Posts Tagged: brazil


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Hugo Barra visits Foxconn, teases Xiaomi launches across Latin America

Hugo Barra, the former Googler who moved to Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi, has just teased Xiaomi’s launch in a whole new area – La...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 1:52 pm
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Baidu launches search engine in Thailand, Brazil, and Egypt (Update: all taken offline)

Baidu, China’s top search engine, has quietly launched its search site over the weekend in Thailand, Brazil, and Egypt. The sites are loca...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 11:50 am
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China's Qihoo invests $25 million in Brazilian maker of anti-virus apps

China’s Qihoo invests $25 million in Brazilian maker of antivirus apps

Just one day after investing in a Japanese gaming company, China’s Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU) is splashing the cash yet again. This time Qihoo ...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 4:19 pm
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Huawei is quietly taking over the world, minus the US

Fed up with the US government’s allegations that its technology could be used for espionage, a vice president from Chinese telecommuni...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Opera to slip its smart TV OS into models made by 3 Chinese TV makers

(Update on September 10: Also some Changhong and Hisense smart TVs, two other Chinese brands; changed headline). We’re seeing smart TV...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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In Collaboration with a Legendary Brazilian Footballer, Touchten Releases a Soccer Game

Indonesian game developer Touchten today released a soccer app for Android that’s proving to be quite a head turner. This soccer game is q...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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GREE Partners with Latin America’s Biggest Game Dev Vostu to Bring ‘Shaking Vegas’ to Mobile

Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) is announcing today that it is partnering with Latin American game company Vostu to bring hit g...

  • November 28, 2012
  • at 9:40 am
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China’s Online Travel Sales to Hit $48 Billion by 2016, But India Will Show Most Growth

A new report from eMarketer reckons that China’s well-established online travel sector will hit $32.51 billion in sales for the year 2...

  • October 5, 2012
  • at 3:47 pm
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China’s Lenovo Looks to Brazil as Next Step Towards Global PC Supremacy

A few weeks back we told you about how Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten was venturing into the very big, and very attractive Brazilian mark...

  • May 29, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Apple resurrects the discontinued iPhone 4 just for India, Indonesia, and Brazil

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will resume manufacturing of the iPhone 4 specifically for sale in India, Indonesia, and Brazil, according to sources c...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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While the NSA kills Silicon Valley, Asian startups should gear up

And even more close to home for Asia is the drop in sales of major corporations like Cisco and IBM. Cisco lost $1.7 billion in sales in Asia...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Zomato tackles new languages for first time, takes restaurant listings to Indonesia, Turkey, Brazil

Three months after its last round of expansions, India-based restaurant listing site Zomato is taking on its biggest challenge yet – t...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 12:15 pm
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India’s e-shopping discount site CouponDunia expands globally, including to Indonesia

We’ve seen e-shopping discount sites do well in Europe and India, but one of those companies is now looking to push this concept into Indo...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Australia’s 99designs strengthens Latin America expansion with Brazilian acquisition

Australia-based design crowdsourcing site 99designs has been very busy recently as the company announced yesterday that it has acquired Braz...

  • August 28, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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How China’s UCWeb Plans To Invest $480 Million in the Next 3 Years

China’s UCWeb and its UC Browser app for mobiles have more than 400 million users worldwide with 100 million outside of China. Today at th...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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China’s Tencent Sees its QQ Browser Reach 16 Million Overseas Users, Mostly in Asia

China’s biggest web company, Tencent (HKG:0700), has been pushing its cross-platform browser for mobiles, QQ Browser, around the world...

  • October 15, 2012
  • at 4:50 pm
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China to Pass US in Smartphone Shipments; India and Brazil Next In Line

The latest report from research firm IDC yesterday showed that in contrast to its March’s report, China will surpass the United States...

  • August 31, 2012
  • at 3:08 pm
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Having Closed a Door in China, Rakuten Opens Online Shopping Mall in Brazil

It was just last week that we saw Rakuten (JSD:4755) and Baidu pull the plug on their Lekutian e-commerce venture in China, citing “in...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 3:18 pm
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