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Google expands its shopping clout with JD.com partnership

1 month ago   |   By SlashGear

Still don't think Google is out to get Amazon? Just take a look at its most recent “strategic partnership”. The search giant has just inked a deal with one of China's biggest e-commerce companies, JD.com. While most of what ‘s involved with the transaction is buried in marketing-speak, one thing is clear: Google wants in on JD.com's empire, which practically...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday.
1. Google is investing $550 million into a major Chinese e-commerce player. The two firms will work together to create retail infrastructure in Southeast Asia.
2. Apple signed a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to develop original programming. The non-exclusive deal reportedly includes the likes of film, TV, applications, and books - just not podcasts.
3. Sales of CryptoKitties, a blockchain game for digital collectibles, are plummeting. Last year, investors including Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures gave a...
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​Google eyes billion-dollar Chinese market with $550m JD.com investment

​Google eyes billion-dollar Chinese market with $550m JD.com investment

1 month ago   |   By ZDnet

The tech heavyweight has signed a 'strategic' partnership with the Chinese ecommerce company to cash in on a projected $88.1 billion online spend.
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Google to invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

SINGAPORE - Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com , part of the U.S. internet giant's efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com .
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Google makes $550M strategic investment in Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com

1 month ago   |   By TechCrunch

Google has been increasing its presence in China in recent times , and today it has continued that push by agreeing to a strategic partnership with e-commerce firm JD.com which will see Google purchase $550 million of shares in the Chinese firm.
Google has made investments in China, released products there and opened up offices that include an AI hub , but now it is working with JD.com largely outside of China. In a joint release, the companies said they would “collaborate on a range of strategic initiatives, including joint development of retail solutions” in Europe, the U.S. and...
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Google to invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

SINGAPORE - Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com , part of the U.S. internet giant's efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com .
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