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."
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.
Long-distance ride-sharing network touts itself as an inexpensive alternative to planes and trains.
New ruling in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank means firms must do more to advance 'abstract' software claims to receive a patent.
Silicon Valley investors back the security startup, which aims to safeguard user accounts with a multi-signature wallet.
Venture capital firm will use new fund to focus on the mobile-consumer, enterprise, networks, and financial-services sectors.