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Latest update : 2013-10-04

Billions of tweets but still no profits: Twitter gives financial info ahead of IPO

Twitter gives potential investors the chance to peek under the bonnet as it publishes financial details. It has growing revenues, but growing losses too. This is ahead of a planned flotation in which the company hopes to raise up to $1 billion. Meanwhile, here in France, growth forecasts for 2013 have been upgraded to 0.2% - a small but welcome improvement for the government.

By Matthew WARREN

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2014-04-23 Société Générale

Valls needs to satisfy Socialists with €50bn cuts plan

The French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, needs to satisfy his cabinet colleagues at their meeting today with his plan to cut €50 billion from public spending. Their support will...

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2014-04-22 unions

Netflix signals price rise despite record profits

Online video streaming service Netflix has indicated it will increase prices "by a dollar or two" for new customers, despite reporting record profits of $53 million for the first...

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2014-04-21 trade

Peugeot-Citroën hopes for sales boost at Beijing auto show

The French carmaker PSA Peugeot-Citroën is hoping to win new customers in China at the Beijing auto show this week. The company lagged far behind rivals including Volkswagen and...

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2014-04-17 technology

Investors take fright over Google results

Shares in Google fell by more than 3 percent in after-hours trading after the company’s results revealed the amount of money it charges for an advertisement had fallen by 9...

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2014-04-16 technology

Google Glass sale a test of consumer interest

Google’s one-day sale of its smart technology glasses has helped gauge interest from consumers, but how much money can Glass really make? One study claims Google could be selling...

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