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  • Nara Gets First Telco Customer As SingTel Tries To Fend Off Content Competition

    Nara Gets First Telco Customer As SingTel Tries To Fend Off Content Competition

    SingTel has licensed Nara Logics‘ restaurant recommendation engine in a bid to give its Digital Life assets a shot in the arm.┬áThe deal will see SingTel license Nara’s “Pandora for restaurants” algorithm, which is aimed at creating personalized lists of eating places for users. The value of the deal was undisclosed, but Nara Logics CEO Thomas Copeman said it will… Read More

  • Singapore’s SingTel Wants To Pump Another $1.6B Into Startup Investments

    Singapore’s SingTel Wants To Pump Another $1.6B Into Startup Investments

    Singapore’s largest telecoms provider, SingTel, plans to set aside $1.6 billion (S$2 billion) over the next three years for startup acquisitions, it said in an earnings call (via┬áZDNet). It wasn’t clear on what those acquisitions would be specifically, but going by those it has made in recent years, we can expect the telco to continue focusing on digital content and augmenting… Read More

  • More Mobile Ad Consolidation: Carrier SingTel Buys Amobee For $321 Million

    More Mobile Ad Consolidation: Carrier SingTel Buys Amobee For $321 Million

    The mobile ad market is projected to bring in revenues of $2.6 billion this year, and while that is only a small fraction of the wider opportunity in digital advertising, the space — fueled by the smartphone boom — is only going to get bigger, and that is attracting those looking for an early foothold. Today saw another example of that coming into shape: pan-Asian carrier SingTel… Read More

  • From Accelerate 2010 In Singapore: List Of "Asia's Top 50 Apps"

    Earlier this week, I attended Accelerate 2010 in Singapore, a two-day tech and mobile industry event that attracted no less than 2,000 international attendees. Organizer and major telco SingTel (which boasts around 350 million customers worldwide) offered up a slew of presentations and panels. But giving in to my penchant for discovering Asian startups, I will just focus on Accelerate’s… Read More