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By Alizila staff | Jun 26, 2015 | 16:33

In his first U.S. speech after becoming chief of the world’s largest e-commerce company, Daniel Zhang talked about the important role consumer data gathered from online transactions and mobile devices is set to play in helping merchants--both online and offline--find and win customers.

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By Alizila staff | Jun 26, 2015 | 12:26

The chief of the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition, the world’s largest non-profit devoted to protecting intellectual property, says his organization’s work with Alibaba Group is leading to progress in the fight against the online sale of fake products.

By Alizila staff | Jun 24, 2015 | 19:05

The e-commerce company is working with a slew of governments to help overseas merchants use its online marketplaces to reach China's growing population of middle-class consumers.

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By Jim Erickson and Susan Wang | Jun 24, 2015 | 16:58

Alibaba Group’s digital entertainment affiliate has invested in its first Hollywood blockbuster in partnership with Paramount Pictures, a deal that calls for Alibaba to handle China promotion for the upcoming "Mission: Impossible--Rogue Nation."

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By Jim Erickson | Jun 24, 2015 | 13:44

Alibaba and the International Publishers Copyright Protection Coalition in China (IPCC) have agreed to expand initiatives aimed at curtailing the sale of illegal copies of books and journals to include AliExpress, the Chinese e-commerce giant’s global retail marketplace.

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By Jim Erickson | Jun 23, 2015 | 16:06

The affiliated e-commerce companies announce plans for a joint venture aimed at growing the market in China for local services that can be ordered and paid for using smartphones, starting with neighborhood eateries.