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February 18, 2020
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Google ends its free Wi-Fi program Station

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Google said on Monday that it is winding down its Google Station, a program as part of which it worked with a number of partners to roll out free Wi-Fi in more than 400 railway sta....

January 9, 2020
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India’s Reliance Jio rolls out Wi-Fi calling feature

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Two of the top three telecom operators in India are beginning to address one of the biggest challenges hundreds of millions of their subscribers face in the country each day: poor ....

November 28, 2019
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Xiaomi’s Q3 earnings report shows slowing growth

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Xiaomi, the world’s fourth largest smartphone vendor, on Wednesday shared its earnings figures for the quarter that ended in September. While the results fell largely in line w....

November 6, 2019
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China Roundup: TikTok stumbles in the US and Huawei shipments continue to surge

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Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. It’s b....

October 19, 2019
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MyGate raises $56M to bring its security management service to more gated communities in India

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MyGate, a Bangalore-based startup that offers security management and convenience service for guard-gated premises, said today it has bagged more than $50 million in a new financin....

October 2, 2019
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Khatabook raises $25M to help small businesses in India record financial transactions digitally and accept online payments

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Even as tens of millions of Indians have come online for the first time in recent years, most businesses in the nation remain offline. They continue to rely on long notebooks to ke....

September 26, 2019
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India’s ALTBalaji partners with Microsoft to bring online video streaming to offline users

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ALTBalaji, a leading video streaming service in India, has partnered with Microsoft and fintech firm Eko as it moves to expand its subscriber base in the country that is already la....

September 11, 2019
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SimShine raises $8 million for home security cameras that use edge computing

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SimShine, a computer vision startup based in Shenzhen, has raised $8 million in pre-Series A funding for SimCam, its line of home security cameras that use edge computing to keep d....

August 11, 2019
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Japan’s mobile payments app PayPay reaches 10 million users

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Paytm, India’s biggest mobile payments firm, now has 10 million customers in Japan, the company said as it pushes to expand its reach in international markets. Paytm entered Ja....

August 1, 2019
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Y Combinator-backed Vahan is helping low-skilled workers in India find jobs on WhatsApp

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The emergence of online hyperlocal services and e-commerce firms in India has led to the creation of about 200,000 jobs for blue-collar workers who deliver items to customers, acco....