Posts Tagged ‘Hangzhou’

Alibaba Gambles On Smart City Development In Macau

Alibaba and the government of Macau Special Administrative Region signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement for the construction of smart …


Alibaba Reaches “Happy” Strategic Deal With Denmark

On the heels of Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma’s overtures to American President Trump and to the Australian government with a …


Alibaba’s South China Morning Post Purchase Puts Focus On News Coverage

Chinese e-commerce boss Jack Ma is emulating America’s Amazon.com boss Jeff Bezos, who recently purchased The Washington Post, by purchasing his own media empire in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post. Alibaba Group Holding Limited says it has entered into a definite agreement to acquire the South China Morning Post and other media assets […]


Do Rackspace And Amazon Have China Futures With Aliyun’s Overseas Growth?

Alibaba’s cloud computing business Aliyun announced that its second data center in America’s Silicon Valley formally started operation yesterday. This is Aliyun’s ninth data center in the world and it is also the company’s third overseas data center opened this year. It is expected to satisfy the cloud computing resource demand of Aliyun’s users in […]


Uber Says Chinese Government Relations Help It Succeed

Uber has reportedly registered a new company in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone with CNY2.1 billion registered capital. According to reports in Chinese local media, this is reportedly Uber’s only independent company outside of America. Uber said that they plan to move their Chinese business to servers within the Chinese territory and the […]


Aliyun’s Beijing Cloud Computing Data Center Opens For Business

Alibaba’s cloud computing subsidiary Aliyun has formally opened its Beijing data center. Along with Hangzhou and Qingdao, this Beijing outpost is Aliyun’s third data center focused on global services. The company is reportedly now selecting overseas sites for similar operations, which indicates that the company is accelerating its expansion. In addition, the company’s South China […]


Japanese Tech Companies Launch Recycling JV In China

Panasonic will cooperate with Hangzhou Dadi Environmental Protection Engineering Company Ltd., Dowa Holdings Company Ltd., and Sumitomo Corporation to form a jointly-held company, Panasonic Dadi Dowa Summit Recycling Hangzhou Company Ltd., in China. The new joint venture will be engaged in the recycling of home appliances and electronics and is expected to start operation in […]


China Publishes List Of Pilot Cities For Convergence Of Three Networks

The General Office of the State Council of China has published the list of the first batch of pilot regions and cities for the convergence of three networks, including the telecom network, the Internet network, and the broadcasting network.
Twelve cities and region are included in the list: Beijing; Dalian in Liaoning province; Harbin in Heilongjiang […]


Taobao.com Launches E-commerce Rights Protection Platform

Chinese online auction website Taobao.com has launched an e-commerce rights protection platform with the approach of March 15, World Consumer Rights Day.
Consumers can click to access the platform which is set in a prominent position of Taobao’s homepage to make complaints or inquiries about the processing of the complaints when they purchase goods via Taobao. […]


Buynow To Open Five New Stores In China In 2009

Chinese electronics chain department store Buynow has announced plans to accelerate its deployment plans in 2009 with the company planning to open at least five large IT stores in such cities as Beijing, Shanghai, and Qingdao.