mobile technology

Super Apps, Asia's new innovation, to change cities, economies

SINGAPORE (Nov 7): The ability to communicate, shop online, order rides, read books, play games, get food delivery and pay for anything within a single, unified smartphone app is Asia’s defining innovation, technology leaders said at Bloomberg’s New Economy Forum in Singapore.

The one product Asia Pacific consumers can’t seem to do without

SINGAPORE (July 13): Smartphones have become an integral part of Asia Pacific consumers’ day-to-day lives: from networking to making purchases and payments, to providing and receiving customer service, and more.

According to the Connected Asian Consumer study by market research organisation GfK, over 80% of online consumers in the Asia Pacific access the Internet daily on their smartphones, with messaging apps being used more than any other smartphone apps across most Asian countries.

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