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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  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. Stuff of dreams or nightmares in US net run into China

    Posted Aug 12th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... per cent stake in Hangzhou-based online auction and e-commerce company Alibaba.com. In buying into China, Yahoo! is following hot on the heels of rival eBay, which last year paid US$150 ... 3721.com. That business will now be folded into Alibaba to give the company a full suite of internet services, including search, an online payment system, auctions through Alibaba subsidiary ...

  9. Mother of jailed journalist pleads for backing to secure his release

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 61, is in Hong Kong meeting human rights activists to follow up on a lawsuit filed in a California court against internet firms Yahoo, Yahoo Holdings (Hong Kong) and Alibaba.com. The suit ... personal data laws in revealing Shi's computer address. Alibaba.com was also involved because it is a subsidiary of Alibaba Group. Yahoo invested US$1 billion in Alibaba Group in 2005 ...

  10. Yahoo China wins suit against Sanjiwuxian

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... the finding in a separate suit involving the two firms. Jin Jianhang, the vice-president of Alibaba.com, which controls Yahoo China, said the verdict, issued last month, was positive for all internet ... was the president of Yahoo China, which bought his internet start-up 3721 in 2003, until it merged with Alibaba in 2005. The source said bad feelings remained between Mr Zhou and Yahoo China over ...




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