This Week in Asia: Mobile News Not Involving WhatsApp or Facebook Reply

On this side of the globe, Rakuten’s purchase of Viber for $900 million is an interesting story for several reasons.  You can hear why, and how the purchase fits into broader regional trends, by listening here.

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