Company chairman Jack Ma said the commitment had been predicated on a “friendly U.S.-China partnership."
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I can never be in China without marveling at all the changes that have occurred here since I first visited, back in the '80s, when I entered through Shekou and had to pass through a "Museum of Chinese History" before I could get to the street
This week Alibaba, the Chinese giant e-commerce company, is the brand which has been the most talked about in China. A few years ago Alibaba launched a big e-commerce festival on the 11th of November called 11.11, which is the Chinese equivalent to Black Friday in the US.
Alibaba's Jack Ma bought the paper for an undisclosed amount.
The two also discussed climate change and government incentives for young entrepreneurs.
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After years of scrambling to capture the mobile advertising market as their primary source of revenue, it would seem that Apple is about to cut them off at the knees.
While those numbers fall short of total gender parity, they still stand out when compared with most Silicon Valley firms
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On Friday, Ma sat down with Charlie Rose at the World Economic Forum for a conversation that ranged from Ma’s rejection from
Last year, I had great responses from a blog post and survey about TIME's Person of the Year, so I decided to revisit the topic as we start to look back on the people and events that shaped the news in 2014.
Entrepreneurs not only provide us with critical innovation and keep us at the forefront of global markets, they also create ways to gain financial independence. So why has the percentage of start-ups in the U.S. dropped significantly in the last 35 years?
In the American democracy we have collectively (or by passive default) chosen to have at the moment, to serve and assuage our divergent biases, the question is whether a governing plurality, as Jack Nicholson said, is "as good as it gets."
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Alibaba puts China on par with the United States in the rapidly increasing global competition for technological innovation and economic transformation. The GSK case reminds me of a popular book "China Can Say No," first published in China in 1996 and which signaled a new era for growing Chinese nationalism.