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Alibaba A.I. Labs Launches Hospitality Robot HANGZHOU, China -Thursday 20 September 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The robotics industry is revolutionizing the world, and Alibaba A.I. Labs is raising the stakes in this cutting-edge industry with the announcement of launching service robots for the hospitality sector starting in October. The news was made at The Computing Conference 2018,...

Alibaba to Showcase Latest Technology at Flagship Event -Wednesday 12 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Computing Conference 2018, Alibaba’s annual flagship event, will showcase an array of cutting-edge technology from the company and its partners from September 19 to 22. The theme of this year’s Conference is Empower Digital China, and more than 60,000...

Alibaba Group Announces Executive Chairman Succession Plan -Monday 10 September 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) today announced that one year from today, September 10, 2019, chief executive officer Daniel Zhang will succeed Jack Ma as chairman of the board of Alibaba Group. Mr. Ma will continue as executive chairman of the company over the next...

Alibaba Group Founder Jack Ma to Donate US$10 Million to Establish Africa Entrepreneur Prize -Thursday 9 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma launched the Jack Ma Foundation ‘Netpreneur’ Prize, a new program created to support and fund African entrepreneurs who are working to address Africa’s most important challenges and further its digital economy...

UNCTAD and Alibaba Business School Kick Off eFounders Initiative for Asian Entrepreneurs -Tuesday 27 March 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Alibaba Business School today enrolled the first class of 37 Asian entrepreneurs for the eFounders Initiative at an opening ceremony held on the Alibaba campus in Hangzhou, China. The 11-day course is part...

Alibaba Group’s Tmall Supports New York Fashion Week: The Shows -Friday 15 September 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Group’s (NYSE:BABA) Tmall, China’s largest consumer platform for brands and retailers, announced that it has become an official partner of New York Fashion Week (NYFW): The Shows, in association with Suntchi, to help U.S. designers and brands leverage Alibaba’s...

Alibaba’s Enhanced IP Protection Platform Now Eliminates Fake Listings in Less Than 24 Hours -Thursday 10 August 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At its Brand Rights Holders Day in Beijing, Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) today unveiled enhancements to its Intellectual Property Protection (IPP) Platform. In the first month since the “express” technology enhancements were made, almost all cases submitted by rights holders...

International Olympic Committee and Alibaba Group Launch Historic Long-Term Partnership as Alibaba Becomes Worldwide... -Friday 20 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) today jointly announced a long-term partnership through 2028. Joining The Olympic Partner (TOP) worldwide sponsorship programme, Alibaba will become the official “Cloud Services” and “E-Commerce...