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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Xiaomi Sold 34.7M Smartphones In First Half Of 2015, Up 33% Year-On-Year   —  Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi today confirmed that it sold just shy of 35 million phones in the first half of this year. … Xiaomi, which is valued at $45 billion and is the world's third largest exporter of phones …
Jul 1, 2015, 11:55 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Sony Launches A Crowdfunding Site For Projects From Its Employees In Japan   —  Sony has dabbled with crowdfunding in the past — using sites to float an e-ink watch and mesh sensor kit — but now the Japanese company is making a big play in the space after launching its own site for crowdfunded projects.
Jul 1, 2015, 5:20 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Rocket Internet And Kinnevik Add $167M More To GFG, Roll In 2 Brazilian Fashion Portals   —  Rocket Internet's Global Fashion Group (GFG), an umbrella group that houses the German company's fashion-focused e-commerce services for emerging markets, made a double announcement today after revealing …
Jul 1, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
SoftBank Lands $236M From Alibaba And Foxconn To Bring Its Pepper Robot To The World   —  Remember Pepper, the intelligent robot that SoftBank unveiled last year?  Pepper goes on sale in Japan this coming weekend, but in advance of that launch SoftBank has revealed that Alibaba and manufacturer Foxconn …
Jun 18, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Line Takes Aims At The U.S. Market With An Emoji Keyboard App For iOS   —  Japanese mobile messaging app Line has turned to keyboard apps as it looks to grow its presence in the U.S. and other parts of the world outside of Asia.  —  The company, which counts 205 million monthly active users …
Jun 17, 2015, 7:55 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Medium Launches An Android App, Initially In Closed Beta   —  Medium has brought its publishing* platform to Android, after the company announced the launch of a beta version for Android.  —  This is very much a work-in-progress and only available to the first wave who download it.
Jun 12, 2015, 4:00 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Messaging App Firm Line Launches Paid-For Music Streaming Service In Japan   —  Now is the time to launch music services, it seems.  Popular messaging app Line began testing music streaming when it launched a $2 per month service in Thailand in May, and today it has introduced a larger service in its native Japan.
Jun 11, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Imgur introduces promoted posts, releases fully native Android app, updated iOS app with upload feature coming soon   —  Imgur Introduces Native Ads On The Web And Overhauls Its Android App  —  There's lots of news from Imgur, one of the internet's most popular places for funny images and GIFs, today.
Jun 2, 2015, 9:10 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Messaging app firm Line is testing a $2/month standalone music streaming app in Thailand   —  Messaging App Firm Line Is Testing A $2 Per Month Music Streaming Service  —  Line, the Japanese messaging app with 205 million active users, is continuing its push into entertainment services …
May 22, 2015, 1:10 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Lenovo Shipped Record 18.7M Smartphones in Q4 2014, But Profit Dropped 37%   —  Lenovo just completed its first full quarter of business as the owner of Motorola and, with its $2.91 billion acquisition from Google under its wing, the Chinese company shipped a record 18.7 million smartphones in its most recent Q4 2014 quarter.
May 21, 2015, 6:25 AMIn context

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