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Uber Taiwan teams with taxi firms for booking service

After facing numerous obstacles in Taiwan over the past year, Uber opted to work with ...

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Coolpad employees held in Huawei infringement probe

Six employees of Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad, who previously worked for Huawei, were detained by ...

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Guest Blog: Will Nintendo fanboys make the Switch?

Last Friday Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima revealed details of the Nintendo Switch, the Japanese gaming ...

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STC considers acquiring stake in Otas

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) offered a $160 million loan to Turk Telekom’s majority shareholder Otas ...

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Super Mario heads to Android

Super Mario Run will come to Android devices in March, Nintendo announced on Twitter, adding ...

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FCC spectrum incentive auction enters closing stages

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said its Incentive Auction to repurpose broadcast spectrum for ...

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Google acquires Twitter’s developer toolkit

Twitter’s Fabric developer tools and analytics business is being acquired by Google, as part of ...

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Mediaset open to Vivendi deal without Telecom Italia

Italian broadcaster Mediaset is open to a deal with France-headquartered Vivendi provided Telecom Italia is ...

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Bot experts predict Turing Test success in a decade

Experts attending the recent DLD ’17 conference in Munich predicted bots – software apps which ...

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App Store prices on the up

Apple told developers it will be raising App Store prices in the UK, India and ...

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Devs see 40% hike in app store revenue, App Annie reveals

Revenue paid to publishers from Google Play and iOS App Store increased by 40 per cent ...

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Jio signals end to free 4G offers, looks to charge $1.50

India’s 4G upstart Reliance Jio reportedly is figuring out tariff plans to apply after its ...

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China MVNOs double user base to 43M through 2016

China’s 37 MVNOs more than doubled their subscriber base during 2016 to 43 million, which represents 3 ...

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Apple demands for India iPhone concessions declined

Indian officials say they won’t give in to demands by Apple for special concessions allowing it ...

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Daimler buys PayCash, plans Mercedes-brand e-wallet

Daimler Financial Services, the automotive financial services division of auto maker Mercedes’ parent Daimler, acquired mobile payments company PayCash ...

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China mobile money providers face regulatory hit

Third party payment providers in China will be hugely impacted by the introduction of national bank regulations covering the ...

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Analysts tip mobile payment market to hit $3T by 2022

The global mobile payments industry is set to be worth $3.39 trillion by 2022 driven ...

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LG readies smart watches using updated Android Wear

LG Electronics is likely to offer smart watches powered by the latest version of Android ...

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Verizon CEO McAdam hints at interest in cable merger

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam (pictured) reportedly revealed the operator is mulling the acquisition of a cable company ...

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AppsFlyer raises $56M

Mobile advertising measurement company AppsFlyer raised $56 million, which will be used to enhance its products. ...