Southeast Asia’s Singles’ Day sale was ‘small,’ but watch out for that impressive growth
November 26, 2017

Basically everyone's phone on Saturday.
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If you hadn’t heard, Saturday’s Singles’ Day sale in China absolutely smashed last year’s already phenomenal record, bringing in $25 billion in a day on a single shopping site — Alibaba Taobao.

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Alibaba is leading a $27M investment in open source database startup MariaDB
October 11, 2017

Alibaba has spent 2017 pushing its cloud computing business and now it is preparing to make its first major investment in a Western startup in the space.

The Chinese e-commerce giant has agreed to lead a €22.9 million ($27 million) Continue reading

Amazon launches in Singapore with massive 100,000 sq ft Prime Now warehouse
July 28, 2017

Take my money
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After years of preparation, Amazon has finally launched its same-day Prime Now delivery service in Singapore.

The service brings two-hour, and even one-hour deliveries, for tens of thousands of household items, from eggs and Continue reading