Alibaba to invest $15b in tech, set up research labs around the world

October 11, 2017 0

Alibaba founder Jack Ma. Photo credit: Alibaba. Jack Ma is well-known for his worldly ambitions. In 20 years, the tech founder aims to expand Alibaba’s

In China, internet celebs are turning into entrepreneurs. Here’s how.

September 26, 2017 0

Photo credit: Hannah Morgan. On a tree-lined street in Shanghai, a glass storefront shows off frilled dresses and high heels. It looks like a typical

Sex dolls are taboo, but what the Chinese get on demand can still make your eyes pop

September 21, 2017 0

Photo credit: Leiphone. When it comes to sharing and on-demand services, there seems to be no limit to what goes around in the Chinese ethosphere.

Jack Ma’s Alipay takes on WeChat’s ‘instant apps’

September 8, 2017 0

Photo credit: Ant Financial. In China, smartphone apps have never felt more obsolete. WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app, hosts an overwhelming number of services

Understanding Alibaba’s latest move to jumpstart next phase of ecommerce growth

September 7, 2017 0

An offline retail store in Hangzhou displays a Tmall logo after partnering with Alibaba. Photo credit: Alibaba. The battlefield of Chinese ecommerce giants has shifted

Alibaba’s movie business is booming – and losing a ton of money

August 31, 2017 0

Photo credit: leaf / 123RF It isn’t just in online shopping and payments where Jack Ma’s Alibaba is making coin – it’s also seeing a

Opinion: To understand Alibaba’s Tokopedia investment, look at Paytm

August 25, 2017 0

Image credit: The map of ecommerce in Indonesia. by Iprice. Two of the strongest performing ecommerce companies in Indonesia – Lazada and Tokopedia – can

Brief: Singaporean real estate giant forges alliance with Alibaba

August 23, 2017 0

Jason Leow, CEO of CapitaLand Mall Asia (left) and Alexis Lanternier, CEO of Lazada Singapore. Photo credit: CapitaLand. The news: Singapore’s CapitaLand, one of Asia’s

Jack Ma says infrastructure is a ‘key challenge’ to Indonesia’s ecommerce growth

August 23, 2017 0

Jack Ma (left) with Indonesia’s Darmin Nasution (center) and Rudiantara (right) on Tuesday in Beijing. Photo credit: Indonesia’s ICT ministry, via Jakarta Globe. Jack Ma,

Alibaba sees rocketing global revenue as Lazada grows

August 17, 2017 0

Image credit: Pexels. Alibaba, China’s top online shopping company, is now seeing the fruits of its recent forays outside of its home country. Jack Ma’s

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