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By Susan Wang | Jan 28, 2015 | 17:52

E-commerce giant Alibaba Group is betting on China’s nascent smart-home market with the launch of a new mobile app designed to let consumers control their home appliances and other household devices...

By Leo Shen, AliExpress General Manager | Jan 28, 2015 | 14:41

At the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos last week, Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma told business and political leaders that Alibaba aspires to someday serve 2 billion consumers...

By Jim Erickson | Jan 28, 2015 | 11:12

Ant Financial Services Group, the parent company of Alipay, China’s largest e-payments provider, has established the first credit agency in the country to use a system based on online and offline...

By Susan Wang | Jan 27, 2015 | 14:38

Ant Credit, an Alibaba Group-affiliated company that provides micro online loans to small businesses, is set to receive a RMB 500 million ($80 million) senior loan through International Finance Corp...

By Susan Wang | Jan 23, 2015 | 16:34

Ali Telecom, Alibaba Group’s virtual cellular-service provider, today launched a mobile app--Tao WiFi--offering customers limited free Internet access at millions of Wi-Fi hotspots in China. To...

By Jim Erickson and Susan Wang | Jan 13, 2015 | 18:37

(UPDATE: Lancôme recently disclosed that it recorded nearly RMB 8 million ($1.3 million) in GMV (online sales) in the three days following the Jan. 13 opening of its Tmall.com store, setting a brand...