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By Jim Erickson | Oct 24, 2014 | 17:46

Alibaba Group’s China wholesale website, 1688.com, is opening up to suppliers from other countries with the addition of 24 South Korean brands. Little known outside of China, 1688.com is host to...

By Melanie Lee | Oct 21, 2014 | 18:17

Alibaba Group’s cloud-computing unit will supply the latest version of its mobile operating system for the flagship smartphone made by rising Chinese mobile-phone manufacturer Meizu. The Meizu MX4...

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By Jim Erickson and Susan Wang | Oct 21, 2014 | 12:00

A month before Chen Xiaohong officially launched 12308.com, a Shenzhen, China-based bus-ticket booking website, he realized there might be such as thing as too successful. Having spent more than a...

By Alizila Staff | Oct 17, 2014 | 11:22

Alibaba Group’s Founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma has been awarded the Asia Society’s inaugural Asia Game Changer Award for his vision in creating China’s largest e-commerce company and his...

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By Melanie Lee | Oct 16, 2014 | 20:05

Alibaba Group e-payment affiliate Alipay today said it will focus on increasing the number global and rural users it serves in a bid to expand its innovative financial services beyond wealthy Chinese...

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By Jim Erickson | Oct 15, 2014 | 18:02

Alipay, China’s largest e-payments provider, is expanding beyond its core transactions-settlement business by providing Western merchants a direct online sales channel to Chinese consumers. Named...