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Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Marks Sales of 2.7 Million Copies
/ April 4, 2014 4:43 pm
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Marks Sales of 2.7 Million Copies

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Diablo III: Reaper of Souls has sold more than 2.7 million copies via retail as well as digital channels. The sales numbers for Reaper of Souls is short of the pace set by the original Diablo III, which had 6.3 million players after its first week and 3.5 million sales on the first day itself. Read More

Facebook Launches Chaatz
/ February 11, 2014 5:44 pm
Facebook Launches Chaatz

TechCrunch reports that Facebook team responsible for creating feature phones has launched Chaatz, a multi-platform mobile messaging application, focused on both evolving markets and developed markets. . Read More

Ad-tech Startup Vizury to Raise $20 Million
/ January 8, 2014 4:57 pm
Ad-tech Startup Vizury to Raise $20 Million

TechCrunch reports that Vizury is raising $20 million in its Series C round of funding which is expected to close this March. The round will be led by existing backer, Inventus. Vizury is among a group of fast growing Indian ad-tech companies like Komli Media and InMobi, who are preparing to take on global rivals including Google. Read More

Spotify Launches in Taiwan, Argentina, Greece and Turkey
/ September 25, 2013 2:29 pm
Spotify Launches in Taiwan, Argentina, Greece and Turkey

TechCrunch reports that Spotify has launched in Argentina, Greece, Turkey and Taiwan. The popular music streaming service is now available in 32 countries. Taiwan, which is heart of Mandarin pop music industry, is the latest addition in Spotify’s Asian expansion strategy. The service first premiered in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. . Read More

TechCrunch: Xiaomi Brings in $ 2.16 Billion in First Half of 2013
/ July 16, 2013 2:39 pm
TechCrunch: Xiaomi Brings in $ 2.16 Billion in First Half of 2013

Tech Crunch reports that Xiaomi, one of Asia's top new Android phone makers and distributors, sold 7.03 million handsets within the first two quarters of 2013. The Beijing-based start-up reportedly earned RMB 3.27 billion, which is close to $ 2.16 billion, during the period. Lei Jun, the company's CEO, says that he expects to double 2012 sales to 15 million handsets and increase revenue to $4.5 Billion in 2013. . Read More

Reuters: Baidu to Acquire ‘91 Wireless’ App Store for $1.9 billion
/ July 16, 2013 2:27 pm
Reuters: Baidu to Acquire ‘91 Wireless’ App Store for $1.9 billion

Reuters reports that Baidu, the most popular search engine in China, is acquiring a 57.4% stake in 91 Wireless, one of the early and exclusive app store's in China, which was founded by NetDragon Websoft Inc. Baidu will buy the 57.4% stake for $1.9 billion from the company and the remaining stake from rest of the company’s shareholders. China’s Internet market is expected to grow to 300 billion yuan ($48 billion), which is double the current size. . Read More

The Next Web: Xiaomi Launches Messaging Service called iSMS
/ June 27, 2013 12:12 pm
The Next Web: Xiaomi Launches Messaging Service called iSMS

The Next Web reports that Xiaomi, the Chinese-based phone maker, has teamed up with SAP Mobile Services to launch a messaging service known as Enterprise International SMS (iSMS), which will allow users to send international SMS faster and with more stability. This move comes on the back of its first attempt back in April with the launch of its mobile phones in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Read More

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