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Rakuten acquires IP and assets of Bitnet, a Bitcoin wallet startup it had invested in, for undisclosed sum, and will open a blockchain R&D lab in Belfast, UK   —  Rakuten has confirmed that it has acquired the assets of Bitnet, a bitcoin wallet startup it invested in …
Aug 21, 2016, 5:00 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Hike, an Indian WhatsApp rival, raises a $175M Series D round led by Tencent and Foxconn at a $1.4B valuation   —  India has a new tech unicorn.  Hike, a four-year-old messaging app, today announced that it has closed $175 million in funding led by new investors Chinese internet giant Tencent and manufacturing firm Foxconn.
Aug 16, 2016, 6:25 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Qualcomm signs patent licensing deals with Oppo and Vivo, China's top two fastest-growing phone makers   —  Qualcomm's busy year in China continues with news that it has agreed to patent licensing deals with two of the world's fastest-growing smartphone companies: Oppo and Vivo.
Aug 10, 2016, 10:05 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Google Maps for Android gets Wi-Fi-only mode and SD card download option   —  Google is making its Maps app more accessible to users in emerging markets with two nifty features for the Android version of the service.  —  The company today announced a Wi-Fi-only option for the Google Maps app for Android …
Aug 9, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Indonesia-based Go-Jek confirms $550M raise, source says at a $1.3B post-money valuation, to expand its motorbike taxis on-demand service   —  Indonesia-based Go-Jek, the motorbike taxis on-demand company that competes with Uber and Grab, has confirmed that it has raised upwards of $550 million in new funding.
Aug 5, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Carousell, Southeast Asia-based social commerce marketplace app, raises $35M Series B led by Rakuten Ventures   —  Carousell, a four-year-old startup from Singapore behind a listings app that enables peer-to-peer selling in Southeast Asia, has closed a $35 million Series B round to grow …
Aug 2, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Baidu suffers record profit drop after instituting new policies limiting ads on its pages following the death of a man who used treatment he found via Baidu   —  Baidu may be the dominant search company in China by some margin, but it is currently in the midst of its toughest period as a public company.
Jul 29, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Sony posts $205M profit as downsized mobile business stops bleeding cash   —  Sony posted a slim ¥21.2 billion ($205 million) profit for its Q1 2016.  That's down on the ¥82.4 billion profit it carded this time last year, but in general the quarter was a mixed bag of positives …
Jul 29, 2016, 9:10 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Source: Niantic postponed Pokémon Go Japan launch after internal communication from McDonald's Japan, the game's sponsor, detailing the launch leaked   —  Game-maker Niantic has postponed today's scheduled launch of Pokémon Go in Japan following an email leak.
Jul 19, 2016, 11:15 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Sources: Pokémon Go to launch in Japan with McDonald's as the first launch partner, with 3K+ stores set to be sponsored “gym” locations   —  Pokémon Go fever has doubled the value of Nintendo's business, pushing it past Sony in the process.
Jul 19, 2016, 12:11 PMIn context

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