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Alibaba's first US presence 11 Main debuts

China's largest e-commerce company is making its first appearance in the U.S. with the debut of 11Main.com, an invite-only online marketplace that showcases small business retailers.

dateJun 11, 2014 in Business
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Knockoffs a headache for IPO-bound Alibaba

At first glance, the Monster Tron T1 headphones sold on Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Taobao site are a tempting offer for audiophiles looking for state-of-the-art hi-fi equipment.

dateMay 27, 2014 in Business
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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 ...

dateMay 16, 2014 in Business
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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 ...

dateMay 09, 2014 in Business
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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 ...

dateMay 08, 2014 in Business
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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.

dateApr 11, 2014 in Business
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