Daily Archives: September 9, 2010

By Virginia Garcia Martinez of mergermarket

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From the FT’s beyondbrics blog
It doesn’t take much to irritate a Chinese internet titan. Alibaba Group, the country’s largest e-commerce company, had already fallen out with its biggest shareholder, Yahoo, over a Google-government hacking dispute. (Yahoo backed Google, Alibaba said be quiet.)

Now Alibaba has reacted angrily to a report that Yahoo’s Hong Kong site might compete with its own Alibaba.com for advertisers. Read more

By Jane Rickards in Taipei

Samsung Electronics foresees an oversupply of dynamic random access memory (D-Ram) chips in the fourth quarter of this year or the first quarter of next year if the PC market continues to slow, marking the latest twist in a tortuous saga of gluts and shortages. Read more