Alibaba down and out in Taiwan

Flying high around the world but booted by its next-door neighbor. Alibaba has been given its marching orders in Taiwan. Officials ordering the Chinese e-trade giant to get out within six months, Mar 3, 2015

Nasdaq closes above 5,000

U.S. stocks advanced on Monday, pushing the Nasdaq above the 5,000 mark for the first time in fifteen years. The dollar hit an 11-year high on expectations the Federal Reserve might raise interest Mar 3, 2015

Monday dishes out mixed data

A batch of economic data out Monday underscores a still improving but choppy recovery for the U.S. economy. The manufacturing sector, for example, is expanding but at a slower rate. A final report Mar 3, 2015

Mobile World looks to 5G

Welcome to the future. A place where you can stream videos as holograms from your phone. HD movies will take a matter of seconds to download. While data speeds reach the giddy heights of 13 Mar 3, 2015

The tech challenges facing automakers

The Volkswagen Passat is Europe's new car of the year. Unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show, the award is the Oscars for the world's automakers. Heinz-Jakob Neusser is from the Volkswagen Mar 3, 2015

Why thousands are fleeing Kosovo?

Egzon Bytyci is 18 and from Kosovo. But until a few weeks ago he was planning to leave his home with his parents and his four siblings. The plan - to scale a fence or wade through water on the Mar 2, 2015

Euro zone optimism despite Greece

Deflation is the big worry in the euro zone at the moment. But the latest data offers a little hope. Consumer prices in the 19 counties sharing the euro fell 0.3% year on year in February - half the Mar 2, 2015

HP to buy Aruba Networks in $3B deal

Hewlett-Packard is boosting its mobile computing business. It is buying California-based Aruba Networks-- a wi-fi network gear maker for $24.67 per share... that's a 34 percent premium to its closing Mar 2, 2015

GSK & Novartis try swapping success

There've been several big pharmaceutical takeovers in recent months. But the latest $20bln deal between Britain's GlaxoSmithKline and Switzerland's Novartis is no merger. The two drugmakers have Mar 2, 2015

Ladbrokes Matthew Shaddick interview

IBTimes UK talks to Ladbrokes head of political betting about the plethora of punts due to be placed at the 2015 general election Mar 2, 2015

Europes relief after Estonia election

Another neighbour of Russia has turned towards Europe. Estonia's centre-right prime minister claimed victory in Sunday's election. Taavi Roivas, the leader of the Reform Party, is set to form a Mar 2, 2015