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July 11, 2020
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Ban or no ban, Facebook wins in U.S. threats against TikTok

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On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including the Chinese-owned company TikTok, compar....

July 9, 2020
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Facebook expands Instagram Reels to India

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As scores of startups look to cash in on the content void that ban on TikTok and other Chinese apps has created in India, a big challenger is ready to try its own hand. Instagram ....

July 6, 2020
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Facebook makes education push in India

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Facebook, which reaches more users than any other international firm in India, has identified a new area of opportunity to further spread its tentacles in the world’s second....

July 5, 2020
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Intel to invest $253.5 million in India’s Reliance Jio Platforms

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Intel said on Friday it will invest $253.5 million in Jio Platforms, joining a roster of high-profile investors including Facebook, General Atlantic, and Silver Lake that have bac....

July 1, 2020
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TikTok goes down in India, its biggest overseas market

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A growing number of internet service providers in India have started to block their subscribers from accessing TikTok a day after New Delhi banned the popular short-video app and ....

June 30, 2020
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Indian startups diversify their businesses to offset COVID-19 induced losses

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E-commerce giant Flipkart is planning to launch a hyperlocal service that would enable customers to buy items from local stores and have those delivered to them in an hour and a h....

March 25, 2020
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Facebook in talks to acquire stake in top Indian telco Reliance Jio, report says

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Reliance Jio, a three-and-a-half-year-old subsidiary of India’s most valued firm Reliance Industries, may have attracted the attention of an American giant: Facebook. The so....

March 7, 2020
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Daily Crunch: Coronavirus prompts more conference cancellations

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Google cancels its big developer conference, Justin Kan’s legal startup shuts down and Robinhood offers more details about a recent outage. Here’s your Daily Crunch fo....

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....

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....