Posts Categorized: Mobile


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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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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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Beijing and Shanghai Ban Monetized Taxi-Finder Apps, But Free Ones are OK

Beijing and Shanghai Ban Monetized Taxi-Finder Apps, But Free Ones are OK

Last week, we saw Chinese local governments take a stand against convenience, with Shenzhen banning taxi finder apps outright and Beijing ba...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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Samsung Sold 12.5 Million Smartphones in China in Q1, Heading for Blockbuster 2013

Samsung (005930:KS) sold 30 million phones in China in 2012, but that number looks set to be surpassed by a blockbuster 2013. That’s becau...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Line Hits 16 Million Users in Taiwan

In a 36kr interview with Frank (no last name was provided) who is in charge of Line expansion into the Chinese market, we got to learn that ...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 10:34 pm
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Ctrip Confirms Investment in Hotel Booking Mobile App

After rumors had begun to swirl about the two companies, Chinese travel site Ctrip’s vice-chair Tang Lan announced officially that the...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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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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The 5 Top Winners at mLab, East Asia’s First Mobile Innovation Challenge

mLab is an initiative from the World Bank and Infodev to support the startup and mobile innovation scene in Vietnam and across the world. It...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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CTW - China tech news this week

9 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

A bonanza of social media (WeChat, Line), e-commerce and mobile commerce, and lots more in this week's top China tech news list.

  • May 26, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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US, Japan, Korea Drive about 80% of Google Play’s Games Revenue

80 percent of all games revenue on Google Play is generated from US, Japan, and Korea.

  • May 24, 2013
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Square Japan launch

Square Makes First Overseas Move, Launches in Japan

Japan has long had square watermelons, and now it has Square for mobile payments too. This marks the first overseas expansion for Square, th...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 10:22 pm
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