Friendster Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of MOL Global, announced it has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with South Korea’s Kakao Corp to promote, market and distribute the Kakao mobile platform in Malaysia.
Mobile messenger service provider LINE has announced its goal to exponentially grow its Malaysian user base this year. The country was selected as a key market as the company feels Malaysia has high growth potential, with one of the highest smartphone penetration rates in the world.
Telecommunications provider U Mobile Sdn Bhd has announced a collaboration with mobile technology solutions provider Macro Kiosk Berhad to provide Enterprise Messaging Services via its new Biz SMS Blast service.
Security blog fileperms recently published a report detailing the extent of the security vulnerabilities still persisting on popular smartphone instant messaging service WhatsApp.
Shenzen-based Tencent has got itself a mobile-messaging and social media app which, while not wholly original, mixes and matches technologies and trends in its own unique way: Take the best of Instant Messaging, add equal parts of WhatsApp, a touch of Instagram and Twitter, and season it with some nifty features. Serve the biggest market in the world, and when it is properly settled, hit the rest of the world.