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Portraits Showcase The Appeal Of Online Shopping Across China

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.11.2015 | World

From the vast steppes of Inner Mongolia to a snowy village in Harbin city, online shopping is making the world a little smaller. In January, Chinese p...

Matt Sheehan

Alibaba Helps Chinese LGBT Couples Say 'We Do' in West Hollywood | Matt Sheehan | Posted 06.11.2015 | World

BEIJING -- It took a trip across the Pacific, but this week seven Chinese same-sex couples finally had the chance to say “I do” in West Hollywood....

Matt Sheehan

California Dreaming: Alibaba Helps LGBT Chinese Couples Get Married In Los Angeles | Matt Sheehan | Posted 03.20.2015 | World

BEIJING -- Liu Xin and his boyfriend, Hu Zhidong, have opted for a destination wedding. They’re not heading to Venice, Hawaii or even Mexico. Rather...

Matt Sheehan

Meet The Steve Jobs Of China: Alibaba's Jack Ma | Matt Sheehan | Posted 01.23.2015 | World

A year ago, few outside of China knew the name Jack Ma. Today, he’s the most sought after man at Davos. The founder and face of Alibaba Group, “th...

From IPO To Rental Boyfriends: Everything You Need To Know About China's Alibaba

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan | Posted 05.07.2014 | World

Why is everyone talking about Alibaba? Because this private Chinese e-commerce company filed paperwork on Tuesday to begin selling stock to the publ...

Here's What Happens When You Rent A Boyfriend In China For $264 | Posted 03.04.2014 | Weird News

What happens when you need a boyfriend for the day? There's a site that's got you covered. Melanie Lee, a blogger for Alibaba gave Taobao, a Chine...

Huge China Retail Site To Offer Delivery By Models

Posted 04.21.2012 | Technology

Special delivery. Customers of Taobao, which according to Bloomberg is the largest shopping site in China, will soon be able to get their products ...

Chinese Site Bans Web Tools Used To Evade Filters

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 10.24.2011 | Technology

BEIJING — A major Chinese online commerce site has banned sales of software used to bypass Internet censorship amid Beijing's efforts to block t...

E-Commerce in China: Patriarchic Benevolence

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 10.14.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

China's e-commerce scene is, like the Internet itself, a paradoxical combination of "democratic" people power and top-down "management."

U.S.: Top China Search Engine 'Notorious' Market For Piracy

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BEIJING — The U.S. government has labeled China's top search engine, Baidu, and a popular e-commerce platform "notorious markets" linked to sale...

Chinese Auction Site Allegedly Selling 50,000 Hacked iTunes Accounts

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology

A day before the successful launch of Apple's Mac App Store, the Chinese Global Times reported that 50,000 hacked iTunes accounts are being sold throu...