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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
BTC China, one of the country's top three bitcoin exchanges, announces it will suspend all trading for China-based customers from September 30   —  A number of China's top bitcoin exchanges are preparing to suspend their services following instructions from the government.
Sep 14, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
OmiseGo and Qtum become first ICO-issued Ethereum ERC20-based crypto tokens to pass $1B market cap   —  It was always likely to happen, but the speed in which the first ICOs worth more than $1 billion have arrived is surprising.  —  Today both OmiseGO (OMG) and Qtum passed a $1 billion market cap today …
Sep 1, 2017, 4:30 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Tencent reports $15.7B Q2 revenues and a record quarterly profit of $2.7B, up 70% YoY, as company's mobile game revenue tops PC, propelled by Honour of Kings   —  Tencent, Asia's highest valued technology company, posted a record quarterly profit of $2.7 billion (18.2 billion RMB) thanks to explosive growth from mobile games.
Aug 19, 2017, 3:50 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Alibaba leads $1.1B investment in Indonesia-based e-commerce firm Tokopedia   —  Alibaba has continued its push into Southeast Asia after it led a $1.1 billion investment in Tokopedia, an e-commerce firm based in Indonesia.  —  A valuation for the deal was not announced …
Aug 17, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Hong Kong's PCCW raises $110M for 18% stake in its video and music streaming unit from Hony Capital, Foxconn, and Temasek   —  This week seems to be a good one for media streaming companies in Asia.  Hot on the heels of Malaysia-based Iflix raising $133 million for its Netflix-like service …
Aug 14, 2017, 6:00 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Didi Chuxing makes an undisclosed investment in Middle Eastern ride-hailing service Careem, which operates in 80 cities across 13 countries   —  A week after its first investment in Europe, Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing is spreading its wings once again after it announced a financing deal …
Aug 8, 2017, 2:35 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Iflix raises $133M led by Hearst, which has also backed Roku, for its $3/month Netflix-style service for emerging markets   —  Iflix, an Asia-based startup providing Netflix-like streaming services in emerging markets, has landed $133 million in fresh funding to accelerate its business.
Aug 7, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Didi Chuxing makes an undisclosed investment in Taxify, an Uber rival that operates in 18 countries in Europe and Africa   —  Didi Chuxing, the ride-sharing company that forced Uber out of China, has expanded its increasingly global empire after it made an investment in Taxify …
Aug 1, 2017, 5:00 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Apple removes all major VPN apps from the App Store in China; the apps allowed users to bypass China's internet censorship   —  The Chinese government's crackdown on the internet continues with the news that Apple has removed all major VPN apps, which help internet users overcome …
Jul 29, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Xiaomi unveils Mi AI smart speaker, available in China for ~$45, to control Xiaomi hardware and other smart products, play media, more   —  Hot on the heels of reports that Facebook is developing its own take on Amazon Echo, China's Xiaomi has joined the tech company masses by jumping into the increasingly crowded smart speaker space.
Jul 26, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context

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