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Alibaba raises IPO price range on strong demand
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alibaba now plans to raise up to $25.03 billion in its upcoming IPO, making what was expected to be the biggest stock market debut even bigger....

'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach
NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company....

Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday....

Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple has released a special tool that lets people remove the album from their collections....

Kim Dotcom's party poised to win New Zealand seats
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- At a recent political rally in Wellington, indicted Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom jokingly asked members of New Zealand's spy agency to raise their hands....

One man trying to bring Broadway into 21st century
NEW YORK (AP) -- When John Travolta shocked theater fans by mangling the pronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, one person saw a gift in the slip - Damian Bazadona....

Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents
DENVER (AP) -- The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family....

Taxi! Seeking women to drive for female passengers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sometimes a woman can be hard to find - if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City....

Danish TDC to buy Norway's Get for $2.2 billion
HELSINKI (AP) -- Danish TDC telecom group says it plans to acquire Norway's leading cable TV company Get AS, in a deal valued at 13.8 billion kroner ($2.2 billion)....

Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane
BEIJING (AP) -- Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going....

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Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day

Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

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