Posts Tagged: middle east

China’s social media landscape in 2014

The future of the mobile internet is in Asia

Asia’s mobile usage was already the world’s largest in 2010. But what happened next – to use the Upworthy trope – wi...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 10:52 am
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Huawei sales profit figures 2012

Huawei Profits Up 33% in 2012, Now Seeing 66% of Revenue from Outside China

Chinese telecoms firm and phone-maker Huawei might’ve had the kind of publicity in 2012 that’s usually only seen in a PR directo...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 6:23 pm
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Aiming at Indonesia and Beyond, WeChat Launches Beta BlackBerry App

We know that the China-made messaging app WeChat has global ambitions, and that’s made even more clear today with the launch of a beta ver...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 8:55 pm
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Indonesia Tweets Protest Against Beheading Case

When an Indonesian migrant worker in Saudi Arabia was beheaded, trending topics on Twitter in Indonesia soon became dominated by the keyword...

  • June 20, 2011
  • at 11:52 pm
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MOL Turkey

MOL Makes Big Turkish Investments, Eyes Mobile Payments in Europe, Middle East, and North Africa

Malaysia’s e-payment giant MOL has announced its majority investments in Turkey’s Game Sultan and PaytoGo. The strategic investment in T...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 4:20 pm
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Baidu browser for Middle East and north Africa

China’s Baidu Pushes Into Africa and Middle East With New Mobile Browser

Chinese search engine Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has teamed up with mobile telco Orange (NYSE:FTE) to bring its Android web browser to north Africa...

  • January 14, 2013
  • at 4:59 pm
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Middle-east-facebook-infographic

Middle Eastern Facebook Demographics in an Infographic

Facebook is huge, with over 700 million users, according to SocialBakers. In Asia, the social network is extremely popular, especially in In...

  • August 13, 2011
  • at 11:08 pm
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