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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
iflix, a Netflix-like streaming service targeting emerging markets, raises $90M from Liberty Global, Sky, others; the company recently let 50 employees go   —  iflix, a Netflix-like service that covers Southeast Asia and other emerging markets, has closed $90 million in new funding to expand its service into new countries.
Mar 7, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Twitch co-founder Justin Kan leaves partner role at Y Combinator to launch his own startup incubator program called Zero-F   —  Serial entrepreneurJustin Kan, best known for co-founding Twitch, Justin.tv and Socialcam, has left his position as a partner at Y Combinator to start his own startup incubator program.
Mar 6, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Klook raises $30M Series B led by Sequoia China to help Asia-to-Asia travelers find trip activities   —  Klook, a service for finding and booking travel activities, has closed a $30 million Series B funding round led by Sequoia China.  Existing backers Matrix Partners and Welight Capital …
Mar 6, 2017, 5:05 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
SoundCloud debuts SoundCloud Go $4.99/month plan with 120M tracks ad free, will still offer its SoundCloud Go+ $9.99/month plan, which offers 150M tracks   —  SoundCloud has rebooted its paid membership plan with a new budget option less than a year after it launched.
Feb 28, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
A look at Alibaba's cloud computing business, which generated $254M revenue from 765K customers last quarter, and is said to be China's leading cloud vendor   —  When you think of the biggest cloud players in the world, one company you might not consider is Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant …
Feb 28, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Nintendo reports $569M profit as Pokémon game sales get off to a good start, beats analyst estimates though revenue was down 22% YoY   —  Nintendo only takes a fraction of the revenue from Pokémon Go, the smash hit game of 2016, but its popularity has certainly boosted …
Jan 31, 2017, 4:20 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Kik buys video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80M, will acquire all 35 staff, and turn Tel Aviv office into a product and engineering center   —  Messaging company Kik has made its second major acquisition after it scooped up Israel-based mobile video app maker Rounds in an undisclosed deal.
Jan 26, 2017, 8:20 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
LG posts $224 million loss as ‘weak’ selling G5 smartphone drags it down once again   —  Samsung just recorded its best quarter of business for three years, but the same can't be said of fellow Korean electronics firm LG.  LG just carded a KRW 258.80 billion ($223.98 million) net loss for Q4 2016 …
Jan 25, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Hugo Barra steps down as international vice president at Xiaomi, will remain an advisor, and return to the US   —  Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is losing its head of international and primary English-language spokesperson Hugo Barra after he announced his exit from the company.
Jan 23, 2017, 1:25 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Indian healthcare platform Practo raises $55M Series D led by Tencent to expand into more markets; other investors included Sequoia, CapitalG, Thrive Capital   —  India-based Practo, a startup that helps consumers locate doctors and healthcare information, has closed a $55 million Series D funding round …
Jan 17, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context

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