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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Kik invests in its platform, buys Blynk, a fashion startup behind popular Kik bot   —  Kik Invests In Its Platform, Buys Fashion Startup Behind Popular Kik Bot  —  This past year something interesting happened in China.  Mobile services began sprouting up without mobile apps or websites.
Dec 21, 2015, 1:55 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
India's Nexus Venture Partners announces new $450M fund, making it the first Indian VC to have over $1B in capital under management   —  India's Nexus Venture Partners Announces New $450M Fund  —  Nexus Venture Partners — the top-tier Indian VC firm which counts Snapdeal …
Dec 9, 2015, 5:30 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Tiger Global Closes $2.5 Billion More To Continue Its Startup Investment Spree   —  November looks to be an auspicious month for power investor Tiger Global.  The New York-based hedge fund raised $2.5 billion for new deals back in November 2014, and now, after a spending spree that has seen …
Dec 1, 2015, 2:00 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
BlackBerry Confirms It Will Exit Pakistan After Rejecting Data Monitoring Demands   —  BlackBerry has confirmed that it is exiting Pakistan entirely in response to the national government's continued demand to monitor user data on the Canadian company's service.
Nov 30, 2015, 8:05 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Tango, chat app unicorn, lays off 9% of staff, around 30 employees, after its e-commerce move failed despite Alibaba and Walmart partnerships   —  Tango, Chat App Unicorn, Lays Off 9% Of Staff Following Failed Move Into E-Commerce  —  Tango, the mobile messaging unicorn that reached …
Nov 24, 2015, 4:55 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
LG partners with local banks to launch its own mobile payment service in South Korea, no word on international plans yet   —  LG Is Developing Its Own Mobile Payment Service  —  Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay... there'll one more to add to the list soon.
Nov 19, 2015, 12:50 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
India's ride-sharing company Ola raises $500M at $5B valuation to maintain its lead over Uber in the country   —  Ola, The Company Beating Uber In India, Raises $500M At A $5B Valuation  —  Ola, the Uber rival that is leading the taxi app market in India, has refueled its tank after taking on another $500 million in funding.
Nov 18, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Correction: PicoCandy Starts Selling Unofficial Stickers Inside Its Facebook Messenger App   —  In a move that may seem trivial, but could be indicative of the future, you can now buy paid-for stickers for Facebook Messenger.  Facebook itself isn't offering stickers directly …
Nov 16, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Ola, Uber's India rival, breaks out digital wallet service Ola Money as a standalone app, available for Android now, coming to iOS and Windows Phone later   —  Ola, Uber's Big Rival In India, Gives Its Payment Service A Standalone App  —  Ola, India's homegrown rival to Uber …
Nov 14, 2015, 5:05 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
500px Launches Its Photo Sharing And Licensing Platform In China   —  500px, the photography platform where users post and share, as well as buy and sell photos, has become the latest Western technology company to enter China.  The Toronto-based startup launched a localized version of its service in China …
Nov 14, 2015, 1:35 AMIn context

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