SoftBank has invested billions of dollars in tech companies both big and small.
Jack Ma-backed Yunfeng Financial Group said it will lead $1.7 billion acquisition of U.S.-based insurer MassMutual International's Asia unit
Big-name hedge funds are winning on their recent bets on Alibaba.
Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce firm, reported first-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates, helped by strength in the Chinese e-commerce market.
The Shanghai Composite has tried to break through its resistance level for three times, says Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com.
China's bureaucrats who once encouraged foreign takeovers are now second-guessing private deals, says Breakingviews' Pete Sweeney.
China's rise in tech has been spurred by large firms such as Tencent and Alibaba that paved the way for other local firms to follow.
Alibaba Group introduced three new Hema supermarkets where consumers can shop and eat in-store or order for online delivery.
Amazon Prime Day is about more than selling more stuff, Motley Fool reports.
Rival retailers, such as Target and Best Buy, hope to capitalize on the heavier-than-normal shopping traffic online this week.
China bike-sharing startup Ofo plans a global expansion, saying Thursday it raised over $700 million in a funding round including Alibaba.
Alibaba said the new investment will increase its stake in Lazada from 51 percent to 83 percent.
China-based co-working firm UrWork has joined hands with Australian consultancy firm Collective Campus to launch its first overseas branch in Singapore.
Chinese tech giants Alibaba Group Holdings and Tencent Holdings will be among new investors pouring a total of around $10 billion into mobile carrier China Unicom.
Tencent's president of social network group says he's very bullish about artificial intelligence.
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who led the investigation into Uber, is optimistic about the company's future.
The Alibaba founder says people with this skill will thrive in the new economy.
JD.com chief Richard Liu sees drone delivery as a cost-effective way to reach consumers in the Chinese countryside.
U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's has ended its 41-year-long Olympic Games sponsorship deal three years early, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday.
Alibaba has expanded its big data and artificial intelligence cloud product in Europe in a bid to boost its challenge to the likes of Amazon and Microsoft in the fast-growing space.