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Apple Factories in America: Plenty of East Asians in Tech, but Few in Upper Management

by Leeland Lee After its recent I.P.O. filing, Twitter provoked an outcry over the lack of women among its board of directors and senior management. Time Magazine declared that “Twitter’s all-male board spells failure,” while The New York Times pointed … Continue reading

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Product Review: Blackberry Q10 with Verizon Wireless + V3con 2013 Wrap Up

If 8Asian’s offer of free tickets to V3con didn’t alert you to the fact that this wonderful Asian American Digital Media Conference happened over the June 14th, 2013 weekend in Los Angeles, well then let me tell you a little … Continue reading

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Product Review: Blackberry Z10

As most of you know, the bloggers here at 8Asians have day jobs, and blogging is really a side activity for most of us. My day job is working as a marketing executive at a high technology company in the … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: HTC One & Far East Movement

HTC’s latest Android smartphone, the HTC One, has been getting a lot of fantastic reviews and is about to launch in the United States. So it’s nice to see that one of their latest commercials features hip hop band Far … Continue reading

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Asian Americans Edge Out Asians in Silicon Valley

This story and report came out last December, but I’ve only had time to get to this now. Asian Americans and Asian non-citizens 50.1% (versus 40.7 White, 4.2% Hispanic, 2.3% African American,  and 2.7% other) of the San Francisco Bay … Continue reading

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‘Make Me Asian’ App Removed From Google Play Store

I had blogged a few weeks ago about the ‘Make Me Asian’ app available in Google Play. Well, that app has now been removed: “Google has not responded to requests for comment, and it is unclear why the apps were … Continue reading

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WTF: “Make Me Asian” Android App ?

The last time I think I blogged about smartphone app was a “review” of Design Your Dream Asian Girl for the iPhone. Even though it has been out for a while, in the past few days, I’ve seen links about … Continue reading

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“Dial” Phone Accessory

Imagine a world where your fashion accessory is your phone, a watch, and just plain cute. With this “Dial” concept design, maybe all this will be possible in the future. The bracelet acts as a rotary dial for your phone, … Continue reading

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Sriracha Hot Sauce iPhone Case

Some people like to make their phone cases look cool, but others like to spice up their lives a bit. For those that fall under the latter category, there’s the Sriracha Hot Sauce iPhone Case ($18.00) Any fan of the … Continue reading

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Feed Me

Secure your cash, cards, or ear buds in this crafty iPhone case. Simply slip your items in the ever-hungry smile and the soft silicone holds it in place giving you the freedom to grab it n go. The Feed Me … Continue reading

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Nyan Cat Adventure

Although it doesn’t contribute much to their economy, you can say that one of Japan’s major exports is cats. From Totoro’s Catbus to the YouTube sensation Maru, there’s no shortage of adored neko from Japan. Another such famous cat that … Continue reading

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Zombies, Run! iOS game

Everyone knows that the first rule to Zombie survival is cardio. Now you can train to protect the bastion of humankind with this Zombies, Run! ($7.99) interactive mobile game. Here you’re in a Zombie-filled city designated as the runner, which … Continue reading

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