Alibaba invests $2.9B in hypermarket operator Sun Art to continue its offline retail push – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Alibaba is continuing its expansion into offline retail after the Chinese e-commerce giant bought up more than one-third of one of Chinese most prolific operators of hypermarket stores. The firm announced today […]

The most monocle-dropping tech acquisitions of the past five years – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Looking at the roster of tech’s most notable acquisitions is like opening a time capsule not just of companies, but of the attitudes that surrounded them. For example, Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApp […]