04 Jan 2021
Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has not been seen in public for more than two months now, a development that has sparked questions about his whereabouts.
11 Jun 2020
Chinese microblogging platform Sina Weibo has been ordered to disable some of its features for a week.
18 Sep 2019
Iron Man may be long gone but his Lego-cy lives on. Okay, that was a bad pun, but you wouldn't be as disappointed to learn that the toy company LEGO has set up a life-sized structure of Tony Stark's Iron Man and it's made entirely out of Lego pieces.
10 Sep 2019
After spending two decades at Alibaba's helm, Jack Ma stepped down as Chairman of the e-commerce giant on Tuesday, his 55th birthday.
14 May 2019
Alibaba founder Jack Ma stoked up controversy recently after he advised his married employees to follow "669," that is, "Sex for six days, six times, with duration being the key."
29 Jan 2019
Living in a world where people have received bricks instead of a smartphone they paid for, people are bound to get skeptical while shopping online.
10 Sep 2018
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma, one of the world's richest business executives, has announced that he will step down as the executive chairman of Alibaba in September 2019.
09 Sep 2018
Refuting an NYT report which claimed Jack Ma would be retiring from Executive Chairmanship of Alibaba group on Monday, South China Morning Post, a newspaper owned by the company, reported on Sunday that he would instead unveil his succession plans.
08 Sep 2018
Jack Ma, who serves as Executive Director of Alibaba, a company he founded in 1999 has announced his retirement. The business magnate will retire on Monday, September 10, according to reports.
27 Aug 2018
If reports are to be believed, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway are in talks with Paytm parent company, One97 Communications to invest around Rs. 2,200-2,500cr ($300-350mn) in the digital payments company.
13 Jul 2018
India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has now become Asia's richest man, overtaking Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma.
13 Jun 2018
Paytm Mall, the independent e-commerce arm of digital payments platform Paytm, has received $225 million (Rs. 1509 crore) from Japan's SoftBank and China's Alibaba as the second and final tranche of its latest round of funding.
03 May 2018
Chinese consumer electronics company Xiaomi has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX).
25 Apr 2018
Chinese tech firms are under scanner after a recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report slammed them over gender-discriminatory job ads.
26 Mar 2018
Ford and Chinese tech giant Alibaba have partnered to launch a car vending machine, called the Super Test Drive Center, in Guangzhou, China.
08 Mar 2018
Florida-based augmented reality (AR) startup Magic Leap has raised $461 million in the second phase of its series D funding round.
01 Mar 2018
Restaurant discovery and online food-ordering platform, Zomato, announced it has raised $150mn (Rs. 977cr) in a fresh funding round from Ant Financial Services Group, one of the world's leading digital financial services providers.
08 Feb 2018
Chinese tech giant Alibaba-owned UCWeb has announced a new version of its UC Browser in India, called UC Browser 12.0.
03 Feb 2018
Online grocery start-up BigBasket has raised $300 million in Series-E funding which was led by China's Alibaba Group. This is the largest investment raised by the company so far.
12 Nov 2017
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Singles' Day on 11th November saw the company make around 168.2 billion yuan ($25.3 billion) in sales - more than Iceland's GDP - in just 24-hours.
03 Nov 2017
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group posted stronger-than-expected third-quarter results with a massive jump in revenue as the online shopping boom continues in China.
10 Oct 2017
US e-commerce giant Amazon's bid to expand into Southeast Asia has landed the firm in a bit of a pickle in Singapore.
05 Sep 2017
According to reports, Zomato is currently engaged in negotiation with Alibaba and its payments affiliate Ant Financial to raise up to $200 million from them.
29 Aug 2017
According to reports, online marketplace Paytm Mall and its principal investor Alibaba has extended the exclusivity period of their negotiations with online grocer BigBasket for two weeks.
23 Aug 2017
According to the IT Ministry, UC Browser is under the scanner for allegedly sending mobile data of Indian users to Chinese servers.
13 Jul 2017
Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led Paytm has now acquired a majority stake in Insider.in for a little over Rs. 35 crore.
16 Jun 2017
After recently launching its physical retail stores, Amazon has been granted a patent that will prevent consumers from using the in-store Wi-Fi to check product price listings online.
13 Jun 2017
It is the end of an era; Verizon has finally consolidated Yahoo under its wing which, according to reports, will be combined with its AOL assets into a brand new subsidiary called Oath.
09 Jun 2017
The founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma became Asia's richest man and the 14th wealthiest man in the world; his net worth surged from $8.5 billion to $41.8 billion this year.
10 May 2017
Japanese investor SoftBank said it wrote down its investment valuation in Snapdeal and Ola by $1.41 billion. It has written down investments in Snapdeal by $1.01 billion and $400 million in Ola.
08 May 2017
China already has a strongly fortified Internet firewall in place to block elements that the government considers to be a misfit in their present scheme of things.
26 Apr 2017
Yahoo's sale to Verizon will bring its chief Marissa Meyer $184mn- a combination of various payments including shares already owned, cash payments and medical benefits, and outstanding share options.
19 Apr 2017
Paytm is reportedly in talks with Japan's SoftBank for a deal that could bring in $1.2-1.5bn capital; it could take its valuation to $7-9bn from $6bn in March.
03 Mar 2017
Paytm has raised $200 million in a round of funding led by Alibaba Singapore E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd and SAIF Partners. Alibaba is reportedly investing $177 million while SAIF partners has agreed to invest $23 million.
03 Feb 2017
Vanguard Group, an investment firm based in the United States, slashed the valuation of its stake in Ola.
03 Feb 2017
Paytm is in the process of raising $180-200 million in funding rounds led by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. The funding will raise Paytm's valuation to $1 billion.
10 Jan 2017
Yahoo said that the company would be renamed as Altaba Inc, and CEO Marissa Mayer may quit the board after concluding the Verizon deal.
14 Nov 2016
The government's sudden demonetization move left cities in chaos; several people have criticized the move while others support it as a logical means to tackle a bigger problem.
11 Nov 2016
Alibaba Group's 'Singles' Day', a 24-hour shopping event held annually, garnered the online retail giant over $5 billion during the first hour of the shopping spree.
08 Nov 2016
In the wake of India's online start-ups eyeing fresh funding, SoftBank's quarterly results reflected a decline in its returns from investments in start-ups like Ola Cabs and Snapdeal.