30 January 2015 Last updated at 00:00

Google profits up nearly 30%Google

Internet giant Google reports fourth-quarter profits of $4.76bn, up nearly 30% from the same period a year before, but revenue misses Wall Street expectations.


AmazonAmazon posts modest holiday profits

The online retail giant Amazon reports weaker profits for the busy Christmas period, but a 15% rise in sales cheers investors.

Shell tankerShell revives Arctic drilling plans

Royal Dutch Shell revives Arctic drilling plans, despite announcing a $15bn cut in global spending and profit figures that disappointed investors.

Kamal Ahmed Article written by Kamal Ahmed Kamal Ahmed Business editor

Shell targets the Arctic

Shell's chief executive admits he won’t persuade everyone that drilling in Alaska is a good idea.

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