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#SinglesDay - What does this tell us about the Chinese economy?
Alex Forrest Whiting
11 November 2015 at 11:25 GMT
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#SinglesDay - Can Alibaba deliver what investors want?
Peter Garnry
10 November 2015 at 8:54 GMT
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Alibaba - just how worried should investors be?
Peter Garnry
24 September 2015 at 7:36 GMT
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Why investors should still believe in Alibaba
Alex Forrest Whiting
14 August 2015 at 7:24 GMT
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Berger: Alibaba "scares the pants off" the bears
Serge Berger
18 May 2015 at 6:48 GMT
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Earnings Season: Yahoo! unlikely to deliver Q1 cheer
Peter Garnry
21 April 2015 at 7:07 GMT
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Is this Alibaba's Facebook moment?
Peter Garnry
19 February 2015 at 13:27 GMT
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Taming the dragon - how to trade Chinese stocks
Pauline Loong
10 February 2015 at 8:12 GMT
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Garnry: Don’t dismiss Alibaba
Peter Garnry
30 January 2015 at 8:26 GMT
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NASDAQ week: 10 top tech stocks
Alex Forrest Whiting
24 November 2014 at 14:35 GMT
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Like Facebook? Why you'll love Alibaba
Peter Garnry
05 November 2014 at 13:38 GMT
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What you need to know about Alibaba's results
Alex Forrest Whiting
04 November 2014 at 8:29 GMT
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Yahoo, Apple, Google – the battle of the Tech giants
Alex Forrest Whiting
22 October 2014 at 13:53 GMT
Video / 22 October 2014 at 13:53 GMT

Yahoo, Apple, Google – the battle of the Tech giants

Alex Forrest Whiting
Yahoo has seen its profits surge to USD 6.8 billion in the three months to September. The company has its stake in Alibaba to thank for most of that. But growth in mobile is also helping says Tech Expert Stuart Miles. Yahoo says revenue from its mobile products was more than USD 200 million for the quarter. It estimates that mobile revenues could be more than USD 1.2 billion by the end of 2014.

And from one tech giant to another because this week Apple also reported a rise in its Q4 earnings – a 13% increase. The iPhone 6 may have been responsible for the boost. But as Stuart points out, the new Ipad Air 2 hasn’t performed as well as expected. He says it’s because consumers don’t upgrade their ipads like they do their smart phones. He says watch the company focus on business users as it tries to boost sales.

In the bid for market share, Google too has announced the release of new devices, the Nexus 6 smartphone and the Nexus 9 tablet. It’s also updated its operating system to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Stuart points out that the Nexus 9 is made by struggling HTC which desperately needs this product to sell well in order to lift the company’s profits.

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