Looking to expand to more US cities and focus on its carpool feature, the peer-to-peer car service gets a wad of dough from several investors, including Virgin's Sir Richard Branson.
With its IPO already expected to be record-breaking in the US, the Chinese company will price its stock even higher. That could translate to $25 billion.
Prominent venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital are expected to take part in the funding round.
The Chinese e-commerce giant, poised to make US stock market history, sets some high expectations for its pricing.
As the school year begins so does the fund-raising that helps supplement school budgets. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on apps and websites for engaging families and collecting money.
Earlier this year, the mobile payment-processing company valued itself at a mere $5 billion.
Director J.J. Abrams tweets a thank-you to fans who raised millions, and gives another clue from the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII."
Facebook users are in uproar over being forced to download a separate Messenger app to chat with friends. In this Inside Scoop, CNET.com Reporter Kara Tsuboi and Senior Writer Ian Sherr discuss privacy concerns, why Facebook is doing this in the first place, and ways to get around using Messenger.
The new funding is announced in conjunction with a site redesign meant to make it easier to find services, which start at $5 a pop.
Former Apple employee Sam Sung is cashing in on his ironic employment history for charity.