(Reuters) – Talks between Yahoo Inc and China’s Alibaba over the U.S. Internet giant’s Asian assets have hit an impasse, throwing their plans for a $17 billion tax-free asset swap into question, according to sources briefed on the situation. The snag in the negotiations came on the same day that activist investor Daniel Loeb, of the hedge fund ThirdPoint, launched a campaign to install his own slate of directors on Yahoo’s board, further highlighting the turmoil engulfing the one-time Web pioneer
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MUMBAI, India – Amazon.com is coming to India, with the Thursday launch of Junglee.com, a watered-down version of its global shopping portal. Junglee.com offers 12 million products from more than 14,000 Indian and global brands, the Seattle-based company said in a statement Thursday. The site allows shoppers to compare prices, but most actual purchases must be made through a network of third-party retailers.
KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian authorities have shut down a popular file-sharing website saying it violates copyright laws, officials said Wednesday. Interior Ministry spokesman Volodymyr Polishchuk said that Ex.ua was closed Tuesday after complaints from Microsoft, Adobe and other companies.