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Analysis - AWS move, disclosure suggest Amazon yielding more to Wall Street


SAN FRANCISCO - After years of giving investors the cold shoulder, Inc is starting to warm up to Wall Street.

Business, Tech 2:39am GMT

Thu, Jan 29 2015

Google fourth-quarter revenue misses Wall Street target


SAN FRANCISCO - Google Inc's revenue grew 15 percent in the fourth quarter but fell short of Wall Street's target on declining online ad prices and unfavourable foreign exchange rates.

Business, Tech 29 Jan 2015

Despite Glass failings, Google defends 'license' to spend


SAN FRANCISCO - Google Inc plans to keep making ambitious and costly bets on futuristic products, even if it means shelving some of its most beloved projects.

2:53am GMT

Amazon sales rise in holiday quarter, shares jump


SAN FRANCISCO - Inc reported stronger than expected earnings on Thursday as North American sales surged during the crucial holiday quarter, sending its shares up 9 percent. | Video

Business, Tech 12:20am GMT

Visa reports better-than-expected profit


- Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday due to a good holiday season and a strengthening U.S. job market that encouraged people to spend.

Business, Tech 1:18am GMT

Alibaba quarterly revenue disappoints, shares fall


BEIJING/SHANGHAI - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares fell more than 10 percent early on Thursday, wiping more than $25 billion of market value after third quarter revenue at the Chinese internet giant fell short of analysts' expectations. | Video

29 Jan 2015

China to curb phone, computer purchases in restive Xinjiang

SHANGHAI - Anyone buying a mobile phone or a computer in the restive far-western Chinese region of Xinjiang will have to register their personal details with police, state media reported, in the latest sign of tightening government restrictions.

2:45am GMT

Facebook tops Wall Street revenue target in fourth quarter


SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc's revenue grew 49 percent in the fourth quarter, as mobile advertising growth helped the world's largest Internet social network beat Wall Street's targets for earnings and sales. | Video

Business, Tech 29 Jan 2015

Cablevision sues Verizon, alleges false WiFi advertising


NEW YORK - Cablevision Systems Corp on Thursday sued Verizon Communications Inc, accusing it of falsely advertising to consumers on television, radio and the Internet that its WiFi service is the fastest available.

12:26am GMT

Opposition blogger may have 'outed' Putin's daughter


MOSCOW - One of Vladimir Putin's main opponents may have broken a taboo by publishing what he says is the pseudonym used by one the Russian president's daughters to stay out of the spotlight.

1:30am GMT