The Chinese Communist Party has launched an antitrust probe against Alibaba Group, Jack Ma's e-commerce and tech giant. The probe follows the government's recent crackdown on business monopolies.
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An Indian court has summoned Jack Ma, Alibaba's founder, and the firm, in a case in which a former employee alleges he was wrongfully fired after he objected to fake news on UC Web and UC Browser.
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Security researchers have discovered that Xiaomi tracks the browsing habits of everyone that uses its Mi Browser or Mint browser including their search queries, browsing history, and more.
The analyst firm, Canalys, has revealed that Baidu is the second-largest vendor of smart speakers, ahead of Google, but behind Amazon. The news is interesting as Baidu only sells speakers in China.
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Having shared its strategy earlier in the year, National Australia Bank will roll out support for Alipay to its point of sale terminals next year after conducting a pilot with selected merchants.
It has been revealed that Apple beat Huawei and Xiaomi in phone sales during Alibaba's annual Singles Day event. It made more than $14 million (RMB100 mil.) in sales but the exact amount is unknown.
Alibaba is setting up its own company that will make customized AI inference chips. That chipset is expected to launch in the second half of 2019 as part of the firm's cloud and IoT businesses.
Chinese conglomerate Alibaba has announced that its founder, Jack Ma, will be stepping down as chairman next year. He is to be succeeded by the company's present CEO, Daniel Zhang.
Google is reportedly investing $550 million in Chinese e-commerce platform JD.com in an attempt to expand its efforts in the Asian market, though it's still unclear how this will be done.
Alibaba is buying all the remaining outstanding shares of Ele.me as part of the Chinese e-commerce giant's efforts to further deepen its stake in the country's food and local services delivery market.
Alibaba's Tmall has set a new record for sales on a Singles' Day. The firm managed to make $1.5 billion worth in sales in just three minutes and one second, a whole 56 seconds quicker than in 2016.
With Singles' Day quickly approaching, some Chinese online retailers have addressed how they plan to reduce the impact on the environment of the humongous shopping spectacle set to take place.
The Cyberspace Administration of China has cracked down on major VPN vendors, instructing them to carry out a complete cleanup of harmful information and "submit a rectification report by a deadline".
Once the building-sized vending machines are setup towards the end of 2017, customers can make their choices and payments using their phones, and receive their new car from the fully automated system.
The Tmall Genie, Alibaba's digital smart speaker powered by the AliGenie voice assistant, is launching in a limited beta on July 17 for ¥499 ($73.39) with general availability slated for August 8.
In a move to compete with Amazon for the lucrative Chinese e-commerce market, Alibaba will launch a smart speaker targeting domestic customers, allowing them to shop online through voice commands.
As China celebrates its mid-autumn festival, the demand for its mooncakes skyrockets. This led four Alibaba employees to hack the company's system, to bring in more cakes to them for free.
Verizon is getting ready to announce its purchase of struggling company Yahoo by Monday, according to sources close to the matter. It will take over the company's core business for $5 billion.
Microsoft's relationship with China has always been a bit strained; on the one hand, the country has a massive economy, but on the other, Windows is pirated heavily in this region.
Alibaba, also known as the "Amazon" or "eBay of China," has teamed up with Philips to create their flagship YunOS-powered smartphone, which has some pretty interesting specs.
Alibaba, the massively popular Chinese e-commerce company which specializes in business-to-business and retail trading, has revealed that they will be planning a US debut under the domain 11main.com.
Google has a surprising response to the controversy surrounding supposed threats it made towards Acer for planning to release a device running Aliyun, a Chinese fork of Android: it's for your own good
Google have officially flexed their Android muscles. We're not talking about a new version of the OS or new features, but instead strong-arming Acer into pulling a device from launch.
Acer was all prepped and ready to release a new smartphone for Asian markets, running an OS called Aliyun, until Google stepped into the picture with an ominous threat: stick to Android, or you'll pay
The struggling Internet company has announced plans to sell half its stake in Alibaba Group, a Chinese Internet company that specializes in e-commerce.
Rumors that AOL was interested in purchasing Yahoo were reported here last month and it appears that AOL is now taking the next steps in investigating a possible merger; Reuters is reporting that they have...