Posts Tagged: Line

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10 highlights of Indonesia’s tech industry in 2013

Let’s look back at what the Indonesian tech industry went through last year. It’s not just a history lesson, as it also points the way f...

  • January 17, 2014
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Japanese messenger introduces Line Whoscall, a service to track and block unwanted phone calls

LINE, the Japanese messaging app that’s hot right now in East Asia, has officially released Line Whoscall, a separate standalone app that ...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Watch out, Rakuten’s Tarad e-store in Thailand is betting big on Line and m-commerce

Mobile commerce (m-commerce) is likely to be a big thing in Southeast Asia next year. We’ve seen that from the initial successes of Carous...

  • December 26, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Why 2014 could be a breakout year for mobile commerce in Southeast Asia

At a Christmas gathering among friends in Singapore, I was surprised to learn that a couple of them have begun selling second-hand stuff on ...

  • December 24, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Line’s e-commerce outlet Line Mall opens for business in Japan

Line, the Japanese messaging app that’s found success in parts of Asia and around the world, announced today it has officially soft-launch...

  • December 20, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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4 search trends Google saw in Asia in 2013

Check out the 4 search trends Google noticed in Asia in 2013

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been looking at the hottest search topics and online trends in Asia in 2013 – and here are the results. Let&#...

  • December 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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How big is Line in Taiwan? Big enough to have its own museum exhibit

In most markets, Japan-based messaging service Line is but one mobile chat app among many others, all of whom are competing for eyeballs in ...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Thais can now buy Line stickers without credit cards

After Line brought its Web Store to Taiwan in October, Line finally introduced it to the Thai market. This makes Thailand the third country ...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Viber reports 8 million users in Philippines and 8 million in Vietnam too

Viber is growing very fast in Asia, with now over 8 million users in Vietnam and 8 million users in the Philippines.

  • November 29, 2013
  • at 1:51 pm
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Line to bring pop-up store to Thailand in response to the love from its 22 million users

Back in December Japan-based messaging app Line popped up in the real world with a pop-up store in Indonesia. Now, it’s time for Thailand ...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 11:45 am
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2013 was a year of booming social e-commerce in Thailand

2013 was a year of booming e-commerce in Thailand. Thanks to more 3G coverage, the 131 percent mobile penetration rate, and about 52 million...

  • December 27, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Soon you’ll be able to chat with your refrigerator using Line

It’s widely known by now that messaging apps need not necessarily specialize in just messaging, and tech watchers have been tossing around...

  • December 26, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Yet more proof m-commerce is hot: Line’s Maybelline flash sale sold out in 5 minutes

Last week, we reported the partnership between Japanese messenger Line and Maybelline New York (Thailand) to bring the cosmetic brand’s ne...

  • December 20, 2013
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5 ways that social media rocked the Philippines in 2013

Facebook is still growing in Asia with over 351 million active users at the last count. The Philippines, contributes more than 30 million...

  • December 20, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Line users in Thailand snatch up branded iPhone cases in under 25 minutes

Today, Line conducted a flash sale of character-branded iPhone cases in Thailand, marking the app’s first such promotion in the country. T...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Line ventures deeper into m-commerce with make-up flash sale

Today, messaging app Line announced a partnership with all-in-one e-commerce logistics firm aCommerce and L’Oreal’s Maybelline New York ...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Line built a “pop-up” store at a mall in Indonesia. It’s adorable, and we took pictures.

Chat application Line just opened a “pop-up store” in a Jakarta Mall as part of a Christmas-themed promotion. The Line team, in lieu of ...

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 10:12 pm
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Weird virtual world Line Play celebrates first anniversary with 13 million users

Messaging app Line is ending the year with a bang. Not only has Line reached 300 million registered users worldwide this week, today the com...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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