Staff at the Tokyo Olympics get help from Alibaba Cloud to manage heat risks

Staff at the Tokyo Olympics get help from Alibaba Cloud to manage heat risks

Through the use of a monitoring device and a smartphone app, staff at the Tokyo Olympics can reduce their level of heatstroke risk
Alibaba shoppers spent over US$38.4 billion on Singles' Day
Deal Alert: The one, and only 11.11 Singles’ Day Taobao and Tmall shopping sensation (Updated)
Alibaba developed an AI chip to improve its cloud computing services

Alibaba developed an AI chip to improve its cloud computing services

The Hanguang 800 specialises in machine learning tasks.
Alibaba CEO Jack Ma is starring in a kung fu movie with Jet Li, Donnie Yen and Tony Jaa

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma is starring in a kung fu movie with Jet Li, Donnie Yen and Tony Jaa

Alibaba CEO and China's second richest man, Jack Ma, is taking his talents to the big screen with a starring role in the upcoming short movie "Gong Shou Dao" - The Art of Attack  and Defense. Ma will appear in the film alongside Jet Li, Donnie Yen, Tony Jaa and others.
China invests 100 billion yuan into state fund for Internet

China invests 100 billion yuan into state fund for Internet

The investment seeks to forward the “Internet Plus” era, and it’s backed by their government while funded by state-owned banks and companies.
E-commerce giant Lazada acquires local online grocer RedMart

E-commerce giant Lazada acquires local online grocer RedMart

The Alibaba-backed e-commerce giant acquired Singapore-based online grocer for an undisclosed sum.
Alibaba to launch video streaming service soon, wants to be like HBO and Netlflix

Alibaba to launch video streaming service soon, wants to be like HBO and Netlflix

Alibaba has just announced that it plans to launch its own video streaming service within the next two months, with the goal of becoming like what HBO and Netflix are in the United States.
Alibaba Group seeks to enter smartphone business, invests US$590 million in Meizu

Alibaba Group seeks to enter smartphone business, invests US$590 million in Meizu

Alibaba Group has just announced that it has invested US$590 million in Meizu, signaling its intent to enter the smartphone business.
Chinese Online Marketplace Taobao Launches in Singapore (Updated)

Chinese Online Marketplace Taobao Launches in Singapore (Updated)

Chinese company Alibaba has launched a Southeast Asia regional page for its e-commerce marketplace Taobao, and opened an office in Singapore to serve the region.