Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled search features coming soon that will put images rather than text at the heart of queries and potentially expand its role in e-commerce and its dominance in online video.
India's plan to tighten rules on its fast-growing e-commerce market has run into internal government dissent, with the Ministry of Finance describing some proposals as "excessive" and "without economic rationale".
Italian ‘buy now, pay later’ specialist Scalapay has completed a funding round worth €131 million ($150 million), that will enable the company to bolster its personnel growth and international expansion plans.
Chinese prosecutors have dropped a case against a former Alibaba employee accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague, saying they had determined he had committed forcible indecency but not a crime.
China's JD.com said on Monday Xu Lei will become the e-commerce giant's first ever president, making way for chief executive and founder Richard Liu to devote more time to formulating long-term strategies.
Alibaba Group will invest 100 billion yuan ($15.5 billion) by 2025 in support of "common prosperity", it said, becoming the latest corporate giant to pledge support for the initiative driven by President Xi Jinping.
Shares in publishing company Lagardere opened flat on Thursday after big drops in previous days as luxury goods billionaire Bernard Arnault confirmed he was effectively cutting ties with the company's chief executive.