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Twitter’s IPO Prices at $26 Per Share

Twitter’s initial public offering was expected to price at $25 to $28 a share, and that’s exactly where it has come in. Moments ago, the microblogging service said its IPO of 70 million shares has priced at $26 a share. At that price, Twitter will have a market capitalization of approximately $14 billion when it opens for trading Thursday morning on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Alibaba: NYSE, Nasdaq Approve Partnership Structure Proposal

The New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market have each agreed to let Alibaba Group Holding’s founder and senior management team have control over the board of the Chinese e-commerce giant if it seeks to list its stock on the exchanges, Alibaba said.

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Twitter Adds J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley as Bankers on IPO

Twitter Inc. has tapped two more banks, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Morgan Stanley, to help lead its coming initial public offering, said people familiar with the matter.

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Alibaba Plans U.S. Listing

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is now planning to list its shares in the U.S., after talks with the Hong Kong stock exchange for an initial public offering in the city broke down, said a person familiar with the situation.

AllThingsD Week in Review: Twitter’s IPO, Hugo Barra Speaks and Apple’s 64-Bit Question

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Twitter Doles Out Stock Grants to Keep Top Talent

A few shares in the hand could keep far more birds in the nest.
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At Last, Violin Memory Files for $173 Million IPO

Flash madness is back, better late than never.
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A Dearth of Tech IPOs Could Expose Stock Rally

Initial public offerings from technology-related companies and booming U.S. stock markets usually go together — such as Priceline.com and 1999. Not this year.

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Maker of Candy Crush Saga Plans IPO

Candy Crush Saga is lining up something besides jelly beans: Bankers.

Box On Track to Book More Than $100 Million in Sales This Year, CEO Levie Says

A cloud executive gets chatty on the buffet line.
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Rally Software to Float in IPO Today

Violin Memory to Acquire GridIron Systems