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Financial Times:
Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent are investing heavily in short videos as the format explodes in China; analyst says the top four apps had 582M users last quarter   —  The rapid growth of short-video start-ups has prompted China's biggest technology groups to plough funds into the sector, as Baidu …
May 5, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Apple announces new $100B share buyback plan, hikes its dividend by 16%, says customers again chose iPhone X more than any other model every week in the quarter   —  Apple launched a new $100bn share buyback scheme and lifted its dividend by 16 per cent, as it reported a 30 per cent jump …
May 1, 2018, 5:13 PMIn context
Emma Dunkley / Financial Times:
Sources: Ping An Good Doctor, a Chinese online healthcare platform, raises $1.1B in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year   —  Ping An Good Doctor, a Chinese healthcare and technology company, has raised HK$8.77bn ($1.1bn) in the largest Hong Kong flotation this year, paving the way for a string …
Apr 27, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Laura Noonan / Financial Times:
Spain's BBVA becomes first global bank to issue a loan using blockchain; BBVA says the process cut negotiation time for €75M corporate loan from “days to hours”   —  Spain's BBVA has become the first global bank to issue a loan using the distributed ledger technology …
Apr 26, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Snapchat to stop retaining precise location history for those under 16 in Europe, among other data that might require parental consent, to comply with GDPR   —  Snapchat plans to stop retaining certain data about users under the age of 16 in Europe, including precise location history, to comply with new EU privacy regulations.
Apr 26, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Ben McLannahan / Financial Times:
FTC accuses online lender LendingClub of duping customers by concealing high fees of about 5% and making false statements; stock drops 12%+   —  LendingClub shares hit a record low on Wednesday after the Federal Trade Commission accused the online lender of duping consumers by concealing …
Apr 25, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Simon Mundy / Financial Times:
Bharti Infratel and Indus Towers merge to form ~$14.5B company that controls 163,000 towers used by Airtel and Vodafone, two of India's largest mobile operators   —  India's largest mobile operators have agreed a $14.5bn merger of infrastructure assets that will create the biggest telecoms tower business outside China.
Apr 25, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Aliya Ram / Financial Times:
Sources: SoftBank to move $20B+ of investments in ride-hailing services like Uber, Ola, Grab, and Didi Chuxing into the Vision Fund within months   —  Japan's SoftBank is planning to swap more than $20bn of investments in some of the world's largest ride hailing groups including Uber, Ola …
Apr 25, 2018, 12:30 AMIn context
Arthur Beesley / Financial Times:
Apple will pay Ireland €13B in back taxes starting in May, after deal is reached on where to store the funds, 19 months after EU ruled tax scheme was illegal   —  Apple will start paying €13bn in back taxes to the Irish government from May in a move that comes 19 months after Brussels ruled …
Apr 24, 2018, 11:52 AMIn context
Nicholas Megaw / Financial Times:
TransferWise becomes first non-bank firm to get direct access to Bank of England's interbank payment systems to process payments without intermediary banks   —  TransferWise has become the first fintech group to gain direct access to the Bank of England's interbank payment systems …
Apr 23, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context

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