Asia news roundup: Google and SoftBank in $1.9b Manbang funding, data leak at Meituan, and more

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Google and SoftBank keep on truckin’, join US$1.9 billion investment in Manbang (China).  The Japanese firm’s US$100 billion Vision Fund led the mega-funding round, with Google’s CapitalG, China Reform Fund, and Ward Ferry also participating. Truck-hailing service Manbang – the result of a November 2017 merger between “Uber for trucks” startups Huochebang and Yunmanman – said it would use the...

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