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Chat app Line’s games business raises $110M for growth opportunities – TechCrunch

Chat app Line’s games business raises $110M for growth opportunities – TechCrunch Messaging app firm Line has given up majority control of its Line Games business and raised outside financing as it seeks to expand its collection of games titles and look at global expansion options. The Line Games business …

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LINE Announces 5 Dapps in Push to Build Its Token Economy

LINE Announces 5 Dapps in Push to Build Its Token Economy Messaging giant LINE has officially announced the first five decentralized apps (dapps) to launch on its custom blockchain platform. The company said in a press release Friday that prediction, question-and-answer, product review, food review and location review dapps will …

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First DJI, now Bang & Olufsen gets Line Friends-themed products – TechCrunch

First DJI, now Bang & Olufsen gets Line Friends-themed products – TechCrunch Line is a pretty busy company. Beyond a messaging app that claims over 160 million users, the company operates service like music streaming, manga, food delivery, games and it is also venturing into crypto. The company has long …

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Chat app Line to raise $1.33BN via convertible bonds to double down on financial services – TechCrunch

Chat app Line to raise $1.33BN via convertible bonds to double down on financial services – TechCrunch Move over stickers and games: Japanese messaging app firm Line has announced it’s raising around 148.1 billion yen ($1.33BN) through convertible bonds to fund aggressive expansion into the financial services business, Reuters reports.  Line …

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Chat app Line hopes its own crypto token can solve its user growth problem – TechCrunch

Chat app Line hopes its own crypto token can solve its user growth problem – TechCrunch Line, the Japanese messaging app firm that’s best known for its cutesy characters and stickers, is pushing deeper into crypto after it launched its own token to help grow its stagnant user base. Line went public …

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Messaging Giant LINE Is Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency

Messaging Giant LINE Is Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency Messaging giant LINE has become one of the first publicly traded companies to have launched a proprietary blockchain mainnet with its own cryptocurrency. Revealed in an announcement Friday, the firm said that the genesis block of its LINK Chain was produced on Aug. …

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Chat app Line gets serious about gaming with its latest acquisition – TechCrunch

Chat app Line gets serious about gaming with its latest acquisition – TechCrunch Line, the company best-known for its popular Asian messaging app, is doubling down on games after it acquired a controlling stake in Korean studio NextFloor for an undisclosed amount. NextFloor, which has produced titles like Dragon Flight …

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