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(...)

Vladimir Putin and Narendra Modi: Russia has been hit by sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine while India has not performed as brightly as expected. Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters

So farewell to the Brics. Well, to be more accurate, we can say goodbye to the Goldman Sachs fund named for the handy acronym penned by its then chief(...)

Alibaba founder Jack Ma: “Singles Day has shown the power of China’s consumers.” Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Sales during “Singles Day”, Jack Ma’s online shopping spree, soared 60 per cent to 91.2 billion yuan (€13.28 billion) last week, leading some to specu(...)

Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma and actor Daniel Craig pick some ‘Singles Day’ winners.

James Bond and President Frank Underwood were among the big salesman on China’s Singles Day, the world’s biggest online shopping bonanza, as e-commerc(...)

The digital technologies that are changing the economics and practices of traditional business – cloud computing, mobile devices, advanced data analysis and artificial intelligence – are better, cheaper and more widely available. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Bloomberg

It is the time of year when the big technology research shops gaze into the near future to identify trends that will have the most impact on the tech (...)