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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Indonesia’s House of Representatives Shows Support For Telkomsel in “Bankruptcy” Case

Commission I of Indonesia’s House of Representatives (DPR) says it supports the PT Telkomsel appeal in the bankruptcy ruling that was brou...

  • October 5, 2012
  • at 12:47 pm
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Xiaomi M1S Ships Today, But Only to First 200,000 Who Reserved

If you want Xiaomi’s newest flagship phone, you’ll have to wait until October. But if the junior device is more your thing, the ...

  • August 23, 2012
  • at 12:25 pm
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From China With Love: Huawei Targets India, Plans 20,000 New Stores

Folks in India are buying new phones at the rate of about 10 million a month. China’s Huawei wants a piece of that, using its India-ba...

  • August 15, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Startup Guohe Wins Gold at Smarties Awards in China

On July 5th the Smarties Awards were held in China and homegrown mobile advertising management startup Guohe won gold for a campaign it ran ...

  • July 18, 2012
  • at 4:38 pm
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CoolIris Releases LiveShare for Android

A few months ago we took a look at CoolIris’s redisgned LiveShare app for iOS. The service is described as beautiful messaging for mob...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 5:40 pm
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Get in LINE for Games

Japan’s popular messaging app Line could well become a social platform for mobile games. That’s highly possible, considering that Si...

  • June 15, 2012
  • at 7:48 pm
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Baidu Loses Game Developer Copyright Lawsuit

China’s biggest search engine, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), has lost a lawsuit filed by a local mobile game developer, Dalian Alioth Technolog...

  • May 24, 2012
  • at 11:22 pm
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SingTel and Axiata Among 4 Telcos Keen to Enter Myanmar

Bloomberg reports that at least four major telecoms firms are vying to be granted licenses to operate in the newly opened up Myanmar market....

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 11:55 am
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Say Cheeeeese: SingTel Acquires Photo App Pixable for $26.5 Million

Singapore-based carrier SingTel (ASX:SGT) sure loves social apps, today snapping up the US photo-sharing service Pixable for US$26.5 million...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 2:02 pm
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ZTE Financials Due Today, Reuters Expects Near 90% Fall in Profits Coming

China’s ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063), the telecoms company and phone-maker, is due to release its 2012 Q2 financials later today. A poll...

  • August 22, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Mind Candy Announces New Moshi Monster Mobile Games For GREE

Back in May, Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) announced a partnership with entertainment company Mind Candy, to release mobile g...

  • August 14, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Google Exec: The Challenges of App Development, Distribution in China [VIDEO]

A senior Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) executive has cautioned about “the failure of business models in China” on the web, where Android ...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 6:40 pm
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Spain’s Struggling Telefonica Sells Half its China Unicom Stake

Spain-based telco Telefonica (MCE:TEF; NYSE:TEF) has been struggling in line with the bailed-out Spanish economy of late, and has announced ...

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 12:33 pm
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Emergency Mobile Phone ‘SpareOne’ Runs for 10 Hours on Single AA Battery

A subsidiary of Taiwan-based TennRich has developed an emergency mobile phone called the SpareOne (see SpareOne.com) for use in emergencies ...

  • June 6, 2012
  • at 9:02 pm
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