Fake goods often better than originals: Alibaba's Jack Ma

Fake goods often better than originals: Alibaba's Jack Ma

China`s unbranded goods are often better than the branded originals they imitate, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba Jack Ma has said, posing an additional challenge to the battle against sales of counterfeits.

Amid SEC probe, Jack Ma says hard for US to understand Alibaba: Report

Amid SEC probe, Jack Ma says hard for US to understand Alibaba: Report

BEIJING: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , whose accounting practices are under investigation by U.S. regulators, is a difficult company for the United States to understand, Executive Chairman Jack Ma said in an interview to Chinese media on Friday.

White House defends Obama's lunch with China's richest man Jack Ma

White House defends Obama's lunch with China's richest man Jack Ma

Barack Obama's lunch with China's richest man Jack Ma has been defended by the White House which said it is not uncommon for the US President to have such a private meeting with "notable" people.

Alibaba financial affiliate valued at $60 billion: Reports

Alibaba financial affiliate valued at $60 billion: Reports

China`s top internet finance company, e-commerce giant Alibaba`s affiliate Ant Financial, could start the process of going public this year, reports said Monday, with the firm`s latest fundraising valuing it at $60 billion.

 Alibaba plans stake in China business magazine: Reports

Alibaba plans stake in China business magazine: Reports

The publisher of one of China's most respected business magazines, Caixin, said today it was seeking new investors following reports e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to take a stake in the company as it looks to expand its media empire.

Alibaba buys nearly 33 million shares of Groupon

Alibaba buys nearly 33 million shares of Groupon

Alibaba has bought nearly 33 million shares of online daily deal service Groupon.

Alibaba revenue growth seen slowest on record

Alibaba revenue growth seen slowest on record

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is expected to post its weakest quarterly revenue growth on record, Thomson Reuters data shows, a slowdown analysts say will heat up the battle with smaller rival JD.com Inc in a tougher economy.

Internet giant Alibaba to buy South China Morning Post

Internet giant Alibaba to buy South China Morning Post

Chinese internet giant Alibaba said Friday it would buy Hong Kong's South China Morning Post, following weeks of speculation over the future of the English- language newspaper.

Alibaba.Com aims to more than double India user base

Alibaba.Com aims to more than double India user base

Alibaba group's B2B arm Alibaba.Com Monday said it aims to more than double its user base in India over the next few years through on-boarding of over 5 million businesses on its wholesale trading platform.

Bill Gates, Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani partner govts for breakthrough in clean technology

Bill Gates, Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani partner govts for breakthrough in clean technology

Global tech giants Bill Gates, Jack Ma and India's industrialists Ratan Tata and Mukesh Ambani will join hands with governments from both the rich and emerging countries on Monday to kick off the Paris climate talks by pledging billions of dollars of investment in clean energy technologies.

Jack Ma`s South China Morning Post takeover a double-edged sword

Jack Ma`s South China Morning Post takeover a double-edged sword

Chinese Internet tycoon Jack Ma`s mooted buyout of Hong Kong`s struggling South China Morning Post could see the paper prosper from his Midas touch, analysts say, but also further erode its independence and with it the city`s press freedoms.

Alibaba boss Jack Ma in bid for Hong Kong newspaper: Bloomberg

Alibaba boss Jack Ma in bid for Hong Kong newspaper: Bloomberg

If the deal goes ahead, Alibaba founder Jack Ma would become the latest Internet tycoon to step in to take over a traditional newspaper.

Read: When Barack Obama interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma

Read: When Barack Obama interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma

Obama joked comfortably with the eccentric founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, which is looking to make inroads into foreign markets, including the United States.

'Breakthrough' science awards total $22 million

'Breakthrough' science awards total $22 million

 The prizes aimed at giving glamour and star power to scientific research were awarded at a glitzy event Sunday in Mountain View, California.

David Cameron hires Alibaba's Jack Ma to advise him on business

David Cameron hires Alibaba's Jack Ma to advise him on business

One of China's top businessmen, Alibaba founder Jack Ma, has been appointed by British Prime Minister David Cameron to advise him on business, Downing Street said Monday.

Counterfeit products hurt Alibaba as well as China: Jack Ma

Counterfeit products hurt Alibaba and China's economy as the sale of one fake product could lead to the loss of five customers, co-founder of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba said.

Jack Ma joins Alibaba's $4 billion shares buy-back

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's founder and chairman Jack Ma and vice chairman Joe Tsai today said they would use their own money to buy the company's shares as it began a two-year plan to buy-back shares worth USD 4 billion.

Jack Ma criticised for not helping Tianjin blast victims

Jack Ma, one of China's richest men and the founder of e-commerce giant Aibaba, has come under immense pressure from netizens who criticised him for not donating money for the welfare of the victims of last week's Tianjin blasts that killed at least 114 people.

Alibaba Group to invest $1.0 bn in cloud computing

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will invest $1.0 billion in its cloud computing arm to expand its international presence, the company said Wednesday, as it looks outside its core business and beyond traditional markets.

Alibaba Group launches Internet bank

Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba on Thursday launched an Internet bank aimed at serving small businesses which often struggle to obtain credit from large banks.