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Omise acquires online payment business Paysbuy from Thai operator Dtac

It isn’t often that you see startups buying chunks of large corporates, but that’s what has happened in Thailand this week. Following the closure of its $25 million ICO token sale yesterda

Opera doubles down on Africa with $100M plan to make its browser a media platform

Opera, the Norwegian browser-maker that was sold to a Chinese consortium last year, is doubling down on the African market after it announced plans to invest $100 million to grow its business in th

India’s top mobile operator Airtel is buying smaller rival Telenor India

Less than a month after Vodafone confirmed it is in talks to merge with Idea Cellular and create India’s largest mobile operator, one piece of M&A has been confirmed in that space. Bharti

Google inks third carrier, Telenor, to its Android RCS messaging play

Another mobile carrier, Telenor, has partnered with Google to roll out a next-gen SMS tech -- this time targeting Android users in Europe and Asia.

Telecom giant Telenor launches a digital health service for emerging markets

There's a new company entering the mobile healthcare space in Asia, and it is perhaps an unlikely name. That's because telecom giant Telenor has launched Tonic, a service that provides basic medical i

Facebook adds 36K Telenor employees to Facebook at Work as it gears up for global launch

Facebook at Work — the enterprise version of Facebook that lets businesses build their own secure social networks — has racked up over 60,000 companies on a waiting list while still in 

Telenor Jumps Into Ad Tech, Acquires Tapad For $360M

Verizon isn’t the only carrier that wants to ramp up in ad tech to complement (and offset) its legacy business. Today, Norway-based Telenor announced that it has acquired Tapad, a New York-based

Opera Adds Free Apps To Its Android Data Savings App Opera Max

Last year mobile browser company Opera launched Opera Max, a data-compressing Android app that let users save money on their mobile data. Now, to drive more usage of the product, Opera is adding anot

Don’t Call It WAC! Telefonica Adds Telenor To Its BlueVia API Platform, Carrier Billing Now Covers 460M Customers Worldwide

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.telefonica.es">Telefonica</a> today has announced a deal with <a target="_blank" href="http://www.telenor.com">Telenor</a> as its first carrier partner to the BlueV

WiMP comes to Sweden – not afraid to step on Spotify's toes

<img alt="WiMP" src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/Picture-242.png" title="WiMP" class="shot" width="329" height="65" /><a href="http://www.wimpmusic.se/">WiMP</a>, the music stream

Spotify competitor WiMP lands on iPhone

<img alt="" src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/Picture-242.png" title="WiMP" class="shot" width="329" height="65" />Anything you can do we can do too. <a href="http://wimp.no/">WiM

Spotify gets some local competition – but it's a bit of a WiMP

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/Picture-242.png" class="shot2" />Although Sweden-born streaming music startup <a href="http://Spotify.com">Spotify</a> has done well in Scand