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  • Chinese Internet Giants Alibaba and Sina Weibo Partner Up To Launch Weibo Payment

    Chinese Internet Giants Alibaba and Sina Weibo Partner Up To Launch Weibo Payment

    Sina Weibo, the microblogging platform often called China’s Twitter, has partnered up with Alipay to launch a new payment platform called Weibo Payment. Users of Sina Weibo’s iOS app can now access Weibo Payment, which is an important part of the strategic partnership between Sina and Alibaba, two of China’s top Internet companies. Read More

  • Alipay Launches Sound Wave Mobile Payments System In Beijing Subway

    Alipay Launches Sound Wave Mobile Payments System In Beijing Subway

    Alipay has launched a new payment system in the Beijing subway that uses sound waves to connect smartphones with ticketing machines. The sound wave payment system was introduced with the Alipay Wallet mobile app in January and uses white noise (link via Google Translate) generated by a smartphone to carry digital information to another device. Initially used for smartphone-to-smartphone… Read More

  • Alibaba Turns 10 – Aims To Create 100 Million Jobs, Employ 10 Million People

    Alibaba Turns 10 – Aims To Create 100 Million Jobs, Employ 10 Million People

    Alibaba is best known for its international B2B e-commerce and sourcing market place Alibaba.com, but also operates Taobao – the “eBay of China” and largest C2C Internet retail web site, Alimama – an online advertising exchange and affiliate network – as well as Alipay, China’s most popular third-party online payment system modelled after Paypal but… Read More