"If Jack Ma and his team can be successful, 80% of the people in the world, they can be successful...."
Alibaba is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a listing in Hong Kong, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
"I only know about people."
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma says he's worried about Europe because it's tightening regulations that restrict companies' ability to innovate.
The focus to restrict Huawei's access to American companies appears to be motivated by concerns regarding secrecy and intellectual property, but the firm is also a main competitor to many U.S. telecom equipment businesses, according to Gil Luria.
The Asia-Pacific region saw the greatest fall in its billionaire numbers in 2018, according to a new study from Wealth-X.
Silicon Valley hedge fund founder Glen Kacher is bullish on Japan's SoftBank and it's in large part because of its founder and CEO, Masayoshi Son.
Voices of support have also come from staff and former employees at Facebook, Google and TripAdvisor.
*Gou says turning point for Taiwan in politics. TAIPEI, April 16- Foxconn's Chairman Terry Gou said on Tuesday he is considering whether to run for Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, a day after Reuters reported the tycoon planned to step down from the world's largest contract manufacturer. "I didn't sleep last night... 2020 is key for Taiwan.
Richard Liu, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, has weighed in on an ongoing debate about the Chinese tech industry's grueling overtime work culture.
TAIPEI, April 15- The chairman of Taiwan's Foxconn, an assembler of Apple Inc's iPhones, said on Monday he plans to step down in the coming months to pave the way for younger talent to move up the company's ranks. Jack Ma, co-founder of China's Alibaba Group, said in September he will step down as chairman in a year to allow for younger management. Terry Gou, speaking on...
Alibaba's founder and billionaire Jack Ma has stirred up controversy after saying that young people should see major tech companies' overtime work cultures as a "huge blessing."
SHANGHAI, April 13- Richard Liu, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc, has weighed in on an ongoing debate about the Chinese tech industry's grueling overtime work culture, lamenting that years of growth had increased the number of "slackers" in his firm who are not his "brothers." Liu's comments, which Chinese media said were posted on his personal...
SHANGHAI, April 13- Richard Liu, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc, has weighed in on an ongoing debate about the Chinese tech industry's gruelling overtime work culture, lamenting that years of growth had increased the number of "slackers" in his firm who are not his "brothers." Liu's comments, which Chinese media said were posted on his personal...
Fifteen of the China's top 25 employers have technology at the core of their business.
What makes the perfect start-up founder? One woman who knows better than most is famed venture capitalist Jenny Lee.
Billionaire investors Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma and others are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures as renewable-energy technology advances.
Alibaba has become a mainstay in the tech world since Jack Ma co-founded the company from his apartment in Hangzhou, China about two decades ago. It runs massive e-commerce, payments, logistics and cloud computing businesses.
SoftBank chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son sits down with CNBC's David Faber to discuss what he expects from the future of the tech sector.
SEOUL/ TOKYO, March 11- SoftBank Group Corp has expanded its appetite for early-stage startups, with a venture capital unit set to launch its biggest fund for early investments as it opens new offices in Asia. The global fund from newly rebranded Seoul- based SoftBank Ventures Asia will be worth as much as $500 million and could launch next month, its CEO JP Lee told...