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China Tech Investor 43: Alibaba has a Meituan problem. Can they solve it with $11 billion?

China Tech Investor is a weekly look at China’s tech companies through the lens…


E-commerce in 2019: Year of the livestreamer

(Image credit: TechNode/ Emma Lee) Additional contributions by Eliam Huang.…


Pinduoduo says it is not joining the fray with livestreams, just helping sellers

Image credit: Pinduoduo Chinese social e-commerce site Pinduoduo said that the…


Alibaba sharpens focus on C2M business with Taobao, Tmall restructure

Taobao and Tmall President Jiang Fan in 2019. (Image credit: Alibaba) Chinese…


Food delivery: Drivers take the risks. Platforms reap the rewards.

With additional reporting from Nicole Jao and Coco Gao.  Food delivery…


Alibaba Cloud opens source code for machine-learning platform Alink

Alibaba's booth at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference on August 30,…


XAG unveils delivery drone developed with Airbus

XAG co-founder Justin Gong handing out food delivered by the "Project Vesper"…


Ali earnings: E-commerce is the crown jewel, but services need polish

Daniel Zhang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alibaba, delivers a…


Alibaba shares surge 7% in Hong Kong IPO

Alibaba booth at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference on August 30,…


New IP enforcement guidelines take aim at e-commerce, semiconductor sectors

(Image credit: Big Stock) China's top decision-making bodies on Sunday set out…