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Manchester United and Alibaba Group Announce New Partnership

Club Channel on Youku Brings Exclusive Club Content to Chinese Fans, Future Collaboration Agreed on E-commerce Platform Manchester United – one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world - announced a new partnership with Alibaba Group that will bring exclusive rights to club content in China to Alibaba’s ecosystem for the first time, further extending the club’s engagement with its massive Chinese fanbase. The partnership will see Manchester United content presented and localised on multiple…

2019 Global Research Report OF Female Entrepreneurship & Employment produced by China Women‘ University and AliRearch of Alibaba Group

The 2019 Global Research Report of Female Entrepreneurship & Employment, jointly produced by China Women's University, an institution affiliated with All-China Women's Federation and academically administered by the Ministry of Education and Ali Research of Alibaba group, was released at the 2019 Global Conference on Women and Entrepreneurship, looking at "how the world is beautiful because of women" as Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba Group's board of directors, said. Marketing Technology News: Aviso Named Sales…

Alibaba Group Opens Office in Malaysia

Alibaba Announces the Launch of Malaysia Week in July to Promote Sale of Quality Malaysian Products and Tourism to China Consumers Alibaba Group opened its national office in Malaysia today, marking a new chapter in the company’s deepening strategic cooperation with Malaysia, which is the first eWTP hub outside of China. Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur at The Vertical Bangsar South, the new office signifies Alibaba Group’s continued endeavour to bolster the technology capability of Malaysian SMEs and young…

SenseTime Raises US $600 Million in Series C Funding, led by Alibaba Group

The Capital Injection Will Provide an Important Impetus to the Buildout of SenseTime's AI Platform SenseTime, China's leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, has successfully raised US$600 million in its Series C round of funding. Alibaba Group is taking the lead role in this round of funding and other participants include Temasek and Suning. As the Company set a record by raising US$410 million in its series B round of funding last July, it once again sets a new record for venture capital funding in the AI sector.…

Alibaba Cloud Partners with Aryaka to Deliver a Global and Fully Managed SD-WAN Solution

Aryaka Provides Superior Application Performance to Enterprise Customers Worldwide, giving them faster access to a single, global network Aryaka, the Cloud-First WAN company delivering the #1 managed SD-WAN solution, announced that it has partnered with Alibaba Cloud to extend the global leading cloud service provider’s innovative services to enterprises, both within China and internationally, in support of their digital transformation initiatives. The partnership benefits Alibaba Cloud customers in China who wish to…

Glory Star New Media Group Holdings Limited Completes Content Production Programs for Multiple International Luxury Brands

Glory Star New Media Group Holdings Limited, a leading mobile and online digital media and entertainment company in China, announced that it has successfully completed content production programs for multiple international luxury brands, including Fendi, Prada, Gucci, and Burberry. Marketing Technology News: Payment Terms, Shipping and Online Trade Shows on Alibaba.Com According to the Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study, Fall-Winter 2019 report produced by Bain & Company, the worldwide demand for luxury goods…

Button Welcomes Bnext As Its First Partner in Southern Europe: Enabling Users to Shop and Save Money With Leading Brands Like AliExpress and…

Button's technology powers the commerce program of Spain's biggest mobile neobank, Bnext Button, the leading mobile commerce technology company, announced its partnership with Bnext, the biggest mobile-first neobank of Spain. Starting, Bnext users can seamlessly shop and save money with the largest brands including AliExpress, Groupon, and Black Limba, powered by Button's technology. Through this partnership with Button, Bnext achieves a higher engagement with its users by giving them an added incentive to open the app…

Payment Terms, Shipping and Online Trade Shows on Alibaba.Com

U.S. small businesses “Go Digital, Go Global” with three new Alibaba.com offerings that make it even easier to do business As American small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) fight through the challenges of COVID-19, Alibaba.com, one of the world’s largest B2B eCommerce marketplaces and a business unit of Alibaba Group unveiled three new products and services to help these businesses advance their efforts to digitize and pivot online. The products and services include Alibaba.com Freight to enable American SMBs to secure…

Alibaba Named by Gartner as Third Biggest Global Provider for IaaS and First in Asia Pacific

Maintained its position for the third consecutive year Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, announced that it has the third biggest market share in the global Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market and the biggest in the Asia Pacific region for the third year in a row in 2019, said the leading global research and advisory firm Gartner in its latest report. “We look forward to continuing our work, which enables our global customers and partners to expedite their digital…

Cloudflare and Alibaba Cloud Collaborate on Expansion of Bandwidth Alliance

Joint customers outside mainland China can have bandwidth fees waived Cloudflare, Inc., the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, announced that it has expanded the Bandwidth Alliance by partnering with Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group. The Bandwidth Alliance, launched in September 2018, is a group of forward-thinking cloud and networking companies that are committed to discounting or waiving data transfer fees (also known as bandwidth fees) for…

Alibaba Cloud Offers AI, Cloud Services to Help Battle COVID-19 Globally

Alibaba Cloud, DAMO Academy and DingTalk technologies available to medical personnel Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, said it has offered medical personnel around the world advanced cloud-based technology applications in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The artificial intelligence-enhanced innovations are based on learnings and insights garnered during the initial outbreak of the virus. The series of cloud-native anti-coronavirus solutions stem from joint efforts of Alibaba…

Alibaba Cloud Supports Retailers with E-commerce Solutions to Fight Against Coronavirus Impact

 Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, is to deliver a series of e-commerce solutions to businesses that are adversely impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. These tailored solutions will enable retailers to launch a B2C e-commerce platform as quickly as within five days. The Alibaba Cloud e-commerce solutions provide a set of plug-and-play Alibaba Cloud products and solutions in the computing, databases, multimedia and video livestreaming, collaboration, and security and data analytics to help…

Alibaba Cloud Named First Public Cloud Vendor in the World to Obtain Trusted Partner Network (TPN) Certification

Entertainment Industry Recognised Accolade Endorses Alibaba Cloud’s Security, Scalability and Flexibility Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, has announced that it is the first public cloud vendor in the world to obtain the prestigious Trusted Partner Network (TPN) certification, an achievement that validates the entertainment industry’s confidence in its robust security and trustworthiness as a cloud service provider. With viewing consumption habits changing rapidly, broadcast platforms…

Alibaba.com Launches “B2B Tuesday” to Spotlight US Business-to-Business SMBs

Alibaba.Com Marks B2B Tuesday Launch With New Survey Showing 62% of U.S. SMBs Optimistic on Economy Alibaba.com, the B2B business unit of Alibaba Group, shared the results of its brand new “Alibaba.com U.S. Small and Medium Business (SMB) Confidence Survey” and introduced “B2B Tuesday,” a major new awareness initiative to spotlight, celebrate and support B2B-focused U.S. SMBs, highlight their contributions to the U.S. economy and help them capture the global ecommerce opportunity. What is “B2B Tuesday”? B2B Tuesday will…

Alibaba Cloud Ends 2019 with Rapid Growth in APAC

Diverse growth in international customer base showing versatility of solutions Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, announced that it has seen exceptional client base growth in 2019 across a range of industries in Asia-Pacific (APAC). This shows the adaptability of cloud technologies to meet the specific needs of different industries and how more organizations in the region are using data intelligence to redesign their operating models. This achievement is tangible evidence of the success of…

Alibaba Cloud Releases Machine Learning Algorithm Platform on Github

Open-source initiative aims to assist global developers on batch and stream processing Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, announced that the core codes of Alink, its self-developed algorithm platform, have been made available via open source on Github, the world’s largest developer community. The platform offers a broad range of algorithm libraries that support both batch and stream processing, which is critical for machine learning tasks such as online product recommendation and intelligent…

MongoDB and Alibaba Cloud Launch New Partnership

The Partnership Allows Customers to Easily Adopt and Consume Mongodb-as-a-Service Through Alibaba Cloud MongoDB, Inc., the leading, modern, general purpose database platform, announced a partnership with Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, to offer customers an authorized MongoDB-as-a-service solution. Customers of Alibaba Cloud will be able to use this managed offering from Alibaba Cloud's data centers globally. With this partnership, Alibaba Cloud ensures end-to-end management and support…

SAP Cloud Solutions Land on Alibaba Cloud Platform in China

Alibaba Group and SAP announced that SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP Cloud Platform are now available on Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group in China. Chinese enterprises can now easily adopt SAP’s world-leading enterprise cloud solutions on the powerful Alibaba Cloud infrastructure. The strategic partnership between the two technology leaders provides seamless integration of world-class SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions. Alibaba Group and SAP also announced that they will jointly design local solutions…

Alibaba Cloud Spurs Industry Innovation for China Gateway Customers

Customers Innovate Using Cloud Computing Technologies and Ecosystem Support to Address Operational Pain Points Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, showcased the success of its customers who have made use of Alibaba Cloud’s technologies to ramp up innovation. A range of customers from various industries, which have benefited from Alibaba Cloud’s technology and the interconnectivity with the other business units of the Alibaba Group, gathered at the China Gateway Summit during the Apsara…

Alibaba Acquires Import E-Commerce Platform Kaola from NetEase for Approximately US$2 Billion

Alibaba Also Agrees to Take a Minority Stake in Netease Cloud Music NetEase, Inc. and Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced Alibaba's acquisition of NetEase's import e-commerce platform Kaola for approximately US$2 billion. The transaction paves the way for the two internet companies with deep roots in Hangzhou to further identify and explore business collaborations. Alibaba plans for Kaola to continue to operate independently under its current brand. Tmall Import and Export General Manager Alvin Liu will serve as…