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Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO
IPOs

Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO

Initially priced at $68, shares of the Chinese tech titan opened at $92.70 this morning in what is officially the largest U.S.-based IPO of all time.
Geoff Weiss
Home Depot Reports Bigger Breach Than Target; Criminals Used Custom Malware
Hackers

Home Depot Reports Bigger Breach Than Target; Criminals Used Custom Malware

Home Depot's cyberattack put 56 million credit cards at risk, significantly more than Target's breach.
Kate Taylor
California Clashes With Ride-Sharing Companies and This Week's Other Must-Read Headlines
Weekly News Roundup

California Clashes With Ride-Sharing Companies and This Week's Other Must-Read Headlines

Check out the news business owners need to know for the week that was.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Billionaire Entrepreneur Larry Ellison Steps Down as CEO of Oracle
Larry Ellison

Billionaire Entrepreneur Larry Ellison Steps Down as CEO of Oracle

The company's co-founder will move to the board of directors. Two co-CEOs have been named to replace him.
Jason Fell
Coming Soon: Hotel Tax on Airbnb Rentals in San Francisco
Airbnb

Coming Soon: Hotel Tax on Airbnb Rentals in San Francisco

Next month, the city will start charging renters a 14 percent occupancy tax on behalf of its hosts.
Laura Entis
Why Japan Is Still Buying Music CDs
Music

Why Japan Is Still Buying Music CDs

Digital sales are on the decline in the country, while CD sales are still going strong.
Laura Entis
FedEx, UPS and the Postal Service: Where Shipping Rates Are Headed
Shipping Center

FedEx, UPS and the Postal Service: Where Shipping Rates Are Headed

FedEx and UPS are looking ahead to a busy holiday season as ecommerce thrives.
Kate Taylor
Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?
Founders

Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?

The tech giant snagged Mojang, the maker of the popular game Minecraft, but its founders are out.
Laura Entis
Trouble for Tesla? Stock Falls on Analyst Concerns.
Tesla

Trouble for Tesla? Stock Falls on Analyst Concerns.

Some suggest the electric car company's shares had risen for the wrong reasons.
Tech Glitches, Delivery Delays: Apple's Latest Product Rollout Has Been a Mess So Far
Retail Center

Tech Glitches, Delivery Delays: Apple's Latest Product Rollout Has Been a Mess So Far

After a livestream unveiling its next generation of devices malfunctioned on Tuesday, the Apple store similarly crashed early this morning when the latest iPhones became available for preorder.
Geoff Weiss
Apple's Big Announcements and What They Mean to You: The Weekly Roundup
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Apple's Big Announcements and What They Mean to You: The Weekly Roundup

Didn't catch this week's launch from Apple? We've got the headlines – and the implications.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Net Neutrality Debate Surpasses Janet Jackson's 'Nip Slip' in Number of Comments Sent to the FCC
Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality Debate Surpasses Janet Jackson's 'Nip Slip' in Number of Comments Sent to the FCC

I'm sorry Ms. Jackson, the net neutrality debate is for real.
Laura Entis
Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail?
Acquisitions

Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail?

Microsoft is reportedly nearing a deal to buy the maker of the wildly popular video game, but at least one analyst calls the move a 'real head scratcher.'
Laura Entis
Too Bad We're Number 1: High U.S. Corporate Tax Fuels Capital Flight
Corporate Tax Rate

Too Bad We're Number 1: High U.S. Corporate Tax Fuels Capital Flight

Burger King's tax windfall from relocating its headquarters to Canada has many firms considered plans to move overseas.
Nigel Green