Tag archive for ‘Alibaba Group Holding’

Alibaba Sets Foot in Israel, Invests in Start-Up Visualead for Its QR Code solution

  Alibaba will invest in Israeli start-up Visualead, which operates in the Chinese market and has developed a QR Code solution. This is Alibaba’s first ever investment in an Israeli company. Before More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 5th, 2015

China’s Xiaomi Triples Phone Sales, Lifts Revenue to $12 Billion

Xiaomi Corp., whose investors include billionaire Yuri Milner, more than doubled its revenue in 2014, according to a blog posting by Chief Executive Officer Lei Jun, Bloomberg said. The Beijing-based More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Alibaba Spent $161 Million Fighting Fakes Since 2013

– China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the world’s largest e-commerce company, spent over 1 billion yuan ($160.7 million) combating fake goods and for improving customer protection from the More...

Eli Horn On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Suffering Soccertash: Ruble Crash Decimates Wealth of Arsenal’s Usmanov, Chelsea’s Abramovic

Two of the wealthiest Russian club owners in the English Premier League lost a fortune over the past 48 hours as Russia’s economy took a nosedive, Times Live said on December 18, quoting statistics from More...

Reuters On Friday, December 12th, 2014

China’s Baidu to invest in taxi-hailing app Uber

– Search engine Baidu Inc will invest in taxi-hailing app maker Uber Technologies Inc, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, becoming the latest Chinese Internet firm to take an interest More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Alibaba, Tencent chairmen invest in China’s Ping An Insurance

–   The founders of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd were among a consortium of investors who purchased stakes in Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd in a HK$36.5 billion ($4.7 More...

Reuters On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

At China online coming-out party, Beijing spells out Internet control ambition

– China showed governments and the planet’s biggest tech firms last week its vision for global Internet governance – clean, controlled and choreographed. Public officials and firms worth More...

Reuters On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Alibaba to launch international version of Taobao marketplace

– Jack Ma, the founder of China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd  More...

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