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China's e-commerce giant removed an estimated 114 million listings of suspected counterfeit merchandise from Taobao Marketplace last year. Read on for complete details of the company's ongoing effort to protect intellectual property rights.

Calling him the "godfather of China's scrappy entrepreneurial spirit," the newspaper lauds Ma for going beyond business to try to make the world a better place, reflecting a "profound shift in Chinese society."

On a trade mission to China, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron had a brief sit-down with Chinese Internet entrepreneur Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group.

China's largest shopping event topped RMB 35 billion ($5.7 billion) this year, up a whopping 83 percent from the previous year, as offline promotional activities attracted more users and a surge in

Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma just got an honorary doctorate degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Watch a video to see what advice he has for the school's latest crop of graduates.

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Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma and his wife, Cathy Zhang, will contribute to the new Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, which is backed by several Silicon Valley luminaries.

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Masayoshi Son, whose Softbank Corp. is Alibaba Group’s largest shareholder, has weighed in with fellow stakeholder Yahoo on the debate over the Chinese e-commerce company’s form of corporate governance, which has become a contentious issue as Alibaba decides whether to list its shares in Hong Kong or New York.

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While a controversy swirls around the role Alibaba's 28-member partnership group would play in a post-IPO company, Jack Ma explains to employees that the system is designed to preserve the e-commerce giant's innovative culture.

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Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma kept his message simple on May 10 as he relinquished the post he has held for 14 years. Speaking to more than 20,000 employees, the iconic Internet pioneer urged the crowd to trust the new management team "as you trusted me."

Billionaire Jack Ma, Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman, talks about his unusual entrepreneurial beginnings at Stanford University on May 4, 2013.