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Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

...its last fiscal year ending March 31, Alibaba earned $3.7 billion, making it more profitable than eBay Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. combined.Friday's closing price gave the company a value of $231.44 billion, compared with $150 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-19/alibaba-stock-soars-jubila
Alibaba seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion in IPO record

...in mobile growth and big financial gains in the quarter ended June 30.The company ? which handles more sales than Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc. combined ? said profit nearly tripled to $2 billion, or 84 cents a share, from a year earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/alibaba-seeks-raise-243-bi
Book briefs

...is in grave danger, and their only hope is that the dragon will help them."The book is available for purchase on Amazon.com and Createspace.com, in hard copy for $10 or ebook for $5.A companion Web site can be found at TheIsabelleChronicles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-09-04/book-briefs
'Minecraft' becomes publishing hit with official game guides

...has inspired at least 10 self-published novels and hundreds of fan fiction stories.A senior editor for books at Amazon.com, Chris Schluep notes that other game-related releases have succeeded. Last year, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-07/minecraft-now-publishing-sensation
Deal could make Amazon.com the Wal-Mart of Web

NEW YORK -- Amazon.com shook the Internet community on Tuesday...shopping-cart full of household items. While Amazon.com executives downplayed the suggestion...passionate about Internet stocks was Amazon.com's announcement it planned to issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/05/tec_235198.shtml
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Amazon to offer credit-card reader and mobile app for small businesses

...tablet. The reader processes credit or debit card payments via a secure Amazon network, the same one that processes Amazon.com purchases. The service is designed to serve on-the-go small business owners who might otherwise only accept cash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-13/amazon-offer-credit-card-r
Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook

...and fierce competition from the likes of online king Amazon.com, dollar stores and grocers. It's also dealing with...intense heading into the final months of the year. Amazon.com is beefing up its services, like recently expanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-14/wal-mart-cuts-prof
IPO allowed Google to make big bet it can become indispensable

...years of trading. By comparison, Microsoft Corp.'s stock had soared 90-fold a decade after its March 1986 IPO and Amazon.com Inc.'s stock had climbed 40-fold a decade after its May 1997 IPO.Google's performance helped stoke demand for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-23/ipo-allowed-google-make-bi
Business news

...by J.K. Rowling, Michael Connelly and other Ha chette Book Group authors, you'll have to go somewhere besides Amazon.com.A standoff between Ama zon and one of the leading New York publishers has intensified. The online retailer, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-23/business-news
Augustan self-publishes fantasy tale

...an ebook for $2.99 at online retailers, including amazon.com.'Colbert bump' helps 2nd Hachette writerNEW YORK...Group USA, which is in tense contract negotiations with Amazon.com.Writer of 'Little Big Man' dies at age 89NEW YORK...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-07-24/augustan-self-publishes-fant