In an unhelpfully vague statement released late yesterday, Yahoo (YHOO), Alibaba (ALBCF.PK) and...

|By:, SA News Editor

In an unhelpfully vague statement released late yesterday, Yahoo (YHOO), Alibaba (ALBCF.PK) and Softbank (SFTBF.PK) say they "continue to be engaged in constructive negotiations" about Alipay, have made "substantive and encouraging progress toward an agreement" and will make no further comments "until it is appropriate to do so."