Singapore-based Lazada can avoid some trial and error thanks to $1 billion in backing from Alibaba, CEO Maximilian Bittner said.
Singapore-based startup Hiverlab is taking virtual reality application beyond gaming and entertainment.
Snapchat's high ad engagement levels, not to mention potential for product growth, could be enough for more than $1 billion in revenue.
CNBC Asia visits what people are calling, 'a vertical city'.
YunOS, Alibaba's mobile operating system, is on track to corner a 14% share of smartphone shipments in China by year-end, analysts say.
Asian markets traded mixed on Monday as dollar strength took a breather and oil prices surged.
The Communist Party leadership has repeated its call for the establishment of "cyberspace sovereignty", the SMCP reports.
Chanos estimated the $1 trillion long-short hedge fund industry lost $40 billion being long Valeant.
There's a lot of room for further development in fintech as offline consumption migrates online, says J.P. Morgan's Alex Yao.
Alibaba smashed its Singles' Day shopping record on Friday clocking over 23 percent growth, the Chinese e-commerce giant said on Friday.
U.S. retailers expanding globally are looking to China's Singles Day as a chance to reach hundreds of millions of consumers.
Gil Luria of Wedbush Securities said Alibaba had been taking pre-orders for Single's Day for three weeks compared to just a week in 2015.
Chinese consumers think about buying everything online, from toothpaste to a car, said KPMG's Jessie Qian.
Chinese consumers are tuning into live broadcasts from internet celebrities endorsing or selling certain products, said Duncan Clark of BDA China.
Alibaba's strong topline growth was driven by its acquisitions, whereas user growth in its main e-commerce business is slowing, says M Science's Henry Guo.
Investors are unsure what fine or penalty, in any, the SEC might impose on Alibaba, which is hurting sentiment towards the stock.
Alibaba's "Singles' Day" shopping event will drive the company's Q4 revenue momentum, says Chi Tsang, head of China internet research at HSBC.
Scott Nations, CIO at NationsShares, says results this week have been a little disappointing, after the season started strongly.
Alibaba appears to be following Amazon's strategy of developing non-core businesses, like cloud computing, says Amplify Investments' Christian Magoon.
Most Asian markets dropped more than 1 percent, after a poll showed the GOP's Donald Trump leading rival Hillary Clinton.