Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. plans to buy back shares worth up to $6 billion over two years, the company said on Thursday, as it beat first-quarter revenue forecasts but fell short of earnings estimates.
Verizon Communications Inc. said Monday it would buy Yahoo Inc.'s core Internet properties for $4.83 billion in cash to expand its digital advertising and media business, in a deal that ends a lengthy sale process for the fading Web pioneer.

Strong holiday sales helped e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat forecasts on Thursday with a 32% rise in third-quarter re

Apple Inc said it will launch its payment service in China as soon as 2016, pitting it against entrenched Chinese rivals Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings.

Yahoo Inc. is weighing a sale of its core Internet business and will not sell its stake in Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., CNBC reported, with an announcement coming as soon Wednesday.
Activist investor Starboard Value LP asked Yahoo Inc to drop plans to spin off its stake in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd due to tax concerns, and instead urged the company to sell its core search and display advertising businesses.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said the value of merchandise it has sold so far during Singles' Day extravaganza has surpassed last year's total by almost $4 billion.
Yahoo continues to take steps toward a tax-free spin-off of Yahoo’s stake in Alibaba Group, into an entity called Aabaco Holdings.
Internet giant Yahoo! Inc. announced yesterday that the IRS will not grant the private letter ruling the company requested in regards to the proposed tax-free spin-off of its remaining stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
U.S. stocks opened sharply higher on Tuesday after weak economic data out of China bolstered hopes of more stimulus measures from the Chinese government.