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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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Jan 16, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Snow, the Asian Snapchat clone Facebook reportedly tried to buy last year, claims 40-50M monthly active users and 100M+ downloads   —  Asian Facebook clone Snow caught the attention of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who tried unsuccessfully to buy it last year, and it is continuing to grow steadily.
Jan 4, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Chinese bike-sharing startup Mobike raises $215M Series D led by Tencent and Warburg Pincus   —  Bicycle sharing services are primed to be a major focus for China's startup scene this year.  Now today, only the fourth day of 2017, comes the first mega-round for the space after Mobike announced its $215 million Series D funding.
Jan 4, 2017, 8:40 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Cyanogen announces it will stop issuing Cyanogen-supported nightly builds and shut down all services for the OS on December 31   —  It's been a rocky few months for Cyanogen, the ambitious startup that aimed to build a better version of Android than Google.  It has laid off staff …
Dec 24, 2016, 6:45 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
OneWeb raises $1.2B, of which $1B is from SoftBank, to build high volume satellite production facility for affordable satellite-based internet service   —  The battle for satellite-powered internet is heating up.  Weeks after Tesla asked the U.S. Government for permission to launch …
Dec 19, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Amazon Prime Video is now in 200+ countries, excluding China, at no additional cost for Prime members, and $5.99/month in countries with no Prime option   —  A month after it dropped major hints, Amazon has made its Prime Video service available in more than 200 countries worldwide bringing …
Dec 14, 2016, 5:30 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Source: Spotify backs away from SoundCloud acquisition after months of talks to focus on IPO   —  The digital music marriage that many wanted to happen isn't happening after all.  Spotify has given up on its latest effort to buy SoundCloud following months of talks between the two …
Dec 8, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Report: Fitbit to acquire Pebble, will shutter company over time; source says deal is worth $34-40M, below Citizen's $740M 2015 offer, Intel's $70M 2016 offer   —  It looks consolidation is acoming to the wearables space with Fitbit set to acquire smartwatch maker and multi-million-dollar …
Dec 1, 2016, 12:55 AMIn context

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