Posts Tagged: data


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A look at the privacy storm Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg kicked up

Does clicking on the 'Accept' button of Facebook's data use policy, which it tweaks from time to time, constitute 'informed consent'?

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 9:53 pm
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More social apps, less texting – Philippine data usage on Christmas surges 173%

Philippine telco Globe Telecom has reported a 173 percent year-on-year increase in its subscribers’ data usage this past Christmas Day. Ac...

  • January 6, 2014
  • at 8:35 pm
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China’s mobile payment market has tripled since last year

If you’re wondering why companies all over China’s web are getting into e-payments and web and mobile banking, wonder no further...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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China’s Online Game Market Raked in $5.1 Billion in the First Half of This Year

ChinaJoy, China’s biggest gaming conference, kicked off yesterday in Shanghai, and at the opening some pretty interesting data on Chin...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Wandoujia’s App Index Offers a Peek Behind the Curtain at China’s Complex Android Market

China’s mobile landscape can be a pretty baffling place, especially when it comes to Android. While the rest of the world more or less...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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How Asian Companies are Using Big Data

How Asian Companies are Using Big Data

As many parts of the region are still developing, Asian tech companies can sometimes be slow to adopt new technologies as they’re deve...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Nepal’s Mobile Networks Are Growing Fast, With 18 Million Subscribers and Counting

Nepal’s Mobile Networks Are Growing Fast, With 18 Million Subscribers and Counting

No matter where in Asia you look, mobile networks are growing like weeds. Case in point: Nepal’s mobile subscriber base increased to 1...

  • June 25, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Czech Data Startup BellaDati Establishes Korea Office, Expands Into Asia

When we heard about the expansion of Czech startup BellaDati, a cloud-based business analytics company, into Korea, we were kind of surprise...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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TreeCrunch Helps Companies Make Sense of Data from Social Media and More

There’s an awful lot of interesting data out there on the internet. More often than not these days, the issue isn’t whether or n...

  • November 17, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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British analytics firm DC Storm acquired by Rakuten

Rakuten Marketing has acquired British data analytics firm DC Storm for an undisclosed amount.

  • May 29, 2014
  • at 11:18 pm
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What Chinese consumers want in a mobile phone, and what worries them about domestic brands

Are you trying to sell a mobile phone to the Chinese market? If you make mobile phones, you probably are, considering that China’s mob...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Chinese consumers won’t pay high prices for domestic mobile phones (DATA)

The success of low-priced, high-powered smartphones like Xiaomi — and Apple’s recent fall from grace in China — have made ...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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2G Nearing Death As Taiwan Continues Rapid 3G Growth

As 3G grows and 4G prepares to take Asia by storm, 2G subscriptions are dropping almost everywhere. In Taiwan, the nation’s National C...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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India’s Top 10 Facebook Games and Apps

India’s Top 10 Facebook Games and Apps

In the past, we’ve taken a look at the top mobile apps in India and who’s using them. But Indians love Facebook, too. So what ap...

  • July 5, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Baidu Cloud Breaks 70 Million Users, Growing at 200k Users a Day

At an open media event yesterday, Chinese search giant Baidu shared some pretty impressive numbers about Baidu Cloud. The cloud platform, wh...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Nearly 35% of Android Apps Are Secretly Stealing Private Data, Says China’s Latest DCCI Report

China’s awkwardly-named Data Center of China Internet (DCCI) released a new report on Wednesday about Android apps in the country, and...

  • March 15, 2013
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Cookpad Invests in Japanese Social Finance Service ‘Zaim’

Last year we told you about Japanese developer Takako Kansai, who created a wonderful personal finance application called Zaim. The service,...

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Research Company Claims Lenovo Now Second-Biggest Mobile Brand in China

Market research company Sino Market Research is reporting that Lenovo has hopped past Huawei and Nokia to control the second-largest chunk o...

  • July 23, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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