Record funding, epic shakeups dominated global tech themes in 2018

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Investments in tech startups are set to surpass $200B this year, the largest since dot-com bubble

Bike-sharing firm Ofo’s dramatic fall a warning to China’s tech investors

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Ofo’s plight is a warning for China’s tech investors, who have plowed tens of billions of dollars into bike sharing, ride hailing and food delivery.


Grab may shed asset-light model, add inventory, thanks to strategic partner Toyota

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The Singapore-based ride-hailing company had just landed $1 billion in funding from Toyota Motor Corp, and the deal looked a little like vendor financing.


China’s $856b startup juggernaut causes headache

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The basic problem is that too much capital is chasing after too few startups, something even China’s State Council is starting to realize.


India: How Hindustan Unilever clinched GSK Consumer Healthcare deal

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An unrivalled all-stock offer is what it took Hindustan Unilever Ltd to stave off several suitors for GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd.


Grab should rework strategies to keep the market in balance

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Go-Jek’s entry offers Grab a chance to rethink its approach. It should hold fast on incentives and price both supply and demand according to sound economic principles that ensure some profit for everyone, including itself.


Indonesia Crunch | Law as a weapon

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Indonesia’s Supreme Court has sentenced a teacher, Baiq Nuril Maknun, to six months’ imprisonment and a fine on charges of ‘violating decency’.


Wall Street needs to draw caution, especially concerning China

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China’s stock market isn’t easy pickings for foreigners, and regulators increasingly are asking brokerages to avoid issuing negative reports.


One year after IPO, have Sea and Razer delivered on their promise to shareholders?

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As other unicorns in the region mull a potential listing, it is time to look at how Sea and Razer have performed in the public markets.


Vietnam’s new cyber laws may slow down digital economy growth

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The proposed cyber security law, if approved next year without amendments, will require internet companies like Google and Facebook to open offices and store users’ data in the country.