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By Melanie Lee | Sep 1, 2014 | 16:42

Users of a new Huawei smartphone equipped with a fingerprint reader will be able to make mobile e-payments without passwords using Alipay’s Wallet app, Alipay said in a press release today....

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By Jim Erickson and Susan Wang | Aug 29, 2014 | 11:06

Last year, Shenzhen Vastking Electronic Co., learned just how difficult it can be for SMEs to get financing in China. Although the company, which has 300 employees, had built a substantial track...

By Melanie Lee | Aug 27, 2014 | 16:50

Alipay Wallet is stepping its efforts to push mobile commerce to its millions of Chinese users by giving merchants and software developers access to programming tools that will allow them to create...

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By Susan Wang | Aug 25, 2014 | 14:31

Tmall.com, China’s largest B2C online marketplace, is expanding its apparel business by combining old-school and digital media in a promotional campaign to raise the profile of Tmall.com vendors in...

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By Alizila staff | Aug 22, 2014 | 11:55

Alibaba founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma has been elected to the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum (WEF), joining leaders from business, government and academia in a group that...

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By Susan Wang | Aug 19, 2014 | 17:41

China’s largest auto dealer is teaming up with Taobao Marketplace on an auction platform for used-car sales that aims to take some of the risk out of online vehicle transactions. While private-party...