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Xiaomi spins off POCO as an independent company

January 17, 2020 0

Xiaomi said today it is spinning off POCO, a sub-smartphone brand it created in 2018, as a standalone company that will now run independently of

Amazon to invest $1 billion to help digitize small businesses in India

January 15, 2020 0

India welcomed Jeff Bezos this week with an antitrust probe. On top of that, thousands of small merchants who typically compete with one another are

Former Google Pay execs raise $13.2M to build neo-banking platform for millennials in India

January 13, 2020 0

Two co-founders of Google Pay in India are building a neo-banking platform in the country — and they have already secured backing from three top

Cross-border investments aren’t dead, they’re getting smarter

January 11, 2020 0

Yohei Nakajima Contributor Yohei Nakajima is an investor at Scrum Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund based in San Francisco, and Senior Vice President at

Over two dozen encryption experts call on India to rethink changes to its intermediary liability rules

January 10, 2020 0

Security and encryption experts from around the world are joining a number of organizations to call on India to reconsider its proposed amendments to local

PayU acquires controlling stake in Indian credit business PaySense, to merge it with LazyPay

January 10, 2020 0

PayU is acquiring a controlling stake in fintech startup PaySense at a valuation of $185 million and plans to merge it with its credit business

AutoX and Fiat Chrysler are teaming up on a robotaxi for China

January 8, 2020 0

Autonomous vehicle startup AutoX, which is backed by Alibaba, said Tuesday that it is partnering with Fiat Chrysler to roll out a fleet of robotaxis

Impossible adds ‘ground pork’ and ‘sausages’ to its lineup of plant-based foods

January 8, 2020 0

Impossible Foods made huge waves in the food industry when it came up with a way of isolating and using “heme” molecules from plants to

Douyin, TikTok app in China, hits 400 million daily active users

January 7, 2020 0

China’s TikTok, which has taken the world by storm, is working its magic in its home nation, too. The Chinese version of TikTok, called Douyin,

Amazon partners with India’s second largest retailer to sell its goods online

January 6, 2020 0

Amazon is deepening its relationship with India’s second largest retail chain, Future Retail, as the e-commerce giant widens its footprint in one of its key

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