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Alibaba boosts IPO as demand strengthens

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HONG KONG/NEW YORK - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd raised the price range on its initial public offering to $66 to $68 on Monday, reflecting strong demand from investors for the year's most anticipated debut and potentially the world's largest-ever IPO. | Video

2:10am BST

Orange strikes 3.4 billion euros deal to buy Spain's Jazztel

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PARIS/MADRID - France's Orange SA said on Monday it reached a deal to buy Spanish fixed line telecommunications operator Jazztel Plc in an effort to bolster its mobile operation the country and better compete with rivals Telefonica and Vodafone.

Business, Spain 2:25am BST

Mon, Sep 15 2014

Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

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STOCKHOLM/SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp has agreed to acquire the Stockholm-based developer of the wildly popular Minecraft video game for $2.5 billion (1.54 billion pounds), as it tries to lure a new and mostly young audience into its mobile world.

15 Sep 2014

Phones 4u enters administration, stores close

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- British mobile phone retailer Phones 4u [PHONE.UL] entered administration, a form of creditor protection, on Monday after the country's biggest mobile operator EE joined Vodafone in not renewing its network agreement.

15 Sep 2014

Apple iPhone 6 pre-orders hit record 4 million on first day

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- Apple Inc said many customers will need to wait until next month for their new iPhones after a record 4 million first-day pre-orders were logged, double the number for the iPhone 5 two years ago. | Video

12:48am BST

Governments pressure Google for more user information

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- Google Inc said it was facing increasing pressure from governments around the world to reveal user information in criminal investigations amid ongoing revelations about national surveillance programs.

15 Sep 2014

Cognizant to buy TriZetto to boost healthcare business

- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp struck its biggest deal on Monday, acquiring healthcare IT services provider TriZetto Corp for $2.7 billion (1.66 billion pound) to beef up its slowing healthcare business. | Video

15 Sep 2014

Netflix will focus on ramping up in Europe over next year

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PARIS - Netflix will focus on ramping up in six new European markets in the next year, including France and Germany, before taking the video streaming service to additional countries, its chief executive said in an interview.

15 Sep 2014

Deluged with comments, U.S. FCC to continue 'net neutrality' outreach

WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators on Monday will formally stop accepting public comments on proposed new Internet traffic, or "net neutrality," rules but will continue reaching out to Americans as they review the controversial regulations.

15 Sep 2014

United Internet to issue up to 11 million shares in private placement

FRANKFURT - German internet service provider United Internet on Monday said it would issue up to 11 million new shares, or up to 382 million euros (303.72 million pounds) at Monday's closing price, in a private placement.

15 Sep 2014