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Travel giant Booking invests $500M in Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing – TechCrunch

Travel giant Booking invests $500M in Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing – TechCrunch Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing company, has pulled in some strategic capital after Booking Holdings invested $500 million into its business. The deal will see Booking Holdings — which was formerly known as Priceline — work closely …

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3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next? – TechCrunch

3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next? – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor How President Trump could abuse big data and the surveillance state How Intel missed the iPhone revolution On Tuesday, July 10, the DOJ announced a landmark settlement with Austin-based Defense Distributed, a controversial startup led …

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Chinese Tech Firm Probed Over Launch of Crypto-Mining Video Console

Chinese Tech Firm Probed Over Launch of Crypto-Mining Video Console Leshi Internet, a Chinese video streaming provider with a history of financial troubles, is being questioned by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange over its subsidiary’s move into the crypto space. Lerong Zhixin, a smart TV maker owned by Shenzhen-listed Leishi, announced a …

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A new $124 million for Brazil’s Movile proves that investors still see promise in Latin American tech – TechCrunch

A new $124 million for Brazil’s Movile proves that investors still see promise in Latin American tech – TechCrunch Brazil’s macroeconomic picture may be gloomy, but technology investors still see hope in the nation’s burgeoning technology sector — and a recent $124 million financing for the mobile conglomerate Movile is …

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Shanghai Stock Exchange: New Regulation ‘Crucial’ to Clear Way for DLT

Shanghai Stock Exchange: New Regulation ‘Crucial’ to Clear Way for DLT Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), one of the world’s largest securities trading venues by market capitalization, is eyeing the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the securities market. The SSE published a research paper on Tuesday, which analyzed the …

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Aspire Capital offers fast finance for SMEs in Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Aspire Capital offers fast finance for SMEs in Southeast Asia – TechCrunch Southeast Asia’s digital economy is tipped to grow more than six-fold to reach more than $200 billion per year, according to a report co-authored by Google, with e-commerce accounting for the dominant share. The emergence of e-commerce platforms …

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