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Global Mobile Phone Shipments Reach 362 Million Units

Global mobile phone shipments grew a modest 1 per cent annually to reach 362 million units in the second quarter of 2012, according to...

FTI Consulting Appoints Asia Technology Team

Business advisory firm FTI Consulting has launched its Technology practice in Asia and the appointment of a full-service team. The new team will combine resources with the existing...

LinkedIn Opens Hong Kong Office

LinkedIn has opened a new office in Hong Kong. Arvind Rajan  (Managing director and Vice President, APAC and Japan, LinkedIn): Hong Kong’s skilled talent base and its reputation...

Asia’s Carriers Are Way Ahead In LTE Implementation

In 2002, Asia-Pacific mobile operators lagged behind their North American and European counterparts in terms of service development. Fast forward to the present day...

Intelsat To Launch 5 New Satellites This Year

Satellite services provider Intelsat has confirmed the 2012 delivery of its Global Mobility Network, the core of which is based on five satellites launching...

Nokia Cuts Jobs, Moves Device Assembly To Asia

Nokia has planned changes at its factories in Komarom, Hungary, Reynosa, Mexico and Salo, Finland. The measures follow a review of smartphone manufacturing operations...

Consumers Intend To Buy Fewer Televisions: Accenture Survey

Consumers intend to buy fewer televisions this year and fewer are regularly watching content on them, a new Accenture survey has found. Consumers are...

Saudi Arabia IT Services Markets Growing, Says IDC

The Saudi IT services market has been growing considerably as new initiatives are launched with large IT-based projects. According to market research company IDC,...

Mobile Worker Population To Reach 1.3 Billion By 2015

By 2015, the world's mobile worker population will reach 1.3 billion, representing 37.2 per cent of the total workforce, says International Data Corporation (IDC)....

Smartphone Monetization Platform “Metaps” Secures $4.2 Million Funding

  Techtaffy Newsdesk Tokyo-based Metaps have arranged a private placement financing to raise proceeds of $4.2 million from five firms. The proceeds from this private placement...

Apple Should Fall In All Hands: Indian School IPads Controversy

By Sudarshana Banerjee A private school in Mumbai has made the iPad2 mandatory for its roughly 840 students. Podar International is the only school in...

Huawei To Restrict Operations In Iran

Telecommunications-equipment manufacturer Huawei Technologies is restricting its business in Iran voluntarily, despite its business in Iran been in full compliance with all applicable laws...

Liquid Comics Launches Graphic India

Liquid Comics, which owns comic book libraries based on Indian characters by Indian creators, has launched Graphic India, a new digital platform to promote...

Genpact To Build China’s First Global “Process Innovation Center”

By Adam E. John Genpact has signed a five-year strategic partnership agreement with the government of Qingdao to foster the globalization of Chinese corporations. Genpact will use...

Chinese WI Harper Group Invests $4M In SNS Plus

WI Harper Group, a Chinese early growth and expansion stage venture capital firm has invested $4 million in a co-lead round with Matrix Partners...