Asia

Google Maps now allows users in India to check live status of trains, bus travel times, and more

June 4, 2019 0

Apple unveiled a range of India-specific features in iOS 13 at WWDC this week as it begins to adapt its software for the world’s second

Key Vision Fund investors are reportedly lukewarm on a second fund

June 3, 2019 0

SoftBank shook up the venture capital world with its unprecedented $100 billion Vision Fund, and the speculation continues around its follow-up. The fund hasn’t quite

China says it will ‘soon grant’ 5G licenses for commercial use

June 3, 2019 0

There’s a widely accepted method to interpret China’s official announcements: the shorter the news, the heavier it is. Today, in one concise sentence, the Ministry

China lays out official stance on trade talks with U.S.

June 2, 2019 0

On Sunday, China released a comprehensive white paper to formalize its positions on trade negotiations with the U.S. The set of statements come as the

Tesla’s new China-made Model 3 opens for pre-order with a 13% price cut

May 31, 2019 0

Tesla’s big bet on China-based production is key to a new effort to lure Chinese consumers with cheaper prices. Today the U.S. firm revealed that

Huawei bars staff from having technical meetings with US contacts

May 31, 2019 0

Reeling from the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, Chinese technology giant Huawei has found itself in yet another dilemma: How to pursue internal communications with its

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members

May 30, 2019 0

The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded

EV Growth closes $200M fund to cover Southeast Asia’s Series B funding gap

May 30, 2019 0

East Ventures has long been known as one of Indonesia’s longest-serving and most active seed-stage investors, but now it has officially moved up the food

Kurly, a grocery e-commerce startup in Korea, closes upsized $113M Series D round

May 30, 2019 0

Kurly, a startup that operates a grocery delivery service in Korea, said today that it has closed an upsized Series D round that reached a

China’s used car marketplace Uxin to raise $230M via convertible notes

May 29, 2019 0

Uxin, a Chinese second-hand car dealer with Leonardo DiCaprio as its latest brand ambassador, is tipped to get a bag of new funding less than