Listen: Zomato, Swiggy meet NRAI; Premji sells Wipro shares; AWS and edtech startups

Shweta Sharma & Payal Ganguly & Anirban Ghoshal

In this episode of TechThisWeek #TTW we talk about Zomato and Swiggy and their bid to find a middle ground with restaurant owners, ....

13 September, 2019

Post Jack Ma, Alibaba enters the next era with a nod to work-life balance

Vignesh Ananthraj

Jack Ma, Alibaba Group’s charismatic founder may have moved on, but his ideas continue to influence the iconic China-born ....

11 September, 2019
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Era ends at Alibaba as Jack Ma steps down

Shweta Sharma

Jack Ma stepped down as chairman of Chinese retail behemoth Alibaba today, and the ecommerce conglomerate will now be run by chief ....

10 September, 2019

SoftBank plans $550 mn investment in Lenskart, DailyHunt; Alibaba halts further investments in India

Team TC

Japan-based SoftBank is likely to invest $400 million in the eye-wear retailer Lenskart and $150 million in Dailyhunt. Jack Ma-owned ....

26 August, 2019

Alibaba quarterly profit exceeds market expectations

Reuters

E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported quarterly profit far above market expectations and played down worries of ....

31 January, 2019

Alibaba Q2 revenue falls short of estimates

Reuters

China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue on Friday, another sign of slowing momentum ....

2 November, 2018
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Zomato raises $210 mn more from China's Alipay

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online restaurant discovery and food delivery company Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd is raising $210 million (Rs 1,500 crore) from Chinese ....

12 October, 2018

Alibaba looks to roll out emerging tech for offline retail shopping

Binu Paul

China's biggest e-commerce company, Alibaba, is in talks with several Indian firms to provide emerging tech solutions such ....

3 October, 2018

After Alibaba, Xiaomi unveils steps aimed at CEO succession planning

Reuters

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc said on Friday it will rejig its businesses and create new leadership positions aimed ....

14 September, 2018

Meet the man who will attempt to fill Jack Ma's big shoes at Alibaba

Reuters

Unlike his charismatic boss, Jack Ma, Alibaba chief executive Daniel Zhang isn't usually one to grab the limelight, ....

10 September, 2018
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Alibaba's Jack Ma to retire in 2019, CEO Zhang to take over as chairman

Reuters

Jack Ma, the charismatic co-founder of China’s largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, will step down as chairman ....

8 September, 2018

Alibaba to tap burgeoning Asia-Pacific retail space with 9 new cloud products

Anirban Ghoshal & Shweta Sharma

Jack Ma-led Alibaba, recognised more widely for its e-commerce prowess, has launched nine global cloud products aimed particularly at ....

16 August, 2018

To focus on unsecured credit, stay out of P2P lending: IndiaLends' Gaurav Chopra

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Since its inception in March 2015, online lending marketplace IndiaLends has disbursed over Rs 500 crore in personal loans and ....

16 July, 2018

Why local startups fretting about foreign rivals should consult Jack Ma’s playbook

Aish Sinha

One of the arguments in favour of protectionism in the Indian e-commerce industry is that China protected its consumer internet ....

14 June, 2018

Now, Alibaba's AI will only need to hear an oink to evaluate a pig's health

Anirban Ghoshal

Jack Ma-led e-commerce giant Alibaba is helping Chinese farms improve crop yield and raise healthy pigs, by deploying artificial ....

7 June, 2018

US judge rejects Alibaba plea to block cryptocurrency firm from using similar name

Reuters

A U.S. judge on Monday rejected Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd’s bid for a preliminary injunction to block the Dubai cryptocurrency ....

1 May, 2018

Chinese facial recognition firm is now the world's most valuable AI startup

Anirban Ghoshal

China's SenseTime Group Ltd, which provides facial recognition systems, is now the world's most valuable artificial intelligence ....

11 April, 2018

Crypto firm Alibabacoin cites folktale to show it isn't stealing Alibaba's thunder

Reuters

The Dubai-based cryptocurrency firm Alibabacoin Foundation on Tuesday said Alibaba Group Holding Ltd cannot monopolize the “magical” ....

11 April, 2018

Fix Facebook but don't kill it, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

Anirban Ghoshal

Jack Ma, the co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has called on Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg to ....

10 April, 2018

Alibaba Group’s global managing director quits firm

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Alibaba Group Holding’s global managing director, K Guru Gowrappan, has quit the firm, China's biggest e-commerce company ....

28 March, 2018

Alibaba Cloud launches AI-based solution to manage Kuala Lumpur city traffic

Anirban Ghoshal

Jack Ma-led Alibaba Group’s cloud computing division has launched Malaysia City Brain, an artificial intelligence-based ....

30 January, 2018