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Financial Times:
Chinese online lender Qudian raised $900M in US IPO, closed up 22% on its first day of trading on Wednesday   —  Qudian, one of China's largest online lenders, had a debut to remember on the New York Stock Exchange this week.  Its shares closed up 22 per cent, making a multi-millionaire of founder and chief executive Min Luo.
Oct 22, 2017, 9:50 PMIn context
Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
Google says it plans to take a percentage of fees for new subscriptions that media publishers get via its upcoming subscriber targeting tools   —  Google plans to share revenues with publishers which benefit from the company's new digital subscription tools, in a scheme comparable to its successful advertising revenue model.
Oct 22, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Leslie Hook / Financial Times:
Airbnb partners with property developer Newgard on 300-unit rental complex near Orlando, to be built, owned by Newgard but branded “Niido powered by Airbnb”   —  Airbnb is stepping up its challenge to traditional hotel operators, launching branded, purpose-built apartments in Florida …
Oct 12, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context
Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
A look at how some kids in the UK are using mobile devices and how it shapes their study habits, social interactions, and pursuit of entertainment   —  “Miss, do you have Instagram?  Do you have Snapchat?”  —  “Yeah Miss, can we see your Snapchat?”  —  A group of 13-year-olds …
Oct 8, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Rochelle Toplensky / Financial Times:
Sources: Amazon to be fined several hundred million euros in back taxes by the EU on Wednesday, after investigation into sweetheart tax deal with Luxembourg   —  Brussels will hit Amazon on Wednesday with a bill for Luxembourg back taxes worth several hundred million euros …
Oct 3, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Imagination Technologies agrees to sell to China-backed private equity firm Canyon Bridge for £550M; its US-based MIPS unit sold to Tallwood VC for $65M   —  Imagination Technologies has agreed a sale to China-backed private equity firm Canyon Bridge in a deal valuing the British chipmaker at about £550m.
Sep 22, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Sources: Amazon working on Alexa-powered smartglasses with bone-conduction audio and a new home security camera system that would tie into its Echo products   —  Amazon is working on its first wearable device: a pair of “smart glasses” that would allow its virtual assistant Alexa to be summoned any time …
Sep 20, 2017, 12:35 AMIn context
Madhumita Murgia / Financial Times:
Sep 18, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context
Richard Waters / Financial Times:
Slack raises $250M, largely from Softbank's Vision Fund, valuing the firm at $5.1B, up from $3.8B at the time of its April 2016 round   —  Workplace messaging app Slack has been valued at $5.1bn in its latest fundraising, which drew $250m from investors as the weight of cash in private markets continues …
Sep 17, 2017, 10:45 PMIn context
Financial Times:
France, Germany, Spain, Italy take aim at US tech giants in plan to tax on revenues instead of profits; passage requires unanimous approval by EU member states   —  Paris and Berlin are mounting a joint offensive to tax internet giants such as Google and Amazon based on revenues generated in EU countries …
Sep 10, 2017, 9:35 PMIn context

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