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Snapchat secrets blown in Sony hack

Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel has said he is “devastated” that plans for his app were leaked as part of the Sony Pictures hack. Details of future plan were outlined by Spiegel in emails to Michael Lynton, the Sony exec on Snapchat’s board. Also included were details, including financial data, on previously secret acquisitions. The leak detailed big ambitions for the […]

PlayKids expands to China

Movile, the mobile platform in Latin America and creator of children’s entertainment platform, PlayKids, is officially launching the app in China on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. PlayKids helps parents tackle playtime and more through age appropriate, educational and trusted content. In China, PlayKids will feature top Chinese shows like Dinobob, Mumu Tribe, Our Friend Xiong Xiaomi, Rubi, Beva Songs, […]

Mood Media partners with Shazam

Mood Media, the global player in Experience Design, has formed partnership with Shazam that includes the official launch of Shazam In-Store, a location-based mobile marketing product. Shazam-In Store, part of Shazam’s larger expansion strategy into consumer-facing environments, is integrated into the existing Shazam app and offers brands the opportunity to connect to Shazam’s more than 100 million monthly active users. […]

Mobile bumps TV as America’s first screen

Mobile  analytics firm Flurry, owned by Yahoo, has found that time spent on mobile devices grew in the US by 9.3 per cent – from 2 hours and 42 minutes to 2 hours and 57 minutes – in the past nine months. That is almost 3 hours per day spent on mobile devices by the average American consumer, while time […]

Opera Mini surpasses 50m users in India

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Over 50 million people are now using Opera Mini to go online in India, according to the latest statistics released by Opera Software. With this, Opera Mini is now the third largest mobile app used in India after Facebook and Whatsapp. Opera’s CEO Lars Boilesen announced the 50-million-user landmark at a flash mob in India. He joined 50 dancers in […]

ITV Player on Amazon Fire

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has revealed that the ITV Player app is now available on Amazon Fire tablets. The app will enable viewers to access their favourite ITV programmes on the move, and is now available to download for free from the Amazon Appstore. The ITV Player app allows users to watch ITV’s channels live as well as access the […]

ONO TV on Android phones

Spain’s largest cable company ONO, recently acquired by Vodafone, is launching its ONO online TV service on Android-based devices with the service available through Google Play. The service, with up to 40 TV channels, was already available on PCs, tablets, iPhones and Macs. The company is enhancing the service with the addition of VoD including premieres and pay per view […]

BBC Hindi on LINE instant messaging

As part of its ‘mobile-first’ strategy, BBC Hindi is making its content available on smartphone instant messaging platform LINE – one of the world’s top five chat apps.  By subscribing to BBC Hindi in the Official Accounts section, Hindi-speaking LINE users can receive the latest news from BBC Hindi via text, graphics, short video clips and audio. Earlier this year, […]

NEON SVoD for NZ SKY

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New Zealand pay-TV operator SKY has announced the December launch of subscription video on demand (SVoD) service NEON, which it says will make it easy for Kiwis to access great entertainment, offering exclusive TV series, hundreds of movies, great factual entertainment, documentaries and brilliant family viewing. The first 30 days are free and the service is being made available for […]

Xstream for Canal Digital Go iPad app

Canal Digital customers in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland can now see their favorite TV show and movies on their iPad with the recently launched Canal Digital GO iPad app, designed, developed and powered by Xstream. The app was quickly #1 in App Store Norway and #2 in App Store Sweden. The app is available for all Canal Digital customers, […]

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