Growth of mobile games in Southeast Asia is slowing, but remains strong

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Southeast Asia is leading the way in the aggressive growth of mobile gaming Southeast Asia may be the world’s leading market for mobile games, but the market is showing signs of becoming more sluggish due to oversaturation. While more people in this region have been purchasing smartphones, the number of big-name mobile games has reached a point where smaller games are finding it harder to compete. Games like “Candy Crush Saga” and “Minecraft” have come to dominate the market, leaving little room for other games to thrive. Mobile games are…

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Kamcord brings mobile games streaming to Japan and South Korea

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Kamcord is making it possible for people to stream mobile games online Kamcord, a U.S. company that specializes in allowing mobile consumers to stream games from their devices, has announced the launch of Kamcord Korea and Kamcord Japan. Streaming is a big business, with both YouTube Gaming and, to a greater extent, Twitch showing how profitable the streaming market can be. Most streaming services focus exclusively on PC and console games, however, with mobile games having relatively little support in this growing market. Kamcord intends to take advantage of this…

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Samsung to showcase its mobile payments service during seven city tour in the US

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Samsung Pay to be on display during nationwide tour Samsung has announced that it will be taking its new mobile payments service, Samsung Pay, on a seven city tour in the United States. The company intends to showcase the capabilities of its new platform, allowing consumers and businesses to see how they can use Samsung Pay. The new service has already been tested in South Korea, where mobile commerce has become quite popular among consumers that have become intensely mobile-centric. Company will show off the features and capabilities of its…

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Samsung teams with MasterCard for mobile payments

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Samsung is working with MasterCard to augment new mobile payments service Samsung has announced that it has partnered with MasterCard for its new mobile payments platform. Later this year, Samsung intends to launch its first mobile payments service, called Samsung Pay, in Europe. The company will compete directly with Apple, which plans to launch its own payment service in the European market later this year as well. With MasterCard, Samsung believes that it will have an edge in this competition and could limit the success that Apple sees in the…

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Mobile commerce market is growing quickly throughout the world

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Report highlights the growth that the global mobile commerce market is experiencing A new report from yStats shows that mobile commerce is experiencing healthy growth throughout the world. The report notes that the global mobile commerce market has, in some cases, seen triple digit growth rates, which means that the market is beginning to overshadow the overall online retail market in terms of sales growth. Notably, however, desktop computers remain the favored way for consumers to shop online, but many are beginning to use their smartphones to shop for and…

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