Tag Archives: China
Rating: Key event in Shanghai for augmented reality sector
Having been key followers of events surround Augmented Reality (AR), GoMo News is delighted to announce that this publication has become an official media partner of the Global AR Summit 2013. The event will take place between May 23rd – May 24th in Shanghai, China. The organisers, DEMAND-LED are promising a star-studded list of speakers from Big Names such as Google, Sony, Nokia and Huawei. To register go here. Continue reading
[ May 23, 2013 9:00 am to May 24, 2013 9:00 am. ] Organizer: DEMAND-LED
Venue: Crowne Plaza
Location: Shanghai China
High end summit gathering worldwide, leading augmented reality professionals Continue reading
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has revealed how its Q1 revenues for 2013 could be down 17 per cent and that profits could be wiped out, thanks to overwhelming competition from rivals Samsung and Apple.
The company’s gloomy outlook comes amid plans by HTC to introduce a five-inch flagship in the West, though otherwise it says it intends to focus on emerging markets such as China in the future to reverse the decline. Continue reading
China’s second biggest phone maker ZTE has warned it expected to post a loss for 2012, but should swing back into profit in this first quarter.
In its preliminary results announced yesterday [20th January 2013], ZTE revealed that its operating revenue for the fourth quarter of 2012 had dipped by about 18 per cent, compared to the same period in 2011. It now expects to register losses of up to 2.9 billion yuan for the 2012 financial year. Continue reading
Scheme aims to wean them off cheap handsets from rivals
Apple has underscored its determination to boost sales in China by allowing consumers to buy its devices on credit. The initiative comes less than a week after a visit to the region by Apple CEO, Tim Cook, who met with the region’s biggest player – China Mobile, in a bid to forge new alliances and regain ground lost to the likes of Samsung and Nokia, not to mention homespun makers of cheaper brands. Continue reading
Americans charged with reviving Cold War mentality
Claims by the US House of Representatives’ intelligence unit that both China’s telecom maker Huawei and mobile giant ZTE are security threats have been strongly denounced in Beijing, in a sign of growing tensions between the two superpowers. On the eve of elections for a new leader in China, the nation’s commerce minister Chen Deming accused the US of reverting to a ‘cold war mentality’ in an effort to stem Chinese sales there. Continue reading
Google may have found a back door into China’s huge internet market after more than doubling traffic through mobile advertising, it has emerged. Two years ago the company pulled its search engine operations from the Chinese mainland amid clashes with the authorities over censorship and stiff competition from local rival Baidu. Over the weekend it revealed it will also be closing its China-only music service, despite the fact that the country has more than half a billion Internet users – the world’s highest number. Continue reading
New Android handset for the masses
Taiwanese maker HTC is poised to unveil a new low-end Android phone in a what appears to be strategical U-turn by CEO Peter Chou. According to US website theverge.com, which has published renders of the handset codenamed ‘Proto’, the struggling manufacturer may introduce the new device at IFA in Berlin next week [September 2012]. Investors in HTC, who have seen the value of their shares plunge to a new low, have long urged the company to venture more deeply into low-end brands. Continue reading
Rating: Berg Insight says M2M connexions reached 108 million in 2011
New research report from the leading Swedish analyst firm, Berg Insight, indicates that the global number of mobile network connexions used for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communication has increased cent in 2011 by 37 per to reach 108 million. The report says that Asia-Pacific was the strongest regional market. It reached 34.5 million connexions at the year-end and recorded a year-on-year growth rate of 64 per cent and. Both North America and Europe grew by around 27 per cent each to 32.3 million and 29.3 million connexions respectively. Continue reading
Rating: Sunday Times points finger at US based LeadBolt
A dramatic report compiled by two journalists for the Sunday Times – Robin Henry and Peter Newlands has exposed how personal data is being stolen from victims phones through downloaded apps. The victims can’t possibly have thought they had agreed to provide such information. Why, for example, is an app called Extreme Flashlight sending the app user’s email address and telephone number to servers based in India. The list of other countries receiving this ‘stolen’ personal data is intriguing because it includes Israel and the USA as well as India and China. The report singled out LeadBolt in particular becuase its own privacy statement claimed it didn’t indulge in such practices. Continue reading
Here’s your Wednesday round-up of the hottest mobile marketing stories from across the globe.
In this edition we look at the Chinese in India, Shazam and the Superbowl, MMA making it easier to buy mobile ads and more… Continue reading
LONDON, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — WPP agencies tenthavenue and GroupM have partnered to create a leading mobile marketing agency in China with the acquisition of Wisereach, subject to regulatory approval. Founded in 2009 and based in Beijing, Wisereach is a full service mobile marketing agency offering strategy; creative services, application development, CRM and media buying. Wisereach’s clients include Audi, Michelin and Microsoft. Continue reading
Red Loop Media has just come out of stealth mode. Red Loop is a US firm but its first sale is in China – which is interesting. The company must be trying to make carve a niche for itself in the international rather than local sphere. Continue reading
Neusoft Corporation, the largest IT solution and service provider in China, and Appconomy, Inc. announced today plans to form a strategic alliance.
“With a shared vision for the future potential of apps, we are thrilled to form this strategic global alliance with Neusoft,” said Steve Papermaster, Chairman and co-CEO of Appconomy. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September [...]
China is an amazing mobile marketing opportunity. But there is something you need to know. Getting your foot in the door is not easy and like the nearby Japanese market, third parties often act as negotiators. Continue reading