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 13th, Alibaba Cloud announced that the large vision language model Qwen-VL has been approved and is now open to the public.
On September 10th, Joseph Tsai has taken over as Chairman of Alibaba, while Eddie Wu assumes the role of CEO.
On August 25th, Alibaba Cloud launched two open-source large vision language models (LVLM), Qwen-VL and its conversationally fine-tuned Qwen-VL-Chat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new round of price wars in the cloud service market is underway. Following Alibaba Cloud's announcement of a comprehensive price reduction for its core products, Tencent Cloud also announced on May 16 that it will reduce prices for multiple core cloud products.
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.
Alibaba Cloud engineers are experimenting with integrating the Qianwen large-scale model into industrial robots.
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 (/).
At the fifth meeting of the China-France Business Council, Alibaba and the world’s largest cosmetics group L'Oréal signed a strategic cooperation agreement to create an innovative "digitalized circular economy model for beauty products".
Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba, on April 11 unveiled its latest large language model, Tongyi Qianwen. The new AI model will be integrated across Alibaba’s various businesses to improve user experience in the near future.
On April 7th, Alibaba Cloud announced that the large-scale model "Tongyi Qianwen" has started inviting testing.
On April 6th, Alibaba Cloud officially announced that Jaguar Land Rover China and Alibaba Cloud have signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement.
"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.
On March 28, Daniel Zhang, the Chairman and CEO of Alibaba, sent a letter to all employees informing them about significant organizational changes that will be taking place.
On March 27th, Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, returned to China. Recently, some netizens witnessed Jack Ma in Wenyi Road Tunnel, Hangzhou. In the video, Jack Ma rides in a Toyota Kauste and occasionally talks with people around him.