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Google 'mulls bid for Yahoo!'

US Internet giant Google is mulling a bid for rival Yahoo! and has talked to at least two private-equity firms to consider how the deal would be financed, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

dateOct 22, 2011 in Business
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China, Japan launch Asian eBay rival

China's largest retail website Taobao and Yahoo! Japan launched a joint service Tuesday in a deal expected to create the world's biggest online marketplace by harnessing Asia's surging ranks of e-consumers.

dateJun 01, 2010 in Internet
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China's Alibaba drives into 'Internet car' industry

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Thursday joined the country's biggest auto maker with a plan to develop an Internet-connected car, following other non-traditional players such as Google making inroads into the industry.

dateMar 12, 2015 in Business
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