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Alibaba Group updated its IPO registration document for the quarter ended in June, showing sales at the Chinese Internet giant continue to surge. Jack Ma, the founder and chairman of Alibaba, has emerged as China’s richest man, with a net worth of $21.8 billion. (And this is before the IPO!)

The dumbest hiring mistakes entrepreneurs make, including hiring friends and family.

The question for Snapchat now that it reportedly has major funding in hand: how can it start to introduce advertising without alienating its massive user base?

Investigators believe Russian hackers launched cyberattacks on major U.S. banks, including JPMorgan Chase.

El Paso County Retirement Plan, Colorado Springs, Colorado, has approved its first, 5 percent allocation to private equity and committed to Private Advisors.

Sort of surprised this has never happened before: a member of the television show Cops film crew was shot and killed during a robbery shootout while recording the show.

The Erskine Bowles family held a fundraiser in 2011 for North Carolina’s Treasurer. Weeks later North Carolina approved a commitment to Bowles’ private equity firm.

Mystery of the global warming paused solved? Is heat being trapped in the depths of the oceans?

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has shelved plans to require more disclosure around private asset-backed bond disclosures.

South Korean automaker Kia Motors plans to build a $1 billion factory in Mexico by 2016.

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