China The Biggest: Online Payments System

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

It seems China will be the biggest in everything eventually, so we expect this series to continue for some time but, for now, we just want to note that (to the surprise of many who have never heard of it) that Alibaba’s Alipay, has overtaken PayPal as the biggest online payments system in the world. […]

Busy Alibaba: Alizila, Yahoo, eBay & Some Lessons.

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Alibaba’s business magic (Alibaba.com, AliPay, Taobao) is well known by now, and the annual AliFest of headlines has come around again – along with a spat with (shareholder) Yahoo, news of its Alizila news (or PR) service, and competition with eBay. We will not delve into detail here, but wanted to string some of the […]