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Easy Taxi raises $40m in funding, eyes Asia expansion

The taxi wars are heating up in Asia. Last week, mobile cab-calling app Easy Taxi announced it had raised $40 million in a fourth round of funding, allowing it to...

Will Asian investors trade their gold for bitcoin?

Recent overlaps between gold markets and crypto-currencies are causing a few waves in the digital currency world and as Asian gold imports continue at pace, investors in the region will...

China reports deadly attack in troubled Xinjiang region

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say dozens of people have been killed and many more injured in the latest violence blamed on militants in the northwestern region of Xinjiang....