Google’s fact check feature goes global and comes to Google Search

 We live in the age of fake news — both the really fake news that’s simply fake and the kind of news that some people like to call “fake” only because they don’t like hard facts. Over the last few months, Google started working with fact-checking groups to include links to their posts in Google News’ story clusters. Starting today, fact check is available… Read More

Alibaba gets serious in Southeast Asia in preparation for battle with Amazon

 Done betting, Alibaba is getting down to work in Southeast Asia as it bids to lead the region’s promising e-commerce space and maximize its early mover advantage over Amazon. Alibaba became the first major international player to enter Southeast Asia, a region with more than 600 million cumulative consumers, when it bought a majority stake in Lazada, the Rocket Internet-backed… Read More