Alipay Gets Its License to Operate in China

Alipay, the online payment service of Alibaba Group recently spun off into a separate entity controlled by Alibaba CEO Jack Ma, has been granted its license to operate in China. No official comment yet from Yahoo, which owns 43 percent of Alibaba and has been involved in an increasingly heated discussion about the fact that it apparently owns none of Alipay.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus