Posts Categorized: Mobile


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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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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
  • at 10:38 am
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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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Chinese City Bans Taxi Finder Smartphone Apps, Threatens to Punish Drivers Who Use Them

Chinese City Bans Taxi Finder Smartphone Apps, Threatens to Punish Drivers Who Use Them

Taking a cab in China can be a real pain, but increasingly, smartphone apps can make the process quicker and easier by allowing you to conta...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Report: Xiaomi Mi3 Coming August 16, Features New “Hi-Fi” Capability

The impending release of Xiaomi’s next-gen smartphone, the Mi3, isn’t exactly a secret. After all, Xiaomi has a released a new m...

  • May 22, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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WeChat users outside China reach 50 million

WeChat Now Has 50 Million Users Outside of China

Early last month we mentioned that WeChat, the China-made messaging app, had 40 million users outside of the country. Today Tencent (HKG:070...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 7:57 pm
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3 Awesome Presentations From ‘Mobile Day’ Vietnam Event

3 Awesome Presentations From ‘Mobile Day’ Vietnam Event

Last Saturday and the Saturday before, Vietnam held its third ever Mobile Day in the country to throngs of people. All told, over 2,500 peop...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 4:39 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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HTC One sales 2013

Amid an Exec Brain Drain, HTC Reassures Everyone That 5 Million ‘One’ Phones Sold So Far

Amid a stream of bad news about an executive brain drain at HTC (TPE:2498), the Taiwanese phone-maker has said today that it has sold “...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 6:33 pm
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Lend An Eye App

Lend An Eye App Lends Your Vision to The Blind

Grey Singapore has recently created a meaningful corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, and has developed a mobile app, Lend an E...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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DeNA Reveals the Secret Sauce In Its Latest Mobile RPG Global Hit

Developed by Japanese gaming company DeNA, Blood Brothers is a popular mobile game that has hit number one place in 33 countries. It is also...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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Mobile Commerce Worth $4.29 Billion in Q1 in China, But One Company Dominates

We know that mobile commerce in China was worth $7.8 billion in 2012 – and is expected to rise to $41.4 billion in 2015 – but wh...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 5:43 pm
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Line app censors Chinese words

Line App is Primed and Ready to Censor Politically Sensitive Chinese Words

A few months ago we spotted that Tencent’s WeChat app was censoring certain ‘sensitive’ political words. That turned out to be tempora...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 11:28 am
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