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India beats UK and US on mobile data price

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A study into the amount people pay for mobile data has found that the UK has some of the most expensive prices in Europe. The research, from price comparison site Cable.co.uk, found that one gigabyte (GB) of data cost $0.26 (£0.20) in India but $6.66 in the UK. The US had one of the most Read More

Kohl's profit view beats forecast as tie-ups, new items lure shoppers

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(Reuters) – Kohl’s Corp forecast full-year profit above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, as partnerships with Amazon and a range of new brands attract more shoppers. FILE PHOTO – A sign marks a Kohl’s store in Medford, Massachusetts, U.S., February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder The company’s shares rose 5.3 percent to $70 in early trading, Read More

J.C. Penney beats same-store sales forecasts, shares surge 20 percent

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FILE PHOTO: A shopper leaves the J.C. Penney department store in North Riverside, Illinois, U.S., November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski/File Photo (Reuters) – J.C. Penney’s comparable-store sales fell at a lower pace than expected, as the department store chain sold more jewelry and apparel during the key holiday shopping season. Shares in the company surged Read More

Lowe's beats profit forecasts but warns of weak Canadian market

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(Reuters) – U.S. home improvement chain Lowe’s beat Wall Street earnings forecasts on Wednesday, but reported disappointing sales growth as it predicted more weakness in Canada following the closure of dozens of unprofitable stores. A view of the sign outside the Lowes store in Westminster, Colorado February 26, 2014. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo Shares in the Read More

Chinese app beats US tech giants like Apple, Amazon to be crowned world’s most innovative company

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The world’s two most innovative companies this year are both from Asia, with Chinese tech platform Meituan Dianping unseating 2018 champion and Silicon Valley giant Apple, according to ratings by US business magazine Fast Company. While Washington keeps saying that Beijing is stealing its technology and uses this mantra to justify the ongoing trade war, Read More

Baidu beats estimates on strong growth in marketing business

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FILE PHOTO – A Baidu sign is seen during the fourth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo (Reuters) – Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc beat Wall Street estimates for fourth quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, aided by strong growth in its online marketing business. Revenue Read More

Snap user number beats Wall Street estimate, shares soar

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(Reuters) – Snap Inc said the number of people using its Snapchat app would remain at current levels this quarter, easing worries the company would continue to lose users to rival Facebook Inc’s Instagram and sending its shares up more than 20 percent. FILE PHOTO: A woman stands in front of the logo of Snap Read More

Disney profit beats, driven by theme parks, ABC network

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(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s reported quarterly earnings on Tuesday that topped Wall Street estimates thanks to the company’s booming theme park business and growth at the ABC broadcast network. FILE PHOTO – The entrance to Walt Disney studios is seen in Burbank, California, U.S. August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Shares of Disney rose 1.8 Read More

Alphabet's higher spending worries investors, shares dip

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(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc reported sharply higher fourth-quarter spending on video content, employees and facilities, worrying investors who sent the tech company’s shares down about 3 percent after hours on Monday. Google’s parent company beat Wall Street’s estimates for revenue and profit, but the bigger-than-expected spending prompted investors to question whether cash funneled into Alphabet’s Read More

Alphabet beats Wall Street estimates, but spending worries investors

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FILE PHOTO – The Google name is displayed outside the company’s office in London, Britain November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s fourth-quarter revenue and profit beat Wall Street’s expectations on Monday but sharply higher spending, as it added data centers and marketed its services heavily during the holidays, worried Read More