Tag Archives: 2017

Valiant Entertainment: State of the Publisher 2017

Since coming onto the scene in 2012 in an unprecedented relaunch of what was an all-but-defunct set of properties, Valiant Entertainment hasn’t taken its foot off the gas. They’ve had events, critical acclaim and sales success that put them on the map as the third-largest shared superhero universe in just a few short years. Now they have a big-time movie ... Read More »

GMIC 2017: How Chinese Startups Are Going Global

Last week in Beijing, the eighth edition of GMIC, China’s largest tech conference took place. Among its speakers, I was fortunate enough to be part of a panel discussion on cross-border investment including including Midas List investors Hans Tung (GGV Capital) and Dave McClure (500 Startups) as well as high-profile firms such as Qiming Ventures and Vertex (the venture arm of Singapore’s sovereign fund Temasek). ... Read More »

2017 Honda City Facelift Receives Over 25,000 Bookings

The 2017 Honda City facelift has received over 25,000 orders since it was launched in India in February 2017. The fourth-generation of the Honda City car, among the company’s most popular models in India, had in fact bagged more than 14,000 bookings within one month of its launch here. Yoichiro Ueno, President and CEO, Honda Cars India had said in ... Read More »

Starting gun sounds on Courier Business Awards 2017

The starting gun has sounded on the 2017 Courier Business Awards, the fifth annual celebration of the commercial life of East Central Scotland. The awards scheme has recognised the efforts of scores of local companies in a brilliant first four years. But there are many more exciting businesses and talented individuals living and working in this part of the world that ... Read More »

Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus Specifications, Photos Leaked Again Ahead of MWC 2017 Launch

Lenovo’s mid-range Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus smartphones are expected to launch later this month at the company’s February 26 event at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. Ahead of the official Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus unveiling, a Spanish online retailer accidentally listed the yet-to-be-announced smartphones with purported official renders and promotional materials claiming features, specifications, and other details. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch Date to Reportedly Be Revealed at MWC 2017

Samsung’s Mobile Chief Koh Dong-jin has reportedly confirmed that the company will reveal the official launch date for the Galaxy S8 launch at MWC 2017 later this month. The South Korean company can be expected to announce the Samsung Galaxy S8 launch date during the company’s February 26 event, where it is expected to reveal the Galaxy Tab S3. A ... Read More »

Reliance Jio, Samsung to Host Joint Event on February 28 at MWC 2017

Apart from its exclusive press conference at MWC 2017 on February 26, Samsung is joint hosting another event at the Barcelona trade show – a joint event with newbie telecom operator Reliance Jio. The event looks to “foster engagement and participation among industry leaders, governments, and communities, by discussing Jio’s successful 4G LTE business and how it has transformed the ... Read More »

MWC 2017: Huawei P10, Huawei Watch 2 Confirmed to Launch

Huawei last month sent out media invites for its Mobile World Congress 2017 event on February 26, and the company was then largely expected to launch the upgrade to last year’s Huawei P9 smartphone. The company has now rolled out images and a video for its upcoming event confirming that the Huawei P10 will be unveiled at an event during ... Read More »

MWC 2017: Vernee Apollo 2 Launch Confirmed, With 8GB of RAM, MediaTek Helio X30 in Tow

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vernee, which launched its Apollo smartphone with 6GB of RAM last year, has now announced that it will launch the smartphone’s successor – Apollo 2 at MWC 2017 later this month. Interestingly, the company has gone a step further with Apollo 2 as the smartphone features an impressive memory with up to 8GB of RAM. Depending on ... Read More »

Gionee A1, A1 Plus to Launch on February 27 at MWC 2017; Images, Price, Specifications Leaked

Gionee has started sending out invites for the launch of its A1 and A1 Plus smartphones and as per the invites, the new devices will be unveiled by the Chinese smartphone manufacturer on February 27 at MWC 2017. Separately, the Gionee A1 smartphone was leaked in live images alongside price and specifications. The launch invite for the Gionee A1 and ... Read More »