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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...

Acer ditches Alibaba at the smartphone altar

09/13/2012, We have word that Acer has called off a smartphone launch with Alibaba at the eleventh hour, with Alibaba (the biggest e-commerce company in China that did mull over purchasing a controlling stake in Yahoo) citing that pressure from Google on Acer was the...

Alibaba might go private for $2.3 billion

02/15/2012, Remember all the earlier talk about Alibaba and Yahoo working something out, only to have pessimism about the deal seep in not too soon? Well, the latest news surrounding Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba is this – they might just take their Hong...

Yahoo-Alibaba talks breaking down

02/15/2012, Remember our story about Alibaba looking into the possible purchase of a major stake in Yahoo? Well, it seems that the talks between both Internet giants have hit a brick wall – which means their plans for a $17 billion tax-free asset swap might...

Alibaba casts an eye at Yahoo

02/10/2012, Alibaba of China is reportedly mulling over the possibility of going private with their Hong Kong-listed unit, according to Reuters who got in touch with a couple of sources close to the e-commerce group. This is apparently part of a cog in the wheel that...

Alibaba to launch its own Google+ like social network

12/02/2011, Alibaba has often been referred to as China’s answer to Google, and rightfully so. They are one of the country’s largest (if not the largest) search engine and have even services and products that mirror Google’s own, so it’s really not surprising...

Alibaba W800 Aliyun phone

10/25/2011, We did mention yesterday that Alibaba is working on a Chinese iPad – not an Apple iPad that will run on the Chinese language, but rather, the Chinese version of the iPad, or a tablet of iPad epicness if you want to put it in a nicer manner. Well,...

Chinese iPad by Alibaba ready to rock and roll

10/24/2011, Before you usher in the new year, Jack Ma, ‘The Steve Jobs of China’, has just confirmed that his company, Alibaba, will be rolling out a Chinese version of the iPad. It is not an iPad per se, but will instead rival one of Apple’s hottest...

Aliyun OS is Alibaba’s new mobile platform

07/28/2011, With many considering Alibaba to be the Google of China and even launching their own mobile payment services, AliPay, we have to admit that seeing them launch their very own mobile operating system really did not come as big a shock as we would have...

Alibaba brings mobile wallet technology to China

07/05/2011, For those who are unfamiliar with Alibaba, they have sometimes been called the Google of China, and they are fast gaining ground. As we all know, Google has recently joined up with Sprint in order to put out Google Wallet, which is Google’s NFC...

Leaked Next-gen iPod touch Part Confirms Front-facing Camera?

07/08/2010, Hot on the heels of the recent iPod touch rumor, two alleged iPod touch parts have appeared on Alibaba.com, listed as an “lcd with digitizer for iPod touch 4gen”. If the part is genuine, then it does indicate that the next generation iPod...