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Alibaba's Jack Ma Says He's Open to Working With Apple on Payments

Alipay, an Alibaba affiliate, is China's largest payments service.

Alibaba Invests $50 Million in This App Maker

Peel is the maker of an app that acts as a "smart remote" for TVs.

Softbank Heading to Hollywood With Reported $3.4 Billion Offer For DreamWorks Animation

The multifaceted Japanese tech giant is not letting a failed bid for T-Mobile stand in the way of its quest to become the biggest company in the world.

How Jack Ma's 'Crazy' Management Style Built a Technology Empire

A former English teacher from Hangzhou, China, fashions one of the world's most valuable companies with an unorthodox philosophy in 15 years.

Surprises from Alibaba and BlackBerry: Your Weekly News Roundup

Here are your top weekly headlines from Entrepreneur.com.

How Alibaba's Jack Ma Became the Richest Man in China

How an English teacher turned a vision, a bunch of friends and $60,000 into the world's most valuable Internet commerce company.

Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO

Initially priced at $68, shares of the Chinese tech titan opened at $92.70 this morning in what is officially the largest U.S.-based IPO of all time.

For U.S. Businesses, Selling on Alibaba Has Its Advantages

Some U.S. businesses have already waded into China's largest ecommerce conglomerate, which is about to go public.

Snapchat Valuation Skyrockets to $10 Billion Following New Funding

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers tendered a $20 million investment in the as-yet-unprofitable ephemeral messaging app last May.

Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment

Look out, Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber: there's reportedly a new $10 billion business on the block.

Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main

The Chinese ecommerce giant today unveiled its first major push into the U.S. market with the launch of a website that curates small boutiques.

Finally: Alibaba Files for IPO

The Chinese ecommerce giant officially filed to list its shares in the U.S. in what could be one of the biggest initial public offerings ever.

Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video)

He may be founder of one of the world's largest ecommerce companies, but Jack Ma also knows how to deliver a show-stopping musical performance.

Where E-Commerce Is Booming. Hint: Think Outside the U.S. (Infographic)

A look at where online shopping is expected to grow the fastest in the next five years and which companies are leading the charge.

Alibaba Goes In On Uber Competitor Lyft's $250 Million Round

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba invested in the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company, which plans to expand internationally.

Alibaba Wages $215 Million to Dance With Messaging App Tango

On the heels of WhatsApp's $19 billion acquisition by Facebook, the Chinese web titan dominated the latest round of fundraising for rival messaging platform Tango.

Alibaba Could Be the Biggest IPO Ever -- But What the Heck Is It?

On the heels of its IPO announcement, we break down the rapidly swelling internet conglomerate that has been called, alternately, the eBay, Amazon and PayPal of China.

Ways Inventors Can Get Stuff Made

Maybe you don't want to give up the rights to your brilliant idea. We understand. Here are some options for inventors.

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