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  1. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    PayPal looks ripe to be Jack Ma's next target

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 04:22am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... subsidiary PayPal, Alibaba chairman Jack Ma Yun is presented with an opportunity for just the kind of blockbuster deal that China's richest man is fond of doing. Alipay, which handles payment processing for Ma's Alibaba, is the leading online payments service on the mainland while PayPal, based in California's Silicon Valley, is the world's biggest online payments provider, ...

  2. Alibaba, eBay seek user sharing deal

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Online auction sites propose alliance to help buyers and sellers across the world Alibaba.com is seeking a deal with eBay to share each other's user-base globally, ... from more than 50 per cent three years ago to only 29.1 per cent this year compared with the Alibaba.com-owned three-year-old Taobao.com's 67.3 per cent. 'With the confirmation ...

  3. Business - Companies - E-COMMERCE

    Internet shopping pioneer eBay returns to mainland

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... said. It is a tactical return to the mainland for eBay, which closed its domestic eBay EachNet website in 2006 after losing ground to Alibaba Group's Taobao online shopping platform. Since ... business-to-consumer e-commerce service provider, in just the apparel segment of the large online shopping market. Data from market research firm Analysys International shows Tmall.com part of Alibaba ...

  4. Business - Companies

    Ebay boss confident of getting China payments licence

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 10:12am by Reuters

    ... it will be able to own a majority stake, Donahoe added. Foreign Internet corporations traditionally operate at a disadvantage versus locals such as Alibaba and Baidu in the country, which formally opened ... and Alibaba. “The evidence would suggest that a non-Chinese company is at a disadvantage. We have chosen not to compete aggressively,” he said at the summit, held at the Reuters office in San ...

  5. Auction giant eBay links up with HK Post

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Global internet shopping and auctions giant eBay aims to spur more online, cross-border trade between Hong Kong and the United States through a new programme with postal authorities of the two markets. The new 'e-Express' initiative launched yes ...

  6. EBay pins hopes on launch of mainland PayPal service

    Posted Jul 12th 2005, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... and that figure is expected to rise to 17.1 per cent in 2007. PayPal is by no means the first to offer such services in China. Ebay's main competitor on the mainland, Alibaba.com, which runs auction ... catching up to do'. Alibaba said AliPay, launched in 2003, handled US$16.9 million in transactions last month, with the volume of transactions increasing an average of 64 per cent each month. ...

  7. Jack of diamonds

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Celebrated as a national hero for creating internet companies capable of beating western rivals at their own game, the Alibaba chief can sense a winning formula. He can also ... the skeletally thin internet entrepreneur and Alibaba.com chief executive, whose online auction site, Taobao.com, has outstripped global giant and arch-rival eBay on the mainland, has raised eyebrows. ...

  8. EBay moves into payment venture

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... payment service providers operating in the country have a mainland partner. After losing the battle for dominance in mainland online auctions to Taobao- controlled by Hangzhou-based Alibaba ...

  9. Tom Online surges on buyout offer

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... business,' an industry source said. He said further financial burdens were expected because its joint venture with eBay China needed to invest aggressively to compete with Alibaba's Taobao.com. ...

  10. EBay deal buoys Tom Online

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cents to HK$1.14. But for eBay- which has been struggling to catch up with domestic mainland leader Taobao.com, owned by rival Alibaba.com- joining forces with a company only tangentially ...




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