By Pavel Alpeyev
The provider of mapping data for Tinder, Evernote and Facebook Inc. in October raised $164 million in a funding round led by the SoftBank Vision Fund.
The lab will analyse data provided by Grab to map out traffic patterns and identify ways to directly impact mobility and liveability in cities across the region.
Fink said the world’s largest asset manager has assembled a working group to look at blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, but cautioned he does not see massive investor demand.
FAW Group, Dongfeng Automobile and Chongqing Changan Automobile have set up a ride-sharing venture.
SoftBank, which has invested in ride-sharing services including Uber Technologies Inc., said it’s aiming to change how people park, using data compiled through BLUU.
That’s the finding of a Boston College study that analyzed the intensity of tweets from the startups’ Twitter accounts to infer signs of life.
Government agencies including the defence ministry, information technology ministry and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), besides the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), are working on new policies.
The fund will focus on 14 advanced technology sectors, with single investment size of no more than RMB 500 million ($76.5 million).
Anthony Di Iorio hasn’t stopped looking for bargains in the digital-currency world after amassing a fortune of as much as $1 billion from his early investment in Bitcoin and as a co-founder of Ethereum.
Long known as a “monozukuri” – or manufacturing – powerhouse, Japan is in danger of getting left behind as artificial intelligence, robotics, and machine learning sweep through industries from cars to banking