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Alibaba and the IPO Treasure

David Sable | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
David Sable

Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba, is in fact the living incarnation of the original fictitious character.

China's Top Entrepreneur Has Never Used His Own Website

The Huffingoton Post | Matt Sheehan | Posted 07.02.2014 | World

Jack Ma, founder of the sprawling e-commerce empire Alibaba that is on track to hold the largest-ever IPO, delivered the commencement speech earlier t...

Tiananmen, Kissinger, Alibaba and the 40 Million Thieves

Greg Autry | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Greg Autry

Twenty-five years ago -- June 4, 1989 -- China's People's Liberation Army gunned down thousands of defenseless civilians gathered for peaceful prote...

Midnight at Yahoo

Mary Buffett | Posted 07.27.2014 | Business
Mary Buffett

Thus far, Yahoo's stock price is way above its benchmark when she arrived. She moved quickly to become the face of the tattered brand. She ordered everybody back to the office, which was a smart move. Some of the early acquisitions, like Tumblr, have raised the right kind of eyebrows. So why aren't there Champagne corks popping over in Sunnyvale?

Europe's High Court Has No Business Telling Google How to Edit Its Search Results

Peter Scheer | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology
Peter Scheer

The EU court decision is an embarrassment. It reads like a bureaucracy interpreting tax regulations, not a high court balancing first principles of free speech and individual privacy.

Alibaba Can Go Public, But Can It Go Global?

Josh Green | Posted 07.12.2014 | Technology
Josh Green

The world is littered with the carcasses of foreign companies that have tried and failed to enter China. But, similarly, how many Chinese companies have succeeded in making the leap beyond China's borders?

From IPO To Rental Boyfriends: Everything You Need To Know About China's Alibaba

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan | Posted 05.07.2014 | World

Why is everyone talking about Alibaba? Because this private Chinese e-commerce company filed paperwork on Tuesday to begin selling stock to the publ...

Huge Tech Company You've Probably Never Heard Of Files For MASSIVE IPO

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Alibaba Holdings Inc (IPO-ALIB.N) will seek to raise $1 billion in what could become the largest technology debut in history, the Chinese ...

7 E-commerce Trends Small Businesses Need to Know in 2014

Annie Jie Xu | Posted 03.09.2014 | Small Business
Annie Jie Xu

The unifying factor of 2014's 7 e-commerce trends is that they benefit both consumer and business alike. Better e-commerce means a memorable shopping experience for consumers with more options, better services, and lower prices.

The Picket Fenced Internet: Why Free Communication Is Over...If It Ever Existed?

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 09.30.2013 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

The glory days of the World Wide Web are now long in the past for all of us. In the post-Snowden era, the open Internet will only be experienced in history books - the ones that aren't censored, anyway.

From My Experience As CHINICT's Founder: 5 Best Practices to Build and Run a Business in China As a Foreigner

Franck Nazikian | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business
Franck Nazikian

Over the past few years, I have been asked what it takes to be successful as a foreigner in China. Here are a few thoughts inspired by my tales as an entrepreneur in the Internet industry in the Middle Kingdom.

Yahoo Is Shutting Down Businesses Left And Right

AP | Posted 06.22.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo's email service in China will close this summer as part of an arrangement worked out with its partner in that country, Al...

Too Old To Be CEO At 48?

AOL Jobs | Claire Gordon | Posted 01.17.2013 | Fifty

Baby boomers aren't retiring. Recession-battered savings, and the prospect of a decades-long retirement, have left them clinging to their jobs, keepin...

Yahoo Just Closed A $7.6 Billion Deal

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.18.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo has completed a long-awaited $7.6 billion deal with China's Alibaba Group, generating a windfall that could help ease the...

Yahoo To Sell Half Of Its Stake In Alibaba For $7.1 Billion

AP | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After years of mortifying missteps, Yahoo Inc. finally has something to boast about: a multibillion-dollar windfall from a savv...

Yep, China Has Cloned Pinterest

Reuters | Melanie Lee | Posted 05.29.2012 | Technology

By Melanie Lee SHANGHAI (Reuters) - It is a marriage made in heaven for shopping addicts. Social shopping, the merger of social network...

Major Yahoo Partner May Offer $9 Billion To Jump Ship

Reuters | Melanie Lee | Posted 04.10.2012 | Technology

By Melanie Lee SHANGHAI (Reuters) - If anyone can pull off the labyrinthine deal between Alibaba Group and Yahoo Inc, it's Jack Ma, who...

Uh-Oh! Huge Yahoo Partner Reportedly Wants Out

Reuters | Stephen Aldred and Prakash Chakravarti | Posted 02.07.2012 | Technology

By Stephen Aldred and Prakash Chakravarti HONG KONG (Reuters) - Alibaba Group is seeking up to $4 billion in debt financing, sources sa...

The Unholy Mess That Is Yahoo

Bill_Robinson | Posted 01.01.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Let's investigate the simple numbers about Yahoo's businesses which the Wall Street Journal explains; I don't think they add up.

Alibaba's Jack Ma: 'If It Hurts The Environment, It's Not Good For Society'

Posted 12.20.2011 | Technology

By Adam Najberg, Wall Street Journal Jack Ma may be no Bill Gates, but he says his views on philanthropy and the social responsibility of companies...

Is This Who Will Buy Yahoo?

Posted 12.01.2011 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic PALO ALTO, California (Reuters) - Jack Ma, the founder and CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is keen on buying Yahoo I...

Chinese Site Bans Web Tools Used To Evade Filters

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 10.24.2011 | Technology

BEIJING — A major Chinese online commerce site has banned sales of software used to bypass Internet censorship amid Beijing's efforts to block t...

Yahoo, Alibaba, Softbank Come To Agreement

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 09.28.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo Inc. has settled a dispute tarnishing a key investment in China, but the truce didn't bring much peace of mind to the emba...

PayPal Ends Major China Partnership--After One Year

Posted 08.03.2011 | Technology

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - EBay's online payment unit, PayPal, will end its year-old partnership with AliExpress, the wholesale website of Alibaba.com, ...

Jack Ma: Split Yahoo Into 'Smaller Pieces'

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

Jack Ma has a suggestion for Yahoo: Break up into smaller pieces. Ma, the CEO of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba, spoke with Kara Swisher at the...