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This Week in Mobile: iPhone Date, Xiaomi, and a Billion Dollar Valuation
"Top up” your weekly knowledge of the mobile industry. Tinder, Foursquare, and all the important news from this week!
Here at Fueled, a design and development company based in New York and London, we are obsessed with everything that happens in mobile, be it rumors of iPhone hardware, delectable Android updates or new apps we love.
Every Friday, we’d like to help you top up your weekly knowledge of the mobile industry so you can keep your finger on the pulse.
iPhone 6 on September 9th
We finally have a date! Apple will unviel the next iPhone on September 9th, which means the newest Apple smartphone will hit stores by the end of September. Will you get your hands on one as soon as their available? via Re/code
Xiaomi Leads in China
The Chinese smartphone startup Xiaomi was the number one smartphone maker in China in the second quarter, beating both Samsung and Apple. Although Xiaomi isn't making much profit on its smartphones, it's eating away at the Samsung market - the company reported declining profits last quarter. via Business Insider
Is Tinder Worth a Billion?
According to a reliable source, the VC firm Benchmark is close to leading a $50 million to $75 million investment round in Tinder. This round will value Tinder between $750 million to $1 billion. via Valleywag
The New Foursquare
After unveiling its new logo a couple weeks ago, Foursquare finally unleashed its new app this week. The new concept "learns what you like and leads you to places you’ll love." Old school users are reeling on Twitter. Like, what happened to being able to add places to your Lists? But we commend Foursquare for trying to organize its massive amount of high-quality, user-generated location based data! Read more about the new app here.
Cool App: Push for Pizza
A couple teenagers in Brooklyn built up a delicious new app. Push for Pizza does exactly what you think it does. Simply press the pizza shaped icon, select a local pizza place and voila! A cheese pie will be delivered right to your door.
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