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Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company
Yahoo

Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company

The tax-free spinoff is a response to shareholder pressure.
Alibaba Creates DingTalk, a Social Networking App for Businesses
Messaging apps

Alibaba Creates DingTalk, a Social Networking App for Businesses

Capable of carrying conference calls and group messaging, DingTalk targets small- and medium-sized enterprises.
The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014
Billionaires

The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014

Among the tech elite, it was a good year for Jack Ma, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. For Jeff Bezos, not so much.
Catherine Clifford
Cyber Monday Set a Record as the Biggest Online Sales Day in the U.S.
Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Set a Record as the Biggest Online Sales Day in the U.S.

Despite dismal forecasts, ecommerce sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving topped $2 billion.
Laura Entis
The 10 Entrepreneurs Who Defined 2014
Entrepreneurs

The 10 Entrepreneurs Who Defined 2014

Read about the business leaders who dominated headlines in 2014 and set the stage for the year ahead -- for better or for worse.
Jason Ankeny
It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy
Ecommerce

It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy

Do some creative marketing. The number of places your product can be showcased is expanding.
Derek Newton
Sales During Alibaba's Online Shopping Holiday, Singles' Day, Surge Past $6 Billion
Ecommerce

Sales During Alibaba's Online Shopping Holiday, Singles' Day, Surge Past $6 Billion

Customers jumped on heavily discounted goods to send sales past 2013's record high.
3 Steps to Sourcing Products Using Alibaba
Manufacturing

3 Steps to Sourcing Products Using Alibaba

With all the frauds and scams online, it's essential to put the time into researching a reliable manufacturer.
Nathan Resnick
Chinese Ecommerce Giant Alibaba Reports First Post-IPO Income Gains
Alibaba

Chinese Ecommerce Giant Alibaba Reports First Post-IPO Income Gains

The company says net income and revenue are both up significantly.
3 Steps for Excluding Counterfeit Goods and Protecting Your Brand
Brand Reputation

3 Steps for Excluding Counterfeit Goods and Protecting Your Brand

Retailers, whether online or brick-and-mortar, risk alienating customers if they don't make certain the products they sell are authentic.
Alibaba's Jack Ma Says He's Open to Working With Apple on Payments
Mobile Payments

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
Apps

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
Mergers and Acquisitions

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.
Geoff Weiss
How Jack Ma's 'Crazy' Management Style Built a Technology Empire
Technology Startups

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.
Michael Zakkour