1. InReach Ventures, the ‘AI-powered’ European VC, closes new €53M fund

2. LinkedIn debuts LinkedIn Live, a new live video broadcast service

3. Morgan Stanley bets on millennials with Solium acquisition

4. Reddit valued at $3 billion after raising $300 million in latest funding round

5. Amazon to buy wi-fi startup eero

6. Google extends chip-making efforts to design hub Bengaluru

7. Lyft puts $700K toward Oakland’s underserved communities

8. Driverless delivery startup Nuro gets $940 million SoftBank investment

9. Salesforce rolls out new ‘social determinant’ tool for patients who need other kinds of help, like a ride to the doctor

10. Jobvite raises $200M+ and acquires three recruitment startups to expand its platform play

11. Bevy acquires community-focused networking company CMX

12. Food delivery startup DoorDash is reportedly raising $500M at a $6B+ valuation



1. Garner says Huawei became the world’s third-largest chip buyer.

2. Zhihu 知乎 launched a new shopping tip community for male called CHAO社区.

3. App Operators Fix Up After Shanghai’s Cyber Watchdog Probe

4. Xiaomi Eyes E-Cig Market Amid Sluggish Smartphone Sales

5. Wanda Film Scales Back Wanda Media Acquisition Plan

6. China’s Internet Giants Hand Out Billions of Yuan in Digital Red Envelopes

7. Holiday Spending Bodes Poorly for China’s Economy This Year



Donald Trump’s ban on Chinese telecoms equipment would have ‘limited impact’ on China’s economy



1. Samsung teases the first foldable smartphone expected to go on sale this year

2. iPhone shipments crashed nearly 20% in China because Apple charges too much: IDC


Emerging Market:

1. Singapore startup Fashion startup Zilingo raises $226 million from Singapore’s Temasek, others

2. Israel startup C2A raises $6.5M for its in-car cybersecurity platform

3. Used car marketplace BeliMobilGue.co.id raises US$10M Series A investment

4. Thailand startup iNFOFED secures funding to finance Esports league

5. Vietnam logistics company LOGIVAN raises US$5.5 million from Alpha JWC Ventures


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