US judge rejects Alibaba plea to block cryptocurrency firm from using similar name


A U.S. judge on Monday rejected Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd’s bid for a preliminary injunction to block the Dubai cryptocurrency ....

1 May, 2018

Alibaba Cloud launches AI-based solution to manage Kuala Lumpur city traffic

Anirban Ghoshal

Jack Ma-led Alibaba Group’s cloud computing division has launched Malaysia City Brain, an artificial intelligence-based ....

30 January, 2018

Hero Group's Sunil Munjal eyes stake in Paytm at $5.7 bn valuation

Arti Singh

Hero Corporate Services chairman Sunil Munjal and Adventz Group chairman Saroj Poddar are reportedly looking to buy a stake in ....

3 January, 2017

Alibaba Group's global MD Gowrappan joins Paytm board

Arti Singh

Alibaba Group's global managing director K Guru Gowrappan has joined Paytm's board as an additional director. This marks the third ....

27 October, 2016

Exclusive: China's Tencent close to investing more than $150 mn in FreeCharge

Arti Singh

Snapdeal, India's third-largest e-commerce venture is in talks with Chinese Internet giant Tencent to raise more than $150 million ....

31 August, 2016

Exclusive: Paytm valued at $4.8 bn in new funding round

Debjyoti Roy

One 97 Communications Ltd, which runs mobile payments and e-commerce platform Paytm, has received commitment of $60 million (Rs ....

29 August, 2016

Why a deal with Snapdeal is a more logical choice for Flipkart than Amazon

Binu Paul

India's e-commerce industry could see a major shake-up if online retailer Snapdeal's preliminary conversations with local rival ....

18 August, 2016

Exclusive: Snapdeal explores merger talks with Flipkart, Amazon

Manu P Toms & Bruhadeeswaran R

Snapdeal, India's second-largest homegrown online retailer, has initiated preliminary talks with staunch rivals Flipkart and Amazon ....

18 August, 2016

Exclusive: Snapdeal eyes nearly $1.2 bn valuation for FreeCharge

Bruhadeeswaran R & Manu P Toms

Online marketplace Snapdeal is looking to sell a stake in unit FreeCharge at a valuation of as much as $1.2 billion (Rs 8,000 ....

12 August, 2016

Alibaba-owned 9Apps enters shopping aggregation space in India

Varun Arora

9Apps, an Android app marketplace owned by Chinese e-commerce bellwether Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, is entering the shopping aggregation ....

2 August, 2016

Can Alibaba still catch up with Amazon in India?

Disha Sharma

When Inc founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced an additional $3 billion investment in India last week, the aim was not ....

11 June, 2016

Amazon to ramp up India bet with $3 bn more

Binu Paul Inc founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said the company plans to invest $3 billion more in its India operations, as the US ....

8 June, 2016

Paytm appoints Alibaba executive as president

Disha Sharma

One97 Communications Ltd, which runs mobile wallet and e-commerce platform Paytm, has appointed former Alibaba Group Holding ....

28 March, 2016

Alibaba vs Amazon Who will win the India battle?

Manu P Toms

Over the past year or so, Jack Ma-led Alibaba Group has invested in Indian mobile wallet firm and online marketplace Paytm and ....

21 March, 2016

Alibaba to buy South China Morning Post for $266M

Adith Charlie

Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will acquire Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post (SCMP) among other media ....

11 December, 2015

Alibaba launches online platform SMILE for Indian SMEs

Varun Arora

Indicating the importance it attaches to the Indian market, Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, which operates ....

7 December, 2015

Snapdeal reportedly secures $500M from Foxconn, Alibaba and SoftBank

Disha Sharma

Online marketplace Snapdeal has secured $500 million in a fresh round of funding from iPhone manufacturer Foxconn, Chinese e-commerce ....

3 August, 2015

Meru Cabs in talks with Alibaba for possible funding

Bhawna Gupta

India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA)-backed radio taxi services provider Meru Cabs has reached out to Alibaba Group, the world's ....

6 April, 2015

Jack Ma in India; Alibaba to help small local businesses


Looking to expand its presence in India, Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba's Chairman Jack Ma today met Prime Minister Narendra ....

31 March, 2015

Paytm parent One97 raising $635M from Alibaba Group, SAIF; valued just over $2B

Team TC

Noida-headquartered mobile internet firm One97 Communications Ltd, which has been in talks with various suitors to raise fresh ....

12 January, 2015

Alibaba shares up 38% on debut; valued at $232B, more than Amazon & eBay combined

Team TC

Jack Ma-led Alibaba Group Holding saw its share price shoot up on US listing and almost touched a high of $100 a share in intra-day ....

20 September, 2014