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  1. Business - Companies - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Yahoo to invest in Snapchat at US$10b value

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:10am by Bloomberg

    ... Alibaba at its initial public offering. Yahoo had said in July it would return at least half of the cash to shareholders, while not laying out any plans for the balance of the proceeds. Yahoo may be trying to emulate what it did with Alibaba. In 2005, it invested about US$1 billion in the firm. It still holds a stake of more than 10 per cent in Alibaba, even after selling shares in last ...

  2. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Yahoo founder Jerry Yang plays a key role in Alibaba's listing

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:19am by Bloomberg

    ... role in Alibaba's listing venture Executives at messaging start-up TangoMe were brainstorming expansion plans when one of their investors, Jerry Yang, made a suggestion: talk to Alibaba. Yang, a co-founder of Yahoo, quickly introduced TangoMe to an Alibaba executive. That led to a meeting with Yang, Alibaba vice-chairman Joe Tsai and the young company at its office in Mountain ...

  3. Business - Companies - EVENTS

    Yahoo, Alibaba chiefs to meet at key Allen & Co retreat

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Los Angeles Yahoo, Alibaba chiefs to attend top-level retreat Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer and Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma Yun are among the invited guests ... Alibaba's anticipated August initial public offering could be the largest ever in the US. Yahoo has a 23 per cent stake in the Chinese e-commerce company. The event, always heavy on executives from ...

  4. Alibaba reaches out to Yahoo boss

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Alibaba Group plans to talk directly to Yahoo chief executive Scott Thompson, side-stepping dealmakers from his company, after the failure of talks ... to finalise a reported tax-free transaction, called a cash-rich split-off, that has been in the works since October last year. Alibaba Group, whose flagship company is Hong Kong-listed Alibaba ...

  5. Sacking of Yahoo boss may spur buy-back

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com The ousting of Yahoo's chief executive could pave the way for mainland e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to renew talks to buy back shares held ... in its relationship with Hangzhou-based Alibaba, in which it has a 40 per cent stake. Alibaba, the parent of Hong Kong-listed Alibaba.com and mainland online retail leader Taobao, sold that stake ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    Is Yahoo preparing for China exit?

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:42pm by Doug Young

    ... of the market. In the meantime, Yahoo formed a tie-up with Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba, which also tried but failed to reinvigorate the company's search business. At this point Yahoo ...

  7. Jack Ma shows how tables have turned

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jack Ma dropped a bombshell last week. The boss of Alibaba, the giant sourcing portal from the mainland, said he was interested in taking over Yahoo, the struggling US web service company. ... the table has turned. Despite recent troubles at Alibaba, the mainland company clearly has the upper hand. Ma has become the Chinese face of internet business in the US, while Yahoo- adrift with its ...

  8. A bad week for...

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Chief Yahoo, freeing the company of what analysts said was 'an impediment to change'. Yahoo is now expected to unwind its stakes in China's Alibaba Group and Yahoo Japan, and try ...

  9. Yahoo! acquires 40pc of Alibaba for US$1b

    Posted Aug 12th 2005, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... Jamil Anderlini in Beijing Yahoo! is paying US$1 billion for a 40 per cent stake in e-commerce giant Alibaba.com and handing control of its China operations to Alibaba chief executive Jack ... when Mr Ma and Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang met on California's Pebble Beach golf course. As a privately held company, Hangzhou-based Alibaba does not disclose its financial structure ...

  10. Questions remain after thief raids new Alibaba auction site

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it was interesting to see the complaint last week by Taobao, the new consumer arm of business-to-business auction site Alibaba. According to a cease-and-desist letter sent to Yahoo!, 1Pai.com.cn, the auction ... much data could be downloaded to a single-fixed IP address without anyone noticing, or that the data should be available to any passing hacker. Alibaba recently received US$82 million from ...




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