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Japanese internet giant Recruit has a new $25M blockchain fund

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Facebook bans four armed groups in Myanmar

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Leaked TikTok ad deck suggests it has 17M+ MAUs in Europe

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VCs give us their predictions for startups and tech in Southeast Asia in 2019

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Digital Garage teams up with Blockstream to develop blockchain financial services in Japan

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Canada’s Telus says partner Huawei is ‘reliable’: reports

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Tesla to recall 14,000 Model S cars in China over faulty Takata airbags

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India’s Ola is adding a monthly billing option for its ride-hailing customers

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WeChat is quietly ranking user behavior to play catch-up with Alibaba

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The end of China’s ride-sharing gig