The submission process is now open to more technology startups based in emerging markets.
Google is expanding its Launchpad Accelerator program to two more continents. African and European countries have been added to the lineup. They include Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Poland, Czech Republic, and Hungary.
Launchpad Accelerator already fields entries from Latin America and Asia. Those countries include Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The six-month mentorship program provides equity-free support [Read More…]
AT&T is matching its competitors by opening up unlimited data to everyone.
AT&T has decided to throw up its proverbial hands after a week of intense competition in the mobile space, saying that as of February 17 its unlimited plan, which is currently only available to DirecTV customers, will be expanded to all postpaid customers.
Starting tomorrow, AT&T1 will launch a new AT&T Unlimited plan. The plan will be available to all consumer and business postpaid AT&T [Read More…]
An important step for LeEco in the U.S.
After launching in the U.S. via its own online sales at LeMall.com, LeEco is expanding its phone sales to Target as well. The massive U.S. retailer will carry the Le Pro3 and Le S3 online, but it doesn’t seem out of the realm of possibility to start stocking the phones in-store as well considering the types of budget devices it currently sells.
LeEco‘s first phones to launch in [Read More…]
A year after launching, Samsung Pay makes a big expansion to new countries and platforms.
After growing its base of compatible banks and credit unions to over 500, Samsung is now targeting an expansion of Samsung Pay starting with the addition of Malaysia, Russia and Thailand — bringing the service to 10 countries in total. Further, Samsung has inked a deal with Mastercard to integrate Samsung Pay with its Masterpass online payment service.
This new [Read More…]
Starting in September, new free roaming countries for Three UK customers include Germany, Greece, Belgium, Netherlands, Malta and Iceland.
One of the most attractive perks for Three UK customers has been its “Feel At Home” program — the ability to roam at no extra cost in a selection of countries — mainly territories where Three already has a local mobile network. From September that list will be expanding significantly to cover 24 new territories, including major [Read More…]
Niantic Labs has now expanded the reach of its hit augmented reality game Pokémon Go to the countries of Central and South America.
The news was revealed on the game’s official Facebook page:
Central and South America – Break out the sneakers and Poké Balls, and get ready to explore the world around you. We are excited to officially be putting Pokémon GO in the hands of our Latin American fans, visitors, and the Olympic athletes [Read More…]
Verizon Digital Media Services is partnering with India’s leading carrier Airtel to expand its content delivery network across the country. The deal sees the launch of four points of presence in four cities: Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, and New Delhi.
The move enables fast access to Verizon’s digital content platform to those located in the country. From Verizon Digital Media Services CTO Rob Peters:
We are expanding our content delivery network in strategic markets that our customers [Read More…]
AT&T on Friday added a variety of smartphones to its Buy One, Get One free promotion. In place since February, it’s a great way for families to save on key handsets. Today sees AT&T expanding its offer to include the following Android-powered models. HTC One A9 Kyocera DuraForce Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Samsung Galaxy S6 Samsung
AT&T has expanded its BOGO (Buy One, Get One) free phone offer to include a number of Android phones, including the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, the LG V10 and many more.
AT&T says that customers must add a new line to get this BOGO offer. The first phone can be purchased with any of the AT&T Next plans, while the second phone must be purchased with either an 30-month AT&T Next agreement or [Read More…]