to narrow their choices. “I once watched a twenty-three-year-old woman search for dates in Beijing, where there
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10 Predictions for China's Internet in 2011

Been meaning to post this list of prediction for China’s Internet from Dick Wei of JP Morgan for a while. Although published in January, all the predictions look valid still in late March! Any predictions you would add (or change)? (1) eCommerce to see wider adoption, driven by convenience, lower-price alternatives to traditional retail, and
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Mobile: China's Women Start Surfing

China’s mobile Internet users may be overwhelmingly male (89.1%), but research from Analysys shows that the number of women browsing on their phones has jumped from 5.1% of mobile phone surfers in 2009 to 10.9% in 2010. China is, of course, the world’s largest mobile phone market, meaning that a gender shift this swift will
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Vietnam Internet: More Social, Mobile and Private

In Vietnam for a few days at the World Economic Forum’s East Asia Summit and picked up a few statistics from a Yahoo/TNS study of the Internet usage in Vietnam. In sum, Vietnam’s Internet is increasingly a social (access to Social Networks is skyrocketing), mobile (More people are getting online via mobile, especially in Ho
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