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Amazon makes offline retail push in India – TechCrunch

Amazon makes offline retail push in India – TechCrunch Amazon unleashed a flurry of new products this week at a U.S. press event, but halfway across the world, it is getting deeper into physical retail in the Indian market. The U.S. e-commerce giant is buying up 49 percent of More …

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Facebook and Airbnb told to change their ToS to fix EU consumer rights issues by year’s end – TechCrunch

Facebook and Airbnb told to change their ToS to fix EU consumer rights issues by year’s end – TechCrunch Facebook and Airbnb have been singled out for censure by the European Commission’s head of consumer affairs who has warned the companies she’s running out of patience and said they need …

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India’s Livspace raises $70M for its one-stop-shop for interior design – TechCrunch

India’s Livspace raises $70M for its one-stop-shop for interior design – TechCrunch Livspace, an India-based startup that helps consumers manage home renovations and interior design, has pulled in a $70 million Series C deal that’s led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Growth. Existing investors Jungle Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Helion Ventures …

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EU antitrust regulator eyeing Amazon’s use of merchant data – TechCrunch

EU antitrust regulator eyeing Amazon’s use of merchant data – TechCrunch The European Union’s competition commission is looking into how Amazon uses data from retailers selling via its ecommerce marketplace, Reuters reports. Competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager revealed the action today during a press conference. “We are gathering information on the …

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Postmates raises another $300M, reportedly valued at $1.2B – TechCrunch

Postmates raises another $300M, reportedly valued at $1.2B – TechCrunch On-demand delivery service Postmates announced this morning that it has raised $300 million in additional funding led by Tiger Global Management. While the company’s press release doesn’t mention this, Fortune reports that the deal valued Postmates at $1.2 billion. Tiger’s …

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Africa’s Jumo raises $52M led by Goldman to bring its fintech services to Asia – TechCrunch

Africa’s Jumo raises $52M led by Goldman to bring its fintech services to Asia – TechCrunch Asia’s fintech scene is poised to get a little larger after Jumo, a company that offers loans to the unbanked in Africa, revealed plans to expand into the continent. To get the ball rolling, Jumo …

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