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Alibaba Plans Netflix, HBO-like Video Streaming Service In China

06/14/2015, Over in the US, consumers have a several services to choose from when it comes to video streaming. You have platforms such as Netflix, HBO, Amazon, and etc., but unfortunately these services have yet to expand on a global scale meaning that in many other...

Alibaba To Use Facial Recognition For Authorizing Payments

03/16/2015, Fingerprint sensors are increasingly being used in smartphones not only for access control but also for enabling payments authorization whether for physical products or online payments. Chinese ecommerce behemoth Alibaba also plans on using smartphones...

Alipay Will Be Launched Alongside The Apple Watch In April

03/13/2015, While Apple has been experiencing a fair amount of success with Apple Pay in the US, word on the street has it that they are struggling to get the service launched in China namely due to restrictions and the wariness of the Chinese government. However we...

Amazon Opens Alibaba Shop…In China

03/10/2015, It does take humility in order to rise in the ranks of any chart or even the social and business hierarchy, where this is evident in the event where Amazon has decided to open up a shop – over on bitter rival Alibaba’s Tmall marketplace across...

Meizu Receives $590 Million Investment From Alibaba

02/09/2015, Meizu is a company not many of you guys might have heard of. The company is based in China and they have been manufacturing Android smartphones for a while now, although we guess their lack of presence stateside is probably why many have not heard of...

Alibaba Tests Out Drone Delivery In China

02/04/2015, Alibaba, the company that recently dropped another $10 million worth of investment into OUYA, is currently looking into the possibilities of unveiling a drone delivery system down the road. In fact, Alibaba is in the midst of testing out drone deliveries,...

Apple Could Partner With Alibaba For Apple Pay In China

11/11/2014, Apple has never made it a secret that they believe China is one of the more important markets, especially given the country’s population which is basically untapped potential customers. Now Apple has recently rolled out Apple Pay in the US and they are...

Alibaba Rakes In $1bn In 17 Minutes During Singles’ Day In China

11/11/2014, Singles’ Day in China is similar to Black Friday in the US. While the premise of both events are different, they represent the same thing – huge sales. Earlier today we reported that Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi managed to pull in an impressive...

Alibaba Launches 11 Main US Shopping Site

06/11/2014, Alibaba, the Chinese tech giant continues its preparation for what many think will be a huge IPO listing on the stock exchange, has just launched its latest US shopping site known as 11 Main. 11 Main is a new e-commerce site that intends to deliver the...

Bitcoin Sales Banned By Alibaba

01/08/2014, Bitcoin has gained plenty of traction as well as spotlight in recent times, and this time around, we have Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Taobao laying the smackdown on the sale of Bitcoins. This particular ban comes right after a government crackdown...

China’s Online Shopping Festival Nets $160 Million In 6 Minutes

11/11/2013, With Black Friday and Cyber Monday offering customers in the US some pretty huge discounts, it is not surprising that many would hold back from a purchase and wait for those days to place their orders, thus resulting in an influx of sales. Over in China,...

Jack Ma Of Alibaba To Step Down

01/16/2013, Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma made a rather shocking announcement on Tuesday concerning his plans to relinquish his position as CEO, as he had the idea of retirement playing about his mind for a while already. In fact, in June last year, Ma informed...

Alibaba purchased half of Yahoo’s stake

09/19/2012, Earlier in February this year, there was talk about Alibaba picking up Yahoo, but that did not materialize. Well, we do know that Alibaba is one the larger companies in China that can be considered to be a market leader, and they have just purchased back...