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Comprehensive list of current UFC fighters

Ed. Note: This list was produced and will be manually maintained by Zane Simon. He is the same creator and former minder of the Wikipedia version. Comments, feedback, and questions for Zane are more than welcome, and you can reach him at zanesimon at gmail dot com. Comments are closed…
bubmag
April 27, 2021
Alibaba

Fines Aren’t Alibaba’s Problem — Competition Is

Earlier this month, Alibaba was fined a jaw-dropping $2.8 billion for anti-competitive business practices following an investigation launched by China’s market regulator in December. The fine, a record for global antitrust, mainly indicates two things: Authorities are stepping up in terms of tech oversight — China’s walled gardens aren’t quite…
bubmag
April 26, 2021
Alibaba

Alibaba’s Cainiao Launches Airline between Singapore and Hainan to Meet Growing Chinese Demand for Luxury Goods

(Source: Payload Asia) Alibaba’s logistics arm Cainiao started running daily freight flights between Singapore and China’s Hainan Island on Sunday to transport duty-free beauty products, as Covid-19 travel restrictions have trapped Chinese consumers’ booming demand for high-end purchases on the mainland. Cainiao Smart Logistics Network plans to operate seven return…
bubmag
April 26, 2021
Alibaba

China Gets Serious About Antitrust in Cyberspace

A record penalty slapped on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. earlier this month kicked off China’s clampdown on anti-competitive activity in cyberspace, where a few titans increasingly dominate Chinese consumers’ daily lives, from online shopping and mobile payments to food delivery and car hailing. After years of tolerating online platforms’ extraordinary…
bubmag
April 26, 2021
Alibaba

What is the future of Africa’s e-commerce?

On Friday, April 16, the TechCabal Live conversation had e-commerce in Africa as its focus. E-commerce is always an interesting topic but it is made doubly interesting by the Covid-19 pandemic. Lockdowns and social distancing have made shopping online more popular than before. In fact, during the lockdown, I bought…
bubmag
April 23, 2021
Alibaba

Director Jia Zhangke Launches Shanxi Film Academy in China

(Variety) Chinese director Jia Zhangke has formally launched his new venture: a filmmaking school in his native Shanxi staffed by some of China’s top industry talent, including helmers Ning Hao and Bi Gan.Communist Party officials presided over an inauguration ceremony for the Shanxi Film Academy that was attended by major firms…
bubmag
April 22, 2021