Posts Categorized: Mobile



WeChat Update Brings Video and Voice Calling to Its iPhone App

Remember those screenshots of a rumored new video calling feature in WeChat, the Chinese-made group messaging app that has more than 100 mil...

  • July 20, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Beijing Subway Lines Get China Telecom 3G Service

Beijing’s subway is one of the cheapest in the world, allowing users to ride from anywhere to anywhere for just 2 RMB ($0.31). And giv...

  • July 19, 2012
  • at 11:16 am
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After 5 Million Travel App Downloads, Chinese Startup Seeks $1 Million in Funding

Building a startup that’s focused on free apps is always a tricky business, and so the Chinese company 8684 is heralding its milestone...

  • July 18, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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State Council’s Plan for China 2015: 3G Everywhere, 100 Mbps Broadband

China’s powerful State Council released a report yesterday that addresses, among many other things, its plans for the development of t...

  • July 18, 2012
  • at 11:14 am
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SingTel launches NewsLoop, a free Flipboard-like e-reader for Singaporeans

Now, Singaporeans have a new and free e-reader app made just for them. Developed by SingTel, Singapore's largest telecom company, NewsLoop l...

  • July 18, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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World Summit Award Mobile Looks for Indonesia’s Best Mobile Content

World Summit Awards Mobile (WSA-Mobile) 2012 is a global initiative by United Nation’s World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) ...

  • July 17, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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ZTE Profits Slide, But What’s the Cause?

Chinese handset maker and general telecommunications megacorp ZTE recently released first half estimates for this year that would make even ...

  • July 17, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Speculative Specs: This Should Be the Next Xiaomi Phone

In the space of just one year, the Chinese startup Xiaomi has gone from being the maker of an Android-based ROM beloved of Android tweakers ...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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India’s Makemytrip Makes an iPhone App, Finally

India’s biggest online travel service, Makemytrip (NASDAQ:MMYT), finally has an iPhone app to its name. Coming two months after the la...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Brandtology founder Eddie Chau at it again; starts V-Key, a mobile security company

Eddie Chau, a successful serial entrepreneur that has founded and sold two startups, eCop and Brandtology, has started his third company,...

  • July 19, 2012
  • at 11:23 am
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Want to learn iOS programming? iOSTraining.sg might be for you

iOSTraining.sg is a training program aimed at developers and agency employees who need a headstart with iOS programming. Recognizing that iO...

  • July 19, 2012
  • at 9:19 am
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NewsLoop Could Be Your Next Favourite News Reading App

Singapore telco giant, SingTel, has launched a new news reading app for iPad, NewsLoop, which is looking quite pretty with all the attention...

  • July 18, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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DeNA Partners With Hasbro to Bring ‘Transformers’ Games to Mobile

Japanese mobile social gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432) is announcing this morning that it has come to an exclusive three-year agreement with Ha...

  • July 18, 2012
  • at 9:20 am
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JellyBus photo apps on the verge of breaking 1 million user mark

Despite having an immature tech startup ecosystem, South Korea is home to some promising young mobile companies, many of which have amassed ...

  • July 18, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Samsung Spells Smartphone Success in Q2, But Apple’s iPhone 5 Still Looms

Samsung’s Galaxy has reportedly sold more than 6.5 million units since its launch six weeks back. The flagship handset from Korean man...

  • July 17, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Mobile Game Startup ‘Math with Springbird’ Aims to Fly to Asia

One of the few Australian startups hoping for expansion to Asia these days is “Math with Springbird.” It is developed by Broccol-E-Ga...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Taxi-Location App, goCatch, Looks to Expand to Asia

Getting a taxi in Singapore during peak hours – or on the outskirts of Sydney - can be a real pain sometimes, and Sydney-based start...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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Viki enters China by partnering with Renren, one of the country’s top social networks

Viki, a video site that translate content into 150 languages, has announced last week a deal with Renren, known as China’s Facebook, t...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 11:59 am
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