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2013 Top 10 Predictions for China’s Mobile Market

Looks like the world didn’t end in 2012…so it’s time for making the yearly predictions for 2013.  The mobile market in China is changing faster than ever, and in 2013 it will only accelerate. The smartphone revolution has happened, the OS war is won, and the 3G transition progressing on track. But the mobile ad…

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[Interview] Ludei CEO Eneko Knörr Plans for Asian Partnerships, Says Android Will Win Next Year

Ludei is a game technology company currently based in San Francisco (CA, USA) and Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain). They develop tools for HTML5 that help developers seamlessly convert their games from HTML5 to iOS and Android. Additionally, they produce their own native mobile games which have already been downloaded by over 15 million people in…

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Wink App from Copenhagen Allows Instant Photo Sharing with Nearby Friends

When people think about innovative startups, Denmark is probably not the country that comes to mind immediately. However, a quick look at some of the products coming out of Copenhagen might turn some heads. We caught wind of a new app out of Copenhagen called “Wink!” this week, and it looks like they have a…

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Baidu Invests in Cloud Computing Center in Shanxi, Opens New Cloud Services for Samsung

Baidu is moving ahead into the cloud computing market with a new customized cloud solution for terminal manufacturers. In total, Baidu’s chief architect of the cloud project, Lin Shiding, said that they will be investing 4.7 billion yuan ($754.6 million USD) in a new cloud computing center. They are also forming a strategic platform partnership…

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Even If Apple Gets China Mobile, China Still Likes Android. Apple Should Consider a Budget Phone.

Smartphones are making their mark on China, and it is no joke for Apple that a majority of these phones are Android. This year the figures show that 40-50 million smartphones were sold in the last quarter, while the US only sold 19 million. The iPhone 5 should hit the Chinese market in the next…

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China’s Beloved Dating App Momo is Now in English on iOS, Coming to Android Soon

China’s most beloved service for meeting strangers is finally available for international flirts, as this week location-based chatting service Momo has released their newest language installment for international users. Since its founding in 2009, Momo has managed to capture a vital market in China for dating and meeting other people through mobile services.  It is…

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GMIC SV Speaker: Yu Yongfu of UCWeb Setting Sights on US Market

As mobile Internet infrastructure becomes more sophisticated and as adoption of smartphones skyrockets in Asia and in the US, the importance of useful software will become paramount for users. Well-designed mobile browsers will also be chief among their demands. One Chinese developer in particular, UCWeb, recognizes this. In its 8 years of existence, UCWeb has…

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Alibaba Made a Mistake with Aliyun OS, No Other Explanation

China’s favorite e-commerce giant Alibaba is exchanging blows with Google that many say may have a critical effect on the future of Android in China. Not so. Alibaba’s mobile operating system (Aliyun OS), presumably a Linux-based platform, was set to be released on a new smartphone by Taiwanese manufacturer Acer last week, but after receiving…

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GMIC SV Speaker Niccolo de Masi: Glu Mobile Set to Gain Revenue from iPhone 5 Games This Year

With analysts predicting that the iPhone will sell 33 million units this quarter, popular game-maker Glu Mobile expects to see a boost in sales this year, with two-thirds of its revenue coming from Apple’s iOS mobile platform, says CEO Niccolo de Masi. Predicting that revenue will reach between $94.4 million and $96.4 million in its…

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Kabam Embraces Mobile, Moves Away from Facebook

Traditionally tied with Facebook for most of its existence, maker of popular games Kabam is in the process of moving to mobile with its latest game entitled Arcane Empires, and they are very excited about the prospects of the new platform. This is a significant change considering it was only last year that their efforts…

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