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Didi Chuxing invests 'tens of millions' in Chinese bike-sharing platform

SHANGHAI Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing on Monday said it has invested "tens of millions of dollars" in the country's largest bicycle-sharing platform ofo, as it looks to provide its users with more transportation options.

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Tencent to donate 2 percent of profit as Chinese online charity grows

HONG KONG Chinese billionaire Pony Ma Huateng, the founder of internet group Tencent, on Friday said his company would donate 2 percent of its annual profit to charity and flagged growth in the use of mobile internet in China's philanthropy sector.

Sep 25 2016

Exclusive: Thailand considering tougher tax collection rules for internet, tech firms

BANGKOK/JAKARTA Thailand is studying plans to toughen tax collection rules for internet and technology firms like Alphabet Inc's Google, the head of the Revenue Department told Reuters, as the tax affairs of these firms comes under growing scrutiny in Southeast Asia.

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Snapchat to offer camera-equipped sunglasses in first hardware push

NEW YORK Snap Inc, the newly renamed parent company of messaging app Snapchat, plans to start selling camera-equipped sunglasses starting this fall, Chief Executive Evan Spiegel told the Wall Street Journal in an interview.

Sep 24 2016

Some Yahoo users close accounts amid fears breach could have ripple effects

Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close their accounts and change passwords as experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company's services.

Cybersecurity Sep 23 2016

Twitter initiates talks with tech companies over sale: source

Twitter Inc has initiated talks with several technology companies to explore selling itself, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, signaling the start of what is likely to be a slow-rolling auction of the high-profile but money-losing social media company. | Video

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