Old school tunes as Alibaba fetes wife, Mary Akpobome on birthday
Good theme and music will take a party from a boring gathering to the party of the century.
Alibaba says annual net profit up 47% in 2017/2018
Chinese e-commerce giant Friday announced a massive 47 percent leap in net profit for the fiscal year 2017/2018, helped by a rise in smartphone and tablet transactions on its shopping platform.
Alibaba's Jack Ma says trade war endangers job pledge
Alibaba founder Jack Ma said a China-US trade war could endanger his pledge to create 1 million US jobs, state media reported Tuesday, as China and the US lock horns over trade.
Alibaba acquisition values meal-deliverer Ele.me at $9.5 bn
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Monday it was acquiring full ownership of leading food-delivery firm Ele.me in a deal that values the Shanghai-based start-up at $9.5 billion. The deal is the latest salvo in the intensifying turf battle between tech heavyweights Alibaba and Tencent in the fast-growing Chinese markets for online food ordering and digital…
Alibaba, others headline launch of children’s books
In a bid to totally eradicate illiteracy by 2030, inform young minds about Nigerian history and encourage family bonding, Clever Clogs Publishing has launched a book series to address these problems.
Alibaba sets up AI research centre in Singapore
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday opened an artificial intelligence research institute in Singapore in partnership with a local university, as the battle to develop AI technology heats up.
Alibaba net profit soars 35% as Singles Day pays off
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Thursday posted a 35 percent surge in net profit in the third quarter, fuelled by a record-breaking sales bonanza during its annual Singles Day shopping festival.
China's Ant Financial drops MoneyGram deal as US approval fails
Ant Financial, an affiliate of Chinese internet titan Alibaba, has been forced to abandon a $1.2 billion deal to buy US remittances firm MoneyGram after failing to get approval from regulators in Washington.
Alibaba hosts Nigerian startups in China
Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is hosting Suvenia.com alongside three other Nigerian entrepreneurs are currently taking part in the first Alibaba eFounders Initiative Entrepreneurship Training Programme, titled Shaping Champions for the New Economy, hosted in the city of Hangzhou, China. The pilot eFounders Initiative Entrepreneurship Training Programme runs from 10 to 23 November 2017. It is…