updated 07:34 am EST, Mon November 25, 2013
Line reaches 300M users, aims for 500M within 2014
Mobile messaging app Line has passed the 300 million user milestone, increasing from 200 million in just four months, with CEO Akira Morikawa aiming for the company to reach 500 million users in total within 2014. While the company has previously tried to drum up interest in the United States, Line states that the largest growth areas are in fact regions such as Spain and Mexico, with future expansion plans targeting India, Turkey, and Western Europe.
Redbox Instant reaches Windows Phone, Lumia exclusive for two months
Redbox Instant has made its way to Windows Phone devices, after appearing on iOS and Android. The app for the streaming and Kiosk-based rental service is available to download now through the Windows Phone store, though only the Nokia Lumia range of devices will be able to download and use it for 60 days after launch.