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Alibaba Seeks $4B Debt-Financing As Rumors Of Yahoo Buy-Out Resurface
2011-12-09 05:33:42

Global markets are abuzz as reports emerged Thursday that the Chinese e-commerce titan the Alibaba Group will try to finance as much as $4 billion of debt in an attempt to buy back Yahoo’s 40 percent stake in their company.

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2011-06-01 11:35:00

According to reports, Yahoo Inc has reached an agreement with Chinese partner Alibaba Group over Yahoo's compensation for the transfer in ownership of Alibaba payments service Alipay.

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2011-05-16 07:50:00

Dispute over a major Internet asset transfer has escalated the already strained relationship between Yahoo Inc and Alibaba Group, a Chinese Internet company, as they struggle to iron out differences.

2011-05-09 06:30:00

NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilt Groupe, Inc., an innovative online shopping destination, today announced it has raised $138 million from new and current investors.

2011-04-21 00:00:28

Rivet Games now raised total of $15 million; Rebrands from FooMojo to Reflect Evolution Rowards Next-generation, Multi-Platform Game Company. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 Rivet Games, developer and publisher of the next generation of web, social and mobile games, announced it closed a Series B funding from existing investors Softbank Capital, Baseline Ventures, and Floodgate, also joined by new investor Outpoint Capital.

2011-03-09 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron (www.mobileiron.com), the innovator in mobile device management and security, today announced version 4.1 of the MobileIron Virtual Smartphone Platform (VSP),which features local language support for global companies.

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2011-03-02 11:12:16

Yahoo Inc has been in talks to potentially unload its $7 billion stake in Yahoo Japan.

2011-02-04 08:20:00

SHANGHAI, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On Feb 4th, 2011, PPLive (Shanghai, China) CEO, Dr. Vincent Tao confirmed that the company has received an investment of 250 million USD from SOFTBANK CORP. (Tokyo, Japan, Representative: Masayoshi Son). This is the Series D Round financing for PPLive.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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