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Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share

By MAE ANDERSON
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse named after a fabled, poor woodsman who discovers a thieves' den full of treasures, is ready...full story
updated 2014-09-19 06:22 AM
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Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma smiles before an IPO road show at a hotel in Hong Kong Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. ibaba The iPhone 6 Plus is displayed during an announcement of new products by Apple  on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) In a Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 image from video, an indicator on a digital display in a car detects a pedestrian walking nearby during a demonstration hosted by Denso at the Intelligent Transportation Society FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2011 file photo, a United Express jet takes off from Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. The regional airline industry may soon face the kind of consolidation that thinned the ranks of the largest airlines from eight between 2008 and the end of 2013. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File) Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma waves to reporters before an IPO road show at a hotel in Hong Kong Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. ibaba In this undated photo supplied by Valeo, a person activates a self-parking vehicle via a smartphone application. Technology being honed by the French auto parts maker uses a dozen ultrasonic sound-wave sensors, 360-degree cameras and a laser scanner to allow a vehicle to safely park within a few centimeters of other vehicles. (AP Photo/Valeo) In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, job seeker Stephen Watson, of Fort Lauderdale, second from left, reviews the job qualifications during a job fair in Sunrise. Fla. The Labor Department reports on job openings and labor turnover in July on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2005 file photo, a technician operates a General Electric MRI machine at a private clinic in Calgary, Alberta. The sale of the company's appliance division, announced Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, is the latest in a long string of moves by GE to shift its focus away from consumers and toward the manufacturing of giant, complex industrial machines such as aircraft engines, locomotives, gas-fired turbines and medical imaging equipment. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File) Eddy Cue, Apple Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services, discusses the new Apple Pay product on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share
By MAE ANDERSON
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse named after a fabled, poor woodsman who discovers a thieves' den full of treasures, is ready....Fullstory

2014-09-19 06:22 AM

Ellison gives up Oracle CEO role, becomes chairman Ellison gives up Oracle CEO role, becomes chairman

Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is ending his 37-year reign as CEO of the business software maker that he co-founded and is....Fullstory

2014-09-19 06:01 AM

Home Depot says malware affected 56M payment cards
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The Home Depot says it has eliminated malware from its U.S. and Canadian networks that affected 56 million unique payment cards between April and September. The....Fullstory

2014-09-19 06:01 AM

Apple locks itself out of devices with passwords

Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad in a....Fullstory

2014-09-19 06:01 AM

French president quizzed over domestic failures French president quizzed over domestic failures
By GREG KELLER
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande sought Thursday to stake out a forceful position on international affairs, even as his failures on the domestic....Fullstory

2014-09-19 06:01 AM

California bill increases Hollywood tax credits
By JOHN ROGERS
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown headed to the cradle of the Hollywood film industry Thursday to sign legislation that more than triples the....Fullstory

2014-09-19 03:42 AM

Cyprus official: Egypt, Jordan interested in gas

Associated Press

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Cyprus' energy minister says Egypt and Jordan are interested in buying natural gas from the Mediterranean island nation to meet their....Fullstory

2014-09-19 03:01 AM

Panasonic Showcases Its State-of-art 4K Imaging Products and a New Concept Communication Camera

Associated Press

COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 18, 2014--The world's leading biannual imaging fair, "Photokina 2014," is being held September 16 - 21, 2014, at the Cologne Messe in....Fullstory

2014-09-19 03:01 AM

Stocks creep higher on encouraging news
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The U.S. stock market is higher in midday trading as investors received more encouraging news on the economy. The slight gains come a day after....Fullstory

2014-09-19 03:01 AM

SAP will buy Concur Technologies for $7.36 billion

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- German business software maker SAP says it will buy travel and expense management software company Concur Technologies for $129 per share,....Fullstory

2014-09-19 06:22 AM

McDonald's boosts dividend by 5 percent

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's says it's raising its quarterly dividend by 5 percent to 85 cents per share. The world's biggest hamburger chain said the....Fullstory

2014-09-19 06:01 AM

NY developer to invest $108M in Puerto Rico

Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rico's government has announced the construction of a $108 million real estate development project as the island tries....Fullstory

2014-09-19 06:01 AM

Federal appeals judge: Argentina's bullying a bank

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Judges on a federal appeals panel in New York say they suspect Argentina has gone rogue, ignoring court orders and bullying....Fullstory

2014-09-19 06:01 AM

After record profits, airlines keep adding jobs

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of jobs at U.S. airlines keeps growing -- although slowly -- as some of them post record profits. The U.S. Department....Fullstory

2014-09-19 06:01 AM

Samsung President and CEO Boo-Keun Yoon to Deliver Keynote Address at the 2015 International CES

Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 18, 2014--The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)R today announced that Boo-Keun Yoon, president and CEO of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., will deliver a....Fullstory

2014-09-19 03:01 AM

Argentina approves price control law

Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's congress has approved a law that lets the government intervene in setting prices and profits. Economy Minister Axel Kicillof says....Fullstory

2014-09-19 03:01 AM

ProQR rises after IPO prices at top of range

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of ProQR Therapeutics are surging after the Dutch drugmaker's expanded IPO priced at the top of its expected range. ProQR's offering....Fullstory

2014-09-19 03:01 AM

Reed Exhibitions Japan Announces 16 Conferences Held Concurrent to Manufacturing World Osaka 2014

Associated Press

OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 18, 2014--Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd. will be organising Manufacturing World Osaka 2014 - Western Japan's largest trade show for the manufacturing industry,....Fullstory

2014-09-19 03:01 AM

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