Alibaba targets launch week for IPO

Group expected to raise $20bn plans roadshow for week of September 8

Vice Media nears sale of stake to A&E

Sale of 10% of digital media group values business at $2.5bn

Apple fans on hold for wearable device

Fitness-tracking gadget will not go on sale until early 2015

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Week in Review, August 30

Burger King, Shell, RBS and Brazilian telecoms also in the news

Tesla revs up China push with Unicom deal

US car group to provide charging points at retail outlets in 120 cities

Twitch’s Zen geek finds inner chief

Shear co-founded YouTube rival which was just sold to Amazon

‘Brushing’ risk for Alibaba’s IPO figures

Online sellers artificially inflate sales to get better placement

US thirst for craft beer boosts hop growers

Boom in microbreweries sector spurs demand

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