Comedy Central Grab The Mic hits Screen
Having gone through the audition stage, Comedy Central Grab The Mic, a talent hunt meant to discover new and fresh comic stars, is set to bring mind blowing comedic viewing experience to TV screens from tomorrow.
Alibaba says profit up 132% in 'outstanding' quarter
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Thursday that soaring sales fuelled a 132 percent increase in net profit in what it called an "outstanding" quarter, as the firm raised its expectations for full-year revenue growth.
Alibaba's Jack Ma blames "outdated" law for fakes
Alibaba's founder Jack Ma urged stronger penalties for selling counterfeits Tuesday in an open letter arguing that "outdated and unrealistic" laws and regulations "encourage" selling and making of fake products.
Alibaba unit invests $200 mn in South Korea's Kakao Pay
Alibaba's payment affiliate Ant Financial will invest $200 million in a unit of South Korean messaging giant Kakao, the companies said Tuesday, the Chinese firm's latest step to expand its global reach.
Amazon gets tough on fake products on its marketplace
Randy Hetrick first noticed counterfeits on Amazon.com Inc. in 2013. He had been selling his TRX Training System-- an exercise kit of suspension straps-- on the site since 2008.
Wike, Alibaba, others nominated for South-South Progressive Awards
Gov. Nyesome Wike of Rivers has been nominated for the 2016 edition of the prestigious South-South Progressive Awards (SSPA).
Alibaba buys stake in Spielberg firm
Chinese internet billionaire Jack Ma has joined forces with cinema legend Steven Spielberg to produce and distribute films, they announced, the latest major tie-up between China and Hollywood. Alibaba Pictures, a unit of Ma's sprawling e-commerce conglomerate, said it had taken a minority stake in Spielberg's Amblin Partners, a film creation company that includes DreamWorks…
China's Alibaba Q1 revenue leaps 59%, best since IPO
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba saw revenues leap 59 percent year-on-year for the quarter ended in June, it said Thursday, its strongest growth since it listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2014.