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WhatsApp is booming, but so are its Asian rivals

By Thu, Feb 20, 2014 7:52PM UTC 1 Comment Pic: AP.

The sale of WhatsApp to Facebook has shown the enormous potential of messaging apps, but the app still faces stiff competition in Asia. ...

VIDEO: An Apple ‘iPhablet’ waiting in the wings?

By Thu, Jun 13, 2013 6:48PM UTC Comments Off VIDEO: An Apple ‘iPhablet’ waiting in the wings?

Proud of its reputation for innovation, Apple may now try its hand at imitation. Supply chain sources tell Reuters the company is eyeing larger screens, along with new colors and a low-end model....

Yahoo to sell half of its Alibaba stake for $7.1bn

By Mon, May 21, 2012 12:41PM UTC 1 Comment Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — Yahoo Inc. has agreed to sell half of its 40 percent stake in Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba for about $7.1 billion, securing a financial lifeline for the struggling U.S. Internet company. The deal, announced Sunday in the U.S., will see Alibaba Group buying back the stake from Yahoo Inc. for $6.3...

LinkedIn edges closer to China with Hong Kong office

By Tue, May 01, 2012 6:45PM UTC 1 Comment LinkedIn edges closer to China with Hong Kong office

Following the establishment of eight offices in Asia Pacific, professional networking company LinkedIn announced its Hongkong office, which is its 25th office globally. Housing a dozen staffers, the Hong Kong office serves around 470,000 users in the country within the Financial Services, Banking and Information Technology and Services, which are top industries among this population....

Apple iPad 3 already shipping from Apple suppliers in China – Reports

By Mon, Feb 27, 2012 1:55PM UTC Comments Off Apple iPad 3 already shipping from Apple suppliers in China – Reports

Apple’s rumored iPad 3 might already be on its way to distribution channels, as Chinese suppliers are reportedly shipping the tablets to the U.S. and international markets. Will Apple fans and customers expect the iPad 3 to arrive in stores this March? Apple‘s suppliers from China are reportedly sending shipments of the iPad 3 to...

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