cloud computing

IBM and China’s Tencent Begin Cloud Partership

On the heels of a deal with Twitter Inc. (NASDAQ: TWTR), deeply troubled tech firm International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has set a deal with Tencent, China's largest Internet ...
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China’s Big Oil Companies Battered by Low Crude Oil Prices

China’s big three oil companies have recently reported earnings that are significantly below expectations. PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE: PTR), China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE: SNP) (aka Sinopec) and Cnooc ...
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Alibaba Analysts Come Out Swinging With Big Upside Calls

Wednesday marked the expiration of the enforced quiet period for underwriting firms' analysts in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA). Some analysts outside of the syndicate group had already started ...
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Apple, Alibaba Post New Highs on Tie-Up Comment

When the guy who engineered the world’s largest-ever initial public offering (IPO) says he is interested in partnering with the world’s largest company by market cap, people notice. The founder ...
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American Executives Move Manufacturing Out of China

In a reversal of decades of American companies moving manufacturing from the United States to China -- presumably to save money -- executives of large firms have changed their minds ...
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Costco Rides Into China on Alibaba’s Shoulders

The second-largest retailer in the United States, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) said Tuesday morning that it will open a “flagship” online store in China on the Tmall Global platform ...
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Analyst Sum of the Parts Review Shows Yum! Worth Much More

A fundamental question that growing companies must continue to ask themselves is, are the parts worth more than the whole? In the case of Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM), Oppenheimer ...
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Mercedes Sales Surge in China

September 2014 sales for Mercedes-Benz were the strongest ever for the month, and the third quarter was the strongest sales quarter ever in the history of the company. Mercedes sold ...
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Can One Hotel Sale Be Worth Almost $2 Billion?

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) was the owner of the world-famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel, located in New York, until early Monday morning. Anbang Insurance Group, of China, has entered into ...
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eHi Car Services Files for IPO

eHi Car Services Ltd. filed an F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but ...
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China Growth to Slow — World Bank

The Chinese economic expansion will slow this year and next, the World Bank research group reports, making its white-hot growth a thing of the past. China may face trouble with ...
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Downside Risks to Global GDP Growth

Fitch Ratings' latest Global Economic Outlook forecasts that global growth will pick up in 2015 and 2016. Unfortunately, Fitch sees the risks being weighted to the downside. Growth in emerging ...
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solar power

Trina Solar’s Complicated Capital Raise via Notes and Shares

Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) is one of the top solar players in the world, and the company claimed to have power output world records in three of the past ...
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Kimree Files for IPO: Profitable E-Cigarette Maker in China

Kimree Inc. has filed an F-1 statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering. No terms were given for the offering, but it can ...
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ChinaNet Gains Momentum Following Alibaba

ChinaNet Online Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CNET) hit a multiyear high on Monday after announcing news of its most recent growth strategy in digital advertising and that it won the “Best ...
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