Today's top tech news, March 14: SoftBank, Toyota in talks to invest US$1B in Uber's self-driving unit

In yet another breaking story, Alibaba-backed Paytm Mall is said to be very close to scaling down its B2C consumer business in India 

SoftBank to inject US$500M fund to back early-stage startups

Joining to back the fund are South Korea’s National Pension Service and other companies and asset management firms 

Today's tech news, January 16: Glassdoor lands in Singapore, Golden Gate Ventures backs Indonesia's Sampingan

Also, Indonesia's government promises new e-commerce tax won't burden, and Softbanks invests in South Korea's car-sharing SoCar 

Today's top tech news, January 9: Coinhako to offer 100 fiat-crypto pairings, SoftBank will no longer take controlling stake in WeWork

Also, Equinix to build US$85M worth of data center in Singapore, Privé Technologies buys digital engagement startup Hive Up 

Online investment startup Ajaib secures US$2.1M from SoftBank

The Indonesia-based online investment app completed a US$2.1-million seed funding round co-led by SoftBank Ventures and few others notable investors 

Today's top tech news, December 5: SoftBank Vision Fund plans to have China's team

Also, GrabPay partners with Philippines' conglomerate SM, a Thai crypto exchange is confident it can bag US$10M in STO 

Tokopedia reportedly raises fresh US$1 billion funding

The Indonesian unicorn is said to raise new US$1 billion worth of funding from SoftBank and other existing backers 

Today's top tech news, November 14: Flipkart CEO resigned over sexual assault allegation, SoftBank invests again in WeWork

Also, Singapore and Bahrain to forge a fintech collaboration, and India's omnichannel self-checkout retail Perpule raises US$4.7M 

Launching is easy but survival will be hard for Indian startups in China, say experts

While it will be tough to crack the market which is well penetrated, opportunity may lie in going after a new segment or introducing a new business model 

Top tech news, Oct 18: SoftBank uncertain on second US$100B Vision fund

Investors fret that SoftBank's plans could be disrupted by the intensifying furore surrounding Saudi Arabia