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The Galveston County Daily News : Technology

September 21, 2014


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With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

NEW YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history:

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