JD.com raises ~$2.5B by selling stake in its logistics business to investors including Hillhouse Capital and Tencent at $13.5B valuation, will retain 81% stake (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

Jon Russell / TechCrunch: JD.com raises ~$ 2.5B by selling stake in its logistics business to investors including Hillhouse Capital and Tencent at $ 13.5B

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Alibaba is investing $486M for 38% stake in Beijing Shiji Retail Information Technology Co., a big data firm focused on hotels and retailers such as Starbucks (Reuters)

Reuters: Alibaba is investing $ 486M for 38% stake in Beijing Shiji Retail Information Technology Co., a big data firm focused on hotels and retailers

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Alibaba is investing about $865M for 15% stake in Beijing Easyhome Furnishing Chain Store Group Co., which operates 223 home improvement stores across China (Yang Ge/Caixin Global)

Yang Ge / Caixin Global: Alibaba is investing about $ 865M for 15% stake in Beijing Easyhome Furnishing Chain Store Group Co., which operates 223

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Sources: Walmart in advanced talks to acquire up to 20% stake in India’s Flipkart at a valuation of as much as $20B, making it Flipkart’s largest shareholder (Saritha Rai/Bloomberg)

Saritha Rai / Bloomberg: Sources: Walmart in advanced talks to acquire up to 20% stake in India’s Flipkart at a valuation of as much as

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Uber settles Waymo suit, pledges not to use Waymo’s trade secrets; Waymo to get 0.34% stake in Uber which sources say would be worth ~$245M at $72B valuation (Greg Bensinger/Wall Street Journal)

Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal: Uber settles Waymo suit, pledges not to use Waymo’s trade secrets; Waymo to get 0.34% stake in Uber which

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SoftBank buys a 51% stake in Line’s MVNO service in Japan, which allows unlimited data for Line services and social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

Jon Russell / TechCrunch: SoftBank buys a 51% stake in Line’s MVNO service in Japan, which allows unlimited data for Line services and social sites

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