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  • Hong Kong fintech unicorn WeLab raises $240M to buy Indonesian bank
    A virtual bank is soon coming to Indonesia. WeLab, a Hong Kong-based fintech unicorn, announced Tuesday its acquisition of Bank Jasa Jakarta (BJJ), an Indonesian commercial bank. With the deal, WeLab is planning to launch a digital bank to capture the country’s enormous unbanked population in the second half of next year. A consortium led […] Read more »
  • Intel to take Mobileye public next year
    Intel plans to take Mobileye, the advanced driver assistance and automated driving subsidiary it acquired for $15 billion more than four years ago, public next year. Spinning Mobileye out into a separate publicly traded company could increase value for Intel shareholders, its parent company said in an announcement that went out late Monday. A source […] Read more »
  • Max Q: Rocket Lab unveils Neutron, plus more private space station newsMax Q: Rocket Lab unveils Neutron, plus more private space station news
    Hello and welcome back to Max Q! There was a TON of space news this week so I won’t ramble too much, other than to remind you that many of the people mentioned below will be at TC Sessions: Space on the 14th and 15th! That includes Peter Beck, CEO of Rocket Lab, Nanoracks’ Jeffrey Manber, and […] Read more »
  • Daily Crunch: Alibaba shakes up management teamDaily Crunch: Alibaba shakes up management team
    Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. Read more »
  • Microsoft seizes control of websites used by China-backed hackers
    Microsoft has seized control of a number of websites that were being used by a Chinese government-backed hacking group to target organizations in 29 countries, including the U.S. Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCI) said on Monday that a federal court in Virginia had granted an order allowing the company to take control of the websites […] Read more »

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