On February 21, NBA China and Chinese fintech firm Ant Group announced a strategic partnership to create original online content and customized experiences for fans on Alipay, a leading digital wallet platform in China.
Music streaming service provider Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) shut down its digital collection business and has transferred some team members to other departments.
On September 8, fintech giant Ant Group's digital collection platform Jingtan officially launched an "entity customization" function, allowing users to customize some digital collections into derivative objects.
The legal representative and chairman of Alipay (China) Network Technology Co., Ltd. has changed from Eric Jing, Ant Group’s chairman and CEO, to Ni Xingjun, Ant Group's CTO.
Alibaba Group announced on July 26 that its board of directors has authorized the company’s management to apply for a primary listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx).
According to a report released by IDC on July 5, China's blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) market reached $188 million in 2021, improving further from a strong 2020, with a growth rate of 92.6%.
On July 4, Ant Group announced that it has officially open-sourced a trusted privacy computing framework for global developers called "Secret Flow."
On Wednesday, Tianyancha revealed that a wholly-owned subsidiary by Ant Group was formerly established. The new subsidiary has been named Ant Suosuoshu (Hangzhou) Information Technology Co., Ltd.
Ant Group-backed e-payment solution MYbank recently announced that it would gradually stop asset transfers from Alipay to MYbank due to regulatory changes.
Ant Group has announced the appointment of Jia Hang as its General Manager for Southeast Asia. The Group said this newly-established position will help strengthen its talent and capacity building in the region.
On Tuesday, "Jingtan", a digital collectible platform owned by Ant Group, announced that 56 users who had made illegal transactions outside the platform were restricted from using specific functions.
Data from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) showed on Tuesday that Ant Group has reduced its stake in ZhongAn Insurance by 46,537,063 shares, dropping its shareholding ratio from 13.54% to 10.37%.
On Tuesday, Ant Group released its 2021 Annual Report on Consumer Rights Protection. The report indicates that, in 2021, Ant Group launched more than 30 measures in six different aspects to effectively protect consumers' rights.
According to authoritative patent data released on Monday by IFI Claims, five enterprises from Greater China have entered into the list of top 50 U.S. Patent Assignees in 2021.
On Friday, Xianghubao, a mutual aid health-care platform under Ant Group, announced its latest mutual aid list 10 days after it announced a closure notice.
Ant Group's mutual aid health-care platform Xianghubao will cease operations from January 18, 2022, following similar moves by other internet giants, including Meituan and Waterdrop Inc.
Sesame Enterprise Credit, a subsidiary of Ant Group, launched the first credit platform for small and medium-sized enterprises in China on Thursday.
Once every year, Alibaba undergoes a major organizational adjustment after its annual ‘Double Eleven’ sale on November 11.
Ant Group's Huabei announced on Wednesday that Huabei will become an exclusive consumer-lending brand under the name Chongqing Ant Consumer Finance.
Recently, some Chinese netizens have found that "Jiebei" within the Alipay app is now "Credit Loan," showing that the services are now explicitly provided by banks.