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  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 per cent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.

  • Uber ride-sharing service kicks off in Anchorage

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The popular ride-sharing service Uber has added Anchorage to its worldwide list of cities where it operates.

  • Spain's Telefonica buys Brazilian operator GVT

    MADRID - Spanish telecoms company Telefonica says it has reached a deal to buy Brazilian operator GVT from French media conglomerate Vivendi.

  • Home Depot says malware affected 56M payment cardsHome Depot says malware affected 56M payment cards

    TORONTO - Home Depot said Thursday that 56 million payment cards used at its American and Canadian stores between April and September were compromised by a type of criminal software that hadn't previously been seen in other attacks.

  • Apple locks itself out of devices with passwords

    SAN FRANCISCO - Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on the devices.

  • End of era: Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEOEnd of era: Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO

    SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colorful reign marked by his flamboyant behaviour and outlandish wealth amassed while building one of the world's best-known technology companies.

  • Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per shareAlibaba prices IPO at $68 per share

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse named after a fabled, poor woodsman who discovers a thieves' den full of treasure, is ready to strike it rich on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • RadioShack warns of possible Ch. 11 bankruptcyRadioShack warns of possible Ch. 11 bankruptcy

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - RadioShack warned Thursday that it may need to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization if it can't rework its debt or find another way to ease a cash crunch.

  • BlackBerry buys Movirtu, terms not disclosed

    WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry Ltd. says its acquisition of London-based Movirtu will give its business customers the tools to easily set up "virtual identities" for employees, with separate personal and corporate phone numbers on a single mobile device.

  • Review: Apple Watch looks to be another winner

    CUPERTINO, Calif. - As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive.

  • Settlements approved in LCD price fixing case

    TORONTO - A group of major electronics companies and their affiliates accused of fixing the price for liquid crystal display panels used in TVs, computers monitors and laptops have agreed to pay a total of more than $37 million to settle a class action lawsuit.

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