News tagged with market

China's Alibaba plans IPO for week of September 8

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to hold its initial public offering on the US stock market the week of September 8, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

Aug 30, 2014
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Scientists build a better eye on our world

Science begins with observation, and many defining moments in scientific progress followed the introduction of new ways to observe the world, from microscopes and telescopes to X-rays and MRIs.

Nov 11, 2014
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Google loses US search share, Yahoo on rise

Google saw its share of the US Internet search market slip to its lowest ever mark, while Yahoo notched its highest share in five years, an independent analytics firm said Thursday.

Jan 09, 2015
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Alibaba IPO gives fresh life to Yahoo

China's Alibaba will star on Wall Street with its upcoming stock offering, but US-based Yahoo also gets a windfall, which may help the turnaround efforts of the fading Internet pioneer.

Sep 14, 2014
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Apple becomes first company worth over $700 bn

Apple became the first company to reach a market value of $700 billion Tuesday as shares vaulted amid upbeat news on the US tech giant's gains in the smartphone market and soon-to-arrive smartwatch.

Feb 10, 2015
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