11 Sep

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.

10 Sep

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.

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.

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.

Apr 26, 2018

Alibaba Cloud Receives MySQL Corporate Contributor Award

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, has won the 2018 MySQL Community Awards: Corporate Contributor, which recognizes its contribution to the MySQL ecosystem, the world's most popular open source database.

Mar 15, 2018

Alibaba Cloud's Indonesian Data Center Commences Operation

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today announced the commencement of operations for its first data center in Indonesia.

Jan 30, 2018

Alibaba, Foxconn invest $350m in electric car start-up

Chinese electric car maker Xiaopeng Motors plans to release its first vehicle this year, with investment from Alibaba Group and Foxconn Technology.

Jan 29, 2018

Alibaba Cloud Launches Malaysia City Brain to Enhance City Management

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today announced the launch of its Malaysia City Brain initiative in collaboration with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the country's digital economy development agency, and Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL), the city council in the capital, at a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur.

Jan 23, 2018

China online quiz craze lures tech giants

Some of China's biggest tech companies use cash prizes to draw millions of contenders to mobile-based online quiz shows.

Dec 18, 2017

China's Tencent, invest $863m in online retailer Vipshop

The deal will see Tencent invest $604 million for a 7% stake in Vipshop, while will invest $259 million for 5.5%.

Dec 7, 2017

Ford to test online sales in China

The car manufacturer is expected to sign a deal that may allow Ford to sell cars in China through Alibaba's online retail arm.

Dec 6, 2017

US court revives lawsuit against Alibaba

The appeals court revives a lawsuit accusing Alibaba of defrauding shareholders by concealing a regulatory warning about counterfeiters.

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