1 China issues new anti-monopoly rules targeting homegrown tech giants

2 China’s national blockchain network embraces global developers

3 Pandemic Pushes China’s Sports Tech To New Heights And New Models

4 Police Detained Piracy Suspects from China’s Largest Subtitling Site Renren Yingshi

5 funds $4.6 million Suzhou digital yuan test

6 Top Three Video Streaming Giants; Youku, iQIYI & Tencent Video, co-Host First Virtual Cinema Project in China Amid Spring Festival

7 Alibaba Group Announces Offering of $5B Senior Unsecured Notes

8 Kuaishou Shares Jump 194% in Hong Kong Trading Debut

9 EV Maker NIO to Spend $850M to Purchase 3.305% of Subsidiary


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1 Betatron Venture Group, PTI join hands to invest in proptech startups in Asia

2 India is restoring 4G internet in Jammu and Kashmir after 18 months

3 India-based Sugar Cosmetics bags $21m in Elevation Capital-led round

4 India’s Mental health platform InnerHour raises $5.2m led by Lightbox

5 India’s digital payments firm PhonePe leads UPI transactions in January

6 India’s investment platform Vested Finance nabs funding from Moving Capital, Ovo Fund, others

7 Former Paytm execs team up to chase gold in India

8 Malaysian MDEC seeks to encourage SMEs’ digitalisation with US$1.5M grant

9 Singapore-based edtech firm Cialfo lands $15m in Vulcan-led round

10 SG’s Goldbell acquires BlueSG’s EV car-sharing firm

11 Insurtech firm CXA to sell brokerage unit as it doubles down on SaaS business

12 Indonesia’s InsurtechPasarPolis raises $5m from IFC



1 Luckin Coffee Files For Bankruptcy In New York

2 Tesla’s New Supercharger Factory Begins Production in Shanghai

4 PayPal to wind down domestic payments business in India from April

5 Myanmar military government orders telecom networks to temporarily block Facebook

6 Myanmar’s new military government is now blocking Twitter



1 SoftBank third-quarter earnings recovery seen driven by IPO boom

2 SoftBank invests in Brazilian VC firm Igah Ventures’s $130m new vehicle

3 Amazon responds to Elon Musk’s accusations of impeding SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet plans

4 Amazon is using AI-equipped cameras in delivery vans and some drivers are concerned about privacy

5 Facebook’s not the only one worried about Apple’s privacy change — Snap and Unity both just warned investors about it

6 Ford boosts investment in electric and autonomous vehicles to $29 billion through 2025

7 Starlink already has 10,000 users, according to a SpaceX FCC filing

8 Firefly will light up the moon with $93M lunar lander contract from NASA

9 Ether, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, hits a record high above $1,700

10 Ad tech company Magnite is buying SpotX in play to deepen its strength in streaming ads

11 raises $100 million more to advance its autonomous vehicle tech

12 Metalenz raises $10 million for 3D sensors that are 1,000 times smaller than a hair


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