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There are a growing number of expat entrepreneurs, dubbed “expat-preneurs,” launching startups in places like Southeast Asia. What is it that draws these expats to such risky endeavors and what helps them to succeed?
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Facebook plans to test a version of its solar-powered drone this summer, a step in its efforts to beam Internet access to billions of people without it today, executives said on Thursday.Earlier this month, Facebook tested a smaller drone, about one-tenth the size of its planned solar-powered models. The full-size version will have the wingspan of a Boeing 737 but only weigh as much as a small car.
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Chinese Internet giant Alibaba has invested in Israel-based venture fund Jerusalem Venture Partners, the group behind cyber security firms Cyberark and CyActive.
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Competition between Outbrain and Taboola, the two biggest players in the fast-growing online “content-recommendation” industry, is heating up, and new entrants such as AOL and Google are squeezing margins.
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Twitter said it has abruptly severed live-streaming breakthrough app Meerkat on Friday evening, the same day the social media company officially announced its purchase of a competing company.
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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has invested $200 million in U.S.-based Snapchat Inc., according to a person familiar with the transaction, in its latest venture into social media.
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Solina Chau, companion to Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing, runs the fund that is accelerating investments from Israel to Silicon Valley.
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Facebook plans to test a version of its solar-powered drone this summer, a step in its efforts to beam Internet access to billions of people without it today, executives said on Thursday.Earlier this month, Facebook tested a smaller drone, about one-tenth the size of its planned solar-powered models. The full-size version will have the wingspan of a Boeing 737 but only weigh as much as a small car.
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A roundup of venture-capital news and analysis from VentureWire and around the Web.
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Personality quizzes and top 10 lists may seem like little more than catnip for the social-media masses, but they are doing plenty to attract investors as well.Playbuzz, an online platform that allows users to create their own lists, trivia and quizzes, announced on Wednesday that it has raised $16 million in venture capital funding, just months after generating more traffic on Facebook than the likes of the Huffington Post and BuzzFeed.
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The hilarity of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ was rooted in a 6-year-old boy’s inability to control himself—or the world
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Ridesharing startup Lyft has new capital and a new ally in its war against Uber.
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