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Alibaba post-IPO structure gives insiders control

Control over Alibaba Group will stay in the hands of founder Jack Ma and other company veterans after the Chinese e-commerce giant goes public on the New York Stock Exchange in a record busting share sale.

dateSep 17, 2014 in Business
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YouTube to go offline in India on Android phones

YouTube users in India will soon be able to save videos from the Google-owned service, making it possible to watch them offline, and the feature will eventually be available globally, the company said Monday.

dateSep 15, 2014 in Internet
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Alibaba IPO gives fresh life to Yahoo

China's Alibaba will star on Wall Street with its upcoming stock offering, but US-based Yahoo also gets a windfall, which may help the turnaround efforts of the fading Internet pioneer.

dateSep 14, 2014 in Business
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China's Alibaba plans IPO for week of September 8

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to hold its initial public offering on the US stock market the week of September 8, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

dateAug 30, 2014 in Business
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The ethics of driverless cars

Jason Millar, a PhD Candidate in the Department of Philosophy, spends a lot of time thinking about driverless cars. Though you aren't likely to be able to buy them for 10 years, he says there are a number ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Indonesian capital threatens to ban Uber car app

The Indonesian capital is threatening to shut down controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber due to licensing issues a week after it officially launched in the city, an official said Wednesday.

dateAug 20, 2014 in Software
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Low-cost smartphones boost Android

A surge in low-cost smartphone sales, notably in emerging markets, helped the Google Android platform extend its dominance in the second quarter, a survey showed Thursday.

dateAug 14, 2014 in Business
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