Posts Tagged: Monetization

Metaps Spike epayments

Metaps challenges PayPal with new zero-commission epayment service

One Japanese startup is looking to challenge PayPal by attracting ecommerce merchants and businesses to its new, zero-commission epayment se...

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 5:42 pm
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Chinese actor tests out paid membership tier for fans in WeChat

In the past few days, Chinese tech and entertainment journalists alike have turned their attention to the WeChat account of handsome Chinese...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 2:49 pm
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Burpple Launches Food Search Engine In Singapore, Finds New Monetization Model

Burpple launched its web seach engine for food called The Social Food Guide today in Singapore. It’s designed as a very visual way to help...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 12:58 pm
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Tencent Plans Three-Pronged Attack to Monetize WeChat

Tencent’s WeChat mobile chat application has been taking the world — especially China — by storm. But as Tencent knows fro...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Metaps Taps $11 Million in Series B Funding for its Android Monetization Platform

Android monetization platform Metaps has just announced series B funding worth US$11 million. The Japanese startup, which launched in August...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 6:32 pm
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WeChat Moves Towards Monetization, Beta-Testing ‘Custom Menu’ Feature for Brands

Tencent’s WeChat (known as Weixin in China) is big — like 300 million users big. But Chinese tech companies have learned from we...

  • February 14, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Sina Weibo mobile strategy

Sina CEO Battle Cry: Time to Restructure, Focus on Weibo, Go “Mobile First”

The major Chinese web portal Sina (NASDAQ:SINA), maker of the hugely popular Sina Weibo, is keen to avoid the stasis of Yahoo. And so this m...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 2:50 pm
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Welcome to the VIP Room: Sina Weibo Begins Charging Premium Users

Sina Weibo, China’s 300 million user strong Twitter-esque social network, now has a VIP subscription service that charges a membership...

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 2:20 pm
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How Twitter Promoted Tweets Can Benefit Businesses

Finally! Twitter is going to launch its advertising platform on Tuesday, according to The New York Times. As expected, Twitter would be roll...

  • April 14, 2010
  • at 1:17 am
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Tencent’s WeChat messaging app fights counterfeit goods with paid verified accounts

Yesterday WeChat, the leading mobile messenger in China, officially announced the launch of  paid verified accounts, bolstering the credibi...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 10:39 am
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Line prepaid cards launch

Line to launch prepaid cards at convenience stores in Japan and Taiwan

NHN’s popular messaging app Line is having its annual conference today. The Tokyo event, which is also being live-streamed online, has jus...

  • August 21, 2013
  • at 1:25 pm
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Momo: With 40 Million Users, China’s Top Flirting App Adds Stickers, Virtual Currency, and VIPs

Momo, China’s top flirting and hook-up app, has updated to v4.0 on both iPhone and Android and added a bunch of new features – all o...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 10:41 am
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Apart From WeChat, Chinese Developers Are a No-Show in Latest Global App Data

AppAnnie just released its latest report on app monetization; after looking at some amazing performances by Japanese and Korean developers, ...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 10:23 pm
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Weibo vs WeChat 2013

Sina Reveals Poor Q4 Financials, Admits to Growing Rivalry Between Weibo and WeChat

Chinese web company Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) wheeled out its Q4 and full-year 2012 financials last night, revealing slight growth in net revenues ...

  • February 20, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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4 Golden Rules to Monetize Your Apps

David is the general manager of developer business for and heads mobile application developer partnerships across Southeast Asia....

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Xiaomi Launches New Theme Store, Begins Charging for Third-Party Themes

Xiaomi’s MIUI platform has been totally free since its inception. And while the OS itself remains free, the company has taken its firs...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Indonesian Gaming Studio Hits Android, iOS, and Mig33 With 2 New Social Games

The Indonesian startup and game developer, NightSpade, is having a busy week, having just released two new games to different markets. The &...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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Celeb 2.0: The Marriage Of Celebrities And Social Networks

From Ashton Kutcher and CNN’s 1,000,000 Twitter followers race to Kim Kardashian’s $10,000 tweet, we must say the relationship b...

  • March 25, 2010
  • at 1:02 am
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