Mobile-First

Mobile marketplace Carousell extends reach with web platform
Mobile-first marketplace Carousell has launched its web platform, saying the move was in response to users and to help the community reach a wider audience, including those who access the Internet exclusively via desktop computers.
Ode to the desktop, or why mobile-first sucks
Sure, smartphones and tablets are great and the mobile Internet has opened up entire new vistas … but A. Asohan argues that the desktop still rules.  
Week in Review: Those website revamp woes
DNA launched a redesigned website earlier this week, and of course, it immediately crashed. Executive editor A. Asohan ponders the lessons learned.
Say hello to the ‘new’ DNA
The DNA website launches its new design today, and founder Karamjit Singh explains why the focus is all mobile … and why his personal dress sense was ahead of its time!
Digital disrupters twice more profitable: CA Tech survey
The phrase ‘digital transformation’ is being bandied about as the framework for a future of improved productivity and lower cost, and a recent CA Technologies study puts the business effects into perspective: Digital disrupters have seen up to two times more revenue and profit than mainstream companies.
Mudah.my to fend off rivals with ‘one simple approach’
As Malaysia’s largest online marketplace, with products and services in over 50 categories, Mudah.my is facing competition on all fronts. Its new CEO is unperturbed however, because he has a focused game plan, reports Goh Thean Eu.
When going mobile backfires: What to watch out for
Going mobile simply because everyone else is doing it is a terribly simplistic way of looking at the medium, and that kind of simplicity generally translates into terrible results, writes Justin Hall.
Skyscanner to ride on Asia’s travel growth, digital trends
Skyscanner, a search engine for flights, hotels and car rentals, aims to ride on growth in Asia, as well as changing traveller behaviour.
APAC outpacing rest of the world in mobile payments: IDC
Mobile payment growth in Asia Pacific is outpacing the rest of the world, and will make up half of the global market by 2017, according to International Data Corporation (IDC).
Indonesia to be APAC launchpad for GfK’s cross-media studies
Indonesia will be the first market in Asia Pacific where GfK will launch its Crossmedia Link product, which seeks to measure consumption habits across today’s high-tech media usage.
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