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Apple to Increase Investment in Increasingly Tough China
Apple

Apple to Increase Investment in Increasingly Tough China

The iPhone maker will build its first Asia-Pacific research and development center in the country.
Tesla Crash Raises Stakes for Self-Driving Vehicle Startups
Tesla

Tesla Crash Raises Stakes for Self-Driving Vehicle Startups

Carmakers have been using multiple sensors in prototypes that are in testing but not yet ready for market. A variety of technologies with overlapping capabilities is seen as a way to increase safety under a wider range of circumstances.
Uber Raises $1.15 Billion Leveraged Loan
Uber

Uber Raises $1.15 Billion Leveraged Loan

Turning to the leveraged loan market, which was previously exclusive to more established companies, allows Uber to take advantage of historically low interest rates while keeping venture capital backers happy by not further diluting their equity.
'Investing for Good' Gains Appeal Amid Rocky Tech Startup Market
Social Entrepreneurs

'Investing for Good' Gains Appeal Amid Rocky Tech Startup Market

So-called 'impact investing' rose to $15.2 billion globally last year from $10.6 billion in 2014, according to a recent report by the Global Impact Investing Network.
Zuckerberg's Philanthropy Project Makes First Major Investment
Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg's Philanthropy Project Makes First Major Investment

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative LLC, created by Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, led a $24 million series B funding in Andela, the startup said on Thursday.
The Person Buying Your Business Has 7 Fears Keeping Them Awake
Radicals & Visionaries

The Person Buying Your Business Has 7 Fears Keeping Them Awake

Addressing these fears will help you successfully sell your business.
Sam Harrop
Bezos Says Amazon to Up India Investment to $5 Billion
Amazon

Bezos Says Amazon to Up India Investment to $5 Billion

'I can assure you it's only the beginning and as we say in Amazon, it's only day one,' he said.
5 Ways Smart Entrepreneurs Reduce Their Risk Planning Retirement
Radicals & Visionaries

5 Ways Smart Entrepreneurs Reduce Their Risk Planning Retirement

A startup founder's whole life is about risk and uncertainty. Plan a stable retirement, if only to bring some stability into your life for a change.
Toby Nwazor
What Apple's Investment in Chinese Car Hailing Giant Didi Really Means
Investments

What Apple's Investment in Chinese Car Hailing Giant Didi Really Means

It's all about selling services in China (and taking on Uber in the process).
Uber CEO Responded to Apple's $1B Investment in Chinese Rival in a Joking Tweet
Travis Kalanick

Uber CEO Responded to Apple's $1B Investment in Chinese Rival in a Joking Tweet

Travis Kalanick explained that his girlfriend owns Apple shares which makes her an investor in Didi Chuxing, Uber's rival in China.
Arjun Kharpal
Nissan Buying $2.2 Billion Controlling Stake in Scandal-Hit Mitsubishi Motors
Automakers

Nissan Buying $2.2 Billion Controlling Stake in Scandal-Hit Mitsubishi Motors

The deal is a lifeline for Mitsubishi Motors, which is mired in its third scandal in two decades and has had $3 billion wiped off its market value
Amazon Bolsters Voice-Based Platform Alexa With Investment in TrackR
Amazon

Amazon Bolsters Voice-Based Platform Alexa With Investment in TrackR

The partnership will allow TrackR to be capable of voice response and will also enable people to find their lost items via the Amazon Echo.
PayPal Backs Acorns, an Investment App for Millennials
Apps

PayPal Backs Acorns, an Investment App for Millennials

Acorns is a year-old app that is designed to get people started by making small automated investments from a bank account.
Leena Rao