Posts Categorized: Mobile


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GREE Acquires Another US-based Mobile Games Developer

Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) has announced today that it has acquired San Francisco-based mobile game company App Ant. App A...

  • September 18, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Photo App from Japan Converts iPhone Pics into Manga

Here’s a fun application from Japan which has been the country’s top free iOS app for the past five days, after its September 11...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Bic Camera and Uniqlo Promote Upcoming Store With Epic ‘Bicqlo Vader’ Game

Here’s an awesome web promotion from the folks at Uniqlo and Bic Camera in Japan. In order to publicize their upcoming joint ‘Bi...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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How Fruit Ninja maker Halfbrick Studios sliced its way to the top

Very few game studios have amassed 300 million downloads on one game and then followed that up with another mobile hit, Jetpack Joyride.

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 3:19 pm
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Cracking The Korean Mobile App Market

Sukamal Pegu is the head of developer channel J-APAC at InMobi. For any mobile app questions, you can get in touch via Linkedin. With an est...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 10:09 am
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Japan’s Nijibox Makes Another Play for Emerging South East Asia Games Market

We recently interviewed Alvin Yap, the founder and CEO of Singapore-based TheMobileGamer (TMG), who operates mobile games service KotaGames ...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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WeChat’s Simple Keys To Success: Hire Smart Folks, Work Bloody Hard

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) WeChat is successful, not only in China but it is also gaining traction in other Asian regions. That is only achi...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 6:45 pm
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Tencent’s Plans to Localize WeChat in Indonesia

Recently WeChat (aka “Weixin” to Chinese users) made a lot of headlines by announcing that its userbase has surpassed the 200 million ma...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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Chinese Net Users Disappointed by iPhone 5 (But They’ll Buy It Anyway)

As now seems par for the course with Apple announcements, the wake of the iPhone 5 announcement has brought a lot of disappointment. In Chin...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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CNNIC Report Breaks Down China’s Mobile Browsers: UCWeb, Tencent Dominating

Stats alert! CNNIC — an agency under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology that manages several aspects of China’s...

  • September 18, 2012
  • at 4:30 am
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GFK: Southeast Asia Buys a LOT of Mobile Phones

Market research company GFK Asia reported today that Southeast Asia’s mobile phone sector has grown exponentially over the last year. Feat...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Muslim Pro App is New and Improved, Added Features for Muslims on the Go

The Muslim demographic can be a big target market for business. Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life predicts that t...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 4:38 pm
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Is Google and its Android Partners a Mafia Mob Out to Kill China’s Aliyun OS?

So, you’ve heard the Google smackdown on Acer’s planned partnership with China’s Alibaba to make its latest flagship Aliyu...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Google Weighs in on Acer China Phone Debacle, But is Google Being Anti-Competitive?

After a couple of days of silence from Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), which looked to have been implicated in the cancelled launch of an Acer phone i...

  • September 15, 2012
  • at 12:18 pm
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93% Believe Mobile Tech Makes Indonesia a Good Place to Do Business

Indonesian now knows the importance of mobile technology, it seems. TIME Mobility Poll and Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) have conducted a survey ab...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 8:45 pm
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Opera Mini Usage Trends Show Smartphone Growth Around Asia [Map]

A few weeks back Opera released its ‘State of the Mobile Web’ report, with insights on regional mobile market based on trends fr...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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I Think Maybe We All Need to Calm Down?

You know what? I think we may have overdone it. The iPhone is a wonderful smartphone, yes. Apple puts on a great show, true. But this? This ...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 11:43 am
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Waiting for the iPhone 5 in Indonesia: Go Official, or Smuggle One In?

Apple unveiled its next chapter with the iPhone 5 launch very early this morning. The first batch of country releases will be on September 2...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 10:20 pm
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