The United Nations has put together a panel of 20 experts in order to investigate how blockchain can impact global economics. The panel was initiated by The United Nations’ (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres. The group which comprises of 20 figures from major sectors including industry and academia will examine digital technologies in general with a […]
Alibaba has shown enough interest in blockchain and cryptocurrency, but is still keeping its hands directly clean— is this more ‘blockchain over Bitcoin’?
The South China Morning Post reports that Alibaba Group’s Ant Financial will use blockchain technology to lower the cost of overseas payments after failing a bid to buy over MoneyGram. Alibaba Group Holding Limited, the Chinese multinational e-commerce, retail, internet, AI, and technology conglomerate, says the move will benefit the Filipino expatriate population of Hong […]
Alibaba’s Jack Ma plans to take blockchain remittances to whole world after successful Philippines trial
Alipay’s parent company Ant International secures $14 bln in a Series C equity funding round for blockchain and fintech development
Founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, has commented recently that he doesn’t see blockchain as a bubble, unlike sees bitcoin, which is something he has no plans to pursue. The e-commerce boss made the comments at the 2nd World Intelligence Conference, which was held in Tainjin in Northern China on May 26th. At […]
Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, says he strongly believes in the value of blockchain, but thinks Bitcoin is a bubble
Blockchain startup Symbiont has raised an undisclosed sum from Chinese software firm Hundsun Technologies. Source
Alibaba wants the world trade to be conducted differently.
Jack Ma, founder of the US$239 billion e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba, was appointed by the Malaysian government to mentor its transition to digital economy.
E-commerce giant Alibaba Group and its affiliated online payment service AliPay, presented their prototype of using facial recognition instead of passwords for authentication.