Mobile Minutes: Alibaba, Uber, Facebook, SingTel
June 12, 2014
Alibaba acquires UCWeb, maker Of Chinas most popular mobile browser
Alibaba, already an investor in UCWeb, will buy all remaining shares of the web browser and search company. UCWeb will join UC Mobile, one of Alibabas business unit as Alibaba preps for its U.S. IPO.
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Taxi drivers plan big protests in Europe against Uber
Taxi drivers planned to turn a handful of European city centers into giant parking lots Wednesday, protesting the mobile car-hailing services of Uber Technologies Inc. and others.
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Brands talk like 10-year-olds on Facebook, study says
A study of 5,804 brand Facebook pages and 1,578,006 total posts offers some fascinating conclusions. Sixty-seven percent of posts are at a 5th grade reading level or below.
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SingTels Amobee digital ad business buys Kontera Adconion for $359M
Singapore Telecommunications digital advertising company Amobee said today it will buy content marketing startup Kontera as well as cross-channel advertising company Adconion.
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