Supporters from the "Yes" Campaign react as they sit in George Square in Glasgow, Scotland September 19, 2014. Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond conceded defeat on Friday over his bid to win independence and demanded the British government rapidly meet its promise of more powers for Edinburgh.         REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton (BRITAIN  - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS)

Scotland stays. Now what?

EDINBURGH - Scots decisively rejected independence, but the structure of Britain's government could be changed forever.  Full Article | Slideshow 

Wall St opens up, Alibaba awaited 9:34am EDT

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday after Scotland's vote to remain in the United Kingdom removed market uncertainty and Alibaba's strong pricing gave support to risk assets.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma gives a thumbs-up as he arrives to speak to investors at an initial public offering roadshow in Singapore September 16, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Alibaba's IPO values the Chinese Internet company at $167.6 billion, more than Walt Disney, Amazon and eBay.  Full Article 

File photo of the American flag, June 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Quarter of Americans open to secession

The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the UK stirred secessionist hopes for some in the US, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the union, but why?  Opinion | Related Article 

Customers stand in line outside the Apple store in Berlin, as they wait to buy the newly released iPhone 6 September 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hannibal

Apple is losing its 'cool' factor: poll

SAN FRANCISCO - More Americans feel that Apple has lost its "coolness" quotient than has the Android brand, according to a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, despite lines snaking around block for the latest iPhone 6.  Full Article 

Co-founder and Chief Executive of Oracle Corporation, Larry Ellison introduces the company's latest SPARC servers at Oracle Conference Center in Redwood Shores, California March 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Oracle's Larry Ellison steps down

SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE - Larry Ellison, co-founder and leader of Oracle Corp for 37 years, stepped aside as CEO, to be replaced by Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, raising questions about a job-sharing arrangement that has had a fraught record elsewhere.  Full Article 

Health workers remove the body of Prince Nyentee, a 29-year-old man whom local residents said died of Ebola virus in Monrovia September 11, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue

Ebola death toll in West Africa reaches 2,630

NEW YORK/PARIS - The United Nations Security Council declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" as the death toll hit 2,630 and France became the latest Western nation to step up its support.  Full Article 

Oxford Analytica: Global Horizons 2014 - Opening Debate

Sept. 17 - Live coverage of the Oxford Analytica Global Horizons 2014 conference Opening Debate: "Since economists failed to predict the last financial crisis, organisations should look elsewhere."