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Alibaba's Weak Spot

Nov 4 2014 5:29pm CST

Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) has been a Wall Street darling, and for a good reason—soaring revenues, high operating margins, and a great promise to capitalize on the prospects of the world’s largest Internet market—China. Location aside, Alibaba has four ad ...
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LIVE: Alibaba Earnings (BABA)

Nov 4 2014 5:25am CST

Alibaba, the $250 billion Chinese e-commerce giant, is set to announce its first quarterly earnings results since going public on September 19.  Expectations are for the company to report earnings per share of $0.45 on revenue of $2.61 billion, according to data from Yah ...
Source: Business Insider   Full article at: Business Insider  


PRESS: Microsoft may put off cooperation with Russian publisher

Nov 5 2014 2:38am CST

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (PRIME) -- U.S. giant Microsoft may suspend cooperation with Russian textbooks publishing house Prosveshcheniye (Enlightenment) over anti-Moscow sanctions, The New York Times reporte ...
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Here's why 2,000 techies will converge in downtown Raleigh next week

Nov 4 2014 5:02pm CST

It turns out, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak can sell tickets. The Internet Summit, coming to Raleigh next week, has fewer than 100 remaining tickets. The event, which counts Wozniak and Yahoo Tech founder David Pogue as keynote speakers, happens at the R ...
Source: Triangle Business Journal   Full article at: Triangle Business Journal  


The best smart phones

Nov 5 2014 5:01am CST

From Apple's market-leading iPhone 6 to a budget offering from a Chinese start-up company, we pick five of the best smart phones on the market.The post The best smart phones was ...
Source: MoneyWeek   Full article at: MoneyWeek  

Crowd funding

Teesside University student launches £100,000 crowdfunding campaign

Oct 30 2014 2:00pm CDT

James Drew, of Teesside University, spent placement year working for himself and is now employing four people at JDrew C ...
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Hedge Funds

R.I. voters choose Democrats for major state office positions

Nov 5 2014 1:49am CST

Attorney General Democratic incumbent Attorney General Peter Kilmartin won his reelection bid by more than 13 percentage points against his Republican challenger, two-term state Sen. Dawson Hodgson, R-R-East Greenwich, North Kingstown, South Kingstown and Narragansett. Kilmartin, a former ...
Source: The Brown Daily Herald   Full article at: The Brown Daily Herald  

Venture capital

Raimondo wins governor race

Nov 4 2014 11:40pm CST

In a tight race, Democrat Gina Raimondo beat out Republican Allan Fung and Moderate Robert Healey in Rhode Island’s gubernatorial race, making her the state’s first woman elected governor and first Democrat elected to the seat since 1992. Raimondo, the state’s general ...
Source: The Brown Daily Herald   Full article at: The Brown Daily Herald  


Stevia-sweetened Coca-Cola Life hits American shores

Nov 5 2014 5:00am CST

Coca-Cola Life — a mid-calorie cola sweetened with a blend of stevia leaf extract and sugar — has hit U.S. store shelves. Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) said Coca-Cola Life will be available in 6-packs of the iconic 8 fl oz. glass contour bottle, 6-packs of 12 ...
Source: Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area   Full article at: Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area  


Business Highlights

Nov 4 2014 4:45pm CST

___ A lifetime of perks in UAE help cushion wealth gap UMM AL-QUWAIN, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates contains the world’s tallest building, an artificial indoor ski slope and man-made islands shaped like the world. Dubai’s fleet of police cars includes a $2. ...
Source: Canadian Business Online   Full article at: Canadian Business Online  


Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks October 6th To October 10th And Year -To-Date

Oct 12 2014 8:54am CDT

The highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date when measured by share price gains are Zendesk (NYSE:ZEN) up 52.79%, NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) up 41.64%, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) up 33.42%, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) up 25.68%, Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) up 23. ...
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GoDaddy launches new server offerings, technical support for designers and developers

Oct 29 2014 1:43pm CDT

GoDaddy has launched dedicated and virtual private servers with added levels of support for its web designer and developer customers. The Scottsdale-based small-business technology provider is launching these two new server family offerings because the company recognizes small busin ...
Source: Business Journal of Phoenix   Full article at: Business Journal of Phoenix  


Nielsen’s report card speaks: 3 new shows learn they have no future

Nov 4 2014 4:58pm CST

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Television viewers proved to not have much interest in seeing Kate Walsh as a misbehaving judge, a manufactured Utopian society created for the cameras or the “How I Met Your Mother” love interest portraying a lawyer in love. All are television concepts that v ...
Source: Canadian Business Online   Full article at: Canadian Business Online  


GoPro Adds New Media Executive To Continue Push Toward Content

Nov 4 2014 3:27pm CST

GoPro is slowly solidifying its reputation as a media company. The San Mateo, Calif. company announced that it had hired former Guggenheim Digital Media executive Zander Lurie to head its media division. Lurie, who marked his first day on the job on Tuesday, w ...
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Lupin receives US FDA approval for arthritis drug

Nov 4 2014 7:08am CST

The company has received marketing approval for Celecoxib, a generic version of GD Searle LLC's (a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc) Celebrex capsu ...
Source: Business Standard   Full article at: Business Standard  


AstraZeneca Pharma India declines as net loss widens in Q2

Nov 4 2014 10:54pm CST

AstraZeneca Pharma India slips after the company reported a net loss of Rs 27.96 crore ...
Source: Business Standard   Full article at: Business Standard  


Primark Sales Surge Props Up AB Foods Results

Nov 4 2014 3:39am CST

Primark's increased sales accounted for a third of AB Foods ...
Source: IBTimes UK   Full article at: IBTimes UK  

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