Posts Categorized: Mobile


Tencent looks to online video streaming to boost web empire

After success with WeChat, here’s how Tencent is building up the rest of its online media empire

While everyone’s talking about Tencent’s recent social media success with WeChat, the 16-year-old internet giant still has a vast web em...

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 9:29 am
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Want to watch popular Bollywood films on mobile? Now you can after Vuclip’s deal with studio

Indian movie studio Balaji Motion Pictures has just put its entire library of Bollywood films on Vuclip, a global mobile content provider.

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 10:24 pm
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India now has 106 million active social media users as mobile web rises (INFOGRAPHIC)

India now has 106 million active social media users as mobile web rises (INFOGRAPHIC)

India now has 243.2 million internet users and 106 million active social media users, according to the newest numbers available for mid-way ...

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 3:52 pm
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TimeAway app

Cure your children’s smartphone addiction with this app that will drive them crazy

How can a parent effectively manage how their kids use a smartphone or tablet and get them to disconnect at appropriate times? TimeAway want...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 6:43 pm
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Pakistan startup Flashcall ready to mobilize the power of missed calls

Pakistan startup Flashcall ready to mobilize the power of the missed call phenomenon

Deliberate missed calls are a curious phenomenon particular to several developing nations in Asia as well as across Africa.

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 6:05 pm
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In a rather slow launch in the Philippines, Xiaomi sells 3,000 Mi3 phones after an hour

Xiaomi’s first sale of Mi3 smartphones in the Philippines today marks its slowest sell-out ever.

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Unlimited mobile data plan? MyRepublic wants to make it happen, if Singapore government allows

Competition is stiff in Singapore's mobile operator space. But MyRepublic argues a 4th operator could liven things up more.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 7:38 pm
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WeChat transfer money to friends

WeChat users in China can now transfer money to each other

WeChat got a minor update on iOS overnight that adds in the ability for users to transfer money to each other.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 10:58 am
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Weibo Payment

Weibo’s mobile wallet will soon allow friends to send money to each other

More than six months after China’s Twitter-esque Sina Weibo launched a mobile wallet, the social network is about to roll out user-to-user...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 1:42 pm
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A dating app for calling total strangers in your area? That's a real thing in China

In India, you can respond to Facebook ads with a ‘missed call’

The missed call is a lucrative business in India. Facebook now wants to tap on that by working with Bangalore startup Zipdial.

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 3:33 pm
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Flipkart launches budget smartphones, beats Google and Mozilla to the punch

Before Google's phone could arrive, Indian ecommerce leader Flipkart has pressed ahead by launching a range of budget smartphones, starting ...

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 7:55 pm
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Xiaomi sells 26.1 million smartphones in first half of 2014

Xiaomi sells 26.1 million smartphones in first half of 2014, still on target for 60 million this year

Xiaomi founder Lei Jun said this morning that the Chinese phone-maker has sold 26.11 million smartphones in the first half of 2014.

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 10:53 am
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China startup Meitu makes Pomelo photo app

With new Pomelo photo app, successful Chinese startup goes after a global audience

You've already got over 200 million downloads and 10 million active users in China. What to do next? This Chinese startup is now trying to e...

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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The one-man show that carried Smartisan to stardom in China

To a tech savvy Chinese person, the release of Smartisan T1 wasn’t really about another Android smartphone.

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 10:07 am
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Here are 17 emoney options Indonesians can use for shopping, travel, and ecommerce

The Bank of Indonesia defines electronic money as the kind of money that is stored on a system like a server or chip. They are used by consu...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 11:05 am
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Myanmar Viber Facebook usage

Myanmar’s new mobile internet users embrace Android smartphones, pick Viber over Facebook

Half of Myanmar’s mobile internet users came online during the past 12 months. They're using Android smartphones and checking out messagin...

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 3:27 pm
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China messaging apps

WeChat is crushing text messaging, people in China now only send about 1 SMS per day

New figures from China's MIIT show that people in China now send an average of 39.8 text messages per month – which is barely more than on...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 6:23 pm
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2014 World Cup app

Pakistan startup hopes for a global win with 2014 World Cup scoring and text commentary app

This new scoring and text commentary app for the 2014 World Cup touts itself as the best and most useful football app. Perhaps surprisingly,...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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