Posts Tagged: Yahoo


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Alibaba’s profit doubles to $1.36 billion in Q4 ahead of long-awaited IPO

The Chinese ecommerce juggernaut pulled in US$3.06 in revenue in Q4 2013, which is up 66 percent on the same period a year before.

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 10:44 am
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19 million unique users open Yahoo homepage every month in Indonesia

Yahoo homepage in Indonesia gets a revamp too.

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 8:18 pm
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Yahoo rides on the shoulders of Alibaba as the Chinese e-commerce titan continues to thrive

In the west, Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) has been on a slow decline for years now. Its share of the search market pales in comparison to Google’...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 4:33 pm
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Yahoo: tablet owners in Indonesia prefer local news to celebrity gossip

Yahoo and global media network Mindshare released a study about the behavior of smartphone and tablet users in Indonesia. The results can be...

  • October 29, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
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Alibaba leads $206 million investment in US Amazon rival ShopRunner

China’s largest e-commerce company Alibaba looks set to compete in the US market by leading a $206 million investment in ShopRunner...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 10:45 am
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KuduNyahoo insists it will not change its name: is it a fight back?

Today is the 30th of September, which is also the deadline given by Yahoo for KuduNyahoo to change its name. So, how’s the saga going? Kud...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Yahoo China portal closes

Yahoo has pretty much given up on the Chinese market with shutdown of Yahoo China portal

The few people who bother to visit the Yahoo China homepage will notice something different today. A couple of weeks after Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHO...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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GREE and Yahoo Japan launch Driland HTML5 game

Joint-Venture Between GREE And Yahoo Japan Releases First Game

The joint venture that GREE (TYO:3632) and Yahoo Japan established back in February this year – called GxYz – has released its first gam...

  • August 5, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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5 Reasons Why There Is No Southeast Asia Kool Aid

So it seems we got us a little debate here on the topic of startups in Southeast Asia, so I’d like to add some fuel to the flame. Oliver S...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 3:42 pm
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Tencent versus Alibaba: a complete guide to an increasingly fierce rivalry (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tencent (HKG:0700) is the world’s fourth largest web company, and Alibaba is on the verge of history’s largest tech IPO. Both o...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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5 of America’s biggest tech companies wouldn’t survive without Asia

Apple, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and Microsoft all benefit deeply from cooperation and markets in Asia. Without Asia, these companies wouldn'...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Baidu vs Google in China

Baidu down, Qihoo up, Google dead: 2013 was a year of drama for China’s search engines

Baidu down; Qihoo up; Google dead. That’s the summary of what happened to search engines in China in 2013. It was a year of big and dr...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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42% of the world’s Internet users live in Asia

Asia, as we have noted repeatedly before, is home to the biggest internet populations across the world. These maps show us, with some stagge...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Tumblr gradually extends its reach in Asia as it adds Korean language support

Tumblr, the popular visually-oriented blogging platform, introduced language support for Korean yesterday. In a characteristically brief pos...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 11:38 am
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Hey, that’s my name: Yahoo threatens to sue Indonesian news portal KuduNyahoo

Having similar names happens all the time, but when it relates to a brand’s name – especially a giant brand like Yahoo – it ca...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Yahoo Mail China closes

You have no mail: Yahoo’s email service is now closed in China

Yahoo’s (NASDAQ:YHOO) email service in China is now shut, in line with an announcement of its closure that came in April. After that f...

  • August 19, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Alibaba financial results

Alibaba Sees Profits Hit $680 Million, Revenue $1.38 Billion in Latest Financials

Yahoo’s (NASDAQ:YHOO) Q2 financial report is out, which means we also get to see lots of data from Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba, in wh...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Baidu vs Google in China

These Two Graphs Show Painful Drops for Google and Baidu in China Search Engine Market

Now that it’s July we have market share data for China’s hard-fought search engine sector. The industry was reinvigorated last A...

  • July 4, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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