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Surprise! Amazon opens online marketplace on rival Alibaba's Tmall

Alibaba's Tmall online marketplace for consumers in China plays host to retailers like Apple and Nike, which pay Alibaba a commission on all sales. Amazon decides to suck it up and join the list.

By March 6, 2015

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Alibaba's revenue soars as profit takes a nosedive

The company's revenue was up 40 percent and its mobile revenue was up a whopping 448 percent. Alibaba's profit, however, dipped 28 percent to $964 million.

By January 29, 2015

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Jack Ma says Alibaba has grown 'too quickly,' will freeze hiring

Ma's company currently has more than 34,000 employees. The hiring freeze will last through at least the end of 2015.

By April 29, 2015

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Alibaba adds cars, 'smart living' to its repertoire

The company is offering everything from car marketing services to using a crowdfunding platform through its eBay-like retail site Taobao to allow business owners to raise capital from the site's users.

By April 10, 2015

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Snapchat nabs investment from Alibaba for $15B valuation

Chinese e-commerce giant invests $200 million in the 3-year-old ephemeral message service, sources confirm.

By March 11, 2015

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Alibaba IPO leads to ejection order from Taiwan

The Chinese e-commerce company has been turned out of Taiwan after six years of operating in the country.

By March 9, 2015

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Bejeweled 'Alibaba' iPhone 6 a steal at just $2 million

We've seen a $48 million iPhone 6, but what if you're a little more thrifty when it comes to multimillion dollar luxury gadgets sure to become obsolete in two years? We've found just the thing for you.

By September 22, 2014

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Alibaba's Jack Ma willing to work with Amazon

Following the Chinese company's historic IPO, the co-founder talks about his ambitious with his US e-commerce rival.

By September 19, 2014

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Alibaba's blockbuster IPO: Why you should care about the Chinese giant

CNET breaks down Alibaba's sprawling e-commerce empire and explains why everyone's been talking about the Chinese company's initial public offering.

By September 19, 2014

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Alibaba purchases $590M minority stake in smartphone maker Meizu

The Chinese e-commerce giant's investment could signal another step into the mobile business, in a play not unlike Amazon's Fire devices line.

By February 8, 2015