Overseas:

1. Google Assistant lock screen access is coming to more Android devices

2. Comcast debuts a subscription service to protect against threats to smart home devices

3. IBM unveils its first commercial quantum computer

4. Uber Won’t Allow Stock Market Woes to Slow Down Its IPO

5. Misty’s adorable robotics platform ships in April for $2,399

6. Self-driving car startup Aurora is raising capital at a $2B valuation

7. Women’s co-working space The Wing adjusts membership policy to allow all genders

8. Walmart taps startup Udelv to test autonomous grocery deliveries in Arizona

9. Miku watches your baby (and your baby’s heartbeat) while you relax

10. Yubico launches a new NFC security key and preps iPhone support

11. Scape Technologies raises $8M to let machines visually understand their surroundings

12. Apollomics raises $100M to fund transpacific cancer R&D plan

13. Bell Nexus air taxi concept could be Uber’s first flying car

14. WeWork rebrands to We Company

 

China:

1. Chinese apps are collecting way too much data

2. eYs3D(3D imaging company) and Lucid are teaming to release a handheld 3D camera

3. Alibaba acquires German big data startup Data Artisans for $103M

4. Huawei’s will not enter industries that they are not good and have no competitive advantages.

5. Ofo rumored to disband remaining international businesses

6. China’s Nreal raises $15M to shrink augmented headsets to size of sunglasses

7. Go-Jek to Buy Stake in JD.com’s Indonesian E-Commerce Business

 

Blockchain:

1. Alipay and Telenor launch blockchain cross-border payments between Pakistan and Malaysia

2. Crypto Mining Giant Canaan Eyes New York IPO After Hong Kong Snub

 

Mobile:

1. Verizon and T-Mobile call out AT&T over fake 5G labels

2. Millions of Android users tricked into downloading 85 adware apps from Google Play

3. Apple Leak Reveals Radical New iPhone

 

Emerging Market:

1. Matrix Partners commits $300m for latest fund

2. Vietnam gym class app books $1m funding

3. Indonesia’s Pricebook secures new funding round

4. Indonesian payments platform KinerjaPay bags $200m

5. Indonesia’s online media company IDN Media secures Series C funding round from EV Growth

 

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