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Haier Zing smartphone marks Alibaba link-up

Alibaba Group is stepping up efforts to get other leading domestic and global smartphone brands to adopt Aliyun, its self-developed mobile operating system, after forming a strategic alliance with Haier.
The Chinese e-commerce giant’s expansion plan took a big step forward yesterday after Haier, the world’s largest home appliances manufacturer, unveiled in Beijing its first Aliyun-powered smartphone that will be introduced this month in mainland China.

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