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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Carousell, Southeast Asia-based social commerce marketplace app, raises $35M Series B led by Rakuten Ventures   —  Carousell, a four-year-old startup from Singapore behind a listings app that enables peer-to-peer selling in Southeast Asia, has closed a $35 million Series B round to grow …
Aug 2, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Baidu suffers record profit drop after instituting new policies limiting ads on its pages following the death of a man who used treatment he found via Baidu   —  Baidu may be the dominant search company in China by some margin, but it is currently in the midst of its toughest period as a public company.
Jul 29, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Sony posts $205M profit as downsized mobile business stops bleeding cash   —  Sony posted a slim ¥21.2 billion ($205 million) profit for its Q1 2016.  That's down on the ¥82.4 billion profit it carded this time last year, but in general the quarter was a mixed bag of positives …
Jul 29, 2016, 9:10 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Source: Niantic postponed Pokémon Go Japan launch after internal communication from McDonald's Japan, the game's sponsor, detailing the launch leaked   —  Game-maker Niantic has postponed today's scheduled launch of Pokémon Go in Japan following an email leak.
Jul 19, 2016, 11:15 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Sources: Pokémon Go to launch in Japan with McDonald's as the first launch partner, with 3K+ stores set to be sponsored “gym” locations   —  Pokémon Go fever has doubled the value of Nintendo's business, pushing it past Sony in the process.
Jul 19, 2016, 12:11 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Alibaba and Chinese automaker SAIC announce the RX5, a $22.3K connected car that uses Alibaba's Yun operating system to connect into various internet services   —  Alibaba has officially announced its move into the automobile space after it unveiled its first “internet car” in collaboration with SAIC …
Jul 9, 2016, 1:00 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Twitter estimates that it has 10 million users in China   —  Twitter has been blocked in China since around 2009.  That seriously hampered any hopes that the U.S. firm — which is struggling to grow its userbase worldwide — had in China, but the service does still have a hardcore base of loyalists who use it in the country.
Jul 5, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
“Deleting” pre-loaded iOS apps removes them from the homescreen and deletes associated user data but the application binary remains on the device   —  One of the most talked about features in Apple's upcoming iOS 10 is the ability to delete many of the apps that come pre-loaded on your iPhone or iPad.
Jun 15, 2016, 6:20 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Facebook starts selling offsite ads targeting non-users too   —  Facebook's advertising network is already a colossal business — it helped the social network bring in over $5 billion in revenue in its most recent quarter alone — but it is about to take a step towards become …
May 27, 2016, 2:25 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Xiaomi launches Mi Drone with 360-degree camera in China, priced at $380 with 1080P video or $450 with 4K   —  Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi officially unveiled its first drone today, ending a week of teasers about it, and the low price of the product might bring some serious competition to the space.
May 25, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context

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