JD.coms logistics unit raises $218m investment fund

Chinese eCommerce giant JD.com (Jingdong Group), Alibaba’s biggest rival, has raised 1.5bn yuan ($218m) to invest in companies and technologies which focus on logistics. Limited partners in the fund include


JD.com launches open blockchain platform

Chinese eCommerce giant JD.com has launched a blockchain technology platform in order to help enterprise customers to build, host, and use their own blockchain apps. The JD Blockchain Open Platform,


JD.com launches blockchain startup accelerator

JD.com, one of China’s biggest eCommerce retailers, has launched an accelerator program which will focus on the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technologies. The AI Catapult program, which


Singles Day 2017 smashes eCommerce sales records in China

This year’s Singles’ Day was the biggest one yet in China with the country’s biggest eCommerce players showing off impressive sales totals for the period. Singles’ Day was originally created


Alibaba competitor JD.com introduces IoT and eCommerce logistics lab

Alibaba’s eCommerce rival JD.com (Jingdong Group) has joined forces with Zebra Technologies, a manufacturer of marking, tracking and computer printing technologies, and Chinese integrated IT service provider Digital China, to

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