Sensing Weakness, Uber’s Asian Rivals Make $2.5 Billion Play – New York Times


New York Times

Sensing Weakness, Uber's Asian Rivals Make $2.5 Billion Play
New York Times
The ride-hailing company Grab is competing with Uber for dominance in Southeast Asia. Credit Edgar Su/Reuters. HONG KONG — In East Asia, Uber's biggest rivals smell blood. Grab, the Singapore-based ride-sharing company competing with Uber for …
Grab to raise $2.5 billion warchest to cement its lead over Uber in Southeast AsiaVentureBeat


Uber's Ambitions Just Received Another Blow From Grab and Didi ChuxingFortune
Didi and Softbank are investing $2 billion in ride-hail company GrabRecode
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Galaxy S8 Active leak shows a lot of compromises – SlashGear


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Galaxy S8 Active leak shows a lot of compromises
SlashGear
Finally we get to see the Galaxy S8 Active from its front and if you were worried about thick bezels, now you can breathe in relief. There are still bezels, mind you, but they're still considerably less than your standard rugged smartphone. It is going
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active gets leaked in hands-on imagesNeowin


Samsung 'Confirms' Galaxy Note 8 Is MassiveForbes
Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt With 5.5-Inch Super AMOLED Display Launched in India: Price, SpecificationsNDTV
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SoftBank, Didi Hand $2 Billion to Uber’s Biggest Asian Rival – Bloomberg


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SoftBank, Didi Hand $2 Billion to Uber's Biggest Asian Rival
Bloomberg
Grab raised $2 billion from Didi Chuxing and SoftBank Group Corp. in the largest–ever venture fundraising in Southeast Asia, joining forces with two companies instrumental in driving Uber Technologies Inc. out of China. The deal cements an alliance …
Southeast Asia's Grab to get $2.5 billion extra firepower in battle with UberReuters


Didi and Softbank are investing $2 billion in ride-hail company GrabRecode
Uber rival Grab to raise $2.5bn in fresh investmentsBBC News
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Apple’s Siri ‘movie’ starring the Rock is just another ad – CNET


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Apple's Siri 'movie' starring the Rock is just another ad
CNET
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. applerock. It's so exciting because, well, The Rock is in it. Apple/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET. Oh, how those Hollywood types love to hype
New Apple ad does some voice-first education with The Rock and SiriTechCrunch


The Rock stars with Siri in new iTunes movie that launches July 24th (UPDATE)Phone Arena
HomePod: The reason Apple needed a Siri movie featuring Dwayne 'The Rock' JohnsonLivemint
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Southeast Asia’s Grab to Get $2.5 Billion Extra Firepower in Battle With Uber – New York Times


Financial Express

Southeast Asia's Grab to Get $2.5 Billion Extra Firepower in Battle With Uber
New York Times
SINGAPORE — Southeast Asian ride-hailing service Grab expects to raise $2.5 billion in a record round of fundraising to cement its lead over Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] in the region and grow its payments platform. Southeast Asia has become a key …
Didi and Softbank are investing $2 billion in ride-hail company GrabRecode


Uber rival Grab to nab $2.5 billion in fresh funds from Didi Chuxing, SoftBank and othersCNBC
SoftBank and Didi to lead Grab's $2.5b roundZDNet
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New Apple ad does some voice-first education with The Rock and Siri – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

New Apple ad does some voice-first education with The Rock and Siri
TechCrunch
How do you teach people how to use an interface that's invisible? That's been the marketing communications problem for Apple since the day Siri became the first big mass-market voice assistant. They've taken stab after stab at it. The splash page that
Apple partners w/ Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson for new 'movie' co-starring Siri9to5Mac


Apple Teams Up With Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson for Siri MovieMac Rumors
Dwayne Johnson and Apple made a Siri movie (update: live)Engadget
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Grab gets $2B from Didi and SoftBank to fuel bid to defeat Uber in Southeast Asia – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Grab gets $2B from Didi and SoftBank to fuel bid to defeat Uber in Southeast Asia
TechCrunch
Grab, the ride-hailing company competing with Uber in Southeast Asia, has pulled in $2 billion of new financing from existing investors Didi Chuxing, the company that defeated Uber in China, and SoftBank. Didi said the round could expand by $500
Didi and Softbank are investing $2 billion in ride-hail company GrabRecode


Grab, Uber's SEAsia rival, to raise $2.5 billion from Didi, SoftBank, othersReuters
SoftBank, Didi Hand $2 Billion to Uber's Biggest Asian RivalBloomberg
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Samsung ‘Confirms’ Galaxy Note 8 Is Massive – Forbes


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Samsung 'Confirms' Galaxy Note 8 Is Massive
Forbes
Samsung is clearly excited about its (eye wateringly expensive) Galaxy Note 8. Earlier this month the company 'accidentally' leaked it and now Samsung has gone a step further and officially promoted its massive size and new design… This details came
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: Leaked images show replacement of customizable Active key w/ Bixby button9to5Google


Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Shows Up In New LeaksAndroid Headlines
iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy Note 8: What Features Will They Have in Common?ValueWalk
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Watch Salma Slims’ Video For “100 Racks”

Atlanta rapper, Salma Slims‘ new music video for “100 Racks” is an ode of celebrating hard work by flexing and stunting in the desert with her girls. From working two jobs in Atlanta to going on tour with MadeinTYO, Salma leaves a promising imprint that she is here to stay. The song is off her […]

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The Hunt For An SNES Classic Is Already A Mess – Kotaku


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The Hunt For An SNES Classic Is Already A Mess
Kotaku
A lot of people just want to preorder a damn SNES Classic. But nothing's ever easy with Nintendo. The SNES Classic isn't scheduled to come out for another few months but everyone is already furiously trying secure a preorder. As a result, when Walmart …
20 games we'd like to see on the N64 Classic EditionBGR


SNES Classic Edition: Walmart pre-orders sell out, Amazon & Best Buy still comingSlashGear
SNES Classic Edition Pre-orders Available Right Now In The US [UPDATE: SOLD OUT]GameSpot
Hot Hardware –Express.co.uk –Mic –Cinema Blend
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Legendary Raids: How To Find — And Beat — Articuno And Lugia In ‘Pokémon GO’ – Forbes


Forbes

Legendary Raids: How To Find — And Beat — Articuno And Lugia In 'Pokémon GO'
Forbes
Legendary Raids have finally arrived in Pokémon GO, flying out to the world at large after a confusing but oddly successful reveal at Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago. First up are Lugia and Articuno, two capable contenders that will take some doing to fight.
Pokémon Go Players Are Having Trouble Capturing Lugia and ArticunoKotaku


Pokemon Go Fest refunds all tickets as players can't get game to workChicago Tribune
Pokemon Go's Next Legendary Revealed, And It's A Fan FavoriteGameSpot
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