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Posts Tagged ‘Alibaba’

  • New age consumerism and the consumer power-shift

    December 11, 2018 • FinanceComments Off on New age consumerism and the consumer power-shift

    Advances in telecommunication technology have transformed the tools used for marketing and consumerism and ultimately, the way that businesses operate. The Statista 2017 Report indicated that the number of smartphone users in the United States is estimated to...

  • Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma

    Rwanda and Alibaba Group merge to promote Rwanda’s economic development

    November 2, 2018 • East Africa, FinanceComments Off on Rwanda and Alibaba Group merge to promote Rwanda’s economic development

    Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma witnessed the signing of three Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between the Rwandan Government and Alibaba establishing an eWTP (electronic world trade platform) hub in Rwanda....

  • G Plus, the self-driving robot from Alibaba & RoboSense, Photo Cred: The Verge

    Alibaba’s new autonomous robot delivers packages

    June 4, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Alibaba’s new autonomous robot delivers packages

    Alibaba has just announced a couple of tech innovations that hint at a future with even more delivery conveniences. In 2019, Alibaba’s customers may have their packages delivered to them by G Plus, a self-driving delivery truck that relies on...

  • South African startup, Prago to join eFounders Entrepreneurship Programme.

    South African startup to join eFounders Entrepreneurship Programme

    November 7, 2017 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on South African startup to join eFounders Entrepreneurship Programme

    South Africa’s high-tech logistics and fulfilment company, Pargo is the only South African company selected to join the eFounders Initiative Entrepreneurship Training Programme in the city of Hangzhou, China. The programme is organised jointly by the...

  • Chinese Tech billionaire Jack Ma visits Kenya

    July 21, 2017 • East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Chinese Tech billionaire Jack Ma visits Kenya

    Asia’s richest man, Jack Ma is in Kenya. The founder and executive chairman of e-commerce platform Alibaba is in Kenya on a two-day visit. During an event where he was speaking to young entrepreneurs, Ma offered youth tips on how to build successful...

  • MENA region gets tech JV from Meraas, Alibaba

    May 13, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on MENA region gets tech JV from Meraas, Alibaba

    New technology appears to be enticing the Middle East North Africa region and companies are already seeing the importance of data operations and advancement across the area. This is seen in the recent partnering of Dubai-based holding company Meraas and...