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Alibaba builds up $150 million stake in Zulily

The Chinese online retailer in recent years has also taken stakes in US retail firms ShopRunner and 1stdibs and opened its own US online shop, 11 Main.

By May 9, 2015

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Alibaba purchases $590M minority stake in smartphone maker Meizu

The Chinese e-commerce giant's investment could signal another step into the mobile business, in a play not unlike Amazon's Fire devices line.

By February 8, 2015

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SoftBank expands investment in Clash of Clans maker

The Japan-based company now owns 73 percent of Supercell, hoping to ride the coattails of success in mobile gaming.

By June 1, 2015

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New venture fund to offer ownership stakes to tech entrepreneurs

Looking to shake up a stodgy business, a former Yahoo deal-maker turned seed investor plans to offer partnership stakes to entrepreneurs funded by his new company.

By July 10, 2014

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Nexon acquires minority stake in Gears of War designer's new games company

Cliff Bleszinski's new studio, Boss Key Productions, will be rolling out its first free-to-play title through Nexon.

By July 8, 2014

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After Comcast's failed bid, Charter and Time Warner Cable agree to merger

The bulking up of a second giant would shake up the cable industry, which is struggling to keep pay-TV subscribers as all-digital rivals emerge.

By May 26, 2015

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Charter reportedly near deal to buy Time Warner Cable

Charter is courting Time Warner Cable again, this time offering $55 billion in cash and stock, according to the Wall Street Journal.

By May 25, 2015

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Charter, TWC execs: This isn't a rehashed Comcast deal

Charter Communications' deal to merge with Time Warner Cable comes after Comcast's bid crumbled under regulatory scrutiny. But Charter and TWC say that won't happen twice.

By May 26, 2015

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Google reportedly in talks for stake in Virgin Galactic

Days after announcing it agreed to buy a satellite startup, Google appears to be making another bet on space.

By June 12, 2014

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The 404 1,501: Where we raise the stakes (podcast)

Justin returns from his trip to Montreal with stories from the French Quarter, plus Airbnb's dinner party pilot program, the rise of social media prenups, and an uptick in Twitter heartbreak.

By June 9, 2014