Posts Categorized: Mobile


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Opera Observes Increased Mobile Traffic to E-Commerce Sites in India

Opera’s latest State of the Mobile Web report has some good insights into mobile browsing trends in India. And perhaps one of the most...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 7:45 pm
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Japan’s DeNA Unleashes ‘Hellfire’ Worldwide

Japan’s DeNA (TYO:2432) is announcing today that it has released a new fantasy title, Hellfire, on its Mobage platform. The game was d...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Taiwan’s Chat App ‘Cubie’ Raises $1.1 Million, Joins 500 Startups Accelerator

Haven’t heard enough of mobile messaging apps this week? The Next Web is reporting that Taiwan-based Cubie has just raised $1.1 millio...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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NowFloats App Focuses On the Here and Now, Offers Up Local Deals

As much fun as global social media can be – showing you photos of what some dude you sort of know on Twitter is eating for breakfast i...

  • October 31, 2012
  • at 9:18 pm
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Work Hard, Play Hard: Koprol Founders Launch Ice House With a Halloween Party

Ice House, an Indonesian software development startup for the mobile web, wanted to display the Silicon Valley ‘work hard play hard’ eth...

  • October 31, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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The rise of platformed creativity in Asia and how it’s connecting creators to consumers

Platformed creativity, broadly speaking, does 3 things: It gives creators a platform to sell, it gives them more exposure, and it makes cons...

  • October 31, 2012
  • at 8:55 am
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UCWeb Boasts Dominance over Opera in India’s Mobile Browser Market

As we have noted before, India has huge potential for mobile growth. And many companies in the international mobile industry hope to get a p...

  • October 30, 2012
  • at 8:43 pm
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Japan’s Vidssage is a Video Messaging App That Wants to Leave You Word-Less

Moso, a Tokyo-based startup that developed the online video effect app that wowed us at our Startup Asia Jakarta event this year, has just r...

  • October 30, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Japan’s Location-based Game Platform Colopl Passes 3 Million Users

Over on Asiajin, Chiho Komoriya points out that Japanese game developer Colopl Inc. announced early this month their eponymous location-base...

  • October 30, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Microsoft Partners with Japan’s NTT Docomo on LTE Windows 8 Tablets

As we mentioned yesterday, Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows 8 got off to a bit of a rocky start in Japan recently. A few unfortunate ...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Alibaba Capital and Citi Ventures Lead Series D Funding into China’s DDMap

Just six months after Chinese deals and listings company DDMap attracted $40 million in funding, it has now wrapped up another major round, ...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 2:05 pm
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Panasonic’s Woes Continue, Will Cease Smartphone Sales in Europe

Back in February Panasonic (TYO:6752) announced that it was targeting the European market with its Eluga smartphone. The sleek, waterproof A...

  • October 31, 2012
  • at 10:15 pm
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Japanese Chat App ‘Balloon’ Raises $1.25 Million in Funding

For those of you who thought that the mobile messaging application space in Asia was crowded already, there aren’t really any signs th...

  • October 31, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Pixaroll is On a Roll, Now Ships Your Printed Photos Across Asia and Australia

Last month, my colleague profiled the Singapore startup Pixaroll, which had just launched its photo-printing app and service in the island s...

  • October 31, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Singapore-Made Game Dusty Revenge Looks to Slash its Way onto Steam

Singaporean game dev PD Design Studio has launched a 2D hack-and-slash game called Dusty Revenge on online gaming platform Steam Greenlight ...

  • October 30, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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China Mobile Leads in 3G Subscribers, But Transition from 2G is Slow

With China’s total mobile subscribers sitting at over a billion right now, it’s interesting to look at the rate at which subscri...

  • October 30, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Why I Like Xiaomi

My first real impression of Xiaomi was quite negative. Although I was aware of the company beforehand, the first time I really paid attentio...

  • October 30, 2012
  • at 10:54 am
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Rumor: Xiaomi’s Apple TV-Like Set-Top Box Coming Next Month

A couple weeks ago we passed along an interesting rumor that Xiaomi, the company that more or less started the cheap-but-powerful Android ph...

  • October 30, 2012
  • at 1:08 am
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