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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

Is Mobile TeleSystems Due for a Leg Up?

Company has made decent acquisitions and launched new projectsRelated Stocks: MBT, NOK,.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nyt7 hr. 7 min. ago

Google launched another attempt at mobile payments

It’s called Google Pay.        It’s called Google Pay.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 21st, 2018

A billionaire just launched a company to sell hotel reservations in space — and outdo NASA with a "monster" space station

Facebook/Bigelow Aerospace On Tuesday, hotel billionaire Robert Bigelow announced the launch of Bigelow Space Operations. The new company will operate inflatable space stations called B330s, which are being developed by Bigelow Aerospace (a space hardwar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 20th, 2018

HEB pilots self-checkout mobile app in pair of stores

HEB Grocery Co. on Valentine's Day launched a mobile app that enables users to skip cashier lines while providing data on consumer habits, the San Antonio Business Journal confirmed. The privately held retailer is piloting the technology at two l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2018

H-E-B piloting self-checkout mobile app in two San Antonio stores

H-E-B Grocery Co. on Valentine's Day launched a new mobile app that enables users to skip cashier lines while providing data on consumer habits, the Business Journal confirmed. The privately held retailer is piloting the technology at two locations in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 17th, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg unloads $108M in Facebook stock, with billions more to come

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg this week sold $108.6 million worth of Facebook stock, putting the proceeds into the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the philanthropic foundation he launched in 2015 with his wife, Priscilla Chan. It’s the first of a se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2018

Facebook’s controversial Messenger Kids app arrives on Android

Facebook's Messenger app for kids launched in December, though only for iOS, and last month, Facebook made it available for Amazon Fire tablets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2018

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi Smart TV 4 launched: Details here

The Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro are the first budget offerings from the stable of China-based smartphone maker to sport an 18:9 aspect ratio screen.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 14th, 2018