Posts Categorized: Mobile


MS Surface Pro launches Asia

Microsoft Surface Pro Launches in Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia This Week

Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablets – the ones that rock the full version of Windows 8 – are now rolling out across much of Southe...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Thailand, TRUE Incube incubator launch

How Thailand’s Big Three Telcos are Powering the Startup Ecosystem

Isriya is a Thai tech geek and ICT policy researcher. Co-founder of Blognone and Siam Intelligence. True Corporation (TRUE:TB), the third la...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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WeChat Sees Huge Boost in Philippines After Star-Studded TV Ads

Since ramping up TV and social marketing in the Philippines last month, China-made messaging app WeChat has been holding onto the top positi...

  • June 3, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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Dolphin Browser’s Success Story: How it Plans to Dive into Southeast Asian Waters

Dolphin Browser took the Android world by storm and achieved 50 million downloads in two years. “It’s much more than 50 million now,” ...

  • June 3, 2013
  • at 9:08 am
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China Mobile Challenges Skype and WeChat With a New Globally Targeted App

China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941), the world’s biggest mobile telco by user-base, has perhaps been inspired by the worldwide success of We...

  • May 31, 2013
  • at 10:33 am
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Ricebook foodie app in China

Foodie App Ricebook is China’s Foodspotting

A country where the question Have you eaten? is a common greeting, China is definitely a nation of superb cultural diversity that’s ob...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Video Ad Mavens TubeMogul Get $10 Million Funding From Singapore, Expand into China

Californian-based TubeMogul is a platform for the real-time buying of video ads on mobile devices. Aside from how annoying it must be to be ...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 11:15 am
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Australia’s Kickfolio Rebrands as App.io, Raises Over $1 Million to Aid Global Expansion

We’ve been following Melbourne-based startup Kickfolio pretty closely, from its humble beginnings, to raising its first $100,000 and enter...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 11:00 pm
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Line Has 160 Million Users Worldwide, Its Suite of Apps Pass 23 Million Downloads in Indonesia

Today Japan-based Line held a press conference to talk about the company’s progress in Indonesia. While the company did not reveal its exa...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 2:13 pm
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Friendster to Promote KakaoTalk in Malaysia, Sets up Kakao Malaysia Subsidiary

In a big move into Malaysia, Friendster has agreed with Korean startup Kakao to help promote its chat and social messaging apps KakaoTalk an...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 3:58 pm
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Japanese Netizens Have Fun Impersonating Line’s Cartoony Characters [PICS]

Japan-made social messaging app Line sees about 70 percent of users outside of Japan, which is a good rate of global expansion. But the most...

  • June 3, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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MelonFriends Targets Overseas Chinese, Combines Twitter, Facebook and Weibo in One App

If you’ve got friends all over the globe, those buddies are probably scattered across not just lots of nations but also several social med...

  • June 3, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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With 150 Million Users, Chat App Nimbuzz Dominates India and Middle East

With 150 Million Users, Chat App Nimbuzz Dominates India and Middle East

Backed by Mangrove Capital Partners and Naspers Group, Nimbuzz has more than 150 million users worldwide.

  • May 31, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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WeChat Makes Push for Emerging Markets With New Nokia Asha App

China-made social messaging app WeChat is once again making a push for new users in emerging markets by launching a new version of the app f...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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DeNA Starts Integrating Casino Games Into its Chat App Comm

Dr. Serkan Toto is a gaming expert and independent consultant based in Tokyo. You can follow him on Twitter and his blog. This article is re...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Next Version of Baidu Maps Will Help You Find Your Friends

The next version of the Baidu Maps mobile apps will feature a useful new feature that will help you find your friends in real-time. In the p...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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How to Monetize Mobile Apps (VIDEO)

For our second Jakarta Meetup at the Microsoft Auditorium, we had Lichi Wu (pictured above) from mobile advertising company Millennial Media...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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400 Million Users Strong: UCWeb CEO Shares Turning Points of the Company

With more than 400 million users of its UC Browser, China’s UCWeb is probably one of most popular mobile browser makers in the world. ...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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