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Alibaba Just Made $15 Billion in 20 Hours on Singles' Day. Here's Everything You Need to Know.
Ecommerce

Alibaba Just Made $15 Billion in 20 Hours on Singles' Day. Here's Everything You Need to Know.

A look at the giant ecommerce spectacle, by the numbers.
Nina Zipkin
How Alibaba Celebrated the Countdown to its Biggest Sales Day of the Year
Alibaba

How Alibaba Celebrated the Countdown to its Biggest Sales Day of the Year

This year's event would feature a performance by Katy Perry, virtual reality shopping and a live-streamed fashion show in Shanghai allowing viewers to pre-order items as they appear on the catwalk.
How Jack Ma Overcame His 7 Biggest Failures
Jack Ma

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
Meet the Chinese Patriot Who Tamed Uber
Uber

Meet the Chinese Patriot Who Tamed Uber

Last week, Didi Chuxing bagged Uber's China business in a deal valuing the ride-hailing startup at $35 billion.
Alibaba's Revenue Beats Estimates; Mobile Revenue Soars
Alibaba

Alibaba's Revenue Beats Estimates; Mobile Revenue Soars

"We passed an important milestone this quarter in achieving higher monetization of mobile users than non-mobile users for the first time," Chief Financial Officer Maggie Wu said.
Jack Ma: Lawsuits and Probes Help Alibaba To Be Better Understood
Alibaba

Jack Ma: Lawsuits and Probes Help Alibaba To Be Better Understood

Questions about Alibaba's growth rate and its relations with affiliated companies have dogged the firm for years.
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.
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.