Since the end of last year, several Internet giants have been the center of rumors about layoffs. News emerged on Wednesday that Alibaba’s DAMO Academy has gone ahead with a plan to cut a third of its workforce.
Wang Gang, Vice President of Alibaba and head of the autonomous driving lab of DAMO Academy, recently left the job.
The DAMO Academy released its "Top Ten Technology Trends in 2022," marking the fourth time that the institution has offered a forecast of cutting-edge science and technology trends.
On Friday, Alibaba Cloud announced in a social media post that its DAMO Academy has successfully developed a 3D stacked In-Memory Computing (IMC) chip.
Alibaba's office software DingTalk has recently set up an Audio and Video Division which will include a specialized audio laboratory in the division. The new division of the company will be led by acoustic expert Feng Jinwei.
On Monday, the Alibaba DAMO Academy announced the latest development of a multi-modal large model M6, whose parameters have jumped from 1 trillion to 10 trillion.
Alibaba's ARM-based server chip, which has been developing since 2019, has finished tapeout in the middle of the year and may be released in the near future, according to several sources.
Alibaba DAMO Academy, the global research initiative set up by Alibaba Group, today announced that the last-mile logistics vehicle “Xiaomanlv” has delivered over one million shipment orders as of September 2021.
The Alibaba DAMO Academy, a research and development institute run by Alibaba Group, published its forecast of the trends that would define the global tech industry in 2020.
Alibaba has acquired the Israeli augmented reality software startup InfinityAR, both companies announced on Mar. 24. While no financial details were disclosed, Globes cited market sources estimating a deal in excess of $10 million.
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The Computing Conference, one of the Alibaba Group’s largest and most renowned events, opened on Sept. 19 in Hangzhou. Executive chairman Jack Ma, as well as his successor, Alibaba‘s current CEO Daniel Zhang, both spoke about Alibaba‘s future at the main forum on opening day.
Alibaba Group announced the establishment of Luohan Academy, an open research platform with Nobel Laureates and leading social scientists on June 27. The goal of the new academy is to address universal challenges faced by societies arising from the rapid development of digital technologies.
On February 28, Chinese tech giant Alibaba and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) established a joint research institute in Singapore. The institute will focus on AI applications, including health care, smart home and urban transportation.