News tagged with competitiveness

Chinese e-commerce rivals challenge Alibaba (Update)

China's biggest property developer, Wanda Group, and Internet giants Baidu and Tencent unveiled a new e-commerce venture Friday in a challenge to industry leader Alibaba Group ahead of its U.S. stock offering.

Aug 29, 2014
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German publishers file complaint against Amazon

Germany's book industry said Tuesday it had complained to the country's competition watchdog about Internet giant Amazon, accusing it of using "blackmail" to gain discounts from publishers.

Jun 24, 2014
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Uber taxi app seeks capital at $12 bn value

Uber, the startup app that connects people with taxis and drivers, is seeking to raise fresh capital that would give it a $12 billion value, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

May 23, 2014
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