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Yuji Nakamura / Bloomberg:
Tencent says it will expand its age and ID verification system, used in Honour of Kings, to its entire games library by 2019   —  - The company started doing so for hit title Honour of Kings  — It will expand to all games as the volume of criticism rises
Nov 5, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Pavel Alpeyev / Bloomberg:
SoftBank reports Q2 profits of $6.2B, more than half of which came from Vision Fund investments as Masayoshi Son says fund will continue to invest Saudi money   —  SoftBank Group Corp. founder Masayoshi Son is starting to see the benefits of his enormous technology investments …
Nov 5, 2018, 6:25 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
A look at a Bancor-funded pilot program in Kenya that aims to transition paper vouchers used as credit in local commerce to blockchain-based digital tokens   —  At the Sifa Children's Center, shacks made of corrugated metal serve as classrooms for some 300 pupils, circling an expanse of dusty …
Nov 4, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Inside Uber's deal with Saudi Arabia, from David Plouffe's first meetings with local officials to the 10%+ stake that, sources say, the kingdom now owns   —  Even as Uber's lawyers finalized the details of the deal, they still couldn't quite believe it would really happen.
Nov 3, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
Ashlee Vance / Bloomberg:
View, a startup that makes smart windows with internet-connected frames that can regulate the tinting of the glass, raises $1.1B from SoftBank's Vision Fund   —  Despite the recent assassination of a journalist by Saudi Arabian agents and an ensuing global controversy, Masayoshi Son …
Nov 2, 2018, 9:00 PMIn context
Olivia Zaleski / Bloomberg:
How delivery drivers for Amazon Flex, who are contractors, are missing out on the $15/hour pay increase, as a study says drivers earn $11/hour after expenses   —  The gig economy is getting the Jeff Bezos treatment.  Interviews with contract workers suggest the pay doesn't live up to promises.
Nov 1, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Jeremy Kahn / Bloomberg:
Facebook open sources its Horizon tools, used to optimize Messenger, video, and notification features, available on GitHub   —  - Company allows free use of reinforcement learning platform  — Move follows similar open source efforts from DeepMind, OpenAI
Nov 1, 2018, 1:16 PMIn context
Spencer Soper / Bloomberg:
eBay reports Q3 revenue of $2.65B, up 6% YoY, total gross merchandise volume of $22.7B, up 4.8% YoY, and 177M active buyers worldwide, up 4% YoY   —  - Quarterly earnings beat by 1 cent while revenue meets mark  — Active customers increased 4% percent to 177 million worldwide
Oct 30, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Ian King / Bloomberg:
Sources: Microsoft to use chips from Xilinx for more than half of the co-processors used on Azure servers, which previously used Intel chips exclusively   —  - Programable chips used to speed up servers in data centers  — Once niche semiconductor finding a broader set of uses
Oct 30, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context
Spencer Soper / Bloomberg:
Amid uncertainty about slow international sales and other factors, Amazon's market value has declined by about 25%, or about $250B, since September   —  - E-commerce leader saw sales slow internationally and in cloud  — Talk of a tax in Europe and further tariffs add to worry
Oct 30, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context

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