Eager to grow beyond China and Southeast Asia, Alipay and Taobao Marketplace have set their sights on Australia to lure Aussie merchants onto their platforms in order to sell to the Chinese consumer.

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The parent company of Alipay says its $12 million investment (with IPV Capital) in Redwood City-based V-Key will help it provide cutting-edge security for mobile financial services and e-commerce transactions as it expands internationally.

This year's 11.11 Shopping Festival will involve many of Alibaba Group's e-commerce platforms and affiliated companies.

Tmall Global and AliExpress are revving their engines for this year's 11.11 global sale. Read on to find out the operational details that will make this year's inaugural worldwide shopping event tick.

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China's largest e-payments provider expands beyond its core transactions-settlement business with the official launch of ePass, a suite of merchant services designed to allow Chinese consumers to buy directly from Western shopping websites.

Adventurous Chinese travelers who eschew tour groups can now go global but pay local, thanks to a tie up between Airbnb and Alipay.

Alipay Wallet and Huawei have teamed up to launch fingerprint payment technology on a new Huawei device.

Alipay Wallet is hoping to encourage mobile commerce among its millions of users by opening its platform to businesses to create stores in the app.

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China's largest e-payments provider continues to spread its services abroad to support Chinese consumers who want to buy directly from foreign retailers.

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In the latest move by Alibaba Group companies to provide Internet-based financial services to consumers and small businesses, China's largest B2C website is offering zero-cost car loans to online shoppers who buy vehicles online.