In the largest initial public offering in US history, Alibaba raises funds to fuel its global ambitions.
Making a play to attract fashionistas, the Amazon-owned online retailer tries its hand at social experiments in a bid to convince shoppers to abandon brick-and-mortar outlets for the Internet.
Online retailer, which bills itself as the "Amazon of Southeast Asia," hopes to tap a market where online shopping has yet to gain traction.
China's mega e-tailer is roughly two months away from launching its own video-streaming service, modeled on Netflix and HBO, the company said on Sunday.
The Uber for home cleaning, Helpling, lets you hire house cleaners either online or through an app. It's attracted a workforce of students who love the job's flexibility.
The Chinese maker of smartphones and PCs will partner with regional online retailer Lazada to sell its budget A7000 handset through flash sales.
The site, which specializes in arts and crafts, raises $267 million for a valuation of $1.8 billion.
The online arts and crafts marketplace debuts on the Nasdaq stock exchange with shares trading at up to $35 per share.
The online crafts marketplace plans to use the money to develop localized services and attract new members, among other things.
That's what the e-tailer tried to decide over the holidays, when it opened a Las Vegas pop-up store that let shoppers handle items before ordering. As CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains, the experiment could point to Zappos' future plans for opening physical stores.