Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies Nigerian consumer data analytics firm Terragon Group has...

Alibaba made a smart screen to help blind people shop and it costs next...

Just a few years ago, Li Mengqi could not have imagined shopping on her own. Someone needed to always keep her company to say aloud what was in front of...

Alibaba sets new Singles’ Day record with $31B in sales, but growth is slowing...

Alibaba scored another blockbuster Singles’ Day after customers around the world shopped in stores and online on the tenth edition of its November 11 shopping festival. That puts this year’s...

China’s $25 billion shopping festival explained – TechCrunch

This Sunday is November 11, an auspicious date within the Chinese tech community because it marks Singles’ Day, the world’s largest online shopping day. This year is particularly poignant because...

Japan is cracking down on SoftBank’s revenue – TechCrunch

First, a couple of quick follow-ups to our coverage of Form Ds yesterday, and then a deeper dive into the challenges SoftBank is facing with regards to its revenue in...

WeChat reaches 1M mini programs, half the size of Apple’s App Store – TechCrunch

They may not be widely known outside of China, but Tencent’s mini program initiative to develop ‘apps’ that live outside of app stores is bearing fruit after it clocked two...

TechCrunch returns to Shenzhen for our latest China event from November 19-20 – TechCrunch

We’re excited to announce our return to Shenzhen, which will host our next event in China later this month. Once again organized with our longtime local partner TechNode, the two-day...

SoftBank’s debt obsession – TechCrunch

We are experimenting with new content forms at TechCrunch. This is a rough draft of something new. Provide your feedback directly to the authors: Danny at danny@techcrunch.com or Arman at...

Tink Labs, which gives free-to-use smartphones to hotel guests, is raising $300M – TechCrunch

Tink Labs, a Hong Kong startup that develops smartphones that hotels provide to their guests for free, is raising a new round of up to $300 million to further its...

India’s Meesho, which enables social commerce via WhatsApp, raises $50M – TechCrunch

Meesho, a Bangalore-based social commerce startup, has closed a $50 million investment to grow its business in its Indian homeland ahead of future international expansion. This Series C round means that...