Posts Tagged: Aliyun

Alibaba smart TV OS

Jack Ma contributes to $1.05 billion funding for Alibaba’s smart TV partner

Today, Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma cemented the partnership with Wasu Media with a truckful of cash, contributing along with other ...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 9:15 pm
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Tencent versus Alibaba: a complete guide to an increasingly fierce rivalry (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tencent (HKG:0700) is the world’s fourth largest web company, and Alibaba is on the verge of history’s largest tech IPO. Both o...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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After Jack Ma’s iron fist memo, Alibaba’s chat app Laiwang gains 5 million users in one day

Reports have surfaced in the Chinese media this week covering rumblings in the Alibaba headquarters over the company’s evolving mobile...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 1:12 pm
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Yahoo Mail China closes

You have no mail: Yahoo’s email service is now closed in China

Yahoo’s (NASDAQ:YHOO) email service in China is now shut, in line with an announcement of its closure that came in April. After that f...

  • August 19, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Yahoo Mail China closes

Yahoo China to Shut Email Service Ahead of Possible Total Withdrawal

Yahoo China has announced today that its email service in the country will be shut next month. The Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) email homepage has al...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 9:37 pm
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Alibaba, Aliyun search engine launch

China’s E-Commerce Giant Now Has a Search Engine to Take on Baidu and Google

China’s biggest e-commerce company, Alibaba, now has a search engine. Using the name of its cloud computing division, the newly-launch...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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China’s Alibaba Spins Off Aliyun Mobile OS Business, Supports it With $200M Investment

In a surprise move, Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba is spinning off its Aliyun mobile OS division and giving it $200 million worth of in...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Google Weighs in on Acer China Phone Debacle, But is Google Being Anti-Competitive?

After a couple of days of silence from Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), which looked to have been implicated in the cancelled launch of an Acer phone i...

  • September 15, 2012
  • at 12:18 pm
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Acer Launches Aliyun OS Phone as China’s E-Commerce Giant Challenges Android [HANDS-ON]

Today, the mobile OS created by Alibaba, China’s biggest e-commerce company, is getting its first big-name hardware in the sleek shape...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 2:39 pm
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Alibaba and maker of failed Nintendo NES clone team up to create China’s next game console

The G20 will run on Aliyun OS, Alibaba's Linux-based smartphone OS. Along with the console, several peripherals like yoga blankets, an exerc...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Samsung gears up for Tizen rollout as it forms development partnerships with 36 companies

Samsung, the Korean tech giant that beat competitors to become the leading Android handset maker, wrapped up a two-day developer summit in S...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 9:44 pm
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Alibaba purchases Chinese cloud service provider Kanbox for an undisclosed sum

Kanbox, a leading cloud storage provider in China, has been fully acquired by e-commerce titan Alibaba for an undisclosed sum. According to ...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 1:26 pm
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Alibaba TV launch

Alibaba is Invading China’s Sitting Rooms With Upcoming Smart TVs

As earlier rumors had indicated, Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is launching both an Apple TV-esque set-top box for Chinese consumers, and...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
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Alibaba YunOS new phones

Alibaba Brings Mobile OS to 6 New Phones, But No Big-Name Brands in Sight

After the kerfuffle between Alibaba and Google last summer over an Acer-made phone for Alibaba’s cloud-oriented mobile OS, it’s ...

  • April 15, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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A Lephone-made device

Google Didn’t Kill off Alibaba’s Smartphone OS, New Phone Hardware Due Soon

China’s Alibaba, the nation’s biggest e-commerce business, might have suffered the indignity and hassle of having its flagship phone lau...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Is Google and its Android Partners a Mafia Mob Out to Kill China’s Aliyun OS?

So, you’ve heard the Google smackdown on Acer’s planned partnership with China’s Alibaba to make its latest flagship Aliyu...

  • September 17, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Did Google Throw a Hissy Fit, Get Launch of Acer Aliyun OS Phone Cancelled?

Well, this is awkward. China’s biggest e-commerce firm, Alibaba, was due to launch a new flagship phone for its Aliyun OS, made by Ace...

  • September 13, 2012
  • at 8:54 pm
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Alibaba: Investing $150+ Million a Year in Mobile OS to Beat Android, iOS

China’s biggest e-commerce company, Alibaba, launched its Aliyun mobile OS back in July of last year, bringing an entirely new mobile ...

  • September 11, 2012
  • at 3:06 pm
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