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Hannah Murphy / Financial Times:
Tokyo-based bitFlyer, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, launches in Europe after receiving EU-wide payment institution license   —  BitFlyer, the Tokyo-based operator of one of the world's largest bitcoin exchanges, is expanding into Europe after receiving regulatory approval …
Jan 22, 2018, 10:35 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Cabify owner Maxi Mobility raises funds to fend off rivals   —  Aliya Ram in London and Andres Schipani in São Paulo  —  Maxi Mobility has raised $160m from investors including SoftBank's Japanese rival Rakuten, as the Spanish start-up behind ride-hailing app Cabify braces itself …
Jan 22, 2018, 11:05 AMIn context
Financial Times:
16 banks and financial services companies publicly linked to Ripple say they haven't used its XRP token, but some say they use Ripple's systems to move money   —  In October, a five-year-old company called Ripple boasted that it was one of America's “most valuable start-ups .  …
Jan 19, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Michael Moritz / Financial Times:
Western tech companies will increasingly need to compete with Chinese counterparts where employees work very long hours and enjoy few perks   —  The declaration by Didi, the Chinese ride-hailing company, that delivery business Meituan's decision to launch a rival service would spark …
Jan 18, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Leslie Hook / Financial Times:
Uber's $9.3B deal with SoftBank closes; new board member Rajeev Misra says Uber should return focus to US, Europe, Latin America, Australia to become profitable   —  Uber's largest shareholder has called for the car-booking company to focus on recovering market share in the US and growing …
Jan 18, 2018, 3:38 PMIn context
Tobias Buck / Financial Times:
SoftBank agrees to invest €460M in German online car dealer Auto1 at €2.9B valuation; half of the investment will be made through the issue of new shares   —  Japanese conglomerate SoftBank has agreed to invest €460m in Auto1, a fast-growing German online car dealer …
Jan 14, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Rochelle Toplensky / Financial Times:
Sources: EU set to approve Qualcomm's $47B acquisition of NXP next week, after the companies address regulator's concerns about competition   —  Brussels is set to approve Qualcomm's $47bn takeover of NXP next week, greenlighting the chip industry's largest deal and strengthening …
Jan 10, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Yuan Yang / Financial Times:
Didi Chuxing expands into China's crowded bike-sharing market, says it will partly take over the running of failed bike-sharing company Bluegogo's services   —  China's ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing is expanding into the bubble-prone bike-sharing sector, the company said on Tuesday.
Jan 9, 2018, 12:15 AMIn context
Anna Nicolaou / Financial Times:
Vevo says it broke even in 2017, with revenue rising 30% YoY to ~$650M, and expects to be profitable in early 2018   —  Vevo, the music video company owned by a group of leading record labels, increased its revenues by 30 per cent in 2017 thanks to swelling global audiences for high-budget pop star videos.
Jan 1, 2018, 11:10 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Pavel Lerner, an executive of Bitcoin exchange Exmo who was kidnapped in Ukraine, was released after paying $1M+ ransom in bitcoins, according to a Ukrainian MP   —  An executive of a UK-registered cryptocurrency exchange kidnapped in Ukraine this week has been released after paying a ransom …
Dec 29, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context

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