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  • Rackspace shares fall as search for merger ends Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    Cloud management services provider Rackspace Hosting Inc said it would not sell itself, sending its shares down 16.5 percent in after-market trading.

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 3:21 PM ET

    2. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon. 5. Afterlight, Afterlight Collective, Inc. 9. Buddyman: Kick 2, Crazylion Studios Limited.

  • A Closer Look: Your (online) life after death Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:59 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Sure, you have a lot to do today— laundry, bills, dinner— but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil. Facebook, Google, Twitter and other sites have different policies on dealing with dead users.

  • No Facebook IPO for Alibaba, but is it safe? Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:26 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past the share price for Facebook Inc. displayed at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, U.S., on Monday, May 21, 2012. Facebook Inc., the social networking site that raised $16 billion in an initial public offering, fell below its $38 offer price in its second trading day.

    Alibaba is unlikely to repeat Facebook's missteps, but its valuation doesn't look cheap.

  • LONDON, Sept 16- New international tax rules proposed on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies such as Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills.

  • Self-driving cars need permit in California Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:41 AM ET
    Googles Lexus RX 450H Self Driving Car is seen parked on Pennsylvania Ave. on April 23, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    Companies testing self-driving cars must now get permits from California's DMV.

  • Self-driving cars now need a permit in California Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years— but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around. Google's souped-up Lexus SUVs are the biggest fleet, with 25 vehicles. Google alone is closing in on 1 million miles.

  • Mobile may lose net neutrality fight to FCC Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 9:33 AM ET
    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler.

    Discussion on mobile broadband's exemption from net neutrality will be discussed in an FCC round table, The New York Times reports

  • LONDON, Sept 16- Plans for a major rewriting of international tax rules unveiled on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies like Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills.

  • A global tax crackdown gets one step closer Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 7:58 AM ET

    A proposed clampdown on global tax avoidance took a step forward with a leading global think tank releasing key recommendations ahead of a G-20 meeting later this month.

  • INSIGHT-Europe's startups get bootcamp booster Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    *Startup sale prices have surged in Europe. It's an increasingly familiar story in Europe, where hundreds of entrepreneurs have set up incubators that are adapting the Silicon Valley model to fast-track new companies. One EU-funded study from March, by database Seed-DB, estimated startups have created 3,500-4,500 jobs in Europe.

  • Alibaba risk: China's rise leaves out investors Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    China's explosive economic rise has delivered virtually nothing to most stock investors. IPOs, according to research by Jay Ritter, a finance professor at the University of Florida. Over the same time, U.S. stocks jumped 555 percent, German stocks 458 percent and Spanish stocks more than 1,000 percent, according to Credit Suisse.

  • Amid Alibaba selling tsunami, Cramer finds 4 buys Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:46 PM ET
    Employees work at Alibaba.com Ltd.'s headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.

    Cramer thinks pros are so eager to buy Alibaba they’re willing to throw away perfectly good stocks. That’s silly.

  • Cramer: Tech investors facing Alibaba headache Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:11 PM ET
    Jim Cramer speaks ahead of the Alibaba IPO on Mad Money.

    As the Alibaba IPO nears, Cramer expects a slew of stocks to selloff. He's naming names.

  • Twitch: Amazon's gaming move Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 2:32 PM ET

    Amazon wants to dominate a lot of different industries, from e-commerce to cloud services, and the company is now getting serious about video games.

  • Gov't user info demands from Google up 15%: Report Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    Government demands for user information in criminal cases rose 15 percent in the first half of 2014, Google said.

  • Sept 15- 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.

  • The FCC, which regulates U.S. cable and other companies that provide broadband services, has several times adopted rules to ensure that ISPs abide by the net neutrality principle. In 2010, the FCC passed an order that prohibited ISPs from blocking traffic.

  • Alibaba a rare bright spot in Yahoo's dark decade Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas.

    Since plunging $1 billion into Alibaba nine years ago, the investment is the only thing Yahoo has gotten right.

  • STOCKHOLM, Sept 15- Microsoft Corp said on Monday it has agreed to acquire Stockholm- based games developer Mojang and the company's wildly popular Minecraft video game franchise for $2.5 billion.