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Uber Calls on Europe to Step Up Investment in Public Transport

Uber Technologies is making a new pitch to European officials: invest in public transportation.

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Upgrade us to deal with Uber war and bad image: taxi industry to Hong Kong government on premium franchise trials

Hong Kong’s taxi industry has made a desperate appeal to the government for an operations upgrade as competition from a proposed premium taxi scheme looms, on top of a bitter rivalry with ride-hailing service Uber.

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Uber adds a ‘clean air fee’ in London to help drivers upgrade to electric cars

London residents who use Uber will have to pay an extra 15 pence (USD $0.19) per mile under the ride-hail company’s new Clean Air plan that was announced Monday.

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iPhone Shipments Declined by 50 Percent in India in 2018

It was not only the poor iPhone sales in China which led Apple to revise its revenue forecast for Q4, 2018. The company also had a poor run in India where it saw iPhone sales decline by a staggering 50 percent in 2018. While Apple shipped 3.

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Banking Giant HSBC’s Blockchain Platform Processed $250 Billion in Forex in 2018

International banking giant HSBC settled $250 billion of forex trades using blockchain technology in 2018. The company has revealed the figure in a press release quoted by the Financial Times (FT) Jan. 14.

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More investors are betting on virtual influencers like Lil Miquela

Brud, the company behind the virtual celebrity Lil Miquela, is now worth at least $125 million thanks to a new round of financing.

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Alibaba-Backed AI Startup Megvii Is Said to Weigh IPO This Year

Megvii, the owner of facial recognition developer Face++, is considering an initial public offering in Hong Kong that could net as much as $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said.

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Announcing Newspack by — A New Publishing Solution for News Organizations

We’re teaming up with Google, Lenfest, Civil, and Knight to develop a next-generation publishing platform. Over the past 15 years, WordPress has grown to become the world’s most popular publishing platform for the open web — and it’s especially true for news organizations.

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開發者怎樣看香港金管局開放 API

深入淺出:我們應該怎樣理解金管局 API 的用途、藍圖,以及對銀行業界的影響-還有,這跟我們常說的「fintech」有關嗎?

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Q4 2018 Closes Out A Record Year For The Global VC Market

Make no bones about it: 2018 was one heck of a year for the global venture capital market, and the fourth quarter closed it out on strong footing.

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創投達人:交通投資要大包圍 網羅召車平台電樁共享單車


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Lime halts scooter service in Switzerland after possible software glitch throws users off mid-ride

Just as on-demand electric scooters are trying to pick up speed in Europe, one of the scooter market’s most ambitious startups has halted operations in one country after its e-scooters started halting mid-ride, throwing off and injuring passengers.

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In brief: Indonesia to implement minimum ride-hailing rates, limit promos

Indonesia is preparing to launch regulations fixing the rates drivers and riders for ride-hailing services such as Grab and Go-Jek receive, two government officials said this week, creating potential obstacles for the companies’ expansion.

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Apple’s Errors

As rare as last week’s Apple revenue warning from CEO Tim Cook may have been — the company last issued a revenue warning in June 2002 — the company has had other bad quarters in the iPhone era. Look no further than the stock chart:

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$200萬保證回報計劃 投資移民英國 咁抵?


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Uber’s Confidential Documents Show Path to $90 Billion IPO

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VC funding in U.S. startups nears $100 billion in 2018, highest since dot-com era

U.S. startups are raising investment dollars at levels unseen since the dot-com era. Venture capital funding in U.S. companies reached $99.5 billion in 2018, the highest since 2000, according to the Q4 MoneyTree report from PwC and CB Insights.

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

“You wouldn’t want to wear them for more than one hour,” Xu Chi, founder and chief executive officer of Nreal told me as he put on a bright orange headgear that looked just like plastic Ray-Ban shades.

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Aurora, the hot self-driving startup, will be worth $2 billion after an investment by Sequoia

The startup Aurora — which is not yet two years old but has made waves in the autonomous-driving industry with a highly regarded executive team from Tesla, Uber, and Google — is slated to be valued at over $2 billion in a new fundraising round, Recode has learned.

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Udelv partners with Walmart for autonomous deliveries, reveals next-gen van design

Udelv has had an eventful 2018 — and that’s putting it lightly.

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Inside Facebook’s ‘cult-like’ workplace, where dissent is discouraged and employees pretend to be happy all the time

At a company-wide town hall in early October, numerous Facebook employees got in line to speak about their experiences with sexual harassment.

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