Monthly Archives: January 2013

Jack Ma of Alibaba

Alibaba Group is a family of Internet-based businesses which makes it easy for anyone to buy or sell online anywhere in the world. Since its inception, it has developed leading businesses in consumer e-commerce, online payment, business-to-business marketplaces and cloud computing, reaching Internet users in more than 240 countries and regions. Alibaba Group consists of 25 business units and is focused on fostering the development of an open, collaborative and prosperous e-commerce ecosystem. Continue reading

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Who roams in the flat world?

Cheming Yang

In 2005, Thomas L. Friedman, a New York Times columnist, released his best seller “The World Is Flat”. This book displays very keen observation with respect to globalization. What Friedman means by “flat” is “connected”: the lowering of trade and political barriers and the exponential technical advances of the digital revolution have made it possible to do business instantaneously with billions of other people across the world. Continue reading

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