Posts Tagged: mobile in china

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What you need to know about China’s 700 million smartphones and tablets

By the end of 2013, China had 700 million active smart devices, according to the latest report from Umeng, the country’s largest app ...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Gartner: China will buy 400 million smartphones in 2014, penetration to pass 90%

Market research firm Gartner predicts 443.5 million mobile phones will be sold in China in 2014, and 90 percent of them will be smartphone...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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OnePlus One coming in Q2, aims to disrupt China’s smartphone market

Just one week after OnePlus announced it would partner with Cyanogenmod for the new Chinese smartphone maker’s first model, Tech in A...

  • January 13, 2014
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Budget phone-maker Coolpad thinks it can sell more 4G smartphones than Samsung in China this year

Shenzhen-based budget smartphone maker Coolpad (HKG:2369) says it aims to sell more 4G handsets in China than Samsung (KRX:005935) in 20...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 1:07 pm
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Is this “Napster for apps” too risky for Chinese investors, or is it just a bad idea?

At a get-together hosted by Singtel last night for local entrepreneurs and investors in Beijing, I met Dennis Chu, a UI/UX designer and se...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 12:36 pm
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China’s taxi-booking app race heats up between Alibaba and Tencent

Chinese taxi booking app Kuaide will acquire its Shanghai-based competitor, Dahuangfeng, according to a tweet from Kuaide on Sina Weib...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Taobao smashes mobile shopping record, over $100 million in sales in less than 1 hour

Just one hour into China’s annual Single’s Day shopping blitz, Taobao, China’s leading e-commerce marketplace, racked up R...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 12:15 pm
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Chinese developer makes free map and audio guide apps for 100+ tourist spots, reports 1 million active users

Now plastered on a wall at the south entrance to Nanluoguxiang, one of Beijing’s most popular tourist streets, is a billboard-sized ad...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Most mobile internet users in China say they are influenced by ads

Internet ads in the West are generally considered successful if they average one click per 100 views. That’s a far cry from China, ac...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 4:37 pm
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How Chinese New Year affected China’s mobile habits in 2014

Everything’s getting back to normal in China as the New Year festivities dwindle to a halt. The daily lives of Chinese people dramatic...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 8:59 pm
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Out of hundreds of Chinese app stores, how Wandoujia rose to the top

Wandoujia doesn’t even call itself an app store anymore. Founder Wang Junyu and his staff now refer their company as a “mobile cont...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Apple commences Asia’s Red Friday sale with new store opening in Beijing

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has entered full-on sales mode in China ever since it sealed a deal with China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941), the wor...

  • January 10, 2014
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China’s Huawei to sell new budget smartphone for 1 Yuan less than cheapest Xiaomi

It seems Huawei won’t be content to sit back and let Xiaomi get all the glory for selling low-cost, high-performance smartphones. ...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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The truth about “mobile advertising” in China

What do developers interested in breaking into China actually know about the mobile ad tech scene behind the Great Firewall?

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 11:54 am
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From PowerPoint to product in six months: the birth of Splitforce

When Zac Aghion first pitched the idea for a Chinese language multi-variant A/B testing and analytics tool for the web, investors were qui...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 2:03 pm
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4G LTE? That’s old school. Huawei is prepping for 5G

China is on the cusp of its 4G rollout, but handset maker Huawei doesn’t want smartphone owners getting complacent. The company just ...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Survey: In China, different cities use different apps

A survey conducted by the Horizon Research Consultancy Group of Beijing says Chinese smartphone habits vary depending on what tier city th...

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Baidu says app stores are flawed, asks developers, “Do you feel happy?”

Despite Baidu‘s recent $1.9 billion acquisition of mobile app store 91 Wireless, China’s most popular search giant didn’...

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 4:03 pm
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