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Alibaba not interested in acquisitions, more interested in partnerships
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - China's Alibaba is not interested in acquisitions this year as it is in partnerships, Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma said on Thursday.

U.S exchanges rent helicopter, drape banner in pursuit of Snapchat IPO
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - This past November, Nasdaq Inc hired a helicopter to film Manhattan's skyline using Snapchat's new video-camera sunglasses and sent the aerial footage to its social media followers.

Panasonic aims to move Tesla auto partnership beyond batteries: CEO
OSAKA (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp aims to extend its partnership with electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc beyond batteries and into self-driving technology, as the Japanese conglomerate continues to shift its focus to the automotive business.

Alibaba backer GGV Capital looking to raise first yuan fund
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Venture capital firm GGV Capital, an early backer of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, is looking to raise its first yuan fund to make it easier to invest in Chinese sectors restricted to foreigners such as the internet.

Facebook to build third foreign data centre in Denmark
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Facebook will build a new data centre in the Danish city of Odense, the California-based tech company said at a press conference with local authorities, only the third such facility outside of the United States.

BlackRock owns 5 percent of Toshiba, likely becoming top shareholder
TOKYO (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc has a stake in Toshiba Corp of 5.01 percent, according to a Japanese government filing, likely becoming the struggling firm's top shareholder.

Six Coolpad workers detained in patent dispute with former employer Huawei
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad, part of the LeEco technology conglomerate, said six employees had been detained by authorities, accused of infringing the intellectual property rights of their former employer Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL].

EU antitrust regulators welcome Amazon, Apple audiobook deal

Indian government wants Apple, but not all officials are biting

Bitcoin exchange BTCC: China hasn't said margin trading illegal