On September 14th, Alibaba.com announced that it will fully initiate localization operations.
Xianyu announced the official launch of its "Help Selling" service and decided to personally enter the second-hand market for mobile phones, digital products, and luxury goods.
On September 13th, Alibaba Cloud announced that the large vision language model Qwen-VL has been approved and is now open to the public.
Freshippo announced that it will start selling the iPhone 15 series on September 22nd. Consumers can directly place orders through the Freshippo App and receive their goods in as fast as 18 minutes.
Alibaba's newly appointed CEO, Eddie Wu, has established two strategic priorities: putting users first and driving AI.
On September 7, 2023, Alibaba.com introduced an innovative suite of products at its Co-Create conference in Las Vegas.
Energy Expert, the AI-powered sustainability solution developed by Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, has been trialed to measure and analyze carbon emissions from temporary constructions built for the first Olympic Esports Week.
On June 20th, Ele.me, Alibaba Group’s on-demand food delivery platform, and the Agriculture Information Institute (AII) of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) collaborated to release food delivery industry's first sustainable food indicator system, as well as report on carbon reduction for small package food delivery.
It is speculated that Daniel Zhang, the highest-ranking executive, may shift his focus to the development of Alibaba Cloud and step down as Chairman and CEO of the group.
Last month, a group of rural students in Sichuan Province used astronomical telescope and mini program developed by Alibaba volunteers to observe and capture Chinese space station when it passed over their location.
Major Chinese internet companies that have a cloud computing business have placed substantial orders with NVIDIA following this year's Spring Festival.
On World Environment Day, June 5th, Freshippo, Alibaba Group's digital intelligence-powered new retail company, announced the foundation of a sustainable development department.
An agriculture digital platform, supported by the Alibaba Foundation, has been developed to provide timely insights into various indicators of the tea industry.
On May 25th, Alibaba Group refuted recent rumors of large-scale layoffs. In an official announcement on social media, the company stated that it plans to hire 15,000 new employees in 2023 across its six business units, with over 3,000 of these positions designated for new graduates.
As of April, over 110,000 merchants on Ele.me, Alibaba Group's on-demand food delivery platform, have participated in charity projects through "Caring Merchant" program, with a total donation amount of nearly 3 million yuan ($425,242) in six months.
On the occasion of Mother's Day, members from Alibaba Foundation and Amity Foundation, a public fundraising charity, visited Guizhou province to meet with families who have benefited from "Sprouts on Earth" program.
On May 13, Alibaba's research institute DAMO Academy was reported to be undergoing a major organizational restructuring. The autonomous driving laboratory, which has long been unable to generate profits, will be merged into Cainiao, the logistics arm of Alibaba.
Wang Jian, the founder of Alibaba Cloud, will return to the cloud computing division of Chinese internet giant Alibaba. His return to the company after a decade and how he will regain prominence in the spotlight are currently under scrutiny.
Cainiao Network, Alibaba Group's logistics arm, distributed 50,000 exercise books made from recycled shipping boxes to nearly 10,000 students in 29 rural primary schools located in rural areas of southwestern China in April.
The third BEYOND International Technology Innovation Expo began in China on May 10. During the event, Joe Tsai, executive vice-chairman of Alibaba Group, showcased an AI-generated actress named Leah to demonstrate the potential of AI-generated content.