Posts Categorized: Mobile


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KakaoTalk makes its way onto Nokia Asha

Today the team behind KakaoTalk announced it has made its popular messaging app available for Nokia Asha devices. Owners of Nokia 500, 501, ...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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After Rakuten acquisition, Viber reveals it has 100 million active users

After Rakuten acquisition, Viber reveals it has 100 million active users

Earlier today, the popular messaging app Viber revealed it has been acquired by Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce titan. The $900 million dea...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 7:50 pm
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Xiaomi sets price for Singapore phone launch on February 21

Today Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi set a date for its much-anticipated Singapore launch: February 21. Xiaomi’s Singapore homepage, which...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
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Thailand to get 4G from another telco, Dtac, by June

At the end of last year, Thailand only had 4G available from one provider – True Move H. But the country just got great news as anothe...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Uber picks a Chinese name as it officially launches in China

Uber picks a Chinese name as it launches officially in China

App-connected limo service Uber revealed its Chinese name and brand today at an official launch event in Shanghai. It comes six months aft...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 3:03 pm
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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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Led by UC Browser, China spends twice as much time on mobile browsers as last year

iResearch, the Shanghai-based internet research firm, released a report today revealing data on mobile browser usage in China. Among other k...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 8:30 am
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Thais’ love of entertainment shows through in the country’s most-downloaded apps

Thailand is a country where mobile penetration has exceeded its population. With a population of 66 million, the nation has 90 million mobil...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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With 350 million registered users, Line looks at mobile commerce for future growth

Generating over $330 million in revenue last year, Line has shown the world how a messaging app can earn boatloads of money. During a visit ...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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China’s smartphone shipments fall for first quarter in over two years: IDC

90.8 million smartphones were shipped to Chinese retailers in Q3 2013, down from 94.8 million in the previous quarter. The 4.3 percent drop ...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 3:47 pm
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21 million taxi rides have been booked in WeChat in the past month

21 million taxi rides have been booked on WeChat in the past month

WeChat, the hugely popular messaging app in China, added the function to hail and pay for a taxi on January 6. Now, after more than a month ...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 6:58 pm
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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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