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Microsoft results beat expectations

Microsoft reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and internet 'cloud' services.

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MTN uses promotions to boost sales

Telecoms provider MTN said it had boosted sales by adding personalised promotions to credit balance inquiries.

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US billionaire dumps Sony stake

US billionaire Daniel Loeb, who last year failed in an attempt to spin off a key part of Sony, has sold his shares in the struggling firm.

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Microsoft results beat expectations
October 24 2014 at 09:52

Microsoft reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and internet 'cloud' services.

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MTN uses promotions to boost sales
October 24 2014 at 09:51

Telecoms provider MTN said it had boosted sales by adding personalised promotions to credit balance inquiries.

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US billionaire dumps Sony stake
October 23 2014 at 14:15

US billionaire Daniel Loeb, who last year failed in an attempt to spin off a key part of Sony, has sold his shares in the struggling firm.

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Is this the end of Nokia phones?
October 23 2014 at 10:32

The company has announced that Nokia Lumias will instead be known as Microsoft Lumia smartphones.

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iPhone 6 delivers big profits for Apple
October 21 2014 at 09:21

The new big-screen iPhones helped propel Apple's profit and revenue in the past quarter, as the tech giant delivered stronger-than-expected results.

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2014 a good year for Microsoft CEO
October 21 2014 at 09:21

Satya Nadella, whose gaffe advising women to trust 'karma' for pay raises sparked a firestorm, earned $84.3-million this year.

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Google profits dip to $2.8bn
October 17 2014 at 09:22

Shares in Google slipped two percent in after-hours trading on the news.

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Apple’s slimmer iPads lack ‘wow factor’
October 17 2014 at 04:19

Apple’s new iPads are faster and come with modest improvements - including a fingerprint sensor.

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Better sales boost eBay
October 16 2014 at 06:27

Online auctioneer eBay posted a net income of $673-million in the third quarter.

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Schmidt hits back at dominance remarks
October 14 2014 at 09:31

Google boss Eric Schmidt says his biggest competition as a search engine came from e-commerce giant Amazon, not from its traditional rivals.

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