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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
ICO beneficiaries like Omise Go, Cosmos, Golem, Maker, Raiden launch Ethereum Community Fund; sources say members pooled $100M, will provide $50K-$500K grants   —  In a first of its kind, half a dozen ICO companies have come together to collaborate on a new fund that plans to pay …
Feb 16, 2018, 4:20 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Korean messaging platform Kakao's game business, Kakao Games, raises $130M from Tencent and others ahead of IPO   —  Korea's dominant messaging firm Kakao is back raising funds after its games business, a standalone unit that is headed for an IPO, pulled in $130 million (140 billion KRW) …
Feb 15, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
JD.com raises ~$2.5B by selling stake in its logistics business to investors including Hillhouse Capital and Tencent at $13.5B valuation, will retain 81% stake   —  JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce giant that is Alibaba's closest rival, is raising giving its logistics business a huge boost …
Feb 14, 2018, 11:30 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Co-founder forks MyEtherWallet ERC20 token wallet generation tool, changes @myetherwallet Twitter account to @mycrypto, and announces rival MyCrypto service   —  There's controversy in the crypto community after one of the founders of a prominent wallet service for storing and sending cryptocurrencies abruptly announced a rival venture.
Feb 9, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
In email snafu, Apple appears to be sending some developers, who are using Search Ads Basic, ad spend and install details for other developers' apps   —  An issue at Apple appears to be resulting in app developers getting emails of ad spend and install summaries for apps belonging to other developers.
Feb 6, 2018, 7:00 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
SoftBank buys a 51% stake in Line's MVNO service in Japan, which allows unlimited data for Line services and social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram   —  SoftBank is partnering up with messaging app Line to help develop its Line Mobile telecom service.
Jan 31, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Samsung confirms it is manufacturing ASIC chips, which are used to mine cryptocurrencies; the ASIC industry is dominated by China's Bitmain and Canaan Creative   —  Fresh from toppling Intel as the planet's biggest seller of chipsets, Samsung has confirmed that it has begun manufacturing ASIC chips …
Jan 31, 2018, 6:30 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Google completes its $1.1B HTC deal involving the transfer of 2,000+ engineers and a non-exclusive license for HTC's intellectual property   —  Google has announced the completion of its $1.1 billion deal to buy a large slice of HTC's hardware business.  —  The acquisition was announced …
Jan 30, 2018, 2:01 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
LG's mobile division cuts its losses in Q4 2017 to $192.33M, down from $331.37M in Q3, with total sales of $2.77B in Q4 and $10.52B in 2017   —  LG's smartphone business still continues to lose money at an alarming rate.  —  The Korean firm cut its losses in its Q4 2017 financial period …
Jan 25, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Asian selfie app Snow, formerly a Snapchat clone, has removed its user-to-user communication features and raised $50M from SoftBank and Sequoia China   —  It's been a while since we heard from Snow, the Snapchat clone app in Asia that Facebook once tried to buy, but today the company behind …
Jan 22, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context

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