1. China’s economic growth worse than expected, sinking to new low of 6.0 per cent in third quarter amid US trade war

2. National Bureau of Statistics: China’s auto consumption still has room for growth

3. China’s smart speaker market ‘exploding,’ strong trajectory to continue: report

4. China’s consumption trends from National Day Golden Week 2019: refinement, efficiency, and intelligence

5. McDonald’s: More than 3,200 restaurants in mainland China will cooperate with Disney

6. High-tech real-time bus feature has been fully integrated into Tongxiang City, covering 475 buses

7. Huawei’s new 5G base stations claim faster sub-6GHz uploads and downloads

8. Bytedance to release study companion for kids early next year

9. Chinese AI Startup Megvii goes full tilt with IPO despite US blacklisting


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Emerging Market:

1. Indian startups quicken their pace to become unicorns; India on third spot after China and US

2. Ola launches self-drive rental service in India

3. Indonesia’s online catering company Yummy Corp raises USD 7 million in Series A2



1. Huawei officially lands role in Malaysia’s 5G rollout

2. China’s Tigermed teams up with Temasek to launch $62m biotech fund

3. Tesla gets green light to start producing EVs in China

4. TikTok makes education push in India



2. Pensando Systems emerged out of stealth with $278 Million in backing to compete with AWS

3. Volvo to roll out a new electric vehicle every year through 2025

4. Pendo scores $100M Series E investment on $1 billion valuation

5. Invoca raises $56 million to apply AI and analytics to voice calls

6. Corelight raises $50 million to monitor networks for intruders

7. Winnow raises $12M Series B for its food waste solution for commercial kitchens

8. Ekos announces $8M Series A to build software for craft breweries

9. TruTag raises $7.5 million Series C for tiny, edible barcodes that can be placed on pills, food and vaping systems

10. Proportunity raises £2M seed for its ‘help to buy’-style property lending

11. Singapore fintech firm Global Digital Payments raises $1m in seed funding

12. Yandex’s self-driving cars have driven 1 million miles

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