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Lumia smartphones snapped up last year
Friday, 18 Jan, 2013 – 7:33 | No Comment

Smartphones from Microsoft and Nokia have closed the past year on a high note, with sales surpassing forecasts of analysts, according to media reports.

Why are kids more tech-savvy than their parents?
Friday, 18 Jan, 2013 – 7:31 | No Comment

In the past, kids wanted to emulate and learn from their parents. Now, as technology becomes more and more prevalent in our daily lives, it turns out that some kids actually know more than their parents when it comes to computers and gadgets.

General Motors opens API for third party development
Monday, 14 Jan, 2013 – 7:16 | No Comment
General Motors opens API for third party development

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show was heavy with auto manufacturers and their new showcases of what are becoming electronic devices on wheels.  General Motors had a surprise, however, when they announced that their in-car infotainment …

Spark Commerce bridges online, offline marketing
Friday, 11 Jan, 2013 – 7:01 | No Comment

Using a card-linked analytics and mobile redemption system, Spark Commerce has enhanced the return on investment and marketing reach of many marketing firms as well as small and medium-sized enterprises.

Global smartphone sales to reach 1bn units
Friday, 11 Jan, 2013 – 6:49 | No Comment

Spurred by endless hype over the latest models, the smartphone industry is expected to rake in billions of unit sales this year. However, about 20 per cent of the owners of these devices rarely use them to go online.

Reddit Said To Be Raising Money At a $400M Evaluation
Monday, 7 Jan, 2013 – 7:26 | No Comment
Reddit Said To Be Raising Money At a $400M Evaluation

Social bookmarking powerhouse Reddit is rumored to be raising money at a valuation of at least $400 million.  That’s a huge jump from its estimates in 2011 at $200 million when it spun off from …

SkuLoop provides much-needed tracking in social commerce
Friday, 4 Jan, 2013 – 10:53 | No Comment

It doesn’t come as a surprise that retailers have banked on social commerce, especially as more and more people now consider online buying as a part of their everyday lives.

Samsung to offer open source smartphone
Friday, 4 Jan, 2013 – 10:47 | No Comment

Leading mobile devices brand Samsung Electronics, in coordination with its partners, is expected to offer a smartphone powered by the Tizen operating system (OS) this year, according to Japan’s Daily Yomiuri.