Posts Tagged: emerging markets

WeChat Nokia Asha app

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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Spreadtrum Facebook deal

Chinese Chipset Maker to Embed Facebook in Smartphones, But Obviously Not for China Market

With a view to the “world outside of China,” Chinese chipset maker Spreadtrum (NASDAQ:SPRD) has announced a tie-up today with Facebook (...

  • February 7, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Google Looks to Asia for the “Next Billion” Web Users

With developed nations close to the saturation point in terms of web users, Google is looking to Asia for “the next billion” net...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 6:57 pm
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Fonetwish Handles a Billion Facebook Interactions Per Month

Readers may recall a few months back when we featured Fonetwish, a mobile solution that allows users to interact with Facebook without a mob...

  • June 22, 2012
  • at 9:20 am
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Global Smartphone Market Share About to Shift Asia’s Way

According to a new report from research firm IDC, countries from emerging markets will be the primary driver in worldwide smartphone growth....

  • March 16, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Asia Internet Insights from Burson-Marsteller [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. We’ve featured a number ...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 10:17 am
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Tying Together Common Threads From ad:tech and Echelon 2010

A few common threads have emerged to imperceptibly link both ad:tech and Echelon 2010 together. Over the next few days, we will be publishin...

  • June 15, 2010
  • at 4:32 pm
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Line app monetization

Line App to Hit Nokia Asha Phones in March, Keen to Chat Up Emerging Markets

Japan-made messaging app Line is keen to chat up users in emerging markets by launching a version of its app for the budget Nokia Asha phone...

  • February 26, 2013
  • at 12:59 pm
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Vuclip’s Nokia App Hits 1 Million Downloads, Really Taking Off in India

As we’ve said before on the blog, feature phones and their users shouldn’t be ignored – even in terms of monetization. And...

  • December 13, 2012
  • at 11:46 pm
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Mobile Video Service Vuclip Raises $13M, Targets Emerging Markets

Mobile video service Vuclip has announced that it has raised $13 million in series D funding. The investment was led by SingTel Innov8, as w...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 6:40 pm
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Samsung looks for more success in 2012 with Galaxy III

Are Asian Consumers in Emerging Markets Waiting for Smarter Phones?

A new report from Gartner claims that because of decreased demand from Asia, worldwide sales of mobile phones dropped two percent in the fir...

  • May 17, 2012
  • at 9:18 am
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mig33 Eyes the Next Billion, Announces Partnership with 12 Asian Handset Brands

Exclusive — While the growing smartphone market tends to get the most ink in recent years, its important to note that emerging markets...

  • February 17, 2012
  • at 7:25 pm
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The Mobile Internet in Emerging Markets

At the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing, there was a discussion on the development of the mobile internet in emerging markets ar...

  • April 28, 2011
  • at 5:15 pm
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A Conversation with Purnima Kochikar, VP Forum Nokia & Developer Communities

Forum Nokia is Nokia’s global developer community and support program for mobile developers. Unlike the other smartphone developer platfor...

  • November 29, 2009
  • at 6:35 pm
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