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IDC MarketScape
Alibaba named Major Player in commercial CDN by IDC
Alibaba has been named a Major Player in global commercial content delivery network services in the latest IDC MarketScape report.
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Alibaba
Alibaba announces December Quarter 2021 financial results
Alibaba has announced its December Quarter 2021 financial results, highlighting a 19% increase in revenue compared to the same quarter the year before.
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Alibaba
Alibaba cloud will help broadcast the Olympic Winter Games 2022
In collaboration with the Olympic Broadcasting Services, Alibaba's cloud technologies will be utilised during the Olympic Winter Games, Beijing 2022.
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Salesforce
Salesforce announces new innovations across the APAC market
Salesforce has announced a string of new innovations and partnerships to help expand its reach across the APAC market. 
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Artificial Intelligence
Alibaba reveals its top 10 tech trends for the year ahead
Alibaba DAMO Academy has released its forecast of the leading trends it believes will shape the tech industry in 2022.
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Alibaba
The technology behind Alibaba's 11.11 Global Shopping Festival
Alibaba’s recent 11.11 Global Shopping Festival was greener than usual this year, thanks to a boost in the cloud computing power behind the event.
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Salesforce
Alibaba Cloud and Salesforce plan to launch new commerce product
Alibaba Cloud and Salesforce are working toward an agreement to launch Salesforce Social Commerce, a headless commerce product designed and built in China.
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Artificial Intelligence
Alibaba's AI model outperforms humans in global challenge
Alibaba has secured first place in the latest global Visual Question Answering leaderboard, performing better than humans in the same context. 
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Infrastructure-as-a-service
Global IaaS market hit $64.3 billion in 2020
The 40.7% boost in the Infrastructure as a Service market was accompanied by another positive statistic: almost 90% of all IaaS providers exhibited growth.
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Alibaba
Alibaba Cloud shopping festival harnesses power of renewable energy and smart logistics
Alibaba’s annual Mid-Year Shopping Festival was not only a large-scale campaign across popular retail platforms, but it was also a feat for ‘green technology’.
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Commerce Systems
Alibaba Cloud 2021: eCommerce live streaming solution unveiled, plus $1b investment in APAC SMBs
The company announced $1b support for Asia Pacific SMBs, as well as a live streaming eCommerce service.
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Hybrid Cloud
Alibaba Cloud overhauls its hybrid cloud strategy
The company's Hybrid Cloud Partner Program, Hybrid Backup Recovery solution and Hybrid Cloud Storage Array have all seen significant enhancements.
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Innovation
IBM, Alphabet and well-funded startups in the race for quantum supremacy
"It may not come as a surprise that quantum computing one day replaces artificial intelligence as the mainstream technology to help industries tackle problems they never would have attempted to solve before.”
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Commerce Systems
Amazon surges ahead of eCommerce competitors in market capitalisation
The retail giant has a 125% lead over its closest rival Alibaba, which saw 10.9% growth in Q2. Quarter-on-quarter market capitalisation growth was also seen across all top 25 publicly traded global retailers, according to new research from GlobalData.
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Microsoft
Amazon continues to dominate global IaaS market - report
The top 5 IaaS providers accounted for 80% of the total worldwide market in 2019, according to a new report from Gartner.
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Microsoft
Forrester analyses the top SaaS marketplace players
The ‘New Wave SaaS Marketplaces’ report analyses the top eight players and provides analyst insight on who is excelling, or trailing, in 10 criteria.
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Alibaba
Alibaba Cloud to invest US$283 million to accelerate global partner innovation
The investment aims to bring its partners up to speed with digitalisation capabilities and create joint products and solutions to benefit more customers across all sectors.
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Alibaba
Alibaba records growth for 2020, but it's not all smooth sailing
The company's Cloud business saw huge gains, but the declining business activity in the early months of 2020 was not kind to the retail giant.
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Public Cloud
Alibaba Cloud to invest US$28 billion in cloud infrastructure
It will also focus on building ‘the next-generation data centers’, with the goal to bolster digital transformation both when the world eventually emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Google
Smart speaker market continues to grow - report
“Markets [in which] smart speakers are booming saw the most significant year-on-year growth.”
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Retailers
Coronavirus: Alibaba Cloud delivers eCommerce to help retailers
Alibaba Cloud will deliver a series of eCommerce solutions to assist organisations that are adversely impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. 
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Alibaba
APAC jumps on quantum computing bandwagon
The quest for quantum computing supremacy is set to gather momentum in the next few years.
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Alibaba
NetLinkz helps Beijing government to get people back to work
The company's technology makes Fortune 500 security commercially available for organisations of all sizes.
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Alibaba
Alibaba uses tech ecosystem to aid coronavirus treatment
The Chinese giant has created a global direct sourcing platform to support medical personnel in Chinese areas impacted by coronavirus.