Tag Archives: Mobile


Kamcord: 25M videos shared in total; opens office in Japan

Kamcord: 25M videos shared in total; opens office in Japan

The Android and iOS in-game mobile recording service has had 1.3 million content creators in the last 30 days. Will Kamcord win Asia over? US-based iOS and Android in-game mobile recording service Kamcord today announced quite a number of milestones, including having 25 million videos shared on its platform and 1.3 million content creators in the


London-based taxi app Hailo available in Singapore

Joining GrabTaxi, Easy Taxi and Uber in the city-state is Hailo; it has partnered with SMRT and Prime Taxi London-based taxi app startup Hailo has officially expanded into Singapore, a market Ron Zeghibe, its Chairman, has termed as “unique” and “important”. Hailo’s expansion into the city-state, its first stop in Southeast Asia, is accompanied by partnerships with


[Singapore] Meetup: DevOps

DevOps: Tools to Effectively Monitor Your Mobile and Web Apps Synopsis: Dynatrace is organizing a sharing session on “DevOps: Tools to Effectively Monitor Your Mobile and Web Apps” You are invited to learn, and share your challenges when developing and monitoring your website and applications This sharing session is open to all – from developers,


Music streaming service Deezer acquires Stitcher; integration to roll out next year

Deezer confirms to e27 today that integration of the two services will roll out globally next year Paris-based music streaming service Deezer – widely seen as Spotify’s main rival — announced last week that it had acquired San Francisco-based Stitcher, a leading online mobile radio service that carries eight of the top 10 US terrestrial radio shows. Deezer has


Chinese mobile ad platform Lomark raises US$30M in Series B investment

China’s digital advertising market is expected to be worth US$31.9 billion by 2018. Lomark and its investors are looking for a piece of it Lomark, a Chinese mobile advertising solutions platform headquartered in Shenzhen, has raised US$30 million in Series B funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). ABC Capital, Shenzhen Fortune Venture


Samsung and SingTel offer one lucky startup access to their 500M mobile customers

The three-day competition organised by SingTel and Samsung starts in Singapore today, with a final winner to be announced on November 26 Samsung and SingTel Group have today launched a three-day mentorship event in Singapore comprised of candidates admitted from a series of local competitions held in the region since May. The potential loot: access to


What’s the next wave in data-driven marketing?

Shobhit Shukla, AdNear’s VP Sales and Partnerships shares how the advent of mobile has reshaped the marketing landscape Ten years ago, many people would have had multiple items and gadgets that were used in daily life: newspapers, landline telephones, pagers, books, and coffee or tea. Today, most people function with two: a smartphone and coffee or


Indonesia-based TouchTen Games launches US$10K Kickstarter for Target Acquired

TouchTen’s CEO tells e27 that this is their first time crowdfunding a title through Kickstarter, with the campaign due to go live today Not many mobile game developers in Southeast Asia have enjoyed the levels of success that Jakarta-based TouchTen Games has. Forbes named it one of Indonesia’s 20 Rising Global Stars, and its 20 titles to date

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[Infographic] Why application performance monitoring is important

Users’ expectations are soaring with growing mobile web adoption, making application performance monitoring across all channels absolutely essential Mobile web adoption is growing at an unprecedented rate. Nearly a quarter of all media consumption is happening on a mobile device globally. And with mobile app downloads expected to rise 185 per cent to 200 billion


GNum raises US$5.6 million in seed funding from Tembusu Partners

The Singapore-based startup will use the funding to expand operations globally over the next two years, and improve product pipeline and technologies Singapore-based tech startup GNum announced today that it has raised S$7 million (US$5.6 million) in seed funding from private equity firm Tembusu Partners. An official release said that GNum has developed a patent-pending technology that allows calls from


Couple app Between goes PC; Mac version in pipeline

Korean company VCNC has been testing its PC app with 5,000 users. How has the response been so far? South Korea-based couple smartphone app Between is mobile-only no more with parent company VCNC today launching the PC version of the communications platform. Park Jaeuk, CEO and Co-founder, VCNC, said in an official statement that Between


Love Out Loud Asia (LOLA) gets acquired by Lunch Actually Group

Someone’s being taken out for a nice lunch. Mobile dating app startup Love Out Loud Asia will be launching its new app early next year Mobile dating startup Love Out Loud Asia (LOLA) has today announced that it has been acquired by the Lunch Actually Group, a dating and matchmaking company that started in Singapore

Chris Adams on social mobile first startups in Asia

Asian markets are ahead in social: TCG’s Chris Adams

The Director of TCG talks about social- and mobile-first approach of startups in the region, emulating the success of Alibaba and Hong Kong as a gateway to China Chris Adams has spent over five years working with startups as a social media consultant and provider of digital marketing services to drive sales and scale business


Tiphone to acquire Simpatindo for US$41 million

Tiphone has acquired 100 per cent of Simpatindo, the authorised dealer of TELKOMSEL. Why? It didn’t take too long for PT Tiphone Mobile Indonesia (Tiphone) to turn a splash of funding given by PT Pins Indonesia (one of Telkom’s subsidiaries) into something which boosts its business. As matter of fact, Tiphone has planned to acquire


Opera Mini has 30M monthly active users in Indonesia

Opera’s flagship has a quarter of 30 million monthly active users operating the platform via their smartphones Opera recently claimed that its flagship, Opera Mini, gets operated by more than 30 million Indonesian monthly active users. A quarter of them are smartphone users, especially Android. This significant number, which increased 2.5 times from last year,