Posts Categorized: Mobile


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Perludem gives developers access to big data about Indonesia’s election

Perludem now lets programmers and developers access and use its election database in the form of an API called APIPemilu, in the hopes that ...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Want to stream movies in Indonesia? Check out these 3 services

UseeTV offers the most affordable package.

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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StudyPact motivates you to study by putting your money at stake

Founded by Tobias Hoenisch and later joined by Paul Kitti and Evan Grossman, StudyPact aims to motivate the world to study harder. How does ...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 9:58 am
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Xiaomi's chances in India

How can China’s Xiaomi succeed in India’s mobile market?

A few weeks ago, Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi said it’s weighing up launches in India, Indonesia, and a few other Asian markets. There&#...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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3 ways WhatsApp can help Facebook grow

Spencer Ng is a client service associate director at TNS – a global market research firm. He is interested in anything digital and works o...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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4.14 million new tablets shipped in India last year, iPad is third most popular

Gadget manufacturers shipped 4.14 million tablets in India in 2013, according to new data from IDC today. While the number sounds small for ...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 10:25 pm
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Rakuten wants to see Viber getting a million new users per day

Last month, Rakuten (JSD:4755) acquired Viber messaging app in a $900 million deal as the Japanese ecommerce titan tries to diversify and be...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 2:50 pm
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A mobile app that emits smell, for real

Scentee is a Japanese mobile app that emits smells. To do that, users need to download the app and purchase a special device that attaches t...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 11:31 am
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Google to Korean app developers: use our brand name and bypass ‘Kakao tax’ (Updated: Not true)

In order to fight back against the ‘Kakao tax’, Google is offering to lend its own brand to local Korean app developers.

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 4:26 pm
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Philippines and Malaysia took the most Instagram selfies in Asia

The act of taking a photo of yourself and posting it on social media sites, more popularly know as a “selfie”, is especially popular in ...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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HBO brings video streaming service to the Philippines

It was in 2010 when movie channel HBO launched its online streaming service in the US. Now, it has brought the service into Asia by launchin...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Startup combines cute baby photos, a family social network and ecommerce all in one app

Founded by Hiromichi Ando and Sakurai Shoko, Kiddy is a photo diary social network targeted at families. The app, which was first launched o...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 9:42 pm
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Xiaomi’s Mi3 sells out in 2 minutes in Singapore debut, but no word on how many phones available

Xiaomi started selling its flagship phone, the Mi3, in Singapore today. As Xiaomi prefers to sell via online flash sales, the first batch of...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 1:19 pm
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Why Xiaomi is splurging $200 million on a company notorious for bittorrents

As Xiaomi starts shipping its smartphones to markets beyond mainland China, the company is still in the early stages when it comes to actu...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 8:59 am
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Overseas Filipinos now get to stream local channels through Smart Pinoy TV

Philippine telco PLDT, through its subsidiary PLDT Global Corp (PGC), has continued its foray into video streaming with the launch of Smart ...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Qihoo apps return to iOS App Store after lengthy ban

Qihoo’s year-long ban from Apple’s App Store is over, some apps reappear

Chinese web company Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU), makers of China’s second most popular search engine, last year suffered the ignominy of being b...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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Lychee FM revives the radio show host dream of Chinese youth

Lychee FM is an app that lets users to set up their own radio stations and record radio shows on their smartphones. The developers are aspi...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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You can now pay for your coffee inside WeChat as brands get permission to do purchases in the app

Starting today, Chinese consumers will be able to buy almost anything inside WeChat

WeChat, the popular messaging app made by Tencent, is pushing even further into mobile commerce territory. Today Tencent (HKG:0700) added su...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 1:36 pm
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