Alibaba has 40 quantum cats
Published in News
Monday, 05 March 2018 12:16

Alibaba has 40 quantum cats


China investigates potentially dead and alive moggies

Alibaba Cloud and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) built a superconducting quantum computing cloud powered by a quantum processor with 11 quantum bits (qubits) of power.

Alibaba and MediaTek team up on AI
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 09:38

Alibaba and MediaTek team up on AI

Smartmesh for the Internet of Things

Alibaba A.I. Labs, which leads the development of Alibaba's consumer AI, has announced that it is teaming up with MediaTek on Internet of Things projects.

Alibaba's cloud powered by Qualcomm MDM9206
Published in News
Monday, 13 November 2017 10:25

Alibaba's cloud powered by Qualcomm MDM9206


Ported to the LTE IoT modem

Qualcomm and Alibaba have ported Alibaba Cloud Link One to run on the Qualcomm MDM9206 global multi-mode LTE IoT modem.

Intel working with Alibaba on cloud
Published in News
Friday, 10 March 2017 10:53

Intel working with Alibaba on cloud


Cloud-based FPGA

Alibaba Cloud (Aliyun), has announced a pilot program with Chipzilla for a cloud-based FPGA (field programmable gate array) acceleration service with the goal of enabling customers to have virtual access to powerful compute resources in the cloud to help them manage business, scientific and enterprise data application workloads more effectively.

Unheard of AR outfit gets cash for production
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 11:15

Unheard of AR outfit gets cash for production


Coming from no-where

An AR outfit which has had little in the way of publicity has just been given millions to get its technology into the shops and if it works like it is claimed it could clean the current generation's clocks.

Alibaba invests $590m in Meizu
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 09 February 2015 08:51

Alibaba invests $590m in Meizu


Let's show Amazon how it's done?


Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is investing $590m in Meizu, one of China’s up-and-coming smartphone outfits.

Did Ouya get a new lease on life?
Published in Games
Monday, 02 February 2015 00:30

Did Ouya get a new lease on life?


Rumored $10 million dollar deal is just the thing

Rumors have been circulating over the weekend thanks to an article in the Wall Street Journal citing people familiar with the deal that Ouya has done a deal with the e-commerce company Alibaba.