Facebook Releases Javanese Stickers for Indonesian Messaging Users

While chat apps like Line and KakaoTalk are aggressively trying to gain a foothold in the Indonesian market, Facebook has quietly updated it...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 5:14 pm
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The Verge: HTC is Imploding as Another Key Exec Leaves

HTC’s chief product officer Kouji Kodera has left the company, says The Verge today. Though not confirmed by HTC (TPE:2498), it’...

  • May 22, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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Reuters: EU to Warn China It Plans to Levy Sanctions Against Huawei, ZTE

Gadget makers and telecoms equipment manufacturers Huawei and ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063) are under fire again. Today Reuters reports that th...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 12:42 pm
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Huawei Woos New Zealand, CEO Gives First Ever Media Interview

Chinese phone-maker and telecoms equipment provider Huawei has had a rough couple of years, culminating in a US congressional panel branding...

  • May 9, 2013
  • at 1:35 pm
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Japan To Launch New Money-Reading Mobile App for Blind People

Some paper notes are difficult to differentiate based on their size or texture and that can be a pain for blind people. Is that a 2,000 yen ...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 7:15 pm
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China Mobile Scraps Plans For Taiwan Telco Stake

After four years of fruitless negotiations, the world’s biggest telco by user-base, China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941), has scrapped pl...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 4:39 pm
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Telkomsel and Lion Air to Offer In-Flight Calls in Indonesia

Detik reports today that Indonesia’s largest telco Telkomsel and Indonesian airline services Lion Air will bring voice calls to flyers in ...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Google Adds 6 New Languages For Indian Gmail Feature Phone Users

This is kinda cool. From Google India blog: Starting today, we are rolling out support for six Indic languages in Gmail on the feature phone...

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 6:11 pm
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Samsung appoints co-CEOs

Samsung Upgrades to 3 Co-CEOs as it Focuses on Galaxy Smartphones and Home Electronics

Samsung (005930:KS) announced today that it has appointed two co-CEOs alongside existing corporate leader Oh-Hyun Kwon. The move – com...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 7:29 pm
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Lenovo to Sell Smartphones in US in 2014

Lenovo (HKG:0992) is one of the world’s top five smartphone makers, but that feat is mainly due to sales in China – plus a growi...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Indonesia’s XL Plans Joint Venture Project With Major South Korean Telco

Yonhap reports today that Indonesian telco XL and South Korean mobile carrier service provider SK Planet have signed a joint venture project...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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KakaoTalk Rolls Out Free Data Usage to Two Telcos in Indonesia

After chat apps Line and KakaoTalk launched their own respective TV ad campaigns – with Korean celebrities as the main star for both c...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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HTC financials 2013

With Revenue Down 98% and Almost No Profit, HTC Looks to Q2 For a Miracle

Taiwan-based phone-maker HTC (TPE:2498) had an awful Q1 2013, with today’s earning report revealing plunging revenues and and a teeny ...

  • May 2, 2013
  • at 5:22 pm
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orangutan line stickers free

Line Helps You Save Indonesia’s Orangutans by Downloading Free Stickers

In celebration of Earth Day today, Japan-based chat app Line is collaborating with WWF Indonesia to help the preservation of Indonesia’s o...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 6:10 pm
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EU Trade Chief Wants Investigation of Security Risks From China’s ZTE and Huawei

After U.S. Congressional investigators ruled that China’s Huawei and ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063) are (very vague and unspecified) threa...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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AcceleratorHK Opens Applications for Upcoming 14-Week Program

AcceleratorHK will take place in Hong Kong on May 11 through August 16. Today, the applications process was opened for interested startups w...

  • April 9, 2013
  • at 2:25 pm
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Google Play Adds Device Sales in India, Nexus 7 Now Ready to Order Online

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) opened up its Android market, Google Play, to e-books in India last month, and now Android fans in the country can buy ...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 12:30 am
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Done Deal: Samsung Acquires 3% Stake in Sharp for $110 Million

Sharp (TYO:6753) needs the money, and Samsung (005930:KS) needs the screens. So today’s officially confirmed deal between the two make...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 4:05 pm
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