Photograph: Toby Melville/Files/Reuters

Tesco is to sell a stake in ecommerce firm Lazada to Alibaba for $129 million. The deal, through Tesco Overseas Investments, will see the Chinese fi(...)

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been at the helm of Yahoo for almost four years.  Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Files/Reuters

Buyers interested in buying Yahoo’s web business will have two weeks to submit their bids, it has been reported. The Wall Street Journal said the t(...)

Sofapreneurship is not going to usher in a new era of innovation and productivity growth. Still, it seems to be making people a little richer and a little happier, and that is no bad thing

Talk to the owner of a place like Shoe Shuffle, an independent shoe shop in the English seaside town of Hastings, and you expect to hear some fretting(...)

An  Uber Technologies  driver recruitment event in Hong Kong. Photograph: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

The chief executive of Uber Technologies said the company is burning through more than a billion dollars a year in China, where it is locked in a fier(...)

Chelsea’s former Brazilian midfielder Ramires is to join Jiangsu Suning.  Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Transfer deadline day may have been fairly tame in England this year – Pep Guardiola’s bombshell move to Manchester City aside – but in China, the bus(...)

Morale is said to have sunk so low at Yahoo that some employees refer to Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, as “Evita” an allusion to Eva Peron, the former first lady of Argentina whose outsize ego and climb to power and wealth were chronicled in the musical of that name. (Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

Marissa Mayer, the glamorous, geeky Google executive hired to turn around Yahoo in 2012, used to inspire hope in Yahoo’s workforce just by visiting th(...)

A driver with the ride-sharing service Lyft waits for a customer on a street in Santa Monica

General Motors is investing $500 million in Lyft and has laid out plans to develop an on-demand network of self-driving cars with the ride-sharing se(...)

Marissa Mayer is under increasing pressure at Yahoo  from activist investors. (Photograph: ERIC PIERMONT ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

A week after laying out a new strategic plan, Yahoo! Inc. is facing additional pressure from investors who are running out of patience to see results(...)

The new publicly traded company will house Yahoo’s internet business and its 35 per cent stake in Yahoo Japan. Photograph:  Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

Yahoo has shelved plans to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, citing tax concerns, and will instead create a separate company to(...)

 Yahoo!: The board discussions come as Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer faces increasing pressure to bolster performance and a flagging share price. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Private equity firms and media companies are reportedly vying to snap up Yahoo’s struggling internet arm as the US technology giant considers spinning(...)