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BBM emerges most popular messaging app in Indonesia

BBM emerges most popular messaging app in Indonesia

WhatsApp Messenger occupied the second place followed by LINE Google Indonesia has compiled a list of the most popular search during 2014 and according to the trends, BlackBerry was the most wanted instant messaging service throughout the year, beating last year’s champion WhatsApp Messenger and Line in the third place. Now this is interesting, considering that


How communities help shape companies

How can tech firms implement a “horizontal marketing concept” in respective countries they are operating in? Due to the growth of Indonesia’s Internet users, industry practitioners are no longer coming from only the companies and the business owners but also from the various communities across many different segments that take advantage of what the Internet


This is the world’s dumbest app and it has raised US$1205 on Kickstarter!

Called LookFor, this app allows users to flash a particular colour via their phones to stand out in a crowd so that their friends can easily find them For every Kickstarter project that focuses on the betterment of everyday life and technology, along come a few products of a dubious nature. One may think that this recent


International startups that made Indonesia as their home in 2013

Some prominent startups players that crossed shores to tap the burgeoning internet users in Indonesia in 2013. e27  picks the best According to eMarketer, Indonesia is expected to have 102.8 million internet users by 2016, from the current 72.7 million users. It also estimates that smartphone penetration among mobile phone users will climb to 47


Indonesia internet is going public in 2015?

I have high hopes for the Indonesia internet scene. Which company from which category will be the first to go public: Media, E-commerce or Payment company Startup Asia is always a good event to attend, especially the latest one where I saw the attendance growing, the overseas visitors expanding and there were many new faces


Does Viber have the potential to be No 1 in India?

In an aggressive marketing splurge, LINE and WeChat claim to be No 1 in India, which is a far cry from reality. The competition would be between WhatsApp and Viber In a media blitzkrieg, worth millions of dollars, both LINE and WeChat have been claiming to be the “No 1 messaging app” in India. Both


Indonesian brands shying from mobile advertising: Research

A study by Yahoo and Mindshare reveals that Indonesian brands are reluctant to adopt mobile and digital advertising despite growth in internet penetration Earlier this week Yahoo and Mindshare released a number of findings regarding the behaviour of Indonesian consumers as part of its wider research on ways for brands to embrace the increasingly mobile


Viber unveils new BlackBerry update amidst buzz over BBM

Mobile chat app Viber rolls out new BlackBerry update. CEO Talmon Marco claims that the smartphone platform makes up its third largest mobile user base Viber, a mobile platform which offers free messaging and HD-quality phone calls, yesterday rolled out a new version of its app on the BlackBerry platform with new features and enhancements.


BBM rolls out officially on Android and iPhone

After a failed launch earlier this year, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) has finally started rolling out for Android and iPhone In a much-anticipated move, BlackBerry has officially released BBM for Android and iPhone, which is expected to help the company regain traction in a smartphone market – now dominated by these two platforms. While the company

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Scaling and traction: How platforms can make or break your startup

Platforms easily scale. Products and services don’t. Here are a few thoughts on how your startup can scale (or fail) with the help of platforms. Twitter is gearing up for its initial public offering, and we have been hearing some news about new features and updates from the social network. For one, Twitter is reportedly


Which mobile platform should Indonesian developers build apps for?

Which platform should Indonesian developers focus on? Here are some factors to take into consideration. Earlier this week Telkomsel revealed the make up of its subscriber base to the public, showing that the low end market remains its largest segment while smartphone growth is in the triple digits. While this paints a picture of the


All-touch smartphone BlackBerry Z30 available in Singapore this Oct 10

BlackBerry’s new all-touch Z30 will be available in Singapore this October 10. It has been said to sport the biggest screen seen for a BlackBerry smartphone. If you thought that BlackBerry will stick with promoting its latest QWERTY smartphone Q10 or touchscreen device Z10 in Singapore, here’s where you are wrong. The Canadian mobile pioneer announced yesterday that

BlackBerry Jam Asia 2013

‘Focus is unchanged’, BlackBerry assures developers

At BlackBerry Jam Asia 2013, Alec Saunders, VP – Developer Relations, assured continuity, highlighted key performing apps & partners; showcased BBM on Windows. Update: The BlackBerry Messenger on Windows was a demonstration of a projection of an application from a BlackBerry 10 device on to Windows. BlackBerry clarified that it does not have solid plans to

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BBM coming to iOS and Android this weekend, finally

BlackBerry Messenger for Android and iOS now has an ETA. Will you download BBM, and do you think it will signal a big comeback for the platform? After a long wait, BlackBerry Messenger is going cross-platform this weekend, with BlackBerry (formerly Research-in-Motion) announcing the release of BBM for Android on September 21 and BBM for

BlackBerry Jam Asia Hong Kong

Join e27 at BlackBerry Jam Asia in Hong Kong

Find out the latest from BlackBerry at the BlackBerry Jam Asia in Hong Kong from 26 to 27 September 2013. BlackBerry Jam Asia is happening again, this time in Hong Kong. The annual regional conference where developers gather to find out more about the BlackBerry 10 platform and its development will see interesting topics on


How Pintails shocked AngelHack by presenting on BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry 10? AngelHack in San Francisco was left reeling from shock after Pintails presented on the platform. This is the second post in our AngelHack trip series as we follow Radita Liem and Asep Priandana make they way across San Francisco representing Pintails which won the inaugural AngelHack Jakarta hackathon event back in June. After