Sources: Go-Jek closes $1.2B round at $3B+ valuation with commitments from Google, Temasek, Meituan; raise started months ago, with Tencent, others investing (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

Jon Russell / TechCrunch: Sources: Go-Jek closes $ 1.2B round at $ 3B+ valuation with commitments from Google, Temasek, Meituan; raise started months ago, with

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Paytm, Google, others see India’s low rate of digital payments as an opportunity after the value of digital wallet transactions rose 64% from Dec. ’16-Dec. ’17 (New York Times)

New York Times: Paytm, Google, others see India’s low rate of digital payments as an opportunity after the value of digital wallet transactions rose 64%

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Expert: new US tax law loophole could give Apple, Microsoft, others a significant one-off tax break on foreign capital as their fiscal years begin before Jan. 1 (Lynnley Browning/Bloomberg)

Lynnley Browning / Bloomberg: Expert: new US tax law loophole could give Apple, Microsoft, others a significant one-off tax break on foreign capital as their

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Facebook declines to say why it deletes certain political accounts, but not others – Civil liberties groups raise concerns company is ‘picking and choosing’ politicians to censor at US government request after Chechen leader’s accounts deleted

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Facebook says it removed Chechnya’s Ramzan Kadyrov’s accounts due to US sanctions, prompting questions on why others, like Venezuela’s Maduro, are still active (Megan Specia/New York Times)

Megan Specia / New York Times: Facebook says it removed Chechnya’s Ramzan Kadyrov’s accounts due to US sanctions, prompting questions on why others, like Venezuela’s

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As net neutrality protests take center stage on Reddit, Kickstarter, and others, tech giants including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Netflix keep a low profile (New York Times)

New York Times: As net neutrality protests take center stage on Reddit, Kickstarter, and others, tech giants including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Netflix keep a low

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