Alibaba is leading a $27M investment in open source database startup MariaDB

Alibaba has spent 2017 pushing its cloud computing business and now it is preparing to make its first major investment in a Western startup in...

Alibaba’s Ant Financial partners with Hutchison to develop its Alipay service in Hong Kong

Ant Financial, the Alibaba affiliate that operates payment service Alipay and other digital finance products, has continued its Asia expansion with a move into Hong...

Google is hiring AI talent from China even though it’s still blocked in the...

Google’s core search service has been blocked in China for over seven years, but that isn’t stopping the internet giant from snapping up artificial intelligence...

Alibaba, Tencent, Didi and other tech firms pour $12B into mobile operator China Unicom

China is about to take net neutrality to the next level after a group of influential tech companies that includes Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Didi Chuxing...

Alipay partners with Yelp to continue its pursuit of Chinese tourist money

Ant Financial, the Alibaba affiliated valued at $60 billion, is continuing to follow Chinese tourists and their wallets overseas after it inked a deal with Yelp...

SoftBank partners with China’s Ofo to bring its dock-less bikes to Japan

A month after committing to help WeWork enter Japan, SoftBank is lending a hand to another global unicorn with its sights set on the country....

Alibaba ups its stake in Southeast Asia’s Lazada with $1 billion investment

Alibaba is doubling down on Southeast Asia after it announced a deal to pay close to $1 billion to raise its stake in e-commerce firm...

Yahoo SVP Adam Cahan to exit after Verizon acquisition closes

Another high-profile Yahoo executive, SVP of Mobile and Emerging Products Adam Cahan, will leave the company as the acquisition by VerizOath: comes to a close....

Marissa Mayer resigning from Yahoo board as remaining company renames itself Altaba

Despite hiccups, Yahoo’s planned sale to Verizon appears to be moving forward — but some portions of the company will be left behind and renamed Altaba...

Alibaba’s Trojan Horse for Southeast Asia

It’s been several months since Alibaba’s blockbuster acquisition of Lazada, the leading e-commerce...