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6:00
11 Sep

Jack Ma provides valuable lessons for Africa’s ICT leaders

Jack Ma retired yesterday, leaving the Alibaba building after two decades. Analysts say African entrepreneurs and ICT leaders should emulate his career and vision.

2:50
10 Sep

Jack Ma steps down as Alibaba chairman

After two decades building Alibaba into a $460 billion business, the Chinese businessman is now pivoting full time to philanthropy.

3:20

Ten tech giants join forces to beef up data security

The Linux Foundation has announced the formation of the Confidential Computing Consortium which aims to make it easier to protect sensitive data cross different computing environments.

4:20
Jun 18, 2019

New Internet users ‘hard to find’, says Mary Meeker

Global Internet users grew to 51% of the global population in 2018, indicating a mere 6% growth from 49% in 2017, a report says.

2:40
Apr 24, 2019

Alibaba Cloud Ranked First in Asia Pacific(*) by Gartner Market Share: IT Services in IaaS and IUS

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing and data intelligence arm of Alibaba Group, has been named first in Asia Pacific(*) market share for IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and IUS (Infrastructure Utility Services) in two consecutive years as per Gartner's latest report revealed earlier this month named Market Share: IT Services, 2018.

5:30
Jan 23, 2019

Cloud brings AI capabilities to the masses

Deloitte says the cloud is democratising access to artificial intelligence by giving companies the ability to use it now.

1:50
Nov 12, 2018

Singles' Day rakes in $30bn for Alibaba

The Chinese e-commerce site reveals it made more than R400 billion yesterday, during its annual Singles' Day sale.

1:30
Nov 7, 2018

China's president calls for global co-operation to create 'fairer' Internet

China and Xi Jinping have pushed for a bigger role in global Internet governance and called on nations to respect Beijing's 'cyber sovereignty'.

3:40
Sep 11, 2018

Spotlight on low-profile Alibaba CEO Zhang

Low-key Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang will have to step out of the shadows as chairman Jack Ma hands him the reins of his $420 billion tech giant.

4:30
Sep 10, 2018

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down next year

Jack Ma, co-founder of China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba, will step down as chairman in one year to concentrate on philanthropy and education.

3:50
Aug 8, 2018

$10m Jack Ma prize will support African digital start-ups

The Alibaba executive chairman announces a prize for African entrepreneurs, to support exemplary young Internet leaders.

1:50
Jul 10, 2018

Siemens, Alibaba ink deal for IOT product launch

Siemens will use Alibaba's cloud infrastructure to roll out its MindSphere digital operating system.

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