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Alibaba’s Cainiao Network uses solar power for warehouses
Alibaba Group's logistic arm Cainiao Network has installed 100,000m2 of solar panels on its warehouses so far in its push to build a global green supply chain
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Sustainability
Responsible Technology, Sustainable Future: How technology will help companies become carbon neutral by 2030
Climate change is becoming a high profile topic all around the world - it is a Pandora’s box that will continue to unleash complex consequences that are increasingly challenging for humanity to assess and cope with. 
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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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Cloud
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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IaaS / Serverless Infrastructure
Alibaba Group ranks third in global IaaS market, first in APAC
"We believe the report is also a recognition of our increased efforts in the education sector to help schools continue their lessons during the coronavirus outbreak via leveraging our digital-learning solutions.”
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Cloud
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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Cloud
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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Artificial Intelligence
Alibaba’s top 10 2020 tech trends
Researched by Alibaba's global research initiative, DAMO Academy.
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Digital Transformation
Alibaba updates company values in line with digital era
Alibaba says it wants to be a company that will last for 102 years in the digital era, rather than become a company that is after power or scale.
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Music
Alibaba steps into cloud music with latest acquisition
Acquires Import eCommerce Platform Kaola from NetEase for Approximately US$2 Billion Alibaba will also take a minority stake in NetEase Cloud Music
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Commerce Systems
Alibaba eCommerce expo outlines A/NZ export potential in China
Alibaba’s Sydney eCommerce Expo wrapped up over the weekend with plenty of opportunities to connect Australian and New Zealand businesses to the lucrative China market.
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Cloud
Alibaba Cloud amongst top three cloud DBMS providers - Gartner
Gartner has named Alibaba Cloud as one of the major players in the cloud database management system (DBMS) market.
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Big Data
Alibaba Cloud aims for further global expansion with new features
Includes further integration with Kubernetes, enhancements for big data and virtualisation, and service support for SMBs.
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Cloud
Alibaba Cloud discusses past and unveils ‘strategic upgrade’
Alibaba Group's Jeff Zhang spoke about the company’s aim to develop into a more technologically inclusive platform.
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Storage
Alibaba Cloud unveils several new solutions at MWC
The cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group has launched seven new solutions and two new features for its global customers.
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Data Centre Operators
Alibaba Cloud’s growth in Indonesia to bring new opportunities
Last month Alibaba Cloud celebrated the launch of its second data centre in Indonesia, and IDC says this growth will benefit the entire country.
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Cloud
Verizon adds Alibaba Cloud to its Secure Cloud Interconnect ecosystem
Verizon has expanded Secure Cloud Interconnect to allow its customers to privately connect to Alibaba Cloud.
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Servers
Alibaba’s second Indonesia data centre now open for business
A mere ten months after launching its first data centre in Indonesia, Alibaba Cloud has now opened the doors to its second.
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Artificial Intelligence
Alibaba Cloud signs MoU to promote smart city innovation
‘Smart cities’ is one of the hot buzz phrases of 2018, and Alibaba Cloud is taking measures to ensure it’s at the forefront of the movement.
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Cloud
Whale Cloud, Alibaba partner with Ghana on smart city initiative
Accra, the capital and largest city of Ghana, is undergoing rapid urbanisation, causing challenges for city administrators.
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Partnerships
Alibaba Cloud signs MoU to digitise China’s energy sector
Alibaba Cloud will work with Norwegian software company Kongsberg Digital to open up new solutions for the energy sector in China and other parts of Asia.
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Partner Programme
Alibaba Cloud fires shots with 9 new products and partner programme​
Alibaba Cloud has invested a significant amount of resources into its latest suite of products and partner programme.
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Big Data
Alibaba Cloud to team up with two-time F1 champion
Alibaba Cloud has announced a partnership with former Formula One (F1) champion Fernando Alonso to provide cloud infrastructure.
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Cloud
Alibaba Cloud makes intentions clear with new EMEA partner program
Alibaba Cloud has expanded its reach in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) with the launch of a new partner program.