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    Brief: Tencent reports best quarter ever, thanks to mobile games

Brief: Tencent reports best quarter ever, thanks to mobile games

Photo credit: Tech in Asia. The news: Tencent has posted record quarterly sales and profit figures for the three months ending March this year. The Shenzhen-based company reported quarterly revenue

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    Brief: Temasek among big-name funds that invested in Snap

Brief: Temasek among big-name funds that invested in Snap

Photo credit: Ted Murphy. The news: Singapore state investment firm Temasek was among institutional investors that have bought stakes in Snap, parent of messaging app Snapchat, US Securities and Exchange

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    Singaporean fintech startup 4xLabs secures $1.5m for global expansion

Singaporean fintech startup 4xLabs secures $1.5m for global expansion

Photo credit: 4xLabs. Singapore-based 4xLabs closed a pre-series A round worth US$1.5 million, it announced today. Dymon Asia Ventures participated in the financing, following up on its earlier involvement in

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Line just lost even more users. But that’s apparently fine.

  Line just lost even more users. But that’s apparently fine.

Photo credit: Tech in Asia. Line, the messaging app out of Japan, ended last year on a downer – it

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Brief: Tencent tunes into Southeast Asia with funding for popular karaoke app

  Brief: Tencent tunes into Southeast Asia with funding for popular karaoke app

On the internet, no-one can see you sing. Photo credit: paylessimages / 123RF. The news: Smule, maker of a bunch

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It’s looking really grim for Apple in China

  It’s looking really grim for Apple in China

Apple boss Tim Cook. Photo credit: iphonedigital. Chinese consumers are voting with their wallets – and they’re no longer voting

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People now use 10 apps a day, and spend more time on them: App Annie

  People now use 10 apps a day, and spend more time on them: App Annie

Photo credit: David Rothwell. People are using 10 apps a day worldwide on average, says a new report from mobile

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Non-gaming apps start making serious money: Line, Spotify are top grossers

  Non-gaming apps start making serious money: Line, Spotify are top grossers

Photo credit: tomwang / 123RF Stock Photo. People love to splurge on games in app stores, even as other apps

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WeChat is more ‘sticky’ than Facebook

  WeChat is more ‘sticky’ than Facebook

Photo credit: Tech in Asia / Steven Millward. In China, where Facebook is blocked and WhatsApp never took off, homegrown

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