SAP buys software group Concur for $8.3bn

All-cash deal by German group comes as tech sector consolidates

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Alibaba prices shares in IPO at $68

Record-setting float will raise $21.8bn

Alibaba prices IPO at $68 a share

Float will raise $21.8bn including extra allotment

Larry Ellison steps aside as Oracle chief

Co-founder remains as executive chairman and chief tech officer

Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle chief

Retains role as executive chairman and chief technology officer

News Corp takes Google fight to Brussels

Animosity about ‘content kleptomaniac’ has been brewing for years

Alibaba to keep it simple for NYSE debut

Desire for a glitch-free listing drives plans for record IPO

Alibaba investors to reckon with Ma factor

Chinese ecommerce group could be ‘ultimate black swan company’

Malcolm Gladwell
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Gladwell criticises Amazon in book dispute

Best-selling writer says aggressive tactics hurt its brand

Monitise’s Visa issue shows tech struggle

Share price hit as mobile payments group faces growing pains

UK publishers call for probe into Amazon

UK book market suffers “chronic imbalance”, claim publishers

China licence delay hits iPhone launch

Investors fear initial sales will suffer from market exclusion

Amazon launches a new Kindle device

Group seeks to shore up its dominance of the ebook market

WANdisco more than double first-half loss

Cloud computing company struggles to sell to risk-averse clients

Sony looks to PlayStation to save the day

Gaming unit offers a glimmer of hope but investors are sceptical

Apple moves to reassure users on privacy

Focus on integrity of personal data after leaks

Oracle: new skippers

Ellison should not linger before sailing into the sunset

The tree that recharges your phone

A Serbian innovation is on its way to California

Start-up plays to China’s ecommerce market

Export Now shepherds foreign brands on to Alibaba’s Tmall site

Warning over Isis cyber threat

Leading security company says terrorists are hoarding technology