Meituan-Dianping files for Hong Kong IPO, said to seek over $4 billion

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s Meituan-Dianping, an online food delivery-to-ticketing services platform, filed for a Hong Kong IPO on Monday – an offering that aims to raise more than $4 billion, three people with knowledge of the plans said.

China’s Meituan-Dianping files for Hong Kong IPO

(Reuters) – China’s Meituan-Dianping, an online food delivery-to-ticketing services platform, filed for a Hong Kong initial public offering on Monday.

China’s ZTE expected to take last step to lift ban: U.S. official

(Reuters) – ZTE Corp is expected to deposit $400 million in an escrow account in a U.S. bank in the “next couple of days,” the last step the Chinese company must take before a ban on U.S. suppliers can be lifted, a U.S. Department of Commerce official told Reuters on Friday.

Bitfinex chief strategy officer departs

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer Phil Potter is leaving the cryptocurrency trading platform, the exchange told Reuters on Friday.

Japan watchdog orders improvements at cryptocurrency exchanges

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s financial regulator said on Friday it has ordered cryptocurrency exchanges including bitFlyer, Inc., one of the country’s biggest, to make improvements to lax measures on money laundering.

Uber driver was streaming Hulu show just before self-driving car crash: police report

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Police in Tempe, Arizona said evidence showed the “safety” driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber was distracted and streaming a television show on her phone right up until about the time of a fatal accident in March, deeming the crash that rocked the nascent industry “entirely avoidable.”

Taiwan’s Foxconn says biggest challenge is U.S.-China trade war

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Foxconn, the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer and a major supplier for Apple Inc , said on Friday the biggest challenge the company is facing is the trade war between Washington and Beijing.