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Uber Shareholders Fight for Control Amid Leadership Vacuum

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Source: WSJ Tech News The acrimony among Uber’s investors spilled further into view with a new letter from one shareholder alleging underhand tactics by Benchmark Capital. See the full post at Uber Shareholders Fight […]

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Apple Readies $1 Billion War Chest for Hollywood Programming

August 16, 2017 Admin 0

Source: WSJ Tech News Apple Inc. has set a budget of roughly $1 billion to procure and produce original content over the next year, as the iPhone maker shows how serious it is about […]

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The Next Laptop You Should Buy Is…

August 16, 2017 Admin 0

Source: WSJ Tech News If you’re shopping for a laptop, you have questions. Personal Tech columnist Geoffrey A. Fowler has the answers—and shares insights into the state of the business. See the full post […]

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Tencent's Mobile-Game Growth Continues

August 16, 2017 Admin 0

Source: WSJ Tech News Chinese internet company Tencent reported a 70% surge in profit, buoyed by revenue from ‘Honor of Kings’ and other mobile games; triple-digit growth in payment services; and an increase in […]

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Messaging app Line adds livestreaming for group chats

August 16, 2017 Natasha Lomas 0

Source: TechCrunch Asia  In the latest update to its messaging app, Line has added a livestreaming feature, called Chat Live, which can be used in group or multi-person chats of up to 200 people. […]

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Tencent posts record $2.7B profit as mobile game revenue tops PC for first time

August 16, 2017 Jon Russell 0

Source: TechCrunch Asia  Tencent, Asia’s highest valued technology company, posted a record quarterly profit of $2.7 billion (18.2 billion RMB) thanks to explosive growth from mobile games. The firm’s profit in Q2 2017 rocketed […]

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It’s the beginning of the end for China’s beloved multiplayer PC games

August 16, 2017 Steven Millward 0

Source: Tech In Asia News Photo credit: ginnerobot. Honor of Kings, the iOS and Android smash-hit that’s the world’s top grossing game right now, just helped Tencent, China’s social media giant, hit US$15.7 billion […]

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WeChat is close to a billion users

August 16, 2017 Steven Millward 0

Source: Tech In Asia News WeChat, China’s favorite messaging app, now has 963 million people actively using it, the company revealed today. That figure for monthly active users is up from 806 million this […]

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Alipay partners with Yelp to continue its pursuit of Chinese tourist money

August 16, 2017 Jon Russell 0

Source: TechCrunch Asia  Ant Financial, the Alibaba affiliated valued at $60 billion, is continuing to follow Chinese tourists and their wallets overseas after it inked a deal with Yelp in the U.S.. The partnership allows […]

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What a good pitch should be, according to investors

August 16, 2017 Luigi Leonardo 0

Source: Tech In Asia News Do you remember how your startup was formed—all the trials and tribulations, the highs and lows? If you’ve been in the startup ecosystem for a while now, you probably […]

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Indonesian fashion startup Sale Stock raises $27m; bounces back after layoffs

August 16, 2017 Terence Lee 0

Source: Tech In Asia News Sale Stock, an Indonesian ecommerce startup that sells its own women’s fashion label, has raised a US$27 million “series B+” round led by venture capital firm Gobi Partners. Alpha […]

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