The beloved Evernote cloud-based note-taking service has moved to expand its empire by buying-up the Penultimate handwriting recognition app. Evernote, which allows users to save notes and articles and access them on a multitude of devices, has promised to tightly integrate the two services.The Penultimate app, renowned for its simplicity, will remain in existence and actually migrate to platforms beyond the iPad as part of the deal.
Evernote has also vowed not to mess with the popular service. Evernote CEO Phil Libin said:
“I’ve been in love with Penultimate since it first came out. The magic of the app is its simplicity, and we’re going to keep it as is: really simple, really pure.”Partnership makes sense Ben Zotto, who created Penultimate and will now join the Evernote staff to oversee the integration, added: “(The partnership) makes a lot of sense
Thailand’s internet economy to hit US$53 billion in 2025
New users in Southeast Asia are coming online at a blistering pace, adding 40M new Internet users this year alone compared to 100M between 2015 and 2019 and 70% of the region’s population is now online.
Southeast Asia’s Internet sectors continue to see strong growth, hitting $100 billion in 2020, and are on track to cross $300 billion by 2025 stated a report by Google, Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings and business consultants Bain & Co.(more…)
Southeast Asia’s internet economy hits $100 billion
The two pacesetters in the region are Indonesia and Vietnam, which lead the pack with growth rates in excess of 40% a year.
The internet economies in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines are growing by between 20% and 30% annually, with no signs of slowing down, according to Google and Temasek multi-year research program.(more…)
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