Facebook secretly launched a mobile app in China

Facebook has largely been shut out of China since 2009, but that isn't stopping it from getting involved in the country... albeit in very roundabout ways. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 13th, 2017

Facebook Unveils Photo Sharing App Launched Secretly in China

Facebook (FB) approves the secret launch of a photo-sharing app called "Colorful Balloons" in China. Reportedly, Facebook Inc. FB has approved a photo-sharing app called “Colorful Balloons” – which is a clone of its Moments ap.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksAug 15th, 2017

Facebook Covertly Launches Mobile App in China

Facebook launched a photo-sharing app called Colorful Balloons in China under the name of a different company, in a shift from the company’s public campaign to woo Beijing officials who have blocked the social network......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjAug 12th, 2017

Facebook has been secretly testing a photo app in China — it"s called "Colorful Balloons" (FB)

Facebook Facebook has finally managed to sneak into China. The social network has been secretly testing a photo sharing app called Colorful Balloons in the country, The New York Times reported on Friday. Facebook has been officially blocked in C.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Here"s why Apple Pay is promoting in China (AAPL)

BII This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Apple's mobile wallet, Apple Pay, has launched its largest promotional campaign&n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2017

Telecom data war helps Facebook grow in India

Jio launched in Sept last year kicked off a war with its offer of six months of free mobile data.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 2nd, 2017

Telcos" data war helps India become fastest growing market for Facebook

Jio launched in Sept last year kicked off a war with its offer of six months of free mobile data.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 2nd, 2017

Facebook"s Tough Choice In China: Censor Or Not?

Mark Zuckerberg faces a tough choice in China. Much as he wants to get into the world's largest mobile and Internet market, the trade-off is accepting censorship. He seems ready to do that now, just as other American brand leaders have done. Mark Zu.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 27th, 2016

Facebook Secretly Develops A Tool To Censor Posts In China [REPORT]

Facebook has built a tool that will censor posts before they appear for the Chinese market, according to The New York Times. The tool, which was not commercially released and was tested internally, was intended to aid the tech giant […] The post Fac.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 23rd, 2016

Sex, drugs and guns for sale on Facebook Marketplace

On Monday morning Facebook launched Marketplace on iOS and Android so its 1.7 billion users could buy and sell stuff to each other right inside the Facebook mobile app. Within hours, Facebook users were selling stuff that Facebook says they can't......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 4th, 2016

Facebook Releases ‘Lite’ Version of Messenger For Basic Android Phones

Facebook has launched a “lite” version of its Messenger app to reach users in emerging markets where mobile internet connections are slow. The social networking site described the Lite app as a “slimmed down version of Messenger” in its .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 3rd, 2016

Virtual reality is too expensive for most people — but that"s about to change

Reuters/Albert GeaThere are plenty of reasons to think that virtual reality (VR) has finally arrived. Facebook's Oculus finally launched its virtual reality headset this year, Sony is about to do the same, Alphabet's Google is about to debut a mobile.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2016

Tencent Takes China"s Corporate Crown On Facebook-Sky Hopes

Media are fawning on Chinese Internet sensation Tencent, which has just edged past telecoms giant China Mobile to become the nation's most valuable publicly traded company. Such a feat would have been unthinkable a decade ago, when the nation's private se.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 6th, 2016

China Faces Threat Of Mass North Korean Refugees Influx

A leak from China Mobile, the nation’s largest telecommunications comp.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk5 hr. 33 min. ago

Commentary: China Is Right: The World Doesn’t Need Silicon Valley

America is losing its competitive edge. Ever since the Chinese government banned Facebook in 2009, Mark Zuckerberg has been making annual trips there attempting to persuade its leaders to let his company back in. He learned Mandar.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune6 hr. 18 min. ago

Facebook is challenging Google and Apple for mobile gaming (FB, GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 11th, 2017

China Launches World"s First All-Electric Cargo Ship

Authored by Zainab Calcuttawala via, Tesla is not the only one bringing electric engines to cargo transport. China just launched its first all-ele.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 7th, 2017

China just launched the world"s first electric cargo ship

Reuters China just launched its first all-electric cargo ship, which will travel 50 miles at a top speed of 8 miles per hour on a single charge. It will be able to carry 2,200 tons of cargo with every haul, that battery capacity is barely enough to ful.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

Jailed for a Text: China"s Censors Are Spying on Mobile Chat Groups

Authorities scour messaging apps for sensitive words and images—even those sent privately—prompting police to question, and even jail, some who send them. “They are seizing people so blatantly and confidently.”.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 7th, 2017

Target"s mobile wallet is finally here (TGT)

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Target launched its long-anticipated mobile wallet for in-store payments on Monda.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2017

Apple, Facebook praise China"s digital economy amid social media ban

Cook has made frequent trips to China over the past year, as the firm has looked to revive sales in the market and make a push into services that require working with local partners on data storage.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 6th, 2017