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Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Pay a success

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system.

dateOct 28, 2014 in Business
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Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism

Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders that the long-struggling Internet company is heading in the right direction.

dateOct 23, 2014 in Business
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Germany's Rocket Internet has lukewarm IPO

Germany's ambitious start-up platform Rocket Internet made its high-profile arrival on the Frankfurt stock market on Thursday but got off to a disappointing start as shares slumped in morning trading.

dateOct 02, 2014 in Business
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Alibaba makes Wall Street debut

Alibaba made its long-awaited Wall Street debut Friday on the heels of a record stock offering that opens the door to global expansion for the Chinese online retail giant.

dateSep 19, 2014 in Business
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Alibaba mega IPO caps founder Jack Ma success tale

When Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago he insisted the e-commerce venture should see itself as competing against Silicon Valley, not other Chinese companies. That bold ambition from a time when China was ...

dateSep 19, 2014 in Business
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