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Alibaba goes big on Russia with joint venture focused on gaming, shopping and more – TechCrunch

Alibaba goes big on Russia with joint venture focused on gaming, shopping and more – TechCrunch Alibaba is doubling down on Russia after the Chinese e-commerce giant launched a joint venture with one of the country’s leading internet companies. Russia is said to have over 70 million internet users, around …

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Alibaba confirms it raised $3B for its newly consolidated local services business – TechCrunch

Alibaba confirms it raised $3B for its newly consolidated local services business – TechCrunch Alibaba has confirmed that it has raised $3 billion for its new-look local services business after it united its Koubei local services business with Ele.me, the on-demand delivery business it recently acquired. The company said it …

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E-commerce drives Southeast Asia’s Sea to record revenue but big losses remain – TechCrunch

E-commerce drives Southeast Asia’s Sea to record revenue but big losses remain – TechCrunch Sea, one of Southeast Asia’s largest internet companies, continues to see losses although its growing e-commerce business helped it hit record revenue. The Tencent-backed company went public back in October when it raised around $1 billion …

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Apple defends decision not to remove InfoWars’ app – TechCrunch

Apple defends decision not to remove InfoWars’ app – TechCrunch Apple has commented on its decision to continue to allow conspiracy theorist profiteer InfoWars to livestream video podcasts via an app in its App Store, despite removing links to all but one of Alex Jones’ podcast content from its iTunes …

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Starbucks partners with Alibaba on coffee delivery to boost China business – TechCrunch

Starbucks partners with Alibaba on coffee delivery to boost China business – TechCrunch Starbucks is palling up with Alibaba as it seeks to rediscover business growth in China. China has been a bright spot for some time for the U.S. coffee giant, but lately it has struggled to maintain growth …

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The incredible rise of Pinduoduo, China’s newest force in e-commerce – TechCrunch

The incredible rise of Pinduoduo, China’s newest force in e-commerce – TechCrunch Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. From Alibaba to JD, China is not short of e-commerce powerhouses. Although the country’s e-commerce market is highly consolidated, it’s not impossible …

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The incredible rise of Pinduoduo, China’s newest force in e-commerce – TechCrunch

The incredible rise of Pinduoduo, China’s newest force in e-commerce – TechCrunch Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. From Alibaba to JD, China is not short of e-commerce powerhouses. Although the country’s e-commerce market is highly consolidated, it’s not impossible …

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The incredible rise of Pinduoduo, China’s newest force in e-commerce – TechCrunch

The incredible rise of Pinduoduo, China’s newest force in e-commerce – TechCrunch Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. From Alibaba to JD, China is not short of e-commerce powerhouses. Although the country’s e-commerce market is highly consolidated, it’s not impossible …

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FinAccel raises $30M to build a digital credit card for Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

FinAccel raises $30M to build a digital credit card for Southeast Asia – TechCrunch FinAccel, a Southeast Asia-based startup that offers a digital credit card service in Indonesia, has closed a $30 million Series B round as it begins to consider overseas expansion. The Singapore company launched its Kredivo service …

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SoftBank’s move into new services continues with plan for a payment service in Japan – TechCrunch

SoftBank’s move into new services continues with plan for a payment service in Japan – TechCrunch SoftBank is best known in Japan as a mobile operator but the company, which is behind the near-$100 billion Vision Fund, is increasingly getting into other types of consumer services in its homeland. The …

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