TAG: Mobile

BlueBook gets funding to bring you discounts from your favourite stores on the go

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 21, 2016

The app provides discounts from popular outlets with validity throughout the week and does not require a prior booking to avail the service at the selected outlet Read More

Does PayTM's logo look similar to PayPal? PayPal thinks YES!

By Rahul Dev | Dec 20, 2016

Is this a strategy by PayPal to hamper PayTM's efforts to cash in on demonetisation in India? Read More

Nintendo's first entry in the mobile gaming arena is laudable, but will it stick?

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 16, 2016

Super Mario Run is packed with a rich world and intuitive gameplay mechanics that will delight old and new fans alike, but is it really worth US$10? Read More

TPG Telecom wins bid to become Singapore's 4th telco, MyRepublic loses out

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 14, 2016

TPG Telecom will become Singapore's fourth telco at a winning bid of S$105 million (US$73.7 million) Read More

Infographic: Mobile technology trends for 2017

By Andrew Gazdecki | Dec 12, 2016

The US$77 billion market has grown beyond the realm of smartphones, as we now need mobile apps for wearables, smart cars, IoT devices and more Read More

Grab rides together with Honda to tackle SEA's urban transportation challenges

By Anisa Menur | Dec 12, 2016

Apart from partnership for educational initiatives and technological development, Honda also made a strategic investment into the ride-hailing app company Read More

TailsLife secures investment to bring curated and tailored pet info to your mobile

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 02, 2016

The startup offers expert-sourced content tailored to your pet's age and breed the breed and age, services booking, interactive forums, and vaccination reminders Read More

Beyond ride-sharing: Go-Jek to launch 5 new services in a bid to consolidate and dominate on-demand in Indonesia

By J. Angelo Racoma | Nov 29, 2016

Go-Jek will explore different verticals with focus on Indonesia before going into regional expansion, according to a Bloomberg report Read More

Pictor raises funding to help e-commerce firms shoot studio quality product images using smartphones

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 17, 2016

The firm leverages computer vision technologies to enable online sellers across the world to use their smartphones to take studio quality product images Read More

Singapore govt is developing a Facebook chat bot to connect the public with its ministries

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 17, 2016

The developer for this programme is San Francisco- and Singapore-based AI company KeyReply Read More

MyRepublic may not become Singapore’s 4th telco if this competitor wins the bid

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 16, 2016

It is competing with TPG in the New Entrant Spectrum Auction (NESA), the first of a two-stage process to auction spectrum for services such as 4G Read More

Beyond calls and texts: WhatsApp launches cross-platform video calling

By J. Angelo Racoma | Nov 15, 2016

While late in the game, competing with the likes of Skype, FaceTime and Facebook's own Messenger, WhatsApp plans to make video calling more accessible to its billion users Read More

Gobi Partners backs SaaS assets-monitoring startup IsItUp

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 14, 2016

IsItUp also offers onsite onboarding services, including QR code asset tagging, sorting through licenses, and uploading of asset information to the platform Read More

Alibaba is a mobile company, and this Singaporean startup is keeping it secure

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 14, 2016

V-Key is an under the radar startup in Singapore, with US$16 million in funding and over 30 million wallets secured Read More

Singapore startup raises US$3M to let bank clients talk to an AI assistant

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 14, 2016

Active.ai will use funding to accelerate development of its platform's features Read More

Excuse me, are you gonna eat that? This Singapore startup plans to cut food wastage through tech

By Sainul Abudheen | Nov 10, 2016

The average Singaporean generates the equivalent of two rice bowls of food waste per day. 11th Hour has a solution to this problem Read More

Singapore government to adopt Facebook Workplace across the board

By Yon Heong Tung | Nov 10, 2016

About 143,000 public servants will be using Facebook Workplace by March 2017 Read More

Go-Jek continues its India acquisition strategy with purchase of mobile app development startup Leftshift

By Kevin McSpadden | Nov 08, 2016

In a move to bolster its engineering team, Go-Jek will fully assimilate Leftshift and move the team to Bangalore Read More

Shanghai based MXCHIP bets brand on growth of Internet of Things

By AllChinaTech | Nov 02, 2016

"The world began to spot the significance of the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart devices in 2013" - Founder Wang Yonghong Read More

Following its seed round, Minutes sets eyes on rebranding and new services launch

By Anisa Menur | Nov 01, 2016

The Indonesian barbershop booking platform recently came out among top three startups at the Indigo Creative Nation incubator programme Read More

K Cube Ventures invests US$1.3M seed funding in this global game company

By Anisa Menur | Nov 01, 2016

Based in Berlin and Los Angeles, Playsnak develops VR games and publishes third party mobile games from Asia in the Western market Read More

This app wants to help aspiring bankers make their dream career comes true

By Anisa Menur | Oct 31, 2016

Called the Wall Street Frontier, the app helps banking job applicants practice for interviews by swiping through curated list of questions Read More

4 common mistakes startups make when launching mobile apps

By e27.co/mehul-rajput | Oct 26, 2016

The 'if you build it, they will come' concept does not necessarily apply to mobile apps. Here are a few things you should avoid Read More

The new Xiaomi phone's borderless display covers nearly its entire body

By Yon Heong Tung | Oct 25, 2016

Mi MIX's screen-to-body ratio is a whopping 91.3 per cent Read More

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