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China’s online population exceeds 700 million: govt

China’s online population exceeds 700 million: govt

🕔13:45, 3.Aug 2016

BEIJING: The number of web users in China — already the world’s largest online population — has risen over 700 million, authorities said Wednesday as they seek to turn the internet into a new growth driver.

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Fake goods often better than originals: Alibaba’s Jack Ma

Fake goods often better than originals: Alibaba’s Jack Ma

🕔12:52, 16.Jun 2016

BEIJING: China’s unbranded goods are often better than the branded originals they imitate, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba Jack Ma has said, posing an additional challenge to the battle against sales of counterfeits.

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Pakistan to invite PayPal, Alibaba to start e-commerce services

Pakistan to invite PayPal, Alibaba to start e-commerce services

🕔22:34, 25.Nov 2015

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to invite global online payment giants PayPal and Alibaba to offer their services in the country, the IT ministry has said, after easing its e-commerce rules.

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Alibaba offers to buy all of ‘China’s YouTube’

Alibaba offers to buy all of ‘China’s YouTube’

🕔22:52, 16.Oct 2015

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) offered to pay $3.5 billion to become the sole owner of Youku Tudou Inc (YOKU.N), known as China’s YouTube, in a move that would give the e-commerce giant access to more than half a billion online video users.

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China’s Alibaba launches Internet bank

China’s Alibaba launches Internet bank

🕔16:58, 25.Jun 2015

BEIJING: Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba on Thursday launched an Internet bank aimed at serving small businesses which often struggle to obtain credit from large banks.

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Alibaba shows off pay-with-your-face technology

Alibaba shows off pay-with-your-face technology

🕔01:40, 17.Mar 2015

HANOVER: China’s Internet tycoon Jack Ma, founder of giant online merchant Alibaba, gave a glimpse of the future when he demonstrated a new e-payment system using facial recognition at the CeBIT IT fair in Germany.

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Amazon surprises with $214 mln quarterly profit

Amazon surprises with $214 mln quarterly profit

🕔14:15, 30.Jan 2015

NEW YORK: Amazon surprised the market Thursday with a quarterly profit far better than anticipated for the online giant known for investing for the long term.

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Yahoo announces tax-free spinoff of Alibaba stake

Yahoo announces tax-free spinoff of Alibaba stake

🕔05:55, 28.Jan 2015

NEW YORK: Yahoo announced plans Tuesday for a tax-free spinoff of its stake in Chinese Internet giant Alibaba, splitting off the valuable holdings from its core operations.

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India turns to corner shops, mobile phones for banking revolution

India turns to corner shops, mobile phones for banking revolution

🕔13:47, 26.Jan 2015

NEW DELHI: India is betting that mobile phone vendors, fuel stations and corner stores can help it put basic banking within the grasp of hundreds of millions of its poor people living beyond the reach of traditional bank branches.

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US retailers warn of China giant Alibaba’s impact

US retailers warn of China giant Alibaba’s impact

🕔06:55, 2.Dec 2014

SAN FRANCISCO: Several of the largest U.S. retailers warned that Alibaba Group Holding Inc may “decimate” local companies unless Congress closes tax loopholes for online retailers, singling out the Chinese company before it has even established a major American consumer presence.

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