KakaoTalk: Connect Better Across the Globe

From Korea to the world, KakaoTalk is now a major messenger app in the international market. Currently, KakaoTalk has more than 158 million registered members from 196 countries. In his speech about the evolving digital era the social media networks, US President Barack Obama mentioned KakaoTalk. In 2011, CNET chose KakaoTalk as the Number 1

Blackberry

BlackBerry Kicks Off Global Scholars Program for Women

All around the women are competing head to head with male counterparts in various fields and industries. In the technology fields, however, women are under-represented. BlackBerry® is championing the next generation of women leaders in mobile computing. The BlackBerry® Scholars Program was announced in May by Alicia Keys, BlackBerry’s creative director. It is a global

Lazada Secures Another $100M Funding

Lazada, the largest online mall in Southeast Asia has just gotten bigger. $100 million was invested by Verlinvest into Lazada’s German holding company, Rocket Internet. Verlinvest is a Belgian family-owned, consumer-focused investment holding company. Other investors to Lazada’s holding company are Holtzbrinck Ventures, Kinnevik, Summit Partners and Tengelmann Group. Maximilian Bittner, CEO of LAZADA shares

Globe Telecom

Text2Teach To Expand in Visayas and Mindanao

Department of Education Undersecretary Yolanda Quijano, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Ayala Foundation Co-Vice Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Nokia Director for Community Involvement Gregory Elphinston, and Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu to expand nationwide the mobile teaching project “Text2Teach” (T2T). It targets 850 public elementary schools nationwide to be used