Regarding the recent rumors of Jack Ma selling a large amount of Alibaba Group stocks, Jiang Fang, a partner and Chief Talent Officer at Alibaba Group, posted on the company's internal network today stating that "Jack Ma did not sell a single share."
Although Cloud Intelligence Group has halted its spin-off and Freshippo's IPO plan has been postponed, Cainiao's IPO is proceeding as planned.
Alibaba released its financial report for the quarter ended September 30. Alibaba International Digital Commerce Group, or Alibaba International, exhibits the fastest growth rate among all six major business groups.
On November 19th, Alibaba clarified that 'the rumors of layoffs are false.' And Alibaba has reported to the police regarding these rumors.
During the quarterly analyst conference call, Eddie Wu clarified Alibaba Group's reform measures and provided a comprehensive introduction to the development strategies and priorities of each business group.
On Sunday evening, Alibaba Cloud experienced a system breakdown, the second time since December, 2022, affecting many products.
On November 7th, BEST Inc. announced that its board of directors had received a preliminary non-binding offer from a buyer consortium consisting of Alibaba, Cainiao, and the company's founder, Zhou Shaoning, to acquire all of the issued ordinary shares.
On September 26, Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, announced a range of innovative AI products and services at the 2023 Alibaba Cloud Global Summit.
On September 10th, Joseph Tsai has taken over as Chairman of Alibaba, while Eddie Wu assumes the role of CEO.
The Taobao AI large-scale model 'Taobao Wenwen' is currently undergoing internal testing.
Recently, at the departure ceremony of the "Belt and Road Global Journey" international segment, Amap announced the official launch of its product "World Map".
On August 10, Alibaba Group released its financial report for the three months ended June 30, 2023, delivering a solid quarter marked by revenue of $32 billion, representing a year-on-year growth of 14%.
August 3rd news, today Alibaba Cloud open-sourced the Qwen-7B and Qwen-7B-Chat models with a total of 7 billion parameters. Both models are general-purpose and conversational models, and they are open-source, free, and available for commercial use.
On June 15th local time, J. Michael Evans, the President of Alibaba Group, a giant e-commerce company, stated that Alibaba Group is focused on establishing local businesses and online platforms outside of China and will prioritize development in Europe.
Recently, news of Cainiao's listing in Hong Kong has once again surfaced. The news states that Alibaba's logistics subsidiary, Cainiao, plans to IPO in Hong Kong in early 2024 and aims to raise $2 billion.
On April 26th, Alibaba Cloud announced the largest price reduction in history. The prices of core products have been reduced by 15% to 50%, and the highest discount for storage products is up to 50%.
On April 18th, DingTalk's president Ye Jun announced at the 2023 Spring Summit that DingTalk has officially launched intelligent capabilities based on Alibaba's Tongyi Qianwen large model. Users can activate more than ten AI capabilities by typing a slash symbol (/).
On April 7th, Alibaba Cloud announced that the large-scale model "Tongyi Qianwen" has started inviting testing.
"Alibaba will launch a large-scale model on the 11th and an industry application model on the 18th." According to insiders, Alibaba's large-scale model will be officially launched at the 2023 Alibaba Cloud Summit, followed by various types of industry application models.
Yang Hongxia, the former leader of Alibaba's M6 model, left her post at the Alibaba DAMO Academy Intelligent Computing Lab in September last year for personal and family reasons, and has now joined ByteDance's AI Lab (Artificial Intelligence Lab) to participate in the R&D of language generation model.