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SimShine raises $8 million for home security cameras that use edge...

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...

Jack Ma officially retires as Alibaba’s chairman

Jack Ma stepped down as Alibaba’s chairman today, handing the role over to the company’s current CEO Daniel Zhang. The transition was announced a...

Alibaba acquires NetEase Kaola in deal worth $2 billion

Alibaba Group has acquired NetEase Kaola for $2 billion, the two companies said today, and will integrate it into Tmall, creating the largest cross-border...

WeChat restricts controversial video face-swapping app Zao, citing “security risks”

Zao went viral in China this weekend for its realistic face-swapping videos, but after controversy about its user policy, WeChat restricted access to the...

Kaszek Ventures raises $600 million in two funds as Latin America’s...

Kaszek Ventures, the investment firm that has been one of the primary architects of the recent boom in startup financing and growth in Latin...

Twitter blocks state-controlled media outlets from advertising on its social network

Twitter is now blocking state-run media outlets from advertising on its platform. The new policy was announced just hours after the company identified an information...

WeChat Pay and Alipay partner QFPay raises $20 million to develop...

Digital payments startup QFPay announced today that it has raised $20 million in new funding led by returning investors Sequoia Capital China and Matrix...

Through a new partnership and $72 million in funding, LanzaTech expands...

For nearly fifteen years LanzaTech has been developing a carbon capture technology that can turn waste streams into ethanol that can be used for...

Trueface raises $3.7M to recognise that gun, as it’s being pulled,...

Globally, millions of cameras are in deployed by companies and organizations every year. All you have to do is look up. Yes, there they...

Tencent brings cloud service to Japan in global push

The world’s largest video game publisher is looking outside its home country for growth. Tencent, the Chinese internet behemoth that operates WeChat and a...