Facebook is 3rd Favorite Online Source for Election News in Singapore

A study commissioned by Today revealed that the 17.4 percent of Internet users in Singapore rely on Facebook for General Election news, making it the third favorite online source in the country. Yahoo […] Related posts: Microblogs: The Third Favorite Online News Source in China Microblogs like Sina Weibo are the third favorite online news… […]

The World is Obsessed with Facebook [VIDEO]

The world is obsessed with Facebook and that includes Asia. 143 million out of 825 million Internet users in Asia are Facebook users. That is 1 Facebook users out of every 6 Asian […] Related posts: The Most Watched World Cup Video Is… …the official theme song for this year’s World Cup, Waka… How the […]

How India uses the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s hard to believe that India only had  25,000 Internet users back in 1998. Comparing to the current 100 million Internet users, the growth India has achieved in 12 years is simply remarkable. […] Related posts: Internet Statistics In A Gorgeous Infographic Our friends from Flowtown have created a gorgeous infographic that… The Awesome Size […]

Online Retail Spending Tops Record $40 Billion

U.S. online retail spending reached a record $43.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2010, an increase of 11 percent over a year ago, according to a new report from comScore. This growth rate is the fifth consecutive quarter of positive year-over-year growth and second quarter of double-digit growth rates in the past year. “Retail […]

Understanding the rise of China [VIDEO]

Within a decade China will become the largest economy in the world. It’s a huge market but also one that is difficult to understand. One tip given by Martin Jacques, is that China isn’t like the West and it will not become like the West. So, don’t look at China through the Western lenses. To […]

Who earns the most in China’s Online Search Market?

We say ‘google it’ but China says ‘baidu it’. iResearch released its annual report on China’s online search market and Baidu emerged as the top earner. Baidu owned 71.6 percent of the total online search engines revenue at $1.2 billion. While Google, at second placing, owned 26 percent at $433 million. The rest are shared […]

Solving the Insolvable Problem of Information Overload

Every now and then, a debate will pop up in the Blogosphere/Twitterverse about whether or not RSS is dead. One such debate has been raging this week, and has even got some high profile tech bloggers bickering in an embarrassingly public manner (name-calling and all).  Do you think RSS is "dead"? Tell us why or […]

Dell to Invest $250 Billion in China over the Next 10 Years

China is the second largest PC market in the world and is predicted to replace the United States over the next decade. Lenovo, the current market leader in China owns about 27 percent market share while runner up Dell owns about 9 percent. The gap might be huge but Dell is determined to close it. […]

Google, Yahoo, Microsoft To Fight Illegal Pharmacies With White House

Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft can’t agree on much, and you might imagine that tossing some politicians into the situation wouldn’t help, but a common goal’s come to light.  These companies, along with many others and the Obama administration, intend to stop illegal online pharmacies from doing business. William McQuillen reported today that a group including […]

State of Cloud Computing [VIDEO]

Cloud computing seems like a new concept. But it really isn’t. In this video, it is shared that the idea of cloud computing first originated in the 1960s. It wasn’t technically possible back then. It was only until the rise of the Internet, that the concept of cloud computing started to see light. Unless you […]

The Awesome Size of the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Internet is full of information. According to the infographic created by TheRoxor, the Internet has over 1.9 billion users and 5 million terabytes worth of data. A huge chunk of data, comes from social-networking sites, wikis, news sites and blogs. This data is increasing exponentially as Internet users can create content even when they […]

The Internet Search Engine War Goes On

Today, Bloomberg reported that Ask.com has conceded its search business to its competitors. That means 130 engineers could go out of job (and we’re going to miss their work). It’s expensive to crawl and index the web and currently no one does it better than Google and Bing. Both companies apparently have the financial muscles […]

71% Of Internet Users Utilize Up-To-Date Browsers

The people who work on Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and maybe even Safari and Internet Explorer can take comfort in the fact that their efforts aren’t going unappreciated.  A new report from Pingdom indicates that a significant majority of Internet users are running the most recent version of their browser of choice. Indeed, according to Pingdom’s […]

Banks and Technology

The process of rushing, queuing and waiting for bank tellers is slowly becoming history. Internet banking has brought us much convenience, especially when we need to perform an urgent transaction on the spot. According to ComScore, Canada is the world’s top country in terms of online banking penetration. 2 out of every 3 Internet users […]

Apple Launches Chinese App Store in China

To get into the Chinese market, we must first speak its language. Apple did exactly that as it launches an application store in simplified Chinese. The Chinese version of the app store is launched after Chinese users complained about the difficulties to understand the app store in English. After opening two new retail stores in […]