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Emerging markets to push smartphone sales up 23.8% to 1.25 billion

NEW DELHI: Emerging countries in regions like India and China will help smartphone sales jump close to 24 per cent this year to 1.25 billion, even as the growth pace slows down in mature markets, research firm IDC said. 39 more words

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Red Hat Launches Asia Pacific Forum To Answer Open Source Questions

Open source solutions provider, Red Hat, will be hosting its annual Asia Pacific forums to address pain-points and share strategies with public sector agencies and businesses interested in open source. 38 more words

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E-Government Shortlist Announced For 2014 Futuregov Awards

The shortlisted government agencies for the E-Government category of the annual FutureGov Awards have been announced – with departments from Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand making it through to the final stage. 31 more words

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ChinaJoy 2014 - Impressions from Shanghai

After China opened up to online gaming in 2006 the local industry jumpstarted with massive growth. By the end of 2013 the online segment was already estimated to be worth 13.5 billion USD (Source: … 411 more words

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Asian consumers turning to tablets to make phone calls

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21 — Phablets have been big in Asia for some time — their sales already outstrip those of notebooks and tablets in the region. 73 more words

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Research and Markets: Asia-Pacific B2C E-Commerce Market 2014

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Asia-Pacific B2C E-Commerce Market 2014″ report to their offering. Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region on the global B2C E-Commerce market. 53 more words

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Microsoft's Pocket Friendly $25 Phone for Asia and Africa

Software maker Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) unveiled a new ultra affordable Nokia ( NOK ) mobile phone, Nokia 130, intended for the entry-level market. The Nokia 130 will be priced at $25 and will be available in the third quarter in different markets, including China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, the Philippines and Vietnam. 35 more words

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