Jack Ma says he isn’t about to retire from Alibaba but is planning a...

Reports of Jack Ma’s impending retirement are greatly exaggerated, it seems. Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba, has pushed back on claims that he is on the cusp of...

Glossier CEO Emily Weiss on why the company won’t sell on Amazon

E-commerce beauty startup founder, Glossier CEO Emily Weiss, dished on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 this morning about some of the company’s top competitors in the e-commerce space, including...

Walmart partners with delivery logistics platform Bringg on last-mile grocery delivery

Walmart announced on Wednesday a new last-mile delivery pilot program, called Spark Delivery, which focuses on fulfilling customers’ online grocery orders. The retailer is working with delivery logistics platform Bringg,...

South Africa’s Yoco raises $16 million to boost digital services to small businesses

More posts by this contributor African tech leaders Fope Adelowo, Ken Njoroge, Tayo Oviosu to speak at Disrupt SF Offering a white-labeled lending service in emerging markets, Mines raises $13 million South African...

Southeast Asia’s Fave raises $20M and adds mystery strategic investor from China

So you thought group-buying was dead?! Not in Southeast Asia where Fave, a company that aims to connect local merchants with customers using discount sales, has closed a $20 million Series...

Amazon opens its largest Amazon Go convenience store yet

Amazon is picking up the pace when it comes to unveiling its line of “stores of the future,” today opening its second cashier-less Amazon Go convenience store in the last week. More Amazon...

Udaan, the e-commerce startup led by three former Flipkart executives, raises $225M

Looks like Sujeet Kumar, Amod Malviya and Vaibhav Gupta’s decision to jump ship from Flipkart to focus on their own venture is paying off. The trio announced this morning that their...

The Amazonization of Whole Foods, one year in

Amazon promised to breathe new tech into the relationship with Whole Foods after putting a $13.7 billion ring on it one year ago. So how did that promise shake out? At the time,...

Moosejaw is the first of Walmart’s acquired brands to open a digital store on...

Last year, Walmart acquired outdoor retailer Moosejaw for $51 million –  a company that’s now one of several brands Walmart picked up during a speciality retail buying spree, along with...

Weak passwords let a hacker access internal Sprint staff portal

It’s not been a great week for cell carriers. EE was hit with two security bugs and T-Mobile admitted a data breach. Now, Sprint is the latest phone giant to admit...

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Apple's new iPhone could face supply shortfalls after launch: WSJ

(Reuters) - Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) new iPhone had hit production glitches early in its manufacturing process and could lead to supply shortfalls and...