Posts Categorized: Mobile


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Game portal Joyme gets $21.5 million funding to grow with China’s mobile gaming market

Chinese mobile game portal Joyme yesterday announced it closed an RMB 130 million ($21.5 million) series B round led by Fosun Venture Capi...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Got an app? This startup can help you get more downloads

Any new app is greeted by tough competition in the mobile app space. To help out in this now mobile-centric era, Malaysia-based startup App...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 3:06 pm
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What WeChat needs to learn from Facebook

WeChat is doing things in China no other app in the world is doing right now. It manages to innovate with every update, having added social...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Thailand gets its very own safe sex app

Valentine’s day is less than a week away. Lovers around the world use this specific occasion to celebrate their love for one another. Whil...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Philippine TV networks to compete for airtime on smartphones

Last December, Philippine television network ABS-CBN announced its foray into mobile. Through ABS-CBNmobile, the new telco has launched a ...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Line pulled in 5.5 million interested shoppers for its flash sales in Thailand (INFOGRAPHIC)

2013 was a year of social e-commerce in Thailand, with growth in online sales on Facebook, Instagram, and via smartphones. In Thailand, the ...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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MomentCam adds GIF maker that animates your face, turns you into a WeChat emoticon

MomentCam, the China-made photo app that went viral around the world a few months ago, has come out with a major update. MomentCam users can...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm
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Flirty Chinese chat app Momo passes 100 million registered users

Momo, the Chinese mobile social network, announced over the weekend that it has amassed over 100 million registered users. Of that group, 40...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 2:18 pm
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6 must-read tech stories in China this week

China was quiet this week as people took most of the week off for lunar new year celebrations. Thankfully there were plenty of big numbers r...

  • February 9, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Gear up for Valentine’s Day with these 9 apps

We know Valentine’s Day is just round the corner, so we curated some really useful apps just for you that could make this annual occasion ...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 3:40 pm
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Report: Chinese Android developer acquires popular app store GetJar

Chinese Android developer acquires popular app store GetJar

Chinese Android app development company Sungy Mobile (NASDAQ:GOMO) has paid over $50 million to acquire the popular app store GetJar, accord...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, DearLove is a new messaging and diary app for couples

Some early birds will be preparing a gift for their partner for Valentine’s Day on Friday. If you want to do something extra and techy, th...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 11:58 am
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Alibaba wants to acquire all of Autonavi

Alibaba offers a premium to acquire 100% of online mapping company Autonavi

E-commerce titan Alibaba forked out $294 million to take a 28 percent stake in Autonavi (NASDAQ:AMAP) in May last year. Today, in a letter t...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 10:30 pm
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Discover old Taipei with this cool new mobile app

Taipei ought to rank as one of the world’s most walkable cities. Sidewalks are wide, crosswalks are plentiful, crowds are manageable, ...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 7:15 pm
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HTC’s Q4 revenues down to $1.41 billion, expects even bleaker start to 2014

HTC (TPE:2498) has outed its Q4 earnings report this afternoon, showing yet another tough quarter for the embattled Taiwanese phone-maker. H...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 6:12 pm
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Xiaomi payments could be the next step toward a web empire

Xiaomi founder Lei Jun registered an electronic payment company in Beijing late in December last year, according to the Beijing Municipal A...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 4:32 pm
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Beijing startup unifies your photo streams, focuses on snapping up US users

“More than half of the content on the internet is photos,” says Yue Zhuge, co-founder of social gallery app Ivy. In the age of digital ...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
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An open letter to Dong Nguyen, creator of Flappy Bird

"You can't get unfamous, you can get infamous, but you can't get unfamous." - Words of advice that ring so true for Flappy Bird's creator to...

  • February 9, 2014
  • at 10:35 am
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