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Created: 09/19/2014 4:21 AM WNYT.com
By: The Associated Press

"We have chosen unity over division. Today is a momentous day for Scotland and the United Kingdom as a whole." — Alistair Darling, head of the No campaign, after Scottish voters rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the U.K. after a historic referendum.

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"The business model is really interesting. It's not just an eBay, it's not an Amazon, it's not a Paypal. It's all of that and much more." — Reena Aggarwal, a professor at Georgetown University, on Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse poised to strike it rich on the New York Stock Exchange with a multibillion-dollar initial public offering.

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"This is a massive breach, and a lot of people are affected. Home Depot is very lucky that Target happened because there is this numbness factor." — John Kindervag, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, after the nation's largest home improvement retailer reported a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada and affected 56 million debit and credit cards.

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