Boss Of Chinese Gaming Titan Netease Calls For Shared Parental Leave

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Jungle Scout raises $110M, acquires Downstream Impact to help 3rd parties sell on marketplaces like Amazon: Ingrid Lunden


There has been a rapid proliferation of roll-up companies armed with wallets full of money to consolidate promising smaller merchants that sell on Amazon and other marketplaces, the idea being to create economies of scale to help them sell more effectively an…

Wipro to buy London's tech consultancy firm Capco for $1.45 billion: Manish Singh


Wipro said on Thursday it has reached an agreement to buy 20-year-old British tech consultancy firm Capco for $1.45 billion as the major Indian software exporter looks to win customers in Europe and Asia. The Indian firm, which identifies U.S. as its biggest …

Apple's App Store is now also under antitrust scrutiny in the UK: Natasha Lomas


Apple is facing another antitrust investigation in Europe into how it operates the iOS App Store. The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced today that it’s opened an investigation following a number of complaints from developers alleging unfa…

Boss of Chinese gaming titan NetEase calls for shared parental leave: Rita Liao


China’s relaxation of its one-child restriction has not delivered the population targets set by its policy planners. In 2019, the birth rate in China slumped to a seven-decade low, which experts attribute to changes in social attitudes, skyrocketing living co…

Deliveroo confirms anticipated £8bn floatation in London, will be among first to use 'dual shares' structure: Mike Butcher


Food delivery start-up Deliveroo has today confirmed its £8bn ($11bn) stock market floatation in London, something which was on the cards previously. The eight-year-old company will use the “dual-class” innovation which has been introduced to the London Stock…

IFC backs Bolt with $24M to expand its transportation network in emerging markets: Ingrid Lunden


Bolt, an Uber competitor that is building an international on-demand network of services to transport people, food and other items in cars, scooters and bikes across Europe and Africa, has picked up some strategic funding today to continue expanding its busin…

Countingup closes £9.1M for its business current account with built-in accounting features: Steve O'Hear


Countingup, the U.K. fintech offering a business current account with built-in accounting features, has closed £9.1 million in Series A investment. Leading the round is Framework Venture Partners, with participation from Gresham House Ventures, Sage and exist…

WhatsApp rolls out voice and video calls to desktop app: Manish Singh


WhatsApp is rolling out support for voice and video calling to its desktop app, the Facebook-owned messaging service said Thursday, providing relief to countless people sitting in front of computers who have had to reach for their phone every time their Whats…

Payfazz invests $30M in Xfers as the two Southeast Asian fintechs form Fazz Financial Group: Catherine Shu


Payfazz and Xfers, two startups that want to increase financial inclusion in Southeast Asia, announced today they have joined forces to create a new holding entity called Fazz Financial Group. As part of the deal, Payfazz, an agent-based financial services ne…

Indian state government website exposed COVID-19 lab test results: Zack Whittaker


A website bug allowed anyone to view other patients' test results.


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