Uber rival Cabify has raised another $160M at a $1.4B valuation
TechCrunch - 5h
The Series E comes from a mix of previous and new investors including Rakuten Capital, TheVentureCity, Endeavor Catalyst, GAT Investments, Liil Ventures, WTI as well as prominent local investors form Spain and Latin America. It’s …

Cabify owner Maxi Mobility raises funds to fend off rivals
Financial Times - 3h
Maxi Mobility has raised $160m from investors including SoftBank’s Japanese rival Rakuten, as the Spanish start-up behind ride-hailing app Cabify braces itself …

Rakuten launches J-TripGateway prepay SIM card, smartphone app for tourists
Telecompaper - 12h
Japan’s Rakuten Communications has launched a tourism and information smartphone service dubbed ‘J-TripGateway’. This mobile advertising service is designed to provide foreign tourists to Japan with internet access. The J-TripGateway …

FC Barcelona shirt exhibition open at Rakuten Cafe Shibuya in Japan
FCB Arcelona - 3d
A collection of Barça shirts from the Club's recent history are on display in the …

MARKET BUZZ: Malaysia's Straits Inter Logistics Rises; Rakuten Ups TP To MYR0.35
Nikkei Asian Review - 16h
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 22) -- Straits Inter Logistics rises 5.3% to MYR0.30. Rakuten Trade raises target price to MYR0.35 from MYR0.31; reiterates Buy call. "We remain bullish on Straits with net earnings estimated to surge to MYR8.7 …

The PlayStation 4 Pro Just Got a Black Friday Level Deal
Comicbook.com - 4d
Toys “R” Us is currently selling the PS4 Pro through Rakuten for $339.99 with free shipping when you use the code SAVE15 at checkout. That’s a discount of $60. …

Carousell raised over $45m in new funding last year
Techinasia - 3d
Previously reported investors Rakuten Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Golden Gate Ventures, and 500 Startups are also listed as owning stakes. “Fundraising is an …

Rakuten Marketing Affiliate Network Ranked Top Program for Seventh Consecutive Year
New Kerala - 5d
SAN MATEO, Calif: Rakuten Marketing, a leading technology company that enables brands to increase sales through data-driven marketing, today announced that its affiliate network has been named the world's top affiliate network for …

Rakuten coupons: 10% to 15% off sitewide + free shipping
CNET - 4d
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Rakuten Kobo Aura One Limited Edition Review: Keeping up with the Kindles isn't easy
PC World - 20d
For readers of traditional ebooks, this is overkill—8GB of storage can already hold …