Alibaba, Russian tech firm Mail.ru agree joint e-commerce venture
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and Russian technology group Mail.ru on Tuesday said they would launch a joint e-commerce venture in Russia and former Soviet countries.
Alibaba's Zhang prepares to step from Jack Ma's shadow
Both in personality and skillset, Alibaba's Daniel Zhang will herald a new era for the Chinese e-commerce giant when he takes over full leadership from charismatic founder Jack Ma.
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.