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Alibaba Expects to Nearly Double Transactions Volume to More Than $900 Billion by 2020
China

Alibaba Expects to Nearly Double Transactions Volume to More Than $900 Billion by 2020

Echoing that growth, Chairman Jack Ma said Alibaba expects to have 2 billion consumers on its books by 2036, up from 423 million active buyers in 2016.
How Jack Ma Overcame His 7 Biggest Failures
Radicals & Visionaries

How Jack Ma Overcame His 7 Biggest Failures

Ma, one of the world's most successful entrepreneurs, seems proudest that he was happy with little and able to overcame much.
Alp Mimaroglu
SEC Investigating Alibaba's Accounting Practices
E-commerce

SEC Investigating Alibaba's Accounting Practices

The company has provided the SEC with information about its accounting for logistics unit as well as operating data from its Singles' Day shopping festival.
Alibaba's Jack Ma Cancels Speech After Row With Anti-Counterfeiting Group
Alibaba

Alibaba's Jack Ma Cancels Speech After Row With Anti-Counterfeiting Group

The ecommerce company has been dogged for years by accusations that its online shopping platforms were conduits for counterfeiters and critics say it has not done nearly enough to stop the problem.
Alibaba Vows to Keep Fighting Fakes Despite Anti-Counterfeiting Group Snub
Alibaba

Alibaba Vows to Keep Fighting Fakes Despite Anti-Counterfeiting Group Snub

The U.S.-based International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition announced on Friday that it would suspend Alibaba's membership, after several IACC member companies quit the group in protest at Alibaba's inclusion.
Alibaba's Revenue Rises 39 Percent as More Shoppers Buy Online
Alibaba

Alibaba's Revenue Rises 39 Percent as More Shoppers Buy Online

The total value of goods transacted on its platforms on China retail marketplaces, rose 24 percent.
Microsoft Potentially Backing Bids From Yahoo's Would-Be Buyers
Microsoft

Microsoft Potentially Backing Bids From Yahoo's Would-Be Buyers

Yahoo launched an auction of its core business in February.
Apple's 'Small' Unveiling -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Apple's 'Small' Unveiling -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus, Alibaba reaches a billion-dollar milestone.
Lindsay Friedman
Hackers Attack 20 Million Accounts on Alibaba Shopping Site
Cybersecurity

Hackers Attack 20 Million Accounts on Alibaba Shopping Site

A spokesperson said Thursday that the company immediately detected the breach and sent messages to users to change their passwords.
Disney Teams With Alibaba to Launch Streaming Service in China
Streaming

Disney Teams With Alibaba to Launch Streaming Service in China

Customers can stream Disney's television shows, movies and other media via a Mickey Mouse-shaped device.
Arjun Kharpal
High-Tech Sneakers Raise More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo
Weekly News Roundup

High-Tech Sneakers Raise More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo

Plus: learn which sharing economy startup is reportedly valued at more than $25 billion.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Investors Urge Yahoo to Sell Core Search Business Instead of Alibaba Stake
Yahoo

Investors Urge Yahoo to Sell Core Search Business Instead of Alibaba Stake

Activist investor Starboard wants the company to rethink its plans to sell its stake in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba.
What Happened When President Obama Interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma
Interviews

What Happened When President Obama Interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma

Topics included entrepreneurship and climate change.
Alibaba's $14 Billion Shopping Event Crushed Cyber Monday -- Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

Alibaba's $14 Billion Shopping Event Crushed Cyber Monday -- Weekly News

Plus: Why Mark Zuckerberg awarded a high school student $400,000.
Tanya Benedicto Klich