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What you need to know about KKBOX

Screenshot of KKBox, a music streaming app for iOS and Android devices. GIC has invested US$104 million in KKBOX, a provider of music streaming services in Asia, the two companies said in a joint statement on Wednesday.


Wed Aug 27, 2014


$33 Firefox Phone Launched In India

The phone has a 1 GHz processor, 2 Megapixel camera, dual SIM, 3.5 inch capacitive touchscreen.


Related Topix: Mozilla, Cellphones

Wireless Week

FirstNews Briefs: ZTE, Broadpeak, Chunghwa Telecom, PCTEL, Jabra

ZTE USA announced the launch of the new ZTE Warp Sync. The phone is fourth in a series of Warp phones.


Related Topix: Telecom, PCTel, Software, Wireless, Emerging Technology

GoMo News

Cost of app marketing continues to soar in July indicating a blockbuster year for mobile advertising

August 27th 2014 Despite month-to-month ebbs and flows, an analysis of mobile app marketing competition and costs from 2012-2014 by Fiksu shows relentless increases.


Related Topix: Marketing, Mobile Marketing

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Select Canon imageCLASS, imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE MFPs...

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced its Canon Mobile Scanning for Business App1 for mobile devices supported by Android operating systems, including select tablets and smartphones.


Related Topix: Canon, Computers, Canon USA, Science, Computer Science, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Printers

Ars Technica

Report: First Android One devices hit India next month for $115-$165

The Economic Times is reporting that Android One, Google's initiative for "high-quality, affordable" smartphones, will be ready to launch in India "early next month."


Related Topix: Google, Startups

Business Wire

ZTE Redefines Value with 5-inch Android 4.4 Phone with LTE and Quad-Core Power for less than $200

The phone is fourth in a series of highly popular Warp phones that have helped ZTE become the second largest handset manufacturer in the no-contract market2.


Related Topix: Richardson, TX

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

1 featuring the first five albums from Paul Well... )--International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. , a leading global creator of flavors and fragrances for consumer products, today announced that Kevin Berryman, Exe... )--Steven L. Highlander Ph.D., J.D was selected as the newest IP Hero Award winner.


Related Topix: Sailthru, Startups, NeuStar Inc., Food and Drug Administration, Healthcare Law, Law, Food, International Flavors and Fragrances, Chemicals

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Staples offers 2013 Nexus 7 for $99 with clearance coupon

If you're in the USA, you have a Staples in your area and they still have 2013 Nexuses in stock, you might be able to get a really good deal.


WebSphere Journal

@ThingsExpo | @SmartThings CEO: Samsung Fully Supports Our Vision

Samsung promises to be one of the 800-pound gorillas of the IoT, if its success in recent years with Android devices and other consumer electronics is any guide.



What a Trip to London Taught Me About GPS Apps and Navigation

On a recent trip to London, mobile app reviewer James A. Martin used three popular GPS apps and a dedicated GPS device for navigation.


Related Topix: iPhone, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Google, Startups

Hispanic Business

Huawei and NTT Docomo release joint test results on Licensed-Assisted ...

LAA technology enables operator networks to offload data to unlicensed spectrum when traffic is overloaded in hotspot areas.


Related Topix: NTT DoCoMo, Emerging Technology, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Telematics Update

Weekly Brief: Nokia HERE in flux after CEO departs

Nokia HERE drops its CEO after a failed consumer-first strategy, as Garmin embraces Android for fleet and Jaguar integrates lasers into its HUD.


Related Topix: Navteq, Garmin, Webs, Apple, Startups, MapQuest, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App


A Month with the iPhone 5s: Impressions from an Android User

I must confess that the last time I used an iPhone was three or four years ago. While I've followed the hardware changes from generation to generation, I've never really been able to write about the iPhone or iOS in detail.


Related Topix: iPhone, Apple, Startups

Fri Aug 22, 2014


HTC One M8 For Windows Was Delayed Due To Microsoft's Acquisition Of Nokia

When HTC announced the HTC One M8 for Windows , we're sure there were many users out there who were wondering what took HTC so long to announce a phone which seemed like such a great idea - combining the hardware specifications and design of an Android handset, but installing Windows Phone over it instead? Well as it turns out, Microsoft's ... (more)


Related Topix: HTC, Microsoft, Startups, Cellphones, Gadgets

Seeking Alpha

Should BlackBerry Follow The Trend Of Other OEMs?

BlackBerry's turnaround efforts work in small niche markets, but it's still a strategy that isn't very consumer oriented.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, ITA Software, Enterprise Mobile, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

Hispanic Business

NanoTech Announces Iron Dragon TV Dedicated Martial Arts and Action Movie VOD Network

The first release of the partnership will be the Iron Dragon TV channel scheduled to launch next month.


Related Topix: Computers, Marketing

Thu Aug 21, 2014

South China Morning Post

Word of mouth: Language-recognition software takes off

Do you click, tap, swipe a or type? Touch screens have been around for some time, but text input - and, therefore, the humble keyboard - remains at the core of how we work and interact with each other.


Related Topix: Computers, Nuance


Food and Travel Magazine is now on Magzter

Get set to trot the globe with Food and Travel Magazine, the newest addition to the world's largest and fastest growing global digital newsstand, Magzter.


Related Topix: Kindle, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone, Tampa, FL

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Over 178m smartphones \ at risk\ in MEA region

The reason these phones are at risk is due to the ease with which attackers can penetrate Android apps, Palo Alto said.



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