Yamaha Motor to invest US$150M into Grab, foster strategic partnership

Yamaha Motor is the latest name to announce an investment into Grab 

LINE acquires Korea-based cyber security company GrayHash

GrayHash will develop and optimise security solutions for LINE's services, including messenger, fintech, AI, blockchain and the digital asset exchange 

Contacts management firm Sansan nets US$26.43M to drive expansion in Southeast Asia, Japan

Sansan enables enterprises to build contact database of their real-world network by scanning business cards with the Sansan Scanner Set or a mobile phone 

Japanese firm Mitsui & Co. leads Series B funding in wearable healthcare brand GOQii

GOQii offers tools for real-time personalised coaching and scheduling health check-ups, a health e-commerce store, a health locker, and a cash reward programme 

Today's top tech news, Nov 12: Masayoshi Son seeks to raise US$21.1B through telco company's IPO

Starting the week with updates from Indian healthtech scene, a Bangladeshi fintech startup, and a Russian cybersecurity firm 

Blockchain-powered fintech startup OmiseGO bags funding led by Global Brain

Omise's Ethereum-based solution enables real-time, P2P value exchange and payment services agnostically with both fiat and decentralised currencies 

Today's top tech news, October 10: Amazon Web Services inked a US$1 billion deal cloud service

Also, Indonesian property developer Sinar Mas Land launches digital ecosystem hub in BSD City, and Cashfree partners with Ola Money 

Today's top tech news, October 8: Big money for ONE Championship and SoftBank Vision Fund

Also, Tencent invests in Brazilian fintech firm and ComfortDelGro plans a subscription service 

Singapore-based public transportation platform mobilityX raises Series A led by Toyota Tsusho

Toyota Tsusho Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, as the sole general trading company of Toyota Group, led the investment into the public transport digital platform 

LINE officially joins the decentralised community with 5 new dApps and a global digital token

LINE corporation's LINE will use internal blockchain technology to build co-creative relationships between users and service providers