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Facebook secretly launched a mobile app in China

Facebook has largely been shut out of China since 2009, but that isn't stopping it from getting involved in the country... albeit in very roundabout ways. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 13th, 2017

Facebook Unveils Photo Sharing App Launched Secretly in China

Facebook (FB) approves the secret launch of a photo-sharing app called "Colorful Balloons" in China. Reportedly, Facebook Inc. FB has approved a photo-sharing app called “Colorful Balloons” – which is a clone of its Moments ap.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksAug 15th, 2017

Facebook Covertly Launches Mobile App in China

Facebook launched a photo-sharing app called Colorful Balloons in China under the name of a different company, in a shift from the company’s public campaign to woo Beijing officials who have blocked the social network......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjAug 12th, 2017

Facebook has been secretly testing a photo app in China — it"s called "Colorful Balloons" (FB)

Facebook Facebook has finally managed to sneak into China. The social network has been secretly testing a photo sharing app called Colorful Balloons in the country, The New York Times reported on Friday. Facebook has been officially blocked in C.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Here"s why Apple Pay is promoting in China (AAPL)

BII This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Apple's mobile wallet, Apple Pay, has launched its largest promotional campaign&n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2017

Telecom data war helps Facebook grow in India

Jio launched in Sept last year kicked off a war with its offer of six months of free mobile data.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 2nd, 2017

Telcos" data war helps India become fastest growing market for Facebook

Jio launched in Sept last year kicked off a war with its offer of six months of free mobile data.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 2nd, 2017

Facebook"s Tough Choice In China: Censor Or Not?

Mark Zuckerberg faces a tough choice in China. Much as he wants to get into the world's largest mobile and Internet market, the trade-off is accepting censorship. He seems ready to do that now, just as other American brand leaders have done. Mark Zu.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 27th, 2016

Facebook Secretly Develops A Tool To Censor Posts In China [REPORT]

Facebook has built a tool that will censor posts before they appear for the Chinese market, according to The New York Times. The tool, which was not commercially released and was tested internally, was intended to aid the tech giant […] The post Fac.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 23rd, 2016

Sex, drugs and guns for sale on Facebook Marketplace

On Monday morning Facebook launched Marketplace on iOS and Android so its 1.7 billion users could buy and sell stuff to each other right inside the Facebook mobile app. Within hours, Facebook users were selling stuff that Facebook says they can't......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 4th, 2016

Facebook Releases ‘Lite’ Version of Messenger For Basic Android Phones

Facebook has launched a “lite” version of its Messenger app to reach users in emerging markets where mobile internet connections are slow. The social networking site described the Lite app as a “slimmed down version of Messenger” in its .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 3rd, 2016

Virtual reality is too expensive for most people — but that"s about to change

Reuters/Albert GeaThere are plenty of reasons to think that virtual reality (VR) has finally arrived. Facebook's Oculus finally launched its virtual reality headset this year, Sony is about to do the same, Alphabet's Google is about to debut a mobile.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2016

Tencent Takes China"s Corporate Crown On Facebook-Sky Hopes

Media are fawning on Chinese Internet sensation Tencent, which has just edged past telecoms giant China Mobile to become the nation's most valuable publicly traded company. Such a feat would have been unthinkable a decade ago, when the nation's private se.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 6th, 2016

Tsinghua Unigroup chief pledges firm support for Spreadtrum against mobile chip rivals

China's state-backed tech conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup will render persistent support to its subsidiary Spreadtrum Communications to counter increasin.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 19th, 2017

China market: IoT chip demand promising, says ARM CEO

Shipments of ARM-based mobile chips from China-based chipmakers have been rising rapidly along with th.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 19th, 2017

U.S. Formally Begins Probe of China Technology Transfer

President Donald Trump’s trade chief on Friday launched an investigation into Chinese efforts to secure technology and Beijing’s treatment of intellectual property......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 18th, 2017

Mobile app for Karnataka teachers

Bengaluru-based social education start-up Meghshala Trust, supported by Tata Trusts, launched Meghshala (‘School on the Cloud’) offline mobile app on Google Play Store for the Android platform. The ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 18th, 2017

Tata Trusts supported Meghshala launches education app

Bengaluru-based social education start-up Meghshala Trust, supported by Tata Trusts, has launched the Meghshala (meaning ‘school on the cloud’) offline mobile app on Google Play Store for the Android........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 18th, 2017

The World’s Biggest Tech Companies Are No Longer Just American

China’s Alibaba and Tencent have rocketed this year to become global investor darlings, inching up on Facebook and Amazon, as their sway in China grows......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 17th, 2017

As Alibaba’s Profit Surges, Its Shares Catch Up With U.S. Online Giants’

Investors are beginning to value the e-commerce giant and Tencent, its rival, on par with Facebook and Amazon as their sway in China grows......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 17th, 2017

One chart shows how different the internet landscape looks in China

People in the Americas and Europe use most of the same services and websites when they go online, with Facebook, Amazon, and Google as mains.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 16th, 2017