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Alibaba Set to Become a Major Player in Cloud Services

When you think of the biggest cloud players in the world, one company you might not consider is Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant that held a record $25 billion U.S. IPO in 2014. Alibaba entered the cloud computing business in 2009, just three years after Amazon launched its cloud division, AWS — and Alibaba’s cloud computing efforts are among the ambitious projects that the Chinese e-commerce giant is pursuing aggressively. 

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Lessons learned from the Failed Kraft Heinz-Uniliver Takeover

Kraft Heinz, the consumer products group owned by 3G Capital and backed by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, has withdrawn last week a $143bn bid for Unilever — the world’s 4th largest consumer goods company by sales, with revenues of €52.7bn. Unilever's largest shareholders have spoken out after the failed takeover attempt by Kraft Heinz, calling for a break-up of the consumer products giant, which may impact its food brands, including Marmite and Ben & Jerry's, being separated off from its personal care division. Important lessons could be drawn in the failed Kraft Heinz - Uniliver Takeover.  

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Samsung's Crisis Continues

Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal rocking the highest levels of power in South Korea, dealing a fresh blow to the technology giant and standard-bearer for Asia's fourth-largest economy.

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Tata Motors' Legacy in Turmoil

The Indian automobile industry has tremendous potential, emerging as a phenomenal source of high-quality supply for global technology. Amongst its leading ambassadors, Tata Motors, which is deeply embedded into the global engineering supply chain. 

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Rolls-Royce Set to Announce Historic Losses

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc, the world’s second-largest maker of aircraft engines, is set to report the biggest headline loss in its history next week, as it absorbs the impact of its £671m settlement with regulators for past bribery and corruption as well as a weaker pound.

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Nike's shares exceeded expectations

Nike, the world's leading sportswear manufacturer, has posted better-than-expected profits following a rebound in its basketball business amid heightened sportswear competition. Its quarterly profit rose 7% thanks to a stronger demand in China and the United States, where executives were pleased about the company’s performance. 

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JP Morgan Set To Expand Internationally

JP Morgan Chase ranked largest US bank by assets, is one of the most complex and diverse companies thanks to its universal banking model. Even recently, when the bank has been under regulatory pressure due to advanced capital constraints and other regulatory requests, the international bank has been able to earn a return on equity of 11.28%.