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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing says it has raised $4B from undisclosed backers, which will be used for AI and international expansion   —  China's Didi Chuxing, the country's top ride-hailing company, said today that it has raised $4 billion in new capital to support a range …
Dec 20, 2017, 10:10 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Litecoin founder Charlie Lee has sold all of his LTC holdings, says he wants to avoid the conflict of interest that comes with his influence and position   —  Charlie Lee, the former director of engineering at Coinbase, is selling almost all of his holdings in Litecoin (LTC), the cryptocurrency that he founded in 2011.
Dec 20, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Indonesia's ride-hailing service Go-Jek has acquired offline payment firm Kartuku, payment gateway Midtrans, and payment and lending network Mapan   —  Go-Jek, the company leading Uber and Grab in Southeast Asia's largest market, has bagged a hat trick of deals to advance its mobile payment strategy.
Dec 15, 2017, 7:25 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Techstars partners with Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten and its chat app Viber on three-month Asia-based accelerator focused on mobile chat and related areas   —  Techstars is bringing its global accelerator program to Asia for the first time in partnership with Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten and its chat app Viber.
Dec 13, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Google and Temasek report: Southeast Asia's internet economy growth has exceeded expectations by 35%, now estimated to reach $50B in 2017 and $200B by 2025   —  Southeast Asia is now the world's third largest region for internet users — with more people online than the entire U.S. population …
Dec 13, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Google says it's opening an artificial intelligence research center in Beijing, its first in China   —  Google has officially announced that it is opening an AI center in Beijing, China.  —  The confirmation comes after months of speculation fueled by a major push to hire AI talent inside the country.
Dec 13, 2017, 12:35 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
An unofficial, knockoff version of the MyEtherWallet digital wallet app became the third most popular paid app in the finance category on the iOS App Store   —  An app masquerading as MyEtherWallet.com, one of the internet's most popular services for storing ETH and other crypto coins …
Dec 11, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Spotify and Tencent's music subsidiary, TME, take minority stakes in each other, and Tencent makes a separate investment in Spotify   —  Tencent's overseas investment splurge continues after the company confirmed a deal with Spotify that will see the duo make investments in each other's music businesses.
Dec 8, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Amazon brings its Echo smart speakers and Music Unlimited service to 28 new countries across Europe and South America   —  Amazon is continuing to push its media services worldwide after it expanded its Alexa smart speakers and its standalone Music Unlimited service to an additional 28 countries today.
Dec 8, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Baidu and Xiaomi announce partnership on IoT and AI, will explore opportunities in voice recognition, deep learning, and computer vision   —  Nov 28, 2017, 7:31 amNov 28, 2017, 7:39 am  —  Baidu, China's answer toGoogle, and Xiaomi, which has modeled itself on the success of the America's …
Nov 29, 2017, 8:00 AMIn context

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