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The national security implications of Chinese venture capitalists are overblown – TechCrunch

The national security implications of Chinese venture capitalists are overblown – TechCrunch Washington — as Washington does — is barreling towards a new reform plan designed to protect American innovation from overseas investors (which should really just be read as the Chinese these days). Earlier this week, congressional committees passed …

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Go-Jek officially announces Southeast Asia expansion to fill void left by Uber’s exit – TechCrunch

Go-Jek officially announces Southeast Asia expansion to fill void left by Uber’s exit – TechCrunch There’s good news for consumers in Southeast Asia who are feeling the void after Uber left the region. That’s because Go-Jek, the Indonesia-based ride-hailing company backed by Google, Tencent and others, has officially announced plans …

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Meet the speakers at The Europas, and get your ticket free (July 3, London) – TechCrunch

Meet the speakers at The Europas, and get your ticket free (July 3, London) – TechCrunch Excited to announce that this year’s The Europas Unconference & Awards is shaping up! Our half day Unconference kicks off on 3 July, 2018 at The Brewery in the heart of London’s “Tech City” …

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Baidu spins out its global ad business to sharpen its focus on artificial intelligence – TechCrunch

Baidu spins out its global ad business to sharpen its focus on artificial intelligence – TechCrunch 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. As part of the spin-out, Baidu is …

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Tencent leads $50M investment in NewsDog, an app vying to be India’s Toutiao – TechCrunch

Tencent leads $50M investment in NewsDog, an app vying to be India’s Toutiao – TechCrunch 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 for services with similar growth potential across the world. India, second in …

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North Korea’s willingness to temporarily suspend nuclear testing can be explained by geology

North Korea’s willingness to temporarily suspend nuclear testing can be explained by geology Just days after North Korea announced it was suspending its testing programme, scientists revealed that the country’s underground nuclear test site had partially collapsed. This assessment was based on data gathered from smaller earthquakes that followed North …

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