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HONG KONG, March 15- China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is planning a U.S. Alibaba does not want to miss the technology boom, which has boosted valuations of Internet companies both in the United States and in Hong Kong.
The Chinese Internet industry is coming of age, as some of its biggest players prepare to start new chapters as publicly traded companies in the US.
eBay rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $56.74. Google fell $16.26 or 1.4 percent, to $1172.80. Groupon Inc. rose$. 12 or 1.5 percent, to $8.36.
Research in Motion Ltd. rose 1.2 percent to $9.16 with 11,548,800 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 5 percent to $21.41 with 20,269,600 shares traded. Facebook Inc. fell 1.0 percent to $68.13 with 31,805,400 shares traded.
eBay rose$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $56.86. Google fell $6.65 or. 6 percent, to $1182.41. Groupon Inc. rose$. 27 or 3.3 percent, to $8.51.
eBay rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $56.84. Google fell $8.71 or. 7 percent, to $1180.35. Groupon Inc. rose$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $8.27.
eBay fell $1.28 or 2.2 percent, to $56.70. Yahoo fell$. 27 or. 7 percent, to $37.23. Zynga Inc. fell$. 27 or 4.7 percent, to $5.52.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 13- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg blasted the U.S. government's electronic surveillance practices on Thursday, saying he'd personally called President Barack Obama to voice his displeasure.
There's a good chance the NSA has posed as popular sites to steal information, security experts said.
HONG KONG, March 13- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding is "95 percent certain" to choose New York as the venue for its initial public offering, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources close to the deal. The company is no longer discussing a potential listing in Hong Kong, the newspaper added, citing the sources.
March 13- Readers of some of the top U.S. news sites are more engaged when they go directly to the website rather than through Facebook, according to a study from the Pew Research Center released on Monday. Direct visitors also view about five times as many pages per month as those coming through Facebook referrals or through search engines such as Google Inc..
eBay rose$. 44 or. 8 percent, to $57.98. Google rose $7.31 or. 6 percent, to $1207.30. Groupon Inc. rose$. 33 or 4.0 percent, to $8.60.
BRUSSELS, March 12- European lawmakers put pressure on EU countries on Wednesday to shield citizens' privacy, warning that they could block a trade deal with the United States if governments did not take a tougher stance on snooping.
eBay rose$. 36 or. 6 percent, to $57.90. Google rose $4.95 or. 4 percent, to $1204.94. Groupon Inc. rose$. 29 or 3.5 percent, to $8.56.
eBay fell$. 68 or 1.2 percent, to $57.54. Google fell $11.58 or 1.0 percent, to $1199.99. Groupon Inc. fell$. 11 or 1.3 percent, to $8.27.
eBay fell$. 84 or 1.4 percent, to $58.22. Google fell $3.22 or. 3 percent, to $1211.57. Groupon Inc. fell$. 22 or 2.6 percent, to $8.38.
BOSTON, March 10- Yahoo Inc has named well-known security researcher Alex Stamos as its chief information security officer, tapping a vocal critic of the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs for the position.
Edward Snowden has driven material changes in how secure companies like Google and Facebook and Yahoo are, Re/code's Liz Gannes says.
Naoko Okumoto, a VP at Yahoo in charge of monitoring its key Yahoo Japan business, is leaving the company, according to multiple sources.
Technology Reporter Cadie Thompson and Lee Brown, Tumblr's head of brand partnerships, discuss how Tumblr works with brands to create new ways to appeal to consumers.