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Alibaba made $1 billion in 8 minutes

China is in the throes of the world's single largest day of shopping, Single's day. Shoppers are expected to spend a record amount of money, mainly through online platforms like Alibaba and JD.com.

By November 11, 2015


Alibaba's Taobao gets evicted from Taiwan over investment rule violation

Taiwanese authorities have ordered the e-commerce company to leave Taiwan within six months.

By May 20, 2015


Yahoo to go ahead with Alibaba spinoff without IRS approval

Internet giant plans to pursue spinoff of stake in the Chinese e-commerce giant, which is valued at more than $23 billion.

By September 28, 2015


China gets its own Netflix-esque service via Alibaba

The e-commerce giant launches Tmall Box Office, pegged to be China's Netflix -- as the real Netflix struggles to expand into the country.

By September 2, 2015


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


Yahoo earnings play second fiddle to Alibaba payout -- again

Chief executive Marissa Mayer delivers better-than-expected sales. But admits Alibaba gains are "top of mind" for investors.

By July 21, 2015


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


Alibaba makes like Netflix, preps video-streaming service

China's mega e-tailer is roughly two months away from launching its own video-streaming service, modeled on Netflix and HBO, the company said on Sunday.

By June 14, 2015


Alibaba chairman: No, seriously, we're not competing in the US

Executive Chairman Jack Ma says the Chinese online retailer is focused on its home market and wants to partner with US businesses to bring more goods to China.

By June 9, 2015


Alibaba sued for allegedly listing counterfeit items

Despite earlier efforts to scrub counterfeit items from its listings, the Chinese online retail giant allowed counterfeiters to list their wares, according to a new lawsuit from several luxury goods makers.

By May 17, 2015