HONG KONG (AP) — Yahoo Inc. has agreed to sell half of its 40 percent stake in Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba for about $7.1 billion, securing a financial lifeline for the struggling U.S. Internet company. The deal, announced Sunday in the U.S., will see Alibaba Group buying back the stake from Yahoo Inc. for $6.3...
Following the establishment of eight offices in Asia Pacific, professional networking company LinkedIn announced its Hongkong office, which is its 25th office globally. Housing a dozen staffers, the Hong Kong office serves around 470,000 users in the country within the Financial Services, Banking and Information Technology and Services, which are top industries among this population....
Apple’s rumored iPad 3 might already be on its way to distribution channels, as Chinese suppliers are reportedly shipping the tablets to the U.S. and international markets. Will Apple fans and customers expect the iPad 3 to arrive in stores this March? Apple‘s suppliers from China are reportedly sending shipments of the iPad 3 to...
Rumor after rumor has been circulating around the market since third quarter last year when Apple launched its latest iPhone 4S, but there’s still no confirmation from Apple on when the iPad 3 will be announced. At this time, reports say that Apple’s switching OEM suppliers from Foxconn to Pegatron due to several spare parts shortages might...
AMONG the hot topics being discussed last week were the SOPA and PIPA laws pending in the U.S. Congress. But while we Asians live half a world away from where the legislation will take effect, these proposed laws have a long reach, and will potentially affect all of us if enacted into law. Websites went...
Malaysia’s rigged electoral system
Sun, May 19, 2013 4:17PM UTC
Southern China rains kill 55, leave 14 missing
Sun, May 19, 2013 4:10PM UTC
Death toll in collapsed Indonesia mine rises to 6
Sun, May 19, 2013 4:07PM UTC
Chinese premier heads to India to boost ties
Sun, May 19, 2013 4:03PM UTC
More controversy for Japan party over sex comments
Sat, May 18, 2013 6:27PM UTC
Burma leader frees prisoners ahead of US visit
Sat, May 18, 2013 6:18PM UTC
Cyclone Mahasen fizzles as it hits Bangladesh
Thu, May 16, 2013 8:02PM UTC