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What can you learn from mobile king Sundar Pichai?

What can you learn from mobile king Sundar Pichai?

The Senior Vice-President at Google shares five key lessons for entrepreneurs to crack the India market For “the most powerful man in mobile”, this moment is truly nostalgic. The 42-year old Sundar Pichai, Senior Vice-President at Google, announced the first global launch of three Android One phones by its partners Micromax, Spice Mobiles and Karbonn Mobiles in his home country, India. Google will be

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Culture Machine secures series A funding from Zodius Capital

The Indian digital video entertainment company will use the capital to expand its presence in international markets Culture Machine, an Asia focussed digital video entertainment company, has announced Series A round of funding from digital media investment firm, Zodius Capital. While the Mumbai-based startup has not disclosed the amount, sources reveal that it has raised

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Indonesian startup Valuklik raises seed funding from East Ventures

The internet marketing strategy firm will use the funding to strengthen services and expand media offerings Valuklik, an Indonesia-based performance marketing strategy startup specialising in the use of Google SEO (search engine optimisation) and SEM (search engine marketing), has received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from East Ventures. Valuklik will use the capital to strengthen its services

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Weekly Cornerplay: Why you needn’t rebel Facebook enforcing Messenger

This edition reviews Facebook Messenger (including permissions) and concludes “it’s cool” Welcome to the  Weekly Cornerplay, a weekly guest column where each week we analyse a tech product or service. Facebook is in the press lately because the company is forcing users to communicate with friends through a separate Messenger app instead of the main Facebook app. The former is #1 on

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Weekly Cornerplay: OnePlus One is two good

In this edition, Jeffrey Yuwono reviews the OnePlus One, which he says is “pretty darn good” Welcome to the Weekly Cornerplay, a guest column where each week we analyse a tech product or service. I received an invite for the One from OnePlus a few weeks ago and pulled the trigger. I’ve used it as my daily driver ever since,


Game of Thrones: Should Google be fearing its rivals?

Andrew Stott, a partner with Olswang in Singapore, discusses Google’s latest search engine competitors in Russia, South Korea and China — Yandex, Naver and Baidu In the digital “game of thrones”, markets continually shift as the internet giants — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple increase their offerings from hardware to software and software to hardware, between consumer


IDA-Google’s Squared Data Programme to train 20 Singaporeans

Google will provide eight weeks of full-time training with support from experts and agencies, followed by 35 weeks of on-the-job mentoring by the search giant Earlier in February 2014, the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) announced that it has partnered with Google to roll out the Squared Data Programme (SDP), which will help grow the country’s

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Weekly Cornerplay: Skype 5.0 is dead on arrival

Skype 5.0 is here but its system of contacts is like it’s from the 90s and that’s a deal breaker, says Jeffrey Yuwono Welcome to the Weekly Cornerplay, a guest column where each week we analyse a tech product or service. With Microsoft in the news recently (18,000 in layoffs!), for this week’s entry we’re taking a look


Weekly Cornerplay: Will Samsung app store’s revamp make a difference?

The best Android apps won’t limit their potential market by being exclusive to a second-rate store; it’ll be on Google Play, says Jeffrey Yuwono Welcome to the Weekly Cornerplay, a guest column where each week we analyse a tech product or service. Oh Samsung. Did you know the Korean giant has its own Android app


TimeAway’s Founder balances a full-time job with starting up

Entrepreneurship can be daunting, more so when you’re holding down a full-time job. See how Tamara Sanderson, TimeAway Founder, manages it We all know that entrepreneurship is hard. There are massive demands on one’s time developing a product and marketing it. Hiring someone else helps little, as people management is thrown into the mix. With this, it’s not


Microsoft lining itself up for failure in tough Korean search market

Can Microsoft land a foothold in the Korean search market? beSUCCESS thinks not, due to its late entry into the local-dominated scene Microsoft recently announced that it intends to fully enter the Korean internet search market later this year. This does not seem wise in a market that has been utterly dominated by Korean players


[Singapore] GRAB them while you can! Customer APPquisition changes the Game.

Check out how to aggressively acquire users in the app economy in the Mobile Monday and Mobile Alliance pre-ad:tech ASEAN event! Synopsis: Everyone is at it: Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, AOL and now even Google are ploughing the rich and fertile fields of “App Install Ads” with a passion rarely seen in the mobile advertising industry!


What Google’s I/O means for mobile gaming’s future

The new version of Android will offer high-end PC-like graphics on mobile, while Google Play updates increase player engagement Early this morning Singapore time, Google showcased its new tech by way of the Google I/O conference, featuring new things on all things Android (a rising OS star in Southeast Asia) like wearable tech Android Wear,


A Peek into Google Geekdom: Google I/O 2014

What can you expect at Google I/O 2014 tonight? Ashay Padwal from Vserv.mobi shares five announcements Google fans can look forward to Exploring the themes of ‘design, develop and distribute’, this year’s edition of Google I/O 2014, Google’s annual technology conference, promises to be replete with new product ideas and interactive experiences. Since its last


[Update] Mobile Game Asia Show to feature Ubisoft, Gameloft and others

Chinese companies such as 360 Mobile Game Division and Top Mobile Game to participate in the event to be held in Singapore this July Update: E27 is giving out free passes to the event. Read below. Looking to expand your knowledge on the Chinese mobile gaming market? Then you and your startup company can look