Jack Ma Foundation dishes out cash to African ‘netpreneurs’
Alibaba founder Jack Ma awards R15 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across the continent.
Alibaba and WFP Unveil Next Generation of Machine Learning Technology in the Fight Against Hunger
Today, Alibaba Group and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced the launch of “Hunger Map LIVE,” a groundbreaking global hunger monitoring system that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and data analytics to predict and track the magnitude and severity of hunger in over 90 countries in close to real-time.
Alibaba Cloud Spurs Industry Innovation for China Gateway Customers
Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, today showcased the success of its customers who have made use of Alibaba Cloud’s technologies to ramp up innovation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.