YouAppi widens global footprint & further expands Asia operations with new Singapore office

YouAppi widens global footprint & further expands Asia operations with new Singapore office

YouAppi, a leading growth marketing platform for premium mobile brands, announced the opening of new offices in Singapore, expanding the company’s substantial footprint across APAC. In the last year, YouAppi has continued to build its reach throughout the region, supporting premium brands in China, Japan, Indonesia, Philippines, Korea, and now Singapore. It delivers successful campaigns for the top performing brands in Asia, […]

AT&T in talks to buy AppNexus ad platform

AT&T in talks to buy AppNexus ad platform

AT&T’s plan to acquire AppNexus is part of the telecom provider’s broader strategy to build a media business that creates both content and sells ad space. Their wireless division reaches 159.4 million people in the U.S. and Mexico, a mass audience of people checking their phones dozens of times a day. AT&T not only has personal data […]

Mobile Advertising Company YOC Expands Into The Netherlands

Mobile Advertising Company YOC Expands Into The Netherlands

YOC, a technology provider for high impact programmatic advertising in Europe has opened a new branch office in the Netherlands. This latest move strengthens the company’s programmatic business as it explores new opportunities in one of the most developed countries in the world for programmatic adoption. This latest announcement follows the success of YOC’s latest […]

Select Instagram business partners offered range of enhancements

Select Instagram business partners offered range of enhancements

Instagram has introduced a call-to-action native payment button for select business partners in a bid to boost functionality. It has also offered a new way for those chosen to organise direct messages. The partners will be able to display options such as ‘Book’, ‘Get Tickets’, ‘Reserve’ or ‘Start Order’ buttons on their profiles, establishing Instagram […]

Uber’s Southeast Asia operations acquired by competitor Grab

Uber’s Southeast Asia operations acquired by competitor Grab

Following weeks of speculation, Uber has sold its business in Southeast Asia to Singapore-based rival Grab. The deal will net Uber a 27.5 percent stake in Grab, while Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will join Grab’s board. It’s said to be the largest acquisition by a Southeast Asian firm. Grab, meanwhile, will take over Uber’s operations […]

Korean internet giant Kakao is launching a blockchain company

Korean internet giant Kakao is launching a blockchain company

Kakao, the Korean internet firm that operates the country’s largest messaging app, is moving deeper into crypto after it revealed plans to launch a blockchain-focused business unit. A Kakao representative confirmed the plans and that the company has hired Han Jaesun, CTO of gaming startup FuturePlay, to head up the business. The company isn’t commenting […]

JD.com launches blockchain startup accelerator

JD.com launches blockchain startup accelerator

JD.com, one of China’s biggest eCommerce retailers, has launched an accelerator program which will focus on the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technologies. The AI Catapult program, which begins in March, will partner with blockchain startups to build new business, and create and test real-world applications of their technologies. Members of the program […]

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