New Retail tech is backbone of Singles’ Day for Alibaba

Double 11 will showcase New Retail technology like never before, in stores and warehouses, both in China and abroad. Original Link

The Internet is splitting in two amid US dispute with China

The Chinese Communist Party’s vision of a Web where governments pull the strings could wind up the model for the next billion users. Original Link

Alibaba’s future is cloud computing, CEO Daniel Zhang says

Cloud computing revenue for Alibaba increased 90% year-on-year in the third quarter to RMB 5.7 billion. Original Link

China’s grand Internet vision is starting to ring hollow

Ever since Chinese President Xi Jinping marked the opening of the first World Internet Conference in 2014, it was meant to usher in a new era of digital openness and project China as a champion of global cyber governance. Those promises are now starting to lie fallow. Original Link

Announcing the latest TechNode podcast: The China Tech Investor podcast

Each week, the two look at their watchlist and talk about what’s happening with listed Chinese tech companies. Original Link

Ahead of Singles’ Day, Alibaba goes to space

The company will launch mini space station “Candy Tin” and satellite “Tmall International” to support the 2018 Singles’ Day. Original Link

Cute or cult? Inside Alibaba’s curious nickname culture

Mythical monikers among employees add a dash of fun to Alibaba culture, but some see a darker side. Original Link

Alibaba’s stock hits 52-week low amid trade war

Alibaba’s stock has dropped 30% from a record high just a few months ago. Original Link

Alipay transaction volume over Golden Week holiday more than doubles from last year

According to Alipay, its mobile payment app processed 2.2 times as many in-store transactions abroad over the past week comparing to the previous year. Original Link

Jack Ma says US trade war to destroy commerce

Jack Ma, the co-founder of Alibaba Group and China’s richest man, gave a dire warning that the escalating trade war with the US is going to be severe and long-lived. Original Link

Briefing: Alibaba Cloud to support live broadcast of 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo

The demand for global broadcasting increased 10 times between the Athens’ Olympic games in 2004 and Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Original Link

Alibaba announces chipmaking subsidiary

The company said its chip would be ten times faster than mainstream AI chips based on CPU or GPU architecture. Original Link

Jack Ma on the challenges and opportunities in “New Manufacturing”

Alibaba’s charismatic leader Jack Ma today (September 19) called for Chinese traditional manufacturers to fully embrace what he called the […] Original Link starts delivering Starbucks almost two months after official announcement

The Starbucks delivery service, for now, is only available in 10 stores in Beijing and Shanghai respectively. Original Link

Alibaba Cloud launches City Brain 2.0

Hangzhou, the first city to embrace the system, dropped from the 5th to the 57th spot on the list for China’s most congested cities. Original Link

Aliexpress Russia could be a match made in heaven

The Aliexpress with deserves as much attention as Jack Ma’s abdication. Original Link

Alibaba denies the rumor that it has lent RMB 60 million to Ofo

Recent advertising methods haven’t seemed to relieve ofo from its stressed financial situation. Original Link

Briefing: Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang to succeed Jack Ma as executive chairman of Alibaba

Jack is the first founder of the BAT triumvirate to distance himself from the running of the company he founded. Original Link

Jack Ma set to step down from Alibaba

Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma told The New York Times that he plans to step down from his role at the company on Monday, marking the end of an era at China’s e-commerce juggernaut. Original Link

Briefing: Alibaba puts undisclosed strategic investment into clothing sharing and rental platform Yi23

The case is an example of Alibaba being an investor and power-behind-the-scenes instead of directly leading a business trend. Original Link

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