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Topic: Alibaba Group

Alibaba’s Jack Ma is Adweek’s 2014 Media Visionary

Led China’s e-commerce giant to a $25 billion IPO

A former English teacher, Jack Ma became the richest man in China by leading Alibaba to a $25 billion IPO this year. The e-commerce giant (which appears on this year’s…

Alibaba Preps E-Commerce Site for Worldwide Shoppers and Advertisers

English version is in the works

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is certainly on a roll. The Chinese e-commerce heavyweight that floated a $22 billion IPO on the New York Stock Exchange is now investing its money…

Alibaba Is in Talks With U.S. Movie Studios to Stream in China

Goes shopping for rights after big IPO

Alibaba founder Jack Ma, fresh off his company's record-breaking $22 billion public stock offering, is shopping for U.S. movies to stream online in China. Ma and a group of Alibaba…

Will U.S. Shoppers Embrace Alibaba?

Shopping habits differ in America

Behind the headlines of Alibaba’s $231 billion IPO are some interesting questions about how Alibaba’s direct-to-consumer approach to online shopping will fit into the U.S. online retail market. That strategy may…

On the Day of Its IPO, Here's What Americans Think Alibaba Is [Video]

New Yorkers give their best guesses

The Alibaba Group is having its initial public offering today. There is no question the "Amazon of the East" is set to make several people wealthy, including co-founders Jack Ma…

Report: Snapchat Talking to Alibaba Group Regarding Potential Investment

Potential valuation reportedly $10 billion

Photo messaging service Snapchat held talks with Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group about a potential investment, Bloomberg News reported. The pioneering disappearing messaging service received a reported potential valuation of…

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Is Disappointed In Ad Revenue

But she's happier with holding onto bigger Alibaba stake

CEO Marissa Mayer is not happy with ad revenue at Yahoo, as the display advertising business shrank last quarter. But there was also good news: the company is hanging on…

Tango Messaging App Invites Brands to Hit Publish

Taps Spotify, AOL for launch of channels

Messaging app Tango is following in the footsteps of competitors like BlackBerry Messenger with the launch of media channels users can follow. Tango Channels is still in testing and will…

How Advertising Powers China's IPO Darling Alibaba

Makes billions from marketing

Alibaba Group finally announced its long awaited public offering Tuesday, disclosing for the first time its financial statements that reveal the inner workings of this Chinese Internet hydra with tentacles…

Messaging App Tango Raises $280 Million

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba helps

Tango is the latest messaging app to attract big dollars, with Alibaba Group leading a fundraising round of $280 million. The Mountain View, Calif-company is among the growing mobile messaging…

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