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Rakuten acquires Viber for US$900 million

Japan's Rakuten is acquiring messaging and VoIP company Viber for $900 million, the Internet services companies announced today. » zum Artikel

Rakuten to buy Internet messaging app Viber for $900 million

Japan's Rakuten will acquire instant messaging and calling app developer Viber Media for US$900 million, the e-commerce giant said Friday, highlighting its moves to penetrate new markets. » zum Artikel

Rakuten to buy Internet messaging app Viber for $900 million

Japan's Rakuten will acquire instant messaging and calling app developer Viber Media for US$900 million, the e-commerce giant said Friday, highlighting its moves to penetrate new markets. » zum Artikel

Japan's Rakuten continues Amazon pursuit, will buy US logistics firm

Rakuten, Japan's largest online retailer, is acquiring a U.S. logistics firm as it continues to build out its infrastructure to compete with foreign rivals like Amazon.com. » zum Artikel

Rakuten CEO: Our values may keep us from beating Amazon

The founder and CEO of one of the world's largest e-commerce sites says his firm's moral principles may keep it from defeating rival Amazon.com in the long run. » zum Artikel

Japan to tax sales of content downloaded from abroad

Japan is planning to tax sales of foreign online content such as e-books, apps and downloaded music by late 2015, according to a newspaper report. » zum Artikel

Pinterest sammelt 225 Millionen Dollar ein

Foto-Dienst: Der Fotodienst Pinterest, bei dem Kunden Bilder von verschiedenen Websites in digitalen Notizbüchern sammeln können, hat 225 Millionen Dollar bei Investoren eingesammelt. » zum Artikel

Japan to tax sales of content downloaded from abroad

Japan is planning to tax sales of foreign online content such as e-books, apps and downloaded music by late 2015. » zum Artikel

Amazon Kindle tops yearly Japan e-reader sales in five months

Amazon.com's Kindle e-reader has dominated the competition in Japan since its launch last year, according to new research, showing the company's low pricing and powerful brand may have overcome its late entrance into the market. » zum Artikel

China's Alibaba invests $215 million in Tango messaging app

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is investing US$215 million to acquire a minority stake and a seat in the board of Tango, a mobile messaging app from the U.S. » zum Artikel

Chat app Line takes on Amazon, e-book retailers with manga service

Line, the popular messaging platform based in Japan, is challenging e-book vendors like Amazon and Rakuten with a new service to download and view manga, or Japanese comic books. » zum Artikel

Facebook kauft WhatsApp

Kaufpreis beträgt 19 Milliarden Dollar: Facebook ist mit mehr als 1,2 Milliarden Nutzern das weltgrößte Online-Netzwerk. Doch immer wieder keimt die Sorge auf, die Jugend wende sich ab - und nutze stattdessen etwa den Chat-Dienst WhatsApp. Facebook hat den Rivalen nun kurzerhand gekauft. » zum Artikel

Orange hasn't given up competing for the future of messaging

Orange is hoping it can compete more effectively with over-the-top messaging vendors thanks to an upgraded version of its Libon service that lets uses chat with anyone who has a device with an HTML browser. » zum Artikel

StoneBridge brings EngageSciences social media marketing platform to APAC

Australian enterprise content management (ECM) solutions provider, StoneBridge Systems, has signed an agreement to offer UK-based EngageSciences' social media marketing platform in Asia-Pacific (APAC). » zum Artikel

Twitter, Pinterest, Skype founders advise Japan entrepreneurs

A host of celebrity tech executives, including the founders of Twitter, Pinterest, Evernote and Android, converged in Tokyo this week, invited as part of an ambitious effort to modernize Japan's economy through entrepreneurship. » zum Artikel

Chinese rival bolsters search engine against Baidu with Alibaba partnership

China's Baidu has long dominated the country's search market. But a local rival to the company is bolstering its own search services with the help of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. » zum Artikel

Innovationen brauchen vor allem Prozesse

Apple, Google, BMW & Co.: Innovationen brauchen vor allem Prozesse (Foto: 2jenn - Fotolia.com)
Apple, Google, BMW & Co.: BCG hat untersucht, welche Unternehmen besonders innovativ sind und warum. Die Ergebnisse werfen auch Fragen auf, vor allem beim Vergleich mit einer anderen Liste. » zum Artikel


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Japan's Rakuten is acquiring messaging and VoIP company Viber for $900 million, the Internet services companies announced today.
Japan's Rakuten will acquire instant messaging and calling app developer Viber Media for US$900 million, the e-commerce giant said Friday, highlighting its moves to penetrate new markets.
Die Kommunikations-App Viber mit rund 300 Millionen Nutzern wird vom japanischen Online-Händler Rakuten übernommen.