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  1. Business - Companies

    Alibaba’s Ma says partnership not aimed to ‘exert control‘

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 02:36pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Staff e-mail seeks to ease concerns over control Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma Yun has revealed fresh details of the firm's partnership structure that regulators fear ... Post . An Alibaba spokesman confirmed the document was genuine. The e-mail said the partnership scheme had begun in 2010 and had elected 28 partners over a three-round selection process ...

  2. Business - Companies

    Alibaba powers upgrades at Yahoo

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:12pm by Reuters

    ... portal’s struggling business and cheered the strong performance of its investment in Alibaba Group. The Chinese e-commerce giant, in which Yahoo owns a 24 per cent stake, nearly tripled its net ... of the privately-held Alibaba Group, which is widely expected to have a public offering later this year or next year. Yahoo’s earnings report includes Alibaba’s financial results from the previous quarter. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK JING ZHANG

    Alibaba Group's e-fashion still grapples with counterfeiting issues

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Jing Zhang

    ... are also cashing in on China's online style shoppers. Alibaba is arguably China's most famous e-commerce site, with the business-to-business portal selling everything from refined fish ... owned by Alibaba, have made huge inroads in personal fashion purchases and even aid the search for that all-important wedding dress, selling direct copies of Vera Wang designs at a fraction ...

  4. Business - Companies

    Magnetic boss, Alibaba jackpot rejuvenate Yahoo

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 11:43am by AP

    ... as the best thing to happen to Yahoo since 2005 when it invested US$1 billion (HK$7.76 billion) in what was then a little-known Internet company in China, Alibaba. Mayer’s magnetism and Alibaba ... take much credit for Yahoo’s resurgent stock. Most of the 75 per cent increase in the shares has been driven by the rising value of the company’s stake in Alibaba Group, which owns a network ...

  5. Business - Companies

    Under Mayer: boosting mobile, buying companies

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 11:00am by AP

    ... on her watch: Multimedia — ALIBABA: In September, Yahoo completed a long-awaited, US$7.6 billion (HK$58.9 billion) deal for Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba to buy back nearly half of Yahoo’s 40 ... although most of the 75 per cent surge in Yahoo’s stock price under Mayer’s leadership has been driven by the rising value of Yahoo’s remaining 24 per cent stake in Alibaba. Unlike Yahoo, Alibaba ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Taobao's rise in Hong Kong may pave way for global expansion

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 10:24am by Elaine Yau

    ... e-commerce website. The administrative assistant was surprised by how easy it was to use the site, launched by Alibaba Group in 2003. "While I didn't want a luxurious wedding, I still had ... Alibaba's two shopping portals- Taobao and Tmall, a spin-off site focused on brand-name products- have enjoyed exponential growth in the past five years. In 2012, gross sales from the two portals ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Single mainlanders are learning how to enjoy life on their own

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:41am by Andrea Chen

    ... spent more than 30 billion yuan on Alibaba's shopping sites in a single day, breaking the 19.1 billion yuan transaction record of the previous Singles Day sale in 13 hours. The tradition of shopping online for Singles Day dates back to 2009, when Alibaba was looking for a day during the non-peak retail season to hold an annual online shopping event. The company latched on to Singles ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Yahoo unveils new logo

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 01:36pm by Associated Press

    ... 80 per cent, but most of that gain has been driven by the company’s 24 per cent stake in China’s Alibaba Holdings Group. Investors prize Alibaba because it has emerged as one of the fastest ...

  9. Business - Companies - E-COMMERCE

    Amazon adds new stratum to China cloud

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:07am by Doug Young

    ... e-commerce leader Alibaba and telecoms equipment giant Huawei, and foreign giants including Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) also have initiatives in the space. Of course, the big ... services, which has a wide range of components from infrastructure to product development and management requirements. I do think domestic players like Alibaba and Huawei may have a slight ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Brain power still the genesis of scientific breakthroughs

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 02:56am by Tom Yam

    ... Zuckerberg of Facebook and Jack Ma of Alibaba, these annual Breakthrough Prizes are the richest in science- each winner or winning team gets US$3 million, more than double the amount for the Nobel ...




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