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Wall Street Journal:
After China and India, Xiaomi is looking at growth in Western Europe, where it was the sixth largest phone maker in Q1, through store openings and carrier deals   —  No. 1 in India and big at home in China, company is testing its formula in more affluent markets
May 28, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Eric Bellman / Wall Street Journal:
In India, the small “kiranas” are a formidable rival to Amazon and Walmart, offering instant delivery, interest-free credit, and other personalized services   —  As Walmart and Amazon sink billions into e-commerce in India, they might be overlooking a tough rival on every corner
May 28, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: China to approve Qualcomm-NXP deal in next few days, but with conditions, as regulators fear merged company's dominance in areas like mobile payments   —  Chinese regulators have expressed concerns that the merged company would crowd out domestic businesses in areas such as mobile payments
May 26, 2018, 10:47 AMIn context
Christina Rexrode / Wall Street Journal:
Small US banks like Silvergate are capitalizing on the opportunity to do business with cryptocurrency-related firms, which are largely shunned by big banks   —  Most big banks are avoiding cryptocurrencies.  To a few small lenders, that means more business for them
May 24, 2018, 9:00 AMIn context
Matina Stevis-Gridneff / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Jumia, Africa's biggest e-commerce platform, which has raised $700M, operates in 14 countries, and saw gross sales rise 42% YoY to $682.7M in 2017   —  Tech firm Jumia has drawn backers including Goldman Sachs  —  NAIROBI, Kenya—On safari for the rare African tech unicorn …
May 23, 2018, 9:05 PMIn context
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May 23, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Chinese tech unicorns are raising funds by issuing convertible securities, which allow companies to raise capital with less dilution to existing shareholders   —  Selling convertible securities allows companies to raise capital with less dilution to existing shareholders
May 23, 2018, 6:15 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: US and China reach broad outline of a deal to settle ZTE controversy that would lift US sales ban in exchange for major management changes and fines   —  Deal would lift the ban on U.S. companies selling components and software to ZTE  —  The U.S. and China have agreed on the broad outline …
May 21, 2018, 11:55 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Data shows Tencent bought stakes in 277 tech companies between 2013 and 2017, and the value of its stakes in public companies topped $33B at the end of 2017   —  Social-media and videogame giant bought stakes in 277 tech companies since 2013, and its deal-making pace is accelerating
May 19, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber's chief product officer Jeff Holden, who helped to develop Uber Pool and oversaw its flying-taxi initiative, is leaving the company on Thursday   —  Company had hired Holden from Groupon in 2014  —  Uber Technologies Inc.'s chief product officer, Jeff Holden, who helped develop Uber Pool …
May 17, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
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