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Alibaba creates 'video fingerprints' to fight piracy

Alibaba creates ‘video fingerprints’ to fight piracy

Beijing: In a bid to curb piracy, China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba has come up with ‘video fingerprints’ technology that gives each original video a unique online identity. Short videos have become a popular form of advertisement for sellers on Alibaba’s e-commerce platforms Taobao and Tmall. But the videos are often[Read More…]

Paytm registers 600% growth in UPI transactions in 6 months

Paytm registers 600% growth in UPI transactions in 6 months

New Delhi: Alibaba and SoftBank-backed Paytm on Friday said it witnessed 600 per cent growth in the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transactions in the last six months. One97 Communications Limited, that owns the brand Paytm in India, said the platform registered over 179 million UPI transactions in October. “It is[Read More…]

Alibaba launches 10th edition of Global Shopping Festival

Beijing: Chinese trade portal giant Alibaba has launched Global Shopping Festival in Beijing that seek to offer consumers high-quality products, fast and reliable services, it said on Monday. The 10th edition of the festival would be the largest-ever in terms of scale and reach and 500,000 items would be available[Read More…]

Trade should be propeller of peace: Jack Ma

Trade should be propeller of peace: Jack Ma

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said efforts should be made to promote the healthy development of China-US trade even though it is hard to fulfill his previous promise of creating 1 million jobs for the United States under current circumstances. In an exclusive interview with Xinhua on Tuesday, Ma said his[Read More…]

Jack Ma to step down from Alibaba

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma to step down from Alibaba

Jack Ma, Alibaba’s co-founder and executive chairman, has said that he plans to step down from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to pursue philanthropy in education, a changing of the guard for the $420 billion internet company. In an exclusive New York Times interview, the Chinese billionaire said on Friday that his retirement was not the end of an era[Read More…]

Time to do business in India, says Alibaba Cloud

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, has said that considering Indian organisations already spending a handsome amount over public Cloud services, Alibaba is all set to do business in the country. “Alibaba Cloud has always been dedicated to empower enterprises of different sizes to tap into opportunities[Read More…]

Trade should be propeller of peace: Jack Ma

Alibaba founder becomes China’s richest person

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma has become the richest man in China. Leaving behind real estate and entertainment tycoon Wang Jianlin, Ma becomes China’s richest person with a $30.9 billion fortune, according to Forbes. Alibaba was established in 1999. The one-third rise in Alibaba’s share price so far[Read More…]

When will people debate on foreign policies?

In a republic, it is important to understand the public debates on issues like foreign policy. “Ye jo public hai sab jaanti hai” is a popular song of Bollywood movie called ‘Roti’. Does public know everything if yes, then why the public is not vocal on the issues of foreign policy? Is it[Read More…]

Who’s more ‘desi’: Uber or Ola?

Acrimony among unicorn startups is the latest trend. Gone are the days when companies made their dissent for the competition known in hushed circles. Today’s startups are far more aggressive. After several Twitter repartees between online e-tailers, Snapdeal and Flipkart, the latest fight is between taxi aggregators, Ola and Uber.[Read More…]

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