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DealBook: A Soaring Debut for Alibaba

published about 8 hours ago
DealBook: A Soaring Debut for Alibaba
The Chinese Internet giant, which raised $21.8 billion in its stock sale, instantly became one of the biggest publicly traded technology companies in the world.

Business Briefing: F.D.A. Plans to Revise Food Safety Rules

published about 8 hours ago
To account for concerns raised by small brewers, cheese producers and others, the agency revised provisions for water testing, manure, compost and spent grains.

Hoffman Estates Firefighters Finally Begin Arriving From Cabo

published about 8 hours ago
Hoffman Estates Firefighters Finally Begin Arriving From Cabo
Hoffman Estates firefighter Pat Fortunato and his wife, Nancy, were in Mexico along with several others when disaster struck. The group is only now trickling back home.

North Korea says imprisoned American tried to become 'second Snowden'

published about 8 hours ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - An American recently sentenced to six years hard labor by a North Korean court pretended to have secret U.S. information and was deliberately arrested in a bid to become famous and meet U.S. missionary Kenneth Bae in a North Korean prison, state media said on Saturday.

Big Factories Go to Work on Biofuel

published about 8 hours ago
Big Factories Go to Work on Biofuel
One commercial plant opened this month and two others are close, but technical and economic hurdles remain.


Once Again, Oracle Must Reinvent Itself

published about 9 hours ago
Once Again, Oracle Must Reinvent Itself
Oracle's Larry Ellison was a master of corporate reinvention. But today the database powerhouse he built faces challenges, and his departure as CEO intensifies the ... more

NFL Seeks to Redo Conduct Policies

published about 9 hours ago
NFL Seeks to Redo Conduct Policies
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell tried to end the controversy swirling around his league in his most expanded comments since a domestic-violence scandal erupted two weeks ... more

Baseball Suit Calls Out Minor-League Pay

published about 9 hours ago
Baseball Suit Calls Out Minor-League Pay
A lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its 30 teams says minor-league players make less than required by state and federal laws governing minimum wage ... more

Vodafone Offers to Buy 140 Phones 4u Stores

published about 9 hours ago
Vodafone Offers to Buy 140 Phones 4u Stores
Vodafone Group PLC said it has made an undisclosed offer to buy 140 Phones 4u stores, which has been accepted by the stricken British cellphone ... more

Why Taylor Swift and One Direction Play for Peanuts

published about 10 hours ago
Why Taylor Swift and One Direction Play for Peanuts
The iHeartRadio Music Festival is expected to draw some 20,000 fans to Las Vegas this weekend—but it won't be much of a payday for the ... more
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How did Alibaba's resounding stock market debut compare?

published about 9 hours ago
How did Alibaba's resounding stock market debut compare?
Alibaba’s stock popped resoundingly during its New York Stock Exchange debut Friday, suggesting that the Chinese online shopping middleman could have raised billions of dollars ... more

Bono: Apple will sort out monetising music where the labels failed

published about 16 hours ago
Remastered so hard it would be difficult or impossible to master it again U2 singer Paul Hewson (aka Bono) has hinted that Apple is working ... more

Alibaba excitement surges; share price indications rise to $80-$83

published about 17 hours ago
Eight Alibaba customers got to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on the company's huge stock market debut – but 40 ... more

Google AdWords Editor

published 1 day ago
Version: 10.6Platform: WindowsWhat's New: "Mobile app installs" campaign management and App install ads are now available in AdWords Editor.Editor's Rating: User Rating: [Read more]

StarBurn SDK

published 1 day ago
Version: 15.3Platform: WindowsWhat's New: Editor's Rating: User Rating: [Read more]

The Rise of Ultracheap Financial Advisers

published about 6 hours ago
In a world in which the expected long-term return on stocks after taxes and inflation is 3% to 4% a year at best, financial advisers ... more

Russia demands changes to Ukraine-EU association deal

published about 9 hours ago
Russia demands changes to Ukraine-EU association deal
Brussels (AFP) - Russia has demanded changes to a landmark political and economic pact between the EU and Ukraine in order to meet Moscow's concerns, ... more

The Week Ahead: What's Next on the Investor's Wall of Worry?

published about 9 hours ago
The Week Ahead: What's Next on the Investor's Wall of Worry?
Despite what many feared just after the Labor Day holiday, the markets did survive the FOMC meeting. There was considerable selling up through last Tuesday ... more

Moody's keeps France on negative outlook

published about 10 hours ago
Moody's keeps France on negative outlook
Washington (AFP) - Moody's maintained its negative rating on France on Friday but -- despite earlier reports -- did not deal the struggling economy a ... more

Wisconsin governor candidate cuts ties with consultant over jobs plan

published about 10 hours ago
By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke severed ties with a political consultant after he used similar language in her ... more

Retiring: A 50th High School Reunion, and a Generation to Follow

published about 12 hours ago
Retiring: A 50th High School Reunion, and a Generation to Follow
The Class of 1964 is the first graduating class of the post-World War II baby boom and the leading edge of the generation retreating to ... more

Shortcuts: Kicked Off Facebook, and Wondering Why

published about 14 hours ago
Shortcuts: Kicked Off Facebook, and Wondering Why
Some users find themselves barred for reasons that seem arbitrary, and being reinstated can be a frustrating process.

Your Money Adviser: Rule Changes Increase Flexibility in Pretax Health Care Accounts

published about 15 hours ago
Employers have the option of letting participants carry over as much as $500 to the next plan year, rather than forfeit it.

Wealth Matters: The Weighty Responsibility of Inheriting a Collection

published about 16 hours ago
Wealth Matters: The Weighty Responsibility of Inheriting a Collection
Experts advise taking time and being cautious in assessing the treasured creations or possessions of a loved one.

Your Money: Parents, the Children Will Be Fine. Spend Their Inheritance Now.

published about 20 hours ago
Your Money: Parents, the Children Will Be Fine. Spend Their Inheritance Now.
Most retirees want to leave something for their children, but while such devotion is understandable it may be misplaced.