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Sam Kim / Bloomberg:
Source: Samsung is working with Google on developing a special version of Android OS for a foldable-screen device codenamed “Winner”   —  - Company in talks with Verizon for 5G network-ready phone  — New flagship to include fingerprint scanner under screen
Oct 26, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Chinese media giant Bytedance, owner of Toutiao and TikTok, has raised $3B from SoftBank and others, at a $75B valuation   —  - A deal will crown the Chinese startup the world's largest  — Funding from SoftBank and others will fuel global expansion
Oct 26, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Ruth David / Bloomberg:
Sources: Bitcoin mining startup Bitfury is weighing strategic options including an IPO in Amsterdam, London, or Hong Kong, aiming for a valuation of $3B to $5B   —  - Firm may seek value of $3 billion to $5 billion in a listing  — Bitfury is exploring IPO in Amsterdam, London or Hong Kong
Oct 25, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Melissa Cheok / Bloomberg:
Mastercard is teaming up with ride-hailing company Grab to issue prepaid cards in the first half of 2019, starting in Singapore and the Philippines   —  Mastercard Inc. is teaming with Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab to issue prepaid cards in Southeast Asia, targeting consumers …
Oct 25, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Alyza Sebenius / Bloomberg:
Sources: Facebook and Twitter have so far not found evidence of Chinese meddling in the 2018 US elections, undermining President Trump's claims   —  - Cybersecurity firms also don't detect Chinese interference  — Social media giants have detected activity by Russia and Iran
Oct 24, 2018, 10:46 AMIn context
Ben Brody / Bloomberg:
Amazon spent $3.63M on lobbying in Q3, up from $3.47M in Q2, as it seeks a big Pentagon contract; Google spent $5.46M, up 30%+ YoY, while Facebook spent $2.82M   —  - Internet firms fought allegations of bias, antitrust scrutiny  —  Amazon.com Inc. set its second consecutive quarterly record …
Oct 23, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
India's latest generation of unicorn startups have targeted fundamental and local issues like insurance, education, logistics, and lodging   —  The country's latest generation of $1 billion apps have focused on local issues in education, logistics, and lodging.
Oct 23, 2018, 4:25 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Source: Plaid, which makes tools to let clients like Venmo and Coinbase authenticate accounts and check balances, is raising $200M at a valuation of up to $3B   —  Plaid Technologies Inc. is in talks to raise $200 million and the valuation of the deal is rising as venture investors vie to bankroll the startup.
Oct 21, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Giles Turner / Bloomberg:
Brazil-based Loggi, a fast delivery services platform matching couriers with shippers, is raising a $111M round, with SoftBank's Vision Fund contributing $100M   —  - Loggi notching up to 3 million deliveries a month: CEO  — Sao Paulo-based startup to invest in engineers, robotics
Oct 21, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
A look at Amazon's efforts in India, getting users and merchants to buy and sell online, creating its own courier network, and more, as it battles with Walmart   —  Like many neighborhood stores in India, the Sri Lakshmi Venkateshwara Kirana is tiny and cramped.
Oct 20, 2018, 5:10 AMIn context

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