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  • Mobile Messaging App Line Bags 10M Users In India, Readies Bollywood Marketing Push

    Mobile Messaging App Line Bags 10M Users In India, Readies Bollywood Marketing Push

    Mobile messaging app Line, which has been on a marketing push in India, has added 10 million Indian users to its registered users count in around three months, as it prepares to kick off a Bollywood actress-backed TV ad campaign in the country. Since officially launching in India, Line said voice calls on its service have grown 3,200 %, use of stickers is up 1,800%, and messages have grown… Read More

  • ViKi Raises $4.3 Million from VC All-Stars to Translate the World's Video

    First it was distribution. Then it was monetization. The next generation of Web entrepreneurs’ make-or-break challenge will be localization and a big part of that is language. The Web is so powerful today and the valuations are so high, because it is a billion-person-audience and growing. But more of them speak Chinese than English, and critical masses are developing around Spanish… Read More

  • WITN?: Can India Succeed in Exporting Mobile Services Like It Did with Bollywood? (TCTV)

    We’re not going to lie to you—this video may feature the world’s worst Skype connection. And that was after 45 minutes of trouble-shooting. While we have no problems connecting to entrepreneurs in Russia or Kenya, apparently London is the land that Skype forgot, which is pretty ironic given it was funded there. But such old-world telecom connections are the new reality for… Read More