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Uber's expansion in China has been near-flawless—except it may be too late

Baidu, China’s dominant search engine, today confirmed a strategic investment in Uber, the US-based on-demand car app that launched in China earlier this year. In addition to an undisclosed financial investment, Uber will be promoted on Baidu’s maps and mobile search products, and will presumably also benefit from Baidu’s political connections within China—a resource that is crucial for any internet company operating on the mainland. 466 more words

Business in the Mobile Internet Age

The world we live in today is fast, loud and ever changing. And we are constantly making technological changes that will allow us to better keep up with this fast pace world. 122 more words

Applications and construction

There is a current trend of building a application for promoting and marketing services, information and products available. There is sometimes not enough consideration when developing an app in relation to the content. 284 more words

Social/Digital Inclusion

A Note on Connectivity

The fact that you can read this means I’m never actually very far away from an internet connection. Ban Lung has quite a few cafes and restaurants with ‘free-with-your-order’ wifi, and it’s not unusual to run into other VSO volunteers or foreigners with the same connectivity objective. 361 more words

About Cambodia

On FUPs and mobile Internet charges in the Philippines

These days, we’ve got high-speed Internet, and we live in the age of streaming HD video. Spotify is a hit, digital downloads (from ebooks to movies to console games) are all the rage, and let’s not get started on BitTorrent. 508 more words

Musings/Ramblings

India's offline mobile internet is going open source

Indian entrepreneur, founder of Innoz, creator of the “offline search engine” and WIRED 2013 speaker Deepak Ravindran is giving away the source code for the offline net, with telecoms providers in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Nigeria and Kenya onboard and ready. 730 more words

Connecting remote rural area with mobile Internet

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Connecting

remote rural area with mobile Internet

By Han Song, Shi Xinrong, Zhang Jian, Liu Jinhui, Lü Qiuping and Li Baojie

Using smartphones for the first time in their lives, villagers in a remote mountainous region in southwest China are now connected to the world thanks to mobile Internet. 396 more words

China