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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Nintendo reports $569M profit as Pokémon game sales get off to a good start, beats analyst estimates though revenue was down 22% YoY   —  Nintendo only takes a fraction of the revenue from Pokémon Go, the smash hit game of 2016, but its popularity has certainly boosted …
Jan 31, 2017, 4:20 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Kik buys video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80M, will acquire all 35 staff, and turn Tel Aviv office into a product and engineering center   —  Messaging company Kik has made its second major acquisition after it scooped up Israel-based mobile video app maker Rounds in an undisclosed deal.
Jan 26, 2017, 8:20 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
LG posts $224 million loss as ‘weak’ selling G5 smartphone drags it down once again   —  Samsung just recorded its best quarter of business for three years, but the same can't be said of fellow Korean electronics firm LG.  LG just carded a KRW 258.80 billion ($223.98 million) net loss for Q4 2016 …
Jan 25, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Hugo Barra steps down as international vice president at Xiaomi, will remain an advisor, and return to the US   —  Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is losing its head of international and primary English-language spokesperson Hugo Barra after he announced his exit from the company.
Jan 23, 2017, 1:25 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Indian healthcare platform Practo raises $55M Series D led by Tencent to expand into more markets; other investors included Sequoia, CapitalG, Thrive Capital   —  India-based Practo, a startup that helps consumers locate doctors and healthcare information, has closed a $55 million Series D funding round …
Jan 17, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
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Jan 16, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Snow, the Asian Snapchat clone Facebook reportedly tried to buy last year, claims 40-50M monthly active users and 100M+ downloads   —  Asian Facebook clone Snow caught the attention of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who tried unsuccessfully to buy it last year, and it is continuing to grow steadily.
Jan 4, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Chinese bike-sharing startup Mobike raises $215M Series D led by Tencent and Warburg Pincus   —  Bicycle sharing services are primed to be a major focus for China's startup scene this year.  Now today, only the fourth day of 2017, comes the first mega-round for the space after Mobike announced its $215 million Series D funding.
Jan 4, 2017, 8:40 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Cyanogen announces it will stop issuing Cyanogen-supported nightly builds and shut down all services for the OS on December 31   —  It's been a rocky few months for Cyanogen, the ambitious startup that aimed to build a better version of Android than Google.  It has laid off staff …
Dec 24, 2016, 6:45 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
OneWeb raises $1.2B, of which $1B is from SoftBank, to build high volume satellite production facility for affordable satellite-based internet service   —  The battle for satellite-powered internet is heating up.  Weeks after Tesla asked the U.S. Government for permission to launch …
Dec 19, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context

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