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Alibaba’s initial public offering plans are part of a wave of Chinese companies going public in the U.S. this year.

Alibaba plans IPO in U.S., not Hong Kong

The largest tech IPO of the year — and perhaps of all time — isn't coming from Silicon Valley.

Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce behemoth with more sales than Amazon and...

WASHINGTON — President Obama's health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new...

President Obama promoted his latest attempt to help U.S. workers compete in the global "skills race," announcing $600 million in grants for job-...

Commuters at Union Station in downtown L.A. got an early look Wednesday at the first edition of the Los Angeles Register.

Google Inc. is finding it harder to keep up with a broad shift to advertising on mobile phones, with sales falling short of estimates.

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Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

Going for laughs but devoted to accuracy, a TV satire gets high marks from Bay Area techie savants.

Simple Internet-connected devices can end up in complex online crimes

Simple Internet-connected devices can end up in complex online crimes

Routers, computers, TVs, even refrigerators are being commandeered by hackers to steal, send spam or help shut down networks.

A pause to refresh

A pause to refresh

Every battery needs recharging, and those that operate the Economy Hub are no exception. We'll be taking time off over the next two weeks. Blogging in...

Privacy price gouging, courtesy of phone companies

Privacy price gouging, courtesy of phone companies

By now, you're probably thinking you have no privacy left.

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WASHINGTON — A Federal Reserve survey shows improved economic growth across most of the United States over the last two months as...

Employees accuse Daily Grill near LAX of failing to pay 'living wage'

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Stocks close higher, extending gains into third day

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Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox says 'no prospects' for restart of business

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox says 'no prospects' for restart of business

Mt. Gox, the online bitcoin exchange that shuttered in February, said Wednesday that a Japanese court had dismissed its request for a...

Housing starts rise slightly in March

Housing starts rise slightly in March

Builders broke ground on more new homes nationwide in March, although the increase missed expectations.

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Bigger than Facebook? Chinese tech giant Alibaba plans U.S. IPO

The largest tech IPO of the year will come from a company that many Americans have never heard of.

Paucity of whitefish mars Passover meals

Paucity of whitefish mars Passover meals

In balmy Southern California this week, the polar vortex is putting a chill on Simon Baitler's Passover meals.

Bill seeks to ease California's affordability housing crisis

Bill seeks to ease California's affordability housing crisis

Most Californians can't afford their rent.

Health sign-ups in state draw to a close

Health sign-ups in state draw to a close

After website troubles sparked a two-week extension, California officials wrapped up the first open enrollment for Obamacare coverage with...

Yahoo's first-quarter sales exceed estimates amid turnaround

Yahoo's first-quarter sales exceed estimates amid turnaround

Yahoo is still prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up...

Intel posts lower net income, higher revenue

Intel posts lower net income, higher revenue

Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year, but revenue grew because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data...

With 'Salem,' WGN America hopes to put a spell on TV viewers

With 'Salem,' WGN America hopes to put a spell on TV viewers

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SoCal Edison to lay off hundreds in effort to streamline management

SoCal Edison to lay off hundreds in effort to streamline management

 Southern California Edison Co. plans to lay off hundreds of employees as part of a management streamlining and outsourcing of some...

More U.S. consumers are seeking medical care, report shows

More U.S. consumers are seeking medical care, report shows

A historic slowdown in U.S. healthcare spending in recent years may be drawing to a close.

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