Alibaba Runs Afoul of Regulators, Could Face Delisting From NYSE

The US has added Alibaba to a list of companies that could face delisting from the NYSE over audit concerns.

Jack Ma Will Give Up Control of Ant Group

Tech mogul Jack Ma will give up control of Ant Group after a coordinated crackdown by Chinese regulators.

Microsoft Azure Is a Major Threat to AWS

Multiple reports are showing that Microsoft Azure is increasingly becoming a major threat to AWS in the cloud space.

Cloud Infrastructure Spending Hit $42 Billion in Q2

The cloud infrastructure market continued its impressive gains, with spending hitting $42 billion in Q2, according to Synergy Research Group.

Intel Considering a Purchase of Chipmaker SiFive

Intel is looking at possibly purchasing chipmaker SiFive, as it looks to compete with Arm Holdings.

Alibaba Future-Proofing Cloud OS, Will Support Multiple Architectures

Alibaba is working to make its Apsara cloud OS compatible with a variety of architectures in an effort to future-proof it.

Jack Ma Finally Resurfaces After Months Out of View

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma has finally resurfaced, after being out of the public view for months.

Where’s Jack Ma? Chinese Billionaire’s Absence Spurs Questions

Concern is mounting over Jack Ma’s status, amid a months-long absence from the public’s eye.

SMB Manufacturers Accelerating Pivot To Digital

SMB manufacturers have been digitizing at twice the rate of other industries during the pandemic – to support other manufacturers as they accelerate their digitization.

Alibaba Buys Top China Hypermarket In War With Walmart

Alibaba today announced it will invest $3.6 billion in Sun Art Retail Group, a huge hypermarket and supermarket operator in China. Sun Art is the largest retailer in China and competes head to head with Walmart.

Huawei Shifting Focus to the Cloud

As US-led sanctions take a toll, Huawei is increasingly shifting its focus to the cloud to help secure its future.

Alibaba Will Invest $1.4 Billion in Smart Speaker AI

Chinese tech giant Alibaba has announced its plans to invest $1.4 billion in smart speaker AI systems.

Alibaba.com Opens World’s Largest B2B Marketplace To US Businesses

Today is a great day for US small businesses. Manufacturers and wholesalers can join Alibaba.com today to sell to the world. The platform is now open to enable those businesses to reach the 190 countries at four corners of the globe where we have ten million business buyers on the platform.

We Are Not Going Back to Old Retail

With the future of retail we have crossed over the demarcation line, says Walter Robb, the former co-CEO of Whole Foods. “We’re not going back to the old retail,” said Robb. “It’s just not going to happen. That’s the combination of digital and physical.

SAP CEO: We’re Doubling Down in China

SAP CEO Bill McDermott remains very optimistic about doing business in China. He says that SAP has a fundamental belief in China and continues to invest in China. “We’re not having challenges in China,” says McDermott. “We’re doubling down in China.”

Starbucks Coming Out on Top in China, Says CEO

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson isn’t worried about competitors in the fast-growing coffee market in China. Starbucks has nearly 3,700 stores in China already and is generating double-digit transaction growth. For Starbucks, their growth in China continues to be driven by providing a unique customer experience that is like no other in their industry.

Starbucks Delivery via Uber Eats Goes National After Seeing Higher Average Sales

Based on a successful delivery trial in China via Alibaba and Uber Eats in Miami, Starbucks has announced that they are adding delivery nationwide.

Alibaba CEO: On-Demand Delivery to Power the Future of Retail

On-demand is an infrastructure for the future of retail says Alibaba CEO, Daniel Zhang. He envisions a world where virtually every product, even pharmaceuticals, will be available to be delivered on-demand 24-hours a day to customers.

Former Walmart CEO says Amazon is “Predatory” Almost by Definition

Former Walmart CEO Bill Simon says that Walmart has been “predatory” by selling goods below cost subsidized by profits from their cloud and advertising businesses. Simon says that this strategy put major competitors like Circuit City and Toys R Us out of business.

Alibaba Acquires Food Delivery Service Ele.me for $9.5 Billion

Alibaba is set to gain full control of Ele.me as it revs up on its plan to have a stronger foothold in China’s burgeoning market for quick delivery services. A statement released by Alibaba hinted of an enterprise valuation for…