1 Wuhan travel restrictions to be lifted April 8, allowing residents with green QR codes to leave

2 China Mobile loses 7 million subscribers in February, first loss in 23 years

3 ByteDance steps up its education business with new edtech company

4 Tencent launches global version of its Zoom rival

5 China’s stranded citizens can get medical advice via free service from Alibaba founder Jack Ma

6 Classifieds marketplace to buy Nasdaq-listed Uxin’s biz for $105m

7 Chinese Construction Robtics Startup RoboticPlus Completes Series A Round

8 Hong Kong’s first online-only lender ZA Bank starts operations


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1 Gojek launches income support fund for partners affected by COVID-19 slowdown

2 Singapore VC Majuven seeks to raise up to $50m for second fund

3 Indian digital payments company MobiKwik raises $30m in fresh financing



1. Facebook in talks to acquire stake in top Indian telco Reliance Jio, report says

2 US plant-based meat start-up Nature’s Fynd, backed by Jack Ma, Bill Gates, gets new funding from Al Gore as it targets Chinese market

3 COVID-19 spurs Ping An Good Doctor to hire hundreds of doctors in Indonesia



1 UK fintech community comes together to build Covid Credit and let sole traders self-certify lost income

2 Google’s travel search now highlights travel advisories and airline cancellation policies

3 Google open-sources framework that reduces AI training costs by up to 80%

4 Apple plans to reopen US stores in April, following Trump guidance

5 Pinterest launches a ‘Today’ tab featuring daily recommendations and trending topics

6 SpaceX encounters first launch delay due to coronavirus

7 Yelp and GoFundMe team up to promote local business fundraisers

8 Former founders of SocialRank have launched a job board for COVID-19 layoffs

9 Swiss startup Creal is building display tech for the next generation of AR/VR headsets

10 Fintech Unicorn Brex Buys Three San Francisco Startups To Complement Its Product Line

11 Arkose Labs Raises $22M For Anti-Fraud Platform After 400% Revenue Growth in 2019

12 ePlane, the B2B sourcing and BI platform for aerospace parts and repair, raises $9M


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