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Friday | TechCrunch

Gusto Debuts A Smarter, More Powerful Email App For iPhone

There's no lack of startups trying to rethink the mobile email experience, such as Mailbox, Boxer, CloudMagic, Triage, or Acompli, to name just a few.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App, Dropbox, Google Drive, iPhone, Retail, Apparel, Household Products

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

A Wake-Up Call for Users in Facebook-Beacon Controversy

CIO - In the wake of Facebook 's disastrous Beacon advertising program, privacy experts wonder if the company's overzealous use of customer information will force corporate IT departments to analyze how their corporate data intersects with the social networking trend.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, CIO News, Mark Zuckerberg, Retail, Apparel, Household Products, Fandango

The Curious Capitalist

Amazon Says It Won't Accept Bitcoin

America's largest online retailer has no plans to hop on the Bitcoin bandwagon. Amazon's head of payments told Re/Code that the company has no current plans to accept the digital currency.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Apparel, Household Products, Retail

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Re/code

Amazon Says No to Accepting Bitcoin, Maybe to Building an Amex or Visa Competitor

"Obviously it gets a lot of press and we have considered it," Amazon payments head Tom Taylor told Re/code in a recent interview , "but we're not hearing from customers that it's right for them and don't have any plans within Amazon to engage bitcoin."

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Internet, Science / Technology, Retail, Apparel, Household Products

Sys-Con Media

Gusto Secures $1.3 Million Investment Led by Elevate Ventures; Now...

Gusto , the iPhone app that organizes every email, file and photo you've ever sent or received into a visibly simpler, easily searchable, unified inbox, today announced it has secured $1.3 million in venture financing in a round led by Elevate Ventures and is now available in the iTunes App Store .

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Related Topix: iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone, Personal Finance, Small Business, Retail, Apparel, Household Products

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Bitcoin gets easier for consumers to buy, spend

It's getting easier for consumers to buy and spend bitcoin, the cybercurrency that has captured much of the tech world.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Mountain View, CA, San Francisco, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Retail, Apparel, Household Products

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Kari Skinner joins Anchorage Fifth Avenue Mall

Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall today announced its new Director of Marketing and Business Development.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Bitcoin: All You Need to Know as Virtual Money Gets Real

Maybe you dismissed digital currency after all the strange headlines. Perhaps from the start Bitcoin seemed too complex and you skimmed past the topic.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Retail, Apparel, Household Products

Retailing Today

Overstock makes executive moves

Patrick Byrne has relinquished his role as chairman of Overstock.com and Stormy Simon was named president of the online discount retailer.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Household Products, Retail

Tue Apr 08, 2014

MarketWatch

Bitcoin basics: What you need to know

You've been hearing a lot about bitcoin. But just what the heck is it? As you jump into MarketWatch's deep-dive on the digital currency, here are the basics about bitcoin: What is bitcoin anyway? It's probably the best-known digital currency.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, MarketWatch, Startups, Computers, Retail, Apparel, Household Products, California

Investopedia

Winklevoss: Bitcoin Payment System Worth $400 Billion

The bull case for Bitcoin is often expressed as an estimate of the future value of all Bitcoins in circulation once it reaches its potential.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Retail, Apparel, Household Products

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Capital-Journal

At Home Living: A Dream room for Jesse

Before the room makeover, Jesse Stolle very rarely ventured into the basement to play with his favorite trains.

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Related Topix: Retail, Apparel, Household Products, Topeka, KS

Examiner.com

Overstock.com Launches Pet Adoption Program as Public Service

The animals available for adoption during the launch of the Paws-i-dential Campaign To Save Animal Lives at Petco on June 20, 2008 in New York City, New York Through the pet adoption service, users have access to real-time updates of adoptable animals in thousands of shelters nationwide and are able to search for particular types and breeds of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Apparel, Household Products, Retail

Tue Apr 01, 2014

SFGate

Bitcoin advances toward wider acceptance with Square move

Mobile-payments startup Square this week began accepting the digital currency for its online market, after a similar move by Stripe several days ago.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Square, Retail, Apparel, Household Products

The Plain Dealer

Shoppers' Delight: Bug-repellent lantern, wicker bench and handheld vacuum

As far back as ancient Egypt and Rome, wicker made of woven fibers was prized for its beauty and its light but sturdy construction.

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Related Topix: Weather, Entomology, Science, Retail, Apparel, Household Products

Mon Mar 31, 2014

She Knows

These stylish ottomans refuse to go unnoticed

So you've finally decided to add some pizzazz to your living area, but you're not quite ready to commit to a brightly colored couch? No worries, we've got your back.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Household Products, Retail

Examiner.com

High end gun company in Texas to allow purchases using Bitcoin

Over the past month, Bitcoin has been under intense pressure due to a number of scandals involving currency exchanges like Mt.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Tax, Retail, Apparel, Household Products

Internet Retailer

Overstock.com launches a free pet adoption service

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.

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Related Topix: Retail, Apparel, Household Products, Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology

The Motley Fool

Does Overstock.com Have Investment Value?

Regardless, following its decline, Overstock.com might present a good investment opportunity.

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Related Topix: Retail, Apparel, Household Products, Amazon, Hunch, eBay, Startups, Internet, Science / Technology

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Prime too pricey? Try its rivals

This month, Amazon said it's raising the price of its popular Prime membership to $99 per year, an increase of $20.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Retail, Apparel, Household Products

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