A few years ago, the mention of the term “O2O” elicited head-scratching stares from most of China’s half a billion Internet users.

Alipay said it will create a special research and investment fund aimed at strengthening online payment security, with a particular emphasis on the fast-growing mobile payments market.

Alibaba News photo of digital credit card

By teaming up with the country's largest e-payments provider, the bank plans to issue one million credit cards to Chinese consumers, for the first time assessing creditworthiness based on online shopping histories.

In a new video, Alizila reporter Melanie Lee takes a look at the features of Alipay Wallet, China’s top mobile payment application with more than 100 million users.

Watch this video to learn how Alipay Wallet is providing Chinese cellphone users with innovative, on-the-go mobile payment and purchase options, from booking a cab to ordering a meal to using a ven

Alibaba news illustration of cloud

Alibaba Group's cloud computing unit has signed an agreement with a district in the Chinese island of Hainan to create a pilot digital city.

Octopus illustration, Alibaba news

Hong Kong consumers can now use their Octopus cards and NFC-enabled smartphones to pay for their Taobao Marketplace purchases.

Thailand is the most popular vacation spot for Chinese tourists, according to a new report published by Taobao Travel.

Shopping on a smartphone and using a smartphone to make online payments is quickly becoming mainstream in China, a new government survey found.

China's digitally savvy young people are piling into e-payments provider Alipay's investment fund, which in just over six months has grown into the 14th-largest money market fund in the world.