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Alibaba, Xiaomi Partner for Wearable Payments

The system is billed as a first for China’s major tech firms.

clock April 2, 2015Paul Carsten


Alibaba Opens First U.S. Cloud Center

The e-commerce giant is launching a cloud computing hub in Silicon Valley, its first outside of China, underscoring its global ambitions in the face of stiff and entrenched competition.

clock March 4, 2015John Ruwitch and Paul Carsten

Government and Trade

China Allows Full Foreign Ownership of E-commerce Firms in Shanghai FTZ

Foreign investors previously required a Chinese joint-venture partner to operate an e-commerce firm in the free trade zone.

clock January 14, 2015Paul Carsten


Sellers’ Margins Suffer on Singles’ Day

Alibaba is set to impress with record sales on Singles’ Day but merchants complain that they bankroll the e-commerce giant’s big day.

clock November 11, 2014Paul Carsten


Alibaba Links With Lions Gate Entertainment

The e-commerce giant and the studio behind the ‘Hunger Games’ films will launch a subscription streaming service in China.

clock July 14, 2014Paul Carsten



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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, a woman walks past the logo for Google at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Google says it's making progress on plans to revamp Chrome user tracking technology aimed at improving privacy even as it faces challenges from regulators and officials.  The company gave an update Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 on its work to remove from its Chrome browser so-called third-party cookies, which are used by a website's advertisers or partners and can be used to track user browsing habits across the internet.  (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)


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clock March 5, 2021Adriana Lee

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