Archive: 09/10/2011

China's Alibaba chief silent on Yahoo stake

The head of Chinese Internet giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, Saturday gave no hint of the future of Yahoo!'s stake in his firm but said he wasn't responsible for the recent ouster of its chief.

dateSep 10, 2011 in Business
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Calif. lawmakers approve Amazon tax compromise

(AP) -- Lawmakers on Friday sent Gov. Jerry Brown a compromise bill that delays California's effort to force online retailers such as Amazon.com to collect the state's sales taxes while retailers lobby Congress for national ...

dateSep 10, 2011 in Business
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Hackers send fake terror alerts from NBC's Twitter

(AP) -- A hacker broke into the Twitter account of NBC News and sent out a handful of false tweets about a suspected hijacking and a plane attack at ground zero just days before the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

dateSep 10, 2011 in Internet
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