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Uber seals $100mn+ deal with Tata Group to crack Indian market

India-based Tata Group has signed a deal with ride-sharing giant Uber, pushing almost $100mn into a partnership which will see the U.S. firm collaborate with Tata’s 100+ companies. Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF), Tata’s private equity business, said today that it would be making the “significant” investment. It declined to comment on the exact stake percentage. The… Read More

Tiger Global hedge fund invests $1.6bn in Netflix

In the second quarter of 2015 Chase Coleman’s hedge fund Tiger Global Management bought around “one (point six) billion dollars” ($1.6bn) worth of additional shares in the internet streaming giant Netflix, based on the share price of $656.94 at the end of that quarter. Tiger Global increased its stake in Netflix from 155,877 shares at… Read More

China’s Tencent invests in Scottish indoor mapping company

Chinese web giant Tencent has completed an undisclosed amount of strategic investment in Scottish indoor mapping firm sensewhere. The Edinburgh-based company, founded by university researchers in 2005, provides hyper-local and positioning services supporting location-based solutions for mobile applications. sensewhere received funding from the Scottish Enterprise Smart:Scotland scheme in 2012, and has since raised undisclosed finance from existing investors…. Read More

Cisco stakes its claim in the cloud gold rush with $1bn investment

Internet infrastructure giant Cisco has put its tanks on Amazon’s lawn with a claim it will spend at least $1bn (£600m) over two years to build the world’s largest global network of clouds – it called it Intercloud – working with a set of international partners. Cisco aimed its announcement not just at Amazon Web… Read More

Facebook investment in Xiaomi averted by censor fears, report claims

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg was in talks with Chinese smartphone and tech giant Xiaomi prior to last month’s $1.1bn (£726,544) fundraising deal, according to an exclusive report from Reuters. Zuckerberg is reported to have informally discussed a massive investment in Xiaomi during a dinner with the company’s CEO Lei Jun when he visited Beijing last… Read More

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