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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
NewsDog, a news aggregator in India which offers news in English and various regional Indian languages, has raised $50M Series C led by Tencent   —  The growth of China's Bytedance, an ambitious $30 billion tech firm, and its highly addictive Toutiao news aggregator app has set off a search …
May 22, 2018, 10:25 PMIn context
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Baidu to spin out and sell majority stake in its Global DU unit that runs some Baidu-owned apps and its ads business outside of China   —  Baidu, the Chinese search giant, is spinning out its business unit responsible for utility apps and its mobile ad business to sharpen its focus on artificial intelligence.
May 22, 2018, 8:05 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Alibaba and SenseTime to co-finance HKAI Lab, a not-for-profit AI research lab in Hong Kong   —  Alibaba is teaming up with SenseTime, the world's highest-valued AI startup, to launch a not-for-profit artificial intelligence lab in Hong Kong in a bid to make the city a global hub for artificial intelligence.
May 21, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Singapore-based Carro, an automotive classifieds and financing service, raises $60M Series B co-led by SoftBank Ventures Korea, Insignia Ventures, and B Capital   —  Carro, an automotive classifieds service and car financing startup based in Singapore, has closed a $60 million Series B round to scale its business in Southeast Asia.
May 14, 2018, 8:10 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Ripple announces the Xpring initiative, which aims to incentivize startups, through investments, grants, and incubation, into building an ecosystem around XRP   —  It's finally happening.  Ripple is making a push to expand the use of the XRP cryptocurrency it created into new verticals …
May 14, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Southeast Asia-based Craigslist-like mobile listings startup Carousell raises $85M Series C co-led by Rakuten Ventures and Singapore's EDBI   —  Carousell, the Singapore-based mobile listing service that operates across Southeast Asia, has pulled in an $85 million Series C fund as it seeks …
May 14, 2018, 2:55 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Didi Chuxing to suspend Hitch, one of its carpooling services, for one week as it investigates the murder of a passenger allegedly by a driver   —  Didi Chuxing, China's largest ride-hailing service, has suspended its Hitch, one of its carpooling services, for one week as it investigates the murder of a passenger.
May 11, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Alibaba's Q4 beats estimates with revenue of $9.9B, up 61% YoY, but profit was down to $1.1B from ~$1.55B a year ago   —  Alibaba is forecasting yet more growth for its business after it beat analyst forecasts with its fourth-quarter results.  —  Revenue came in at 61.9 billion RMB …
May 4, 2018, 8:55 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Grab's deal for Uber's Southeast Asian business faces issues with regulators and, sources say, disgruntled employees, as rivals swarm to recruit Uber talent   —  The long-rumored Grab acquisition of Uber's Southeast Asia business may be official now, but it's far from complete.
Apr 29, 2018, 10:25 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
China-based Didi Chuxing launches in Mexico in its first organic international expansion, following acquisition route into Brazil and franchise model in Taiwan   —  China's ride-sharing leader Didi Chuxing has continued its global march after it officially launched in Mexico, expanding its battle with Uber to a new front.
Apr 23, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context

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