Posts Categorized: Mobile


After global success with clever photo app, Pakistan startup Groopic gets funding

After global success with clever photo app, Pakistan startup Groopic gets funding

The startup team behind Groopic, the clever photo app that puts the photographer back into the picture, has secured funding to help it build...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 9:49 pm
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Xiaomi reveals Mi3 sale date and price in the Philippines

Xiaomi has revealed that 3,000 Mi3 smartphones will be on sale in the country on June 26 at 12 noon.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Japanese gaming giant GREE announces new hotel booking service

GREE (TYO: 3632), the Japanese internet services company best known for its games, revealed a new hotel booking service today. Known as Toni...

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Homegrown Indian messenger Hike launches ‘hidden’ chats to take on WhatsApp

Teens in India just got another tool to keep their chats hidden from the prying eyes of parents, or anybody else for that matter. Free messa...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 9:29 pm
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China cracks down on Apple’s iMessage as national web cleanup continues

The measures include tools to monitor and prevent spam messages, which the ministry says are prevalent on the iOS default messaging app.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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HTC thinks it will do well in 2014. Here’s why

What competitors need to pay attention to is the stuff HTC has shrouded in mystery.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 2:38 pm
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Weibo CEO: 70 percent of daily active users are on mobile

Yesterday at the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai, Weibo CEO Wang Gaofei revealed that 70 percent of the company’s daily active users acce...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 1:13 pm
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SingTel’s Amobee acquires two American adtech firms for $385M

Adconion and Kontera, for US$235 million and US$150 million, respectively, will become part of SingTel.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 3:07 pm
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Viber has at least 100M ‘concurrent online users’ at any point in time

Viber trials WhatsApp and WeChat, but is ahead of KakaoTalk. No word on Rakuten integration yet.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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HotelQuickly adds an extra 24 hours to last-minute hotel booking app

Last-minute hotel booking app HotelQuickly is no longer so last minute

Users of HotelQuickly, a popular last-minute hotel booking app, can now book one day ahead. The change comes in a major app update rolling o...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 8:59 am
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Is the Moto G the perfect contender to bring Motorola back into Asia? (REVIEW)

It's becoming increasingly easier to get a great phone at a low price, but can Motorola conquer Asia with the Moto G? Here's our review.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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This startup claims to have the fastest image recognition technology on the market now

This startup claims to have the fastest image recognition technology on the market now

The thing about image recognition as a feature is that it needs to be lightning quick.

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Apple, Samsung face growing competition in Philippines as consumers prefer budget-friendly tablets

Tablet shipments in the Philippines grew 110 percent year-on-year, according to a recent report for Q1 2014 by research firm IDC.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 4:04 pm
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China’s top limo app set to expand overseas, wants to challenge Uber in the US

App-connected limo service Uber is about to meet a surprising new rival on its home turf. Chinese startup Yongche is set to launch in San Fr...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 4:25 pm
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After building a Chinese web empire, Qihoo looks to new markets in developing nations

After building a Chinese web empire, Qihoo looks to new markets in developing nations

The new battleground for China's web giants is happening in nations like Brazil and Indonesia - and it's focused on apps.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 12:10 pm
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Xiaomi’s Mi3 will launch in the Philippines through Lazada

Xiaomi's flagship Mi3 smartphone will arrive in the Philippines in the coming weeks.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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7 LTE smartphones available in the Philippines

Here are some of the LTE devices available in the Philippines.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Banking on iBeacon, this new startup helps businesses send alerts to passersby

Apple's iBeacon tech is largely untested and its realistic potential is unknown, but that’s not stopping a number of startups from trying...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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