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2011-08-17 11:41:00

RESTON, Va., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a report on selected global retail and auction sites based on data from the comScore Media Metrix service. The study found that of the destinations analyzed, Amazon Sites reached the largest global audience with more than 282 million visitors in June, or 20.4 percent of the worldwide Internet population. Other top brands in the study included eBay, which reached...

2011-06-01 11:35:00

According to reports, Yahoo Inc. has reached an agreement with Chinese partner Alibaba Group over Yahoo's compensation for the transfer in ownership of Alibaba payments service Alipay. Reuters first reported on Tuesday that the companies reached an agreement regarding Alipay. The sources told Reuters that the deal requires the consent of Softbank Corp. founder Masayoshi Son, an Alibaba board member. Yahoo claimed it was blindsided by Alibaba's restructuring of Alipay, an online e-commerce...

2011-05-16 07:50:00

Dispute over a major Internet asset transfer has escalated the already strained relationship between Yahoo Inc. and Alibaba Group, a Chinese Internet company, as they struggle to iron out differences. In a joint statement, the two companies announced that they were in "productive negotiations" to resolve "outstanding issues related to Alipay," which is the online payment service of Alibaba. As Yahoo struggles to keep up with Google, Alibaba's position as one of China's most powerful Internet...

2011-03-17 06:29:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from Alibaba.com at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=57803952-9c7f-43f0-8ddf-c7fd9c973e35 Alibaba.com Limited (HKSE: 1688) (1688.HK), the world's leading small business e-commerce company, today announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2010, which demonstrate our strategies to evolve our business model are setting the foundation for balanced, continued long-term growth....

2011-03-02 11:12:16

Yahoo announced in December that it was cutting about 600 jobs in its third wave of layoffs since late 2008 as chief executive Carol Bartz oversees a reorganization for the internet pioneer. Following the layoffs, Yahoo Inc. has been in talks to potentially unload its $7 billion stake in Yahoo Japan, an AFP report said on Wednesday, citing a source close to the matter. Negotiations, however, are still in early stages and nothing is near to completion, according to the Wall Street Journal....

2010-11-11 05:11:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Alibaba.com at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/CustomLink/CustomLinks.aspx?GUID=3fc6cda4-39f8-4abb-8bc5-4254544d9e41&alertid=13a929e5-7115-476e-9853-a7427b2ed5ac Alibaba.com Limited (HKSE:1688.HK) (1688.HK), the world's leading small business e-commerce company, announced unaudited financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010, demonstrating solid financial performance with improved margins three quarters in a row due...

2010-08-25 06:30:00

CITRA, Fla., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Rim Commerce Group (Pink Sheets: APRM) (www.aprcg.com) announces today the Chinese ecommerce online retail sales market increased 117 percent annually between 2007 and 2009, and is expected to reach 450 billion yuan (US $66.45 billion) this year, according to the research center of Alibaba Group, which runs the global e-commerce site Alibaba.com. As of June 2010, the number of Internet users in China climbed to 420 million,...

2010-04-27 10:57:42

Alibaba.com, the largest e-commerce website in China, has announced that it will begin allowing payment through eBay's PayPal service, marking the first time that the two former rivals will join forces, according to a statement released by the online retailer on Tuesday. The move will allow the eBay-owned payment service to be offered on Alibaba's AliExpress wholesale commerce site, which officially launched on Monday after months of beta testing. The move puts an end to a once-bitter clash...

2010-01-17 07:55:00

China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group slammed its major shareholder Yahoo Inc. on Saturday, saying Yahoo's support of Google in its dispute with China was "reckless." The clash between China and Google stems from Google's pledge to stop censoring content on its Chinese language google.cn search engine.  Google has said it would try to negotiate a legal unfiltered search engine, or exit the Chinese market altogether.  Yahoo said on Wednesday that it was "aligned" with...

2009-10-26 06:27:00

BARNSTEAD, N.H. and CHONGQING, China, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Pay88, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PAYI), announced today that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Alibaba.com Limited (HKSE: 1688.HK). Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Qianbao Technology, Pay88 will act as a distributor for Alibaba in Chongqing and the greater southwestern regions of China where Pay88 has an already-established network of users. Alibaba.com Limited (HKSE: 1688.HK) is the...

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