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Alibaba signals that China is an innovative tech center

When most people think of the Chinese tech industry, they probably envision vast Foxconn factories with armies of workers churning out iPhones and laptops. And Silicon Valley, in this popular view, is the world's tech innovation ...

May 16, 2014
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Alibaba expands beyond e-commerce

China's Alibaba Group, which is readying for a big U.S. initial public offering, is known as an e-commerce titan but it's been busily expanding into other rising industries. Here's a closer look at those businesses, which ...

May 09, 2014
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Mobile Internet shakes up stodgy China industries

Alibaba, the e-commerce giant planning a blockbuster share sale in the U.S., shook up China's vast but sleepy retailing industry by popularizing online shopping. Now it and China's other Internet companies ...

May 08, 2014
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Glance: Alibaba's tentacles into Chinese retail

Alibaba Group, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse that filed to offer its shares to U.S. investors Tuesday, has stretched its tentacles deep into China's other major Internet companies. ...

May 07, 2014
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AutoNavi agrees to be acquired by Alibaba

Chinese digital mapping and navigation company AutoNavi Holdings Ltd. has agreed to be acquired by e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. in a deal valued at $1.5 billion.

Apr 11, 2014
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