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Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group. Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

SoftBank Group’s talks to secure $3 billion (€2.7bn) from Japan’s three biggest banks have stalled as the lenders have hit internal lending limits to (...)

The new roles are across a number of areas, including artificial intelligence, data analytics and blockchain

Chinese technology services company Horizon8 is to create up to 50 jobs with the opening of a new European headquarters in Cork. The company, formerl(...)

The state oil giant raised $25.6 billion (€23 billion), surpassing Chinese ecommerce group Alibaba’s $25 billion share sale in the US n 2014

Saudi Aramco has priced its long-awaited initial public offering at the top end of its range, making it the world’s largest new listing. The state oi(...)

The Google old days: Google founders Sergey Brin (R) and Larry Page pictured in 2004. Photograph: AFP via Getty

The most remarkable thing about the abrupt exit of Google’s co-founders from the top of the tech giant they spent 21 years building was how low-key it(...)

Attendees gather around mascots on a stage during the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. listing ceremony at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong, China. Photographer: Paul Yeung/Bloomberg

Alibaba’s Hong Kong shares made a solid debut on Tuesday, trading 6.9 per cent higher than their issue price and at a small premium to pricing in New (...)

Photograph: Lionel BONAVENTURE/AFP

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will raise up to $12.9 billion (€11.65 billion) from its landmark Hong Kong listing and is set to price its shares at(...)

An advert for Saudi Aramco in Riyadh. Photograph: Fayez Nureldine/AFP via Getty

The flotation of Saudi Aramco has been one of the most talked about IPOs in history and also one dogged by setbacks. The latest issue to arise with (...)

Airbnb executives decided the Olympics offers rare reach for a company that operates in the majority of countries and big cities across the world.

Airbnb has signed a $500 million (€453m) deal to sponsor the Olympic Games until 2028, as the accommodation-booking platform targets the world’s bigge(...)

Saudi Aramco advertising in Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia has sharply scaled back the initial public offering of its state oil company after international investors gave its ambitious plans a luk(...)

Attendees record the final sales tally at an event at Alibaba’s headquarters marking Singles Day. Photograph: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

Image of the week: Alibaba Day Alibaba’s annual Singles Day sales extravaganza/mass-scale marketing wheeze remains one of the more intriguing ecommer(...)

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