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Jack Ma, China's Richest Man, Says He Was Happier When He Wasn't a Billionaire
Jack Ma

Jack Ma, China's Richest Man, Says He Was Happier When He Wasn't a Billionaire

Having droves of money comes with lots of pressure.
Lisa Eadicicco
Why Alibaba's CEO Stepped Down: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Why Alibaba's CEO Stepped Down: Weekly News Roundup

The e-commerce giant is shaking up its leadership strategy.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Alibaba CEO Steps Down Amid Company-Wide Hiring Freeze
Alibaba

Alibaba CEO Steps Down Amid Company-Wide Hiring Freeze

Meanwhile, the company's quarterly revenue rose 45 percent, beating analysts' expectations.
Jack Ma Says Alibaba to Freeze Hiring After Growing 'Too Quickly'
Scaling

Jack Ma Says Alibaba to Freeze Hiring After Growing 'Too Quickly'

The Chinese e-commerce giant will reportedly put a hold on hiring for the rest of the year.
Get Your Product Figured Out First
Starting a Business

Get Your Product Figured Out First

So many entrepreneurs make the same mistake: Focusing on the wrong things without figuring out the product they plan to sell.
Greg Shugar
The 5 Richest Women in Tech
Technology

The 5 Richest Women in Tech

Check out which women are making major bank in the tech sector.
Kate Taylor
How Adversity Leads to Success
Entrepreneurship

How Adversity Leads to Success

Some of the world's greatest entrepreneurs succeeded, not in spite of the challenges they faced, but because of it.
Steve Tobak
Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions
Mobile Payments

Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions

The ecommerce giant is taking another step into the world of mobile payments – this time, using the selfie as an authentication tool.
Nina Zipkin
Report: Snapchat Raising $200 Million From Alibaba at $15 Billion Valuation
Funding

Report: Snapchat Raising $200 Million From Alibaba at $15 Billion Valuation

The Chinese ecommerce giant is reportedly eyeing expansion into overseas markets as well as social networking.
Geoff Weiss
Humbled Amazon Turns to Rival Alibaba for Help in China
Amazon

Humbled Amazon Turns to Rival Alibaba for Help in China

Amazon opened a store on Alibaba's Tmall site this week.
Martha Stewart and Jack Ma Powwow About Global Domination
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart and Jack Ma Powwow About Global Domination

The woman at the head of the U.S. home decor empire and the man at the head of the gigantic Chinese ecommerce platform have risen to become titans of business by bowing at the altar of the middle class.
Catherine Clifford
Alibaba Revenue Disappoints, Shares Fall
Ecommerce

Alibaba Revenue Disappoints, Shares Fall

The Chinese e-commerce company's revenue fell short of analysts' expectations, showing signs of a slowdown in its scorching growth.
Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company
Yahoo

Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company

The tax-free spinoff is a response to shareholder pressure.
Alibaba Creates DingTalk, a Social Networking App for Businesses
Messaging apps

Alibaba Creates DingTalk, a Social Networking App for Businesses

Capable of carrying conference calls and group messaging, DingTalk targets small- and medium-sized enterprises.