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Jack Ma (R), Chairman of Alibaba Group, and Wang Jianlin, Chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, attend the 2013 CCTV's China Economic Person Of The Year Award on December 12, 2013 in Beijing, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

Alibaba Makes IPO History Opening At $92.70 Per Share, Surpassing Amazon, Ebay & Facebook

Alibaba’s stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse’s begins its first day trading as a public company.

09/19/2014

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Among NASA Contenders To Launch Astronauts To Space Station From U.S. Soil

NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil, and one of the likely contenders is SpaceX, the private rocket company formed by PayPal and Tesla co-founder Elon Musk.

09/16/2014

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Restaurant Checkout App MyCheck Expands To Bay Area; Customers Can Dine And Dash, Pay Bill On Smartphone

Restaurant diners in the Bay Area may soon be able to skip out without waiting for the check with the expansion of an app that allows customers to dine and dash while paying the bill on their smartphone.

08/05/2014

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PayPal VP Shares Career Advice For Future San Jose Business Manager

Christina Smedley, vIce president of Global Brand and Communications at San Jose-based PayPal, shares expert advice for business management careers in the Silicon Valley.

08/04/2014

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Investor Icahn Drops Bid To Force eBay To Sell Off PayPal

The e-commerce company has been fighting a push from the activist investor to spin off PayPal, eBay’s mobile payment business that is growing revenue faster than the rest of the company. Icahn launched his campaign against the company in January.

04/10/2014

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EBay Reports Higher Earnings; Icahn Seeking PayPal Spinoff

EBay is reporting higher earnings and revenue for the last three months of 2013, driven by a strong holiday season for its e-commerce site and PayPal.

01/22/2014

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Facebook To Test Mobile Payments Service

Facebook plans to test a mobile payments service that lets users make purchases inside mobile applications using payment information they have added to their account on the social network.

08/15/2013

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PayPal Testing Facial Recognition Program To Verify Mobile Payments

Recently kicking off in London borough Richmond upon Thames, the test includes 12 different merchants set up to accept PayPal payments, according to the company.

08/08/2013

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EBay Profit Slides; Outlook Falls Short Of Expectations

EBay’s revenue increased in the second quarter as its PayPal business and namesake online marketplace continued to grow. But net income fell amid higher expenses and its outlook for the current quarter was shy of Wall Street’s expectations.

07/17/2013

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PayPal Makes Man $92 Quadrillion Richer (Temporarily)

Please imagine how giddy Pennsylvania PR executive Chris Reynolds must have felt when PayPal made him $92 quadrillion richer — $92,233,720,368,547,800 richer to be precise.

07/17/2013

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