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Chinese ride-hailer Didi raises $5.5bn from SoftBank, others

Japanese company adds to stake, with sights on internet of things

BEIJING -- Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing company, raised $5.5 billion in its latest round of funding, with Japan's SoftBank Group reportedly providing the largest contribution as it prepares for a pivot to the "internet of things."

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