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Google confirms investment in Indonesian startup Go-Jek

A Go-Jek driver and passenger on a busy Jakarta street. Sources say Google was investing about US$100 million.


GOOGLE has made its first ride-hailing investment in Asia by pumping money into Go-Jek, as the Indonesian start-up and deep-pocketed rivals rapidly expand their app-based services and digital payments in South-east Asia.

"The funding deepens Google's commitment to...

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