HONG KONG — As companies listed in China continue to suffer fallout from the stock market collapse, the Chinese ride-sharing app Didi Kuaidi on Wednesday showed why it is good to be private.The company, whose smartphone services connect users to taxis and private drivers, said in a statement that it had raised $2 billion in a new round of fund-raising, and might raise still more.
Uber has picked up another strategic investor.The ride-sharing company has raised roughly $100 million in financing from the Tata Opportunities Fund, an Indian private-equity firm owned by the Tata Group, the Indian conglomerate, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. The investment is meant to help Uber expand its business in India, one of the world’s biggest markets.
A number of Chinese companies have launched clones of the Apple Watch ahead of its release next month.Chinese Knockoff Apple Watches Hit the Shelves [PICS] is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Another day in tech, another company tops $100 million in money raised.Docker, a fast-moving maker of software for managing applications on a global basis, said Tuesday that it has raised another $95 million. With this fourth round of funding Docker, which two years ago was near extinction, has raised about $160 million.
Messenger bags are my favorite style of bags because they are casual, don’t fall over when you set them on a flat surface and can hold all my gear with room to spare. Thousands of other people must also like messenger bags because Peak Design’s Everyday Messenger Bag Kickstarter campaign has already raised over $1M in the four days since it was launched.
Twenty-two members of Congress have asked Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch to determine whether race played a factor in espionage-related charges brought against a Chinese-American hydrologist and are asking her to investigate whether there is a practice of targeting federal employees based on their race or national origin.Representative Ted W.
China Labor Watch is urging Apple to investigate the overtime of Pegatron workers.China Labor Watch Urges Apple to Look Into Pegatron Worker Overtime is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Tim Cook sent an email to Jim Cramer reassuring investors that everything is fine in China. “China Represents an Unprecedented Opportunity”, Apple CEO Tim Cook Says is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
From private rides to hamburgers to marijuana, there is perhaps no better time in history to get anything delivered with little more than a tap of a smartphone button.Shyp, a company that lets customers summon workers to quickly pick up, pack and ship parcels, said on Tuesday that it has raised $50 million in venture capital, the largest funding round in the start-up’s history.
It is either the first step in the largest takeover of an American company by a Chinese one or a new chapter in the emerging technological cold war between the two countries, Paul Mozur and Quentin Hardy report.
Be it by land, air or sea, there is no shortage of ways to get around New York.So what room is there in for an app like Via, a ride-sharing app for New Yorkers that offers a service similar to Uber or Lyft, but with only a fraction of the market share?Daniel Ramot, Via’s co-founder and chief executive, believes there is more than enough room to go around.
Payment processor Moneris wants merchants to know their point-of-sale terminals will be Apple Pay ready, when the time comes.Moneris to Merchants: Your Terminal is Ready to Accept Apple Pay is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
American Express has announced it now supports corporate cards for Apple Pay users.American Express Launches Apple Pay Support for Corporate Cards in the U.S. is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
In case you don't know, Xiaomi doesn't just make smartphones. The company also manufactures other devices like TVs and only recently, a water purifier. We're not much interested in the latter because the brand's latest 4K TV has captured our attention. Officially called as the Xiaomi Mi TV 2S, this new device boasts of a 48-inch 4K display screen in a 9.9mm thick aluminium frame.
Five years ago, the global financial system was rocked by the “flash crash,” 15 minutes of chaos that shook the world’s biggest markets and prompted investors both big and small to question how such a vital part of the economy could be brought to its knees.
Crowdfunding records are being smashed right and left. We showed you Indiegogo 's Flow Hive at the beginning of their fund. To catch you up, they asked for a measly $70,000 USD. Now, they broke the record for the most funds ever raised by a single project on Indiegogo. They raised $5.3 million USD for Flow Hive.
Chinese forum leaks images of the alleged Apple Watch touchscreen and circuit board.Alleged Apple Watch Touchscreen, Circuit Board Hit the Web [PICS] is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource