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Bloomberg:
Conflict in the community about how to scale Bitcoin, and competing software update proposals like SegWit2x and UASF, could lead to the cryptocurrency split   —  New proposal SegWit2x aims for compromise ahead of Aug. 1  —  Failure to agree could lead to bitcoin splitting into two
Jul 16, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:
Sources: Tencent to launch its most successful mobile game, Honour of Kings, in US, France, Italy, Spain, and Germany   —  China's largest gaming company revs up its overseas expansion  —  Current global versions feature Batman, Van Helsing characters  —  Tencent Holdings Ltd. is preparing …
Jul 8, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:
Alibaba launches Tmall Genie, a voice assistant-controlled speaker for Chinese customers, available in limited beta   —  Tencent, Baidu also developing their own home assistants  —  The Tmall Genie will sell for 499 yuan during its trial period  —  The competition in digital speaker-assistants …
Jul 5, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Profile of Tencent and its President Martin Lau as it plans to expand outside China, where it dominates user attention on smartphones by offering many services   —  The WeChat app has almost a billion users, and many of them use it all day.  So why isn't the company everywhere by now?
Jul 3, 2017, 5:35 AMIn context
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:
Alibaba to invest another $1B in e-commerce site Lazada, raising its stake from 51% to 83%, in a bid to extend its presence in the Southeast Asian market   —  The Chinese company is taking its stake to 83% from 51%  —  Deal extends its presence in a nascent Southeast Asia market
Jun 28, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:
Alibaba forecasts 45% to 49% revenue growth in fiscal year 2018 compared to 35% in average analyst estimates   —  The internet titan is predicting a rise of up to 49% this year  —  Cloud, media and marketing will drive revenue expansion  —  Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. shares rose …
Jun 8, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:
Sources: Alibaba to invest $1B+ in Chinese food-delivery service Ele.me, valuing the company at $5.5B to $6B   —  Ele.me said to be valued at $5.5 billion to $6 billion  —  The Chinese food delivery service competes with Meituan  —  Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and its financial services affiliate plan …
May 25, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:
Didi Chuxing raises $5.5B to expand beyond China; the round is the largest ever for a tech company and makes Didi the world's most valuable startup after Uber   —  Didi said to raise money from SoftBank, Silver Lake and others  —  Didi is said to have become most valuable startup in Asia
Apr 28, 2017, 5:30 AMIn context
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:
Sources: Didi nears deal to raise $5B+, which would value the company at ~$50B, up from the $34B valuation after its Uber China deal in August 2016   —  Ride-hailing service plans to raise at least $5 billion  —  Didi said to raise funds for automated driving expansion
Apr 26, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:
Sources: Didi weighing $6B SoftBank-backed funding to expand R&D; Apple and Tencent considering joining investment on a pro-rata basis to avoid stake dilution   —  Tencent, Apple considering chipping in to avoid share dilution  —  The Chinese ride-sharing leader needs capital for R&D
Mar 28, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context

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