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Sep 01, 2014

EU Questions Facebook, WhatsApp Rivals Over Deal

European Union antitrust officials have sent a detailed questionnaire to competitors and customers of Facebook and message service WhatsApp as they probe the proposed $19 billion acquisition of the latter by the California-based tech giant... #European Union #California #Facebook

Aug 27, 2014

Cotap, a WhatsApp for the enterprise, links with cloud storage providers

Cotap, a startup launched last year that provides a WhatsApp-like messaging service for the workplace, has integrated its product with four leading cloud storage providers and released a desktop app, as it jockeys for position in the enterprise commu... #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #Yammer

Aug 28, 2014

How to Leverage a Personal Touch to Enhance Customer Service

We've all heard the following saying, "A picture is worth a thousand words." The quote is attributed to Arthur Brisbane in an article published in the Syracuse Post Standard just over a century ago in 1911. The quote was part of a lecture given by Br... #James Thomson #Gary Vaynerchuk #Arthur S Brisbane #Gary, IN

Aug 20, 2014

U.S. Company Acquires African Mobile Messaging Startup Saya

New Jersey-based Kirusa, a developer of Voice SMS based Mobile Value Added Services (MVAS) for emerging markets, has acquired Saya, a Ghana-based developer of mobile messaging apps for feature phones... #James Thomson #Gary Vaynerchuk #Arthur S Brisbane #Gary, IN

Aug 19, 2014

Uber Hires The Man Who Put Obama In The White House For Its 'Campaign'

Uber's biggest challenge often isn't technology or convincing riders to try its service. Instead, its politics. To that end, the company has hired the architect of President Obama's 2008 campaign, David Plouffe, as its head of policy and strategy. He... #Barack Obama #David Plouffe

Aug 13, 2014

Telegram not dead STOP Alive, evolving in Japan STOP

Throughout Japan, an army of workers stands ready to ensure important messages are delivered as quickly as possible. But they don’t work in data centers maintaining email servers. They deliver telegrams. Staff from Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp... #Barack Obama #David Plouffe

Aug 11, 2014

China's Xiaomi faces privacy hurdles ahead of international expansion

China’s Xiaomi has apologized for causing privacy concerns, after the fledgling smartphone maker faced scrutiny over whether it can be trusted with users’ personal data. Last week, red flags were raised when security firm F-Secure tested a Xiaomi pho... #China #Taiwan

Aug 12, 2014

Content Marketing Funnel: 5 Steps to Customer Acquisition

With all the hype surrounding the phrase “content marketing” these days, it’s easy to forget what content marketing actually is - namely, using various forms of (mostly) digital content to educate and entertain an audience in order to increase awaren... #China #Taiwan

Aug 07, 2014

China Cracks Down on Popular Mobile Messaging Services

New rules, widely believed to be aimed at WeChat, are intended to curb the sharing of unauthorized political news and information... #China #Taiwan

Aug 07, 2014

China Cracks Down on Popular Mobile Messaging Services

New rules, widely believed to be aimed at WeChat, are intended to curb the sharing of unauthorized political news and information... #China #Taiwan