Posts Categorized: Mobile


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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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Uber’s first celebrity passengers chauffeured around Jakarta

While it’s not yet an official launch announcement, Uber Jakarta’s Twitter account tweeted that the service has chauffeured a couple Ind...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Here are the 4 graduate startups from Indosat’s first ever Ideabox

Telcos in Indonesia are starting to support the tech startup ecosystem, and that’s great. The recent one unveiling its progress is Indosat...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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This startup created a truly Asian solution for mobile payments, now claims largest client base in the region

This startup created a truly Asian solution for mobile payments, now claims largest client base in the region

Soft Space's solution allows merchants to accept card payments through their mobile devices, at a price that is far cheaper than a tradition...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 3:00 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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This Chinese app puts Whisper in the workplace, helping white-collar workers dish the dirt

Anonymous social apps like Whisper and Secret have blown up in the US lately, attracting media attention for their risque content and foami...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 6:59 pm
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11 mobile apps that make commuting easier in Indonesia’s biggest cities

Indonesia can be really challenging when it comes to commuting as the country does not have a developed land transportation infrastructure. ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Why Uber will fail in Jakarta, and why it won’t

Indonesia could be Uber's most challenging market yet. We figure out why.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 6:01 pm
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FoodPanda Asia

Foodpanda continues Asian expansion, brings online food delivery service to the Philippines

FoodPanda adds Philippines to the slate of Asian countries it has gone into.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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