At BlackBerry, a New Strategy Emerges

The dilapidated smartphone pioneer has inked a dozen deals that will see BBM preloaded on a bunch of Android handsets in emerging markets.
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Explaining What It’s Going to Do With All That Dough, Pinterest Unveils Stats on Strong Mobile and International Usage

Yes, you may say it out loud: Has Silicon Valley lost its mind?
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Pinterest Does Another Massive Funding — $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation (Confirmed)

Pin this! An even more ginormous pile of money for the social bookmarking phenom.
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GoodData Raises $22 Million From Brazil’s TOTVS Ventures

Sewing up the business intelligence market south of the border.
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The Global Carrier Perspective: Telefonica and MTS on Balancing Developed and Developing Markets (Video)

Telefonica and MTS talk about what comes after dumb pipes.
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Two Views From Samsung About its “Octa” Chip

At the Consumer Electronics Show in January, Samsung described an unusual eight-brained processor as a major step above competing chips. Now that U.S. buyers will be late to get it, the company is playing down the differences.

A Look at Mobile Markets in Russia and Latin America

Mixing developed and developing markets.
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Movile’s Bloisi Says Wi-Fi and Cheaper Prices Are Key for Smartphone Penetration in Latin America

The founder and CEO of Brazil’s largest mobile services company thinks the next four years will see a boom in the important region.
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Spotify Plans Asian, Latin American Launches

Spotify AB, the streaming music provider, is preparing to launch in several Asian and Latin American markets to expand beyond the predominantly Western economies it currently operates in, said a person familiar with the plan.

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The Next Emerging Tech Powerhouse: Latin America

Hackathons and pitch contests indistinguishable from those in Silicon Valley, but in Spanish.

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