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SoftBank and Mubadala grow closer

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

The Japanese conglomerate SoftBank and Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi state investment company, have a closely intertwined relationship, and it's one that the two are further...
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SoftBank invests in Mubadala's new $400 million European tech fund: source

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Japan's SoftBank Group has provided nearly half of the cash for Abu Dhabi's state investor Mubadala Investment Co's new $400 million fund investing in European start-ups, a...
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SoftBank invests in Mubadala's new $400 million European tech fund: FT

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Japan's SoftBank Group has provided nearly half the cash for the new $400 million fund by Abu Dhabi's state-owned Mubadala Investment Co that aims to back European start-ups...
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Transportation Weekly: Didi woes, how Nuro met Softbank, Amazon's appetite

Transportation Weekly: Didi woes, how Nuro met Softbank, Amazon's appetite

2 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I'm your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. This is the second edition and seriously people, what...
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Startups Weekly: Is Y Combinator's latest cohort too big?

Startups Weekly: Is Y Combinator's latest cohort too big?

2 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Greetings from Chittorgarh, one of my stops on a two-week excursion through Goa and Rajasthan, India. I've been a little too busy exploring, photographing cows and monkeys and...
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Urban unicorn renewal

Urban unicorn renewal

3 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Three cities, three dead urban unicorn renewal projects. In just the past few days, we've had Foxconn renege on Wisconsin , Amazon renege on NYC , and GE renege on Boston. Each...
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Kleiner's Mamoon Hamid thinks we could be in a 15-year-long bull market

Kleiner's Mamoon Hamid thinks we could be in a 15-year-long bull market

4 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Late last month, the venture firm Kleiner Perkins began an official reboot, with a new, $600 million fund, as well as some new faces blazing the trail for the outfit going...
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Softbank Invests $1B in Robo-Delivery Startup Nuro

7 days ago   |   Wired   |   4 articles

So get ready to see a lot more of the company's toaster-inspired, human-free robots roaming the street, delivering groceries.
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Nuro Finds Giant, $940M Funding From SoftBank

Nuro Finds Giant, $940M Funding From SoftBank

7 days ago   |   SiliconTap   |   4 articles

Mountin View-based robot developer Nuro, which develops self-driving, delivery robots, has raised a huge, $940M funding round from SoftBank Vision Fund, the company said on...
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E-commerce startup Zilingo raises $226M to digitize Asia's fashion supply chain

E-commerce startup Zilingo raises $226M to digitize Asia's fashion supply chain

7 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

If you're looking for the next unicorn in Southeast Asia, Zilingo might just be it. The 3.5-year-old e-commerce company announced today that it has raised a Series D round...
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The Huawei P30 series will be revealed on 26 March

The Huawei P30 series will be revealed on 26 March

Huawei has confirmed the date of its upcoming premium phone launch - 26 March. We've known for a little while that Huawei would host an event in Paris during March to launch... Read more ...

Vodafone's DreamLab app lets you fight cancer and avoid procrastination at work

Vodafone's DreamLab app lets you fight cancer and avoid procrastination at work

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Huawei accused of using sneaky tactics to steal Apple trade secrets

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Apple Watch 5: what we want to see

Apple Watch 5: what we want to see

Update: A new rumor suggests Apple will widen support for its ECG monitor and adopt a new ceramic casing with the Apple Watch 5. Apple's smartwatch series if one of the best... Read more ...

Xiaomi announces more Mi 9 features

Xiaomi announces more Mi 9 features

Xiaomi is announcing the Mi 9 flagship tomorrow, but it appears the company has no time to spare. Yesterday, it announced some key specs and features on its social media pages... Read more ...

Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855 and 12GB RAM spotted in the wild

Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855 and 12GB RAM spotted in the wild

Vivo's newly minted sub-brand iQOO which will focus on offering flagship features in an affordable package has teased the launch of their first product. Under the iQOO... Read more ...

Huawei P30 'series' announcement event is officially scheduled for March 26

Huawei P30 'series' announcement event is officially scheduled for March 26

For the longest time, we assumed Huawei's next-gen flagship phones would be unveiled at the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this month. Even Samsung reportedly took... Read more ...

ZTE devrait présenter un smartphone Axon 5G au MWC 2019

ZTE devrait présenter un smartphone Axon 5G au MWC 2019

Le MWC sera l'occasion pour les acteurs du marché du mobile de dévoiler leurs nouveautés produits. La 5G sera à l'honneur cette année et nombre de fabricants seront de la partie. Read more ...

Lowest price ever for Nokia 5.1 Plus & 6.1 Plus in Flipkart's Mobiles...

Lowest price ever for Nokia 5.1 Plus & 6.1 Plus in Flipkart's Mobiles bonanza sale

As if the recent discounts offered on Nokia 5.1 Plus and 6.1 Plus by various retailers were not good enough, Flipkart is now selling both the smartphones at the lowest prices... Read more ...

Nokia 9 PureView seen at Geekbench with 6GB RAM

Nokia 9 PureView seen at Geekbench with 6GB RAM

February 24 can't come any quicker and here we have Nokia 9 PureView appearing in new places. Its latest outing is at the Geekbench where it has appeared with 6GB RAM and... Read more ...