The Chinese Internet giant is paying nearly $215 million for 15 percent of JD.com, China's second-largest e-commerce company behind Alibaba.
Government watchdogs have scrubbed from the Web the accounts of several journalists as Beijing wraps up its annual parliament meeting.
With a jump of more than 40 million monthly active users since the end of 2013, the mobile messaging app's star appears to be on the rise.
The site, which sells designer clothes, furniture, and other items, has just received an investment of $150 million from a group of investors, including Chinese Internet company Tencent Holdings.
This story incorrectly characterized the investment round in Fab. Tencent Holdings led a group of investors.
Alibaba, the China-based e-commerce giant, will put itself in direct competition with Tencent Holdings, a major firm in the Chinese gaming arena.
The anonymous-confession app closes its third round of funding in less than a year, giving it a $200 million valuation, according to Recode.
Several health-and-fitness trackers have gone on sale in China, revealing that messaging-app maker's efforts to become a software platform for wearables and eventually "everything."
Vendors reportedly had to bribe managers to get their foot in the door as iPhone parts suppliers.
Alternative Android upstart Cyanogen earns another bucket of cash as investors express their confidence in its plans.